Gallery: AquaPro Holland Groasis Waterboxx Published Nov 17, 2009 1:58 AM Uncategorized SHARE Groasis Waterboxx Image 2 The Waterboxx helps plants survive in drylands long enough to reach the water underneath the ground. Groasis Waterboxx Image 3 The Waterboxx is really shaped more like a doughnut than a box, although “Waterdoughnutt” is distinctly cumbersome. Groasis Waterboxx Image 4 In Saharan tests, 88% of Waterboxx-sheltered trees survived, compared with 10% of those cultivated traditionally. Groasis Waterboxx Image 5 The inventor, Pieter Hoff (pictured), is actually working on a biodegradable version that decomposes to feed the plant. Groasis Waterboxx Image 6 Each Waterboxx is expected to last about 10 years. Best of What's New MORE TO READ RELATED What actually happens to the clothes you donate depends on where you live It depends on where you live, but many thrift stores and other donation programs can divert even the most tattered items from the landfill. READ NOW RELATED Frozen Siberian microbes just woke up from a 24,000-year nap—and immediately got busy The microscopic organisms wasted no time cloning themselves. RELATED Enjoy clinical-grade facial at home with this anti-aging tool bundle, 13 percent off Dr. Pen works just like a magic wand.