Environmentally friendly, environment-friendly, eco-friendly, nature-friendly, and green are terms referring to goods and habitats, services, laws, guidelines and policies that inflict reduced, minimal, or no harm upon ecosystems or the environment
Researchers discovered that the wax worm has a compound in their digestive systems that is capable of breaking down and digesting plastic.
Everything in the entire universe, everything that you and I perceive to be solid matter, is actually not matter at all. All the space around us is pure energy which we will call vacuum energy. Not only that, but this vacuum energy is infinitely dense.
The new “Saudi Vision 2030” aims at reducing the big oil producer’s reliance on oil. Yes, you heard that right – read this.
Finkbeiner eventually launched a website, hired a full-time employee, and founded Plant for the Planet. The movement gained momentum, resulting in Finkbeiner speaking to the UN and to the European Parliament. Not long after, Plant for the Planet received stewardship of the United Nations’ (UN) Billion Tree Campaign. Together, the two organizations have planted over 14 billion trees in over 130 countries. Best of all, the now 19-year-old is just getting started.
Plastic Whale works to retrieve numerous plastic bottles, along with other debris from various canals around the city. Once they have collected a large amount, they then transform the plastic material into a boat, which is cleverly then used to fish for more plastic bottles in the canals, according to reports.
Scientiss at IIASS want us to know how important the next 10 years are for changing our energy habits. Here’s what they suggest.
The home provides 450 square foot of space and is made almost entirely out of materials that have been recycled whenever possible. This new building is round, which provides great stability for the structure.
Interested in ways that we could create not just more energy but more drinkable water? Check out this smart invention!
The small town of Cajamarca in Colombia’s Tolima province is leading the charge in putting the planet before profit – by choosing clean water and green mountains over a massive $35 billion gold mine project.
The sun is our best energy source, but storing solar energy has always been a challenge. Fractals may be the solution. Read about them here.
This sustainable home incorporates a number of unusually futuristic features, especially for a home carved out of organic wood and designed to fit snugly with the surrounding forested environment.
By 2020, Kamikatsu aims to become the country’s first ‘zero-waste’ community by eliminating the use of landfills and incinerators. Here’s how they’re doing it…
Now your briefcase can give you power for things like your phone or laptop. Read about the new Phoenix solar briefcase.
That’s why David Young decided to create Capstone Community Gardens & Orchard, a volunteer-run non-profit that has converted over 30 blighted and abandoned lots into gardens and orchards for the community. Young started his organization, Capstone Community Gardens & Orchard, shortly after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, when he saw that there were many without food and no resources to access fresh food in the area. With a crumbling infrastructure that wasn’t likely to be fixed anytime soon, companies didn’t want to rebuild many stores, making it even more difficult for the already-poor district to find the food they need to thrive.