First Solar Roadway Coming to Historic Route 66

Posted on Friday, June 24th, 2016

Solar Roadways’s hexagonal solar panels feature LED lighting and smart technology that allows them to “communicate” with each other. Photo credit: Solar Roadways The Historic Route 66 welcome center in Conway, Missouri will receive the nation’s first solar roadway panels on a public right of way. “… part of why we picked this location is because […]

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21 Science – Backed Health Benefits Of Honey

Posted on Friday, June 24th, 2016

article by Helen Nichols If you’re not taking full advantage of the nutritional and medicinal properties of honey, it’s time to begin doing so because honey is a remarkable healing agent for all sorts of ailments. People have been using honey for its antibacterial and antifungal properties since the ancient times. In fact, the Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians documented […]

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Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer

Posted on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

A bid to clear the Pacific of its plastic debris has moved a step closer with the launch of the biggest prototype clean-up boom yet by the Dutch environment minister at a port in The Hague. On Thursday 23 june 2016, the 100 metre-long barrier will be towed 12 miles (20km) out to sea for […]

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The Roots of Organic Farming on Campus

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Tag along with Mark Bittman as he explores the lush 30-acre farm at UC Santa Cruz. Since 1967, the institution has offered a hands-on apprenticeship program to people from all walks of life who are eager to hone their gardening skills. Learn about its history, research and how their produce has made its way into […]

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Organic Farming Could Feed The World

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

A new report from researchers at the Friends of the Earth admits that crop yields are, on average, currently smaller with organic farming than industrial farming, that doesn’t have to be the case. The report, released Tuesday by the D.C.-based environmental advocacy group, goes on to argue that crop yields shouldn’t be the only metric by which […]

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5 Innovative Ways Companies Are Using Ocean Plastic

Posted on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Scientists estimate that more than 5 million pieces of plastic are floating in the world’s oceans. From flip-flops to microbeads, this pollution poses a serious risk for marine animals, which often mistake plastic for food and starve to death or get caught in plastic packaging and suffocate. Giant plastic islands like theGreat Pacific Garbage Patch […]

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The sculpture controlled by bees

Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2016

Its 170,000 pieces of aluminium, suspended from the ground, appear as a twisting swarm of bees from afar, but as you come closer it becomes a hive-like structure of latticework whose low humming sound and hundreds of flickering LED lights draws you in to a multi-sensory instillation. The intensity of sound and light is […]

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Africans Are Saving Their Own Soil

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2016

An archaeologist stumbles on a hidden farming practice that’s been passed down through generations. Here’s how it works. For hundreds of years, parts of sub-Saharan Africa have suffered from poor soil. Weather, shifting populations, and slash-and-burn practices have left wide swaths of land relatively useless for growing food without major commercial intervention. But that’s not […]

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The Green Cone is a backyard solar digester that reduces 90% of food waste

Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

More of a food digester than a composter, this ingenious device is designed and produced in Ontario, Canada since 1988. The Green Cone, which is made of plastic, has a cone-shaped top and an attached basket that gets buried underground below the cone. You dump food scraps into the top, via a hinged lid, and […]

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This Machine Turns Your Food Waste Into Gas For Cooking

Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

HomeBiogas, based in Beit Yanai, Israel, is a biogas system that turns food and organic waste into clean cooking gas, and its byproduct can be used as liquid plant fertilizer. Best part? It easy to assemble and can be placed in your own backyard. You can place all kinds of organic waste including meat, dairy and […]

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