Project in progress
What is your wish for this project?
The purpose of the OMEGA International Youth Council is to unite teens all over the world to research possible locations for the OMEGA system. OMEGA is an ocean-based “life-support” system that transforms waste water into drinking water, increases local food production, and produces alternative energy in the form of electricity, heat, and liquid fuel....read more
How are you going to do it?
The OMEGA system uses natural and artificial bays that are common worldwide and will become more common with sea-level rise. Overall, OMEGA provides food, water, and energy and simultaneously improves the coastal environment by eliminating pollution. It also increases awareness of alternative energy and promotes a sustainable blue-green economy. OMEGA consists of large flexible plastic tubes, called photobioreactors. Floating in seawater, the photobioreactors contain freshwater algae growing ...read more