Friday, October 22, 2010

Swords into Plowshares, or Carpet Bombing into Tree Planting

Old Military Planes Could Drop 900,000 Tree-Bombs a Day : TreeHugger:
Planes once used to drop landmines retrofitted to drop tree-mines
See, it turns out that there are all these military planes just idling in hangars across the world -- they were designed to drop landmines en masse in enemy territory, but now they're just collecting rust. There are some 2,500 of these planes in 70 different countries, and it turns out they make for ideal tree-bombers.

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