The architects explain that the system is designed to “help [make] even the smallest quantities of rain [flow down] the roof and eventually coalesce into bigger drops, just right for harvesting before they evaporate.” Considering hot, dry climates can be almost unbearable for residents during the summer, this intriguing concept has a variety of positive implications.
‘Light pillars’ in the central city of Rostov stirred controversy with some people coming up with mystical explanations for the occurrence. Experts were quick enough to dispel those myths though, saying it’s nothing but an atmospheric optical illusion.
Are we in the information age? Or the age of silencing scientists? Read this and decide.
The Trump Administration is limiting the EPAs access to both regular media and social media. Read this!
If you think that the FDA keeps us safe, think again. Many dangerous chemicals are sold in common household products. Read about triclosan be safe.
When Canadian schools began to track how much waste their students were producing just by bringing disposable items to school (such as napkins, lunch bags, and all packaging surrounding processed food items), they found that EACH CHILD was adding 67 pounds to the landfill each school year. The schools sought to change this and decided to open up a dialogue with parents and students about employing waste-free practices when packing lunches at home.
Do you like DIY projects? Try making this simple wind turbine for $30 – and you’ll generate some free, sustainable electricity.
Feeling depressed about the un-eco-friendly agenda of the current government? Read this and learn about how so-called business “competitors” are teaming up to fight harmful policies.
While there may be lots of different opinions as to why the globe is warming up, there is certainly no question that it is. Read this!
Crops are grown at Australia’s Sundance Farm in a hydroponic greenhouse lined with water-drenched cardboard, which means there is no need for soil, fossil fuels, groundwater, or pesticides.
You’re NOT going to believe this – Wyoming senators have proposed a new bill that will FINE for using renewable energy! Read this!
If your interested in sustainable energy, take a look at this cool new wind turbine from Tyler Wind.
According to Dutch electric company Eneco, which signed a 10-year deal with Dutch railway company NS two years ago, 600,000 passengers are now “the first in the world” to travel by wind energy. On an average day, 5,500 trains are operated by NS, which is one of the largest railway companies in the Netherlands.
The Gangsta Garden has evolved into more than a symbol of healthy change for urban communities including an educational site, a propagation station for more edible landscapes and the formal headquarters for The Ron Finley Project (RFP). Currently, RFP is fighting for their headquarters. The only solution they have been offered is to purchase the property, otherwise… they face eviction. RFP needs to raise $500,000 to #savethegangstagarden. This is not a call for handouts, it is a call to support an idea whose time is long overdue.