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These New Windmills are Nature Inspired

Windmills are just one form of alternative energy production – but, they aren’t without their problems. One being how superincumbent they are on the rural...

The ‘Forest Cities’ That Will Create Healthier Homes and Cities

When Stefano Boeri imagines the future of urban China, he sees office blocks, homes and large cities choking on a toxic diet of fumes...

Scientists Have Invented A “Super Sponge” That Removes Mercury From Water...

Scientists from the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Sciences just invented a device that many are calling a “super sponge” that can...

Scientists Create Biodegradable, Edible Non Plastic Bags To Help Put An...

One country that has been making a concerted effort to reduce plastic waste is India. A ban on disposable plastics is set to go...

Researchers Have Turned Regular Cooking Oil Into Something Stronger Than Steel

Researchers have found a way to turn cheap, everyday cooking oil into the wonder material graphene - a technique that could greatly reduce the...

Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative a Beacon of Light

At an African Leadership Academy event in Johannesburg last year, I asked a young Ghanaian entrepreneur, Winifred Selby, what motivated her to co-start Ghana...

Who Is Really Behind The Delay On The Wind Farm Development...

It’s been the most exciting example of economic development in his region, and Wayne Harris was thrilled that the newly completed Amazon Wind Farm...

Radiation Carbon Filters to Clean Radioactive Water – New Technology

  After the Fukushima nuclear plant accident occurred, hundreds of millions of gallons of radioactive water were left over. That water is still being stored,...

Mechanical Engineer Answers Whether Electric Cars Actually Consume Less Energy

  Electric vehicles are often touted as a more environmentally friendly than cars powered by gasoline. But all that electricity has to be produced somewhere,...

New Method Helps Plants to Naturally Defend Themselves from Pests and...

  Though it's not as widely publicized as the effects of climate change, crop diseases are one of the biggest threats to food security. According...

Renewable “Green” Plastic Made from Pine Needles

  When pine trees are harvested, it's obviously the wood that people are after – the needles are simply discarded. Before too long, however, that...

Is Energy-efficient Technology Canceled Out By Consumer Demand?

  Over time, technological progress results in products that use less energy, are more compact and use up fewer raw materials. Does this add up...

Dutch Trains are Now Powered Completely with Wind Energy

  As of January 1st, 100% of Dutch trains are now powered entirely by wind energy. The Dutch railway company, NS, is the world’s first railway company...

Air Purifying Has Reached A Whole New Level With This Dutch...

Dutch inventors Tuesday unveiled what they called the world's first giant outside air vacuum cleaner -- a large purifying system intended to filter out...

Iceland Possibly Creating The Most Powerful Geothermal Energy For Electricity From...

A new project in Iceland is drilling down into the molten magma that flows through volcanoes, in the hopes of establishing a powerful new...

Can Mushrooms Protect the Spokane River from PCBs?

While doing outreach work for the Lands Council, a local environmental nonprofit, Heidi Montez spent a lot of time on the banks of the...

Newly Designed Foldable Dome Home Is Eco-Friendly All-Season ‘Camper’

Do you value eco-friendly homes that are easy to transport, can endure types kinds of weather, and have much lower costs to maintain than...

Research Is Finding Three Strains Of Fungus Can Help Reduce And...

  Following American Chemical Society research, three strains of fungus were found to extract up to 85 percent of the lithium and up to 48...

Coffee Pods are Killing the Environment Warns Former Nespresso CEO

Your coffee pods could be contributing to a global environmental disaster, with billions of the sleek aluminium and plastic capsules ending up in landfill...

U.S. Navy Successfully Flies Aircraft Running on Fuel from Converted Seawater

This could change everything when it comes to refueling out on the open sea. Researchers at the United States Naval Research Laboratory have developed an innovative...

What Happens When You Combine Prairie Strips With Crops?

AMES, Iowa – A recently awarded federal grant will help an innovative Iowa State University program expand its mission to protect soil and water...

This Brilliant 16 Year Old Girl Invents Water Vessel Out Of...

Between social media and reality TV, it can be disheartening to think that some kids are ignorant or just apathetic when comes to caring...

This Netherlands Town Is Taking On Self Reliance And Living 100%...

We only have one planet, and so we should use it wisely. You know, kind of like that saying about our health. Well, some...

Teens Have Discovered a Way to Cleanse Polluted Water With This...

The seeds of this tree can filter contaminated water, remove impurities and even make water drinkable again. The millennial generation might have a bad reputation,...

This Teen Might Have Just Solved Drought Issues With Avocados and...

A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Johannesburg, South Africa has invented a super material that will fight drought. Kiara Nirghin’s “No More Thirsty Crops” project has recently...

MIT Researchers Have Created A New Way Of Potentially Conserving Energy...

A team of researchers at MIT has developed a new way of making windows that can switch from transparent to opaque, potentially saving energy...

Plant Microbiome VITAL to Healthy Crops and Future Agriculture – Seed...

Today, agtech startup Indigo launched a probiotic-covered seed called Indigo Cotton, which promises to reduce how much water a cotton plant needs by harnessing the...

Researchers Have Found Wonderful New BioFoam Material For Purifying Water

Graphene authorities provides biofoam sheets based on graphene can be laid on top of dirty or salty water to cleanse them and to make the...

11 Eco-Friendly Building Materials That Are Better Than Concrete

Concrete is a material that quite literally holds our cities together. From homes and apartment buildings to bridges, viaducts, and sidewalks, this ubiquitous gray...

Eco-Friendly Mushroom Leather is Here – and it Feels So Good!

Mushrooms have been a culinary delight for decades now. Known for their thick, versatile texture, umami-bursting flavor, and rich nutritional profile, mushrooms are celebrated...

A Sustainable Kind of Grocery Store is Opening in the U.S.

In recent years, a spate of no-waste markets have popped up across Europe. In cities like Berlin, Vienna and Barcelona, shop owners have a...

6 Natural Herbicides: Take Out The Weeds Without Hurting the Earth

It's been said that weeds are just plants whose virtues have not yet been discovered, but if you're tired of waiting to find out...

Fog-Harvested Rainwater Is 500% More Effective Than Other Technologies [Video]

Fog harvesting is effective technology that pulls water from the air for drinking and irrigation purposes. Fog harvesting is becoming a popular strategy to procure...

Waterproof Jacket, by Columbia Is Made Without The Usual PFC Chemicals

The PFCs that keep you dry also are potentially very dangerous for the environment—and you. Columbia Sportswear is trying to get rid of them. For...

Turn Food Waste Into Energy: New Affordable Tech for the Home

  An Israeli company, HomeBioGas, has created a portable machine that turns food waste into renewable energy for cooking or electricity, and its byproduct can...

Edible Plastic Rings For Saving Marine Life

  You have probably seen the disturbing images of marine animals that were damaged by plastic waste and six-pack rings in particular. Remember that poor sea...

Can we Transform our Cities to be More Sustainable?

Urban gardening, greener transport and energy-efficient buildings - with half of the world's population living in cities, they will need to become more sustainable....

Shipping Containers are Showing the Future of Farming

The startup Freight Farms is using repurposed freight containers and LED lights to grow acres’ worth of produce in a fraction of the space. https://youtu.be/ux9TtrVSIt0 INSIDE...

This Village is Being Made Entirely Of Plastic Bottles

A village made entirely of plastic bottles being built in Panama is actually structurally-sound and keeps the houses insulated while helping the environment. On beautiful...

This Invention Will Apply Your Sunscreen In Less Than 10 Seconds

  Applying sunscreen on vacation is becoming even easier than flagging down the pool boy for a refill on your cocktail. That’s because a new device...

9 Uses For Hemp You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media

These are the most newsworthy benefits of industrial hemp corporate media won’t teach you about. Though the negative stigma associated with cannabis has lessened in...

DIY Natural Pools Offer Healthy Recreation and Serenity

Having a beautiful private swimming pool is an amenity that many people wish to have in their backyard. Jumping into the crystal clear water...

A Researcher Just Accidentally Developed A Battery That Could Last A...

Poor battery life is the number one complaint when it comes to smartphones and laptops. As a wireless society, having to tether ourselves down...

After Investing in Runa, Leonardo DiCaprio Donates All His Shares to...

Leonardo DiCaprio announced that he is investing in the fast-growing beverage startup Runa, which works with Ecuadorian farmers to manufacture sustainably produced organic teas and...

New Desalination Technology Inspired By Materials In Batteries?

When the battery discharges, the sodium and chloride ions are drawn to one chamber, leaving desalinated water in the other. Engineers at the University of...

Bottled Water Packaging That’s Better for the Planet

On a recent morning over avocado toast and world-renowned New York City tap water, Grace Jeon expounded on the virtues of public drinking water....

Solar Power Is Now Cheaper Than Coal In This Country

To anybody who's been reading the headlines on investment into clean energy production, it's clear that India has been heavily backing solar power. In recent...

Permaculture Making Enough Of A Dent In America’s Farm Landscape?

Permaculture is lesser known than organic agriculture, but it’s growing in popularity. Can it scale up? Most Americans have never heard of permaculture. And although...

New Burial Suit That Transforms Your Body Into Mushrooms After You...

The Infinity Burial Suit turns dead bodies into clean compost. Inevitably, you will die. It’s a scary reality for some, but it’s a blatant truth...

Meet The World’s Largest Indoor Farm

The statistics for this incredibly successful indoor farming endeavor in Japan are staggering: 25,000 square feet producing 10,000 heads of lettuce per day (100...