Conserving and enhancing biodiversity and developing more sustainable and productive agricultural systems.
Environmentally-conscious design techniques that minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings by enhancing efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and space.
A collection of environmentally friendly videos about all things sustainable including new eco technology, living green, how to videos, money saving tips for energy consumption and so much more.
Sustainable energy generated by heat thats either stored deep in the earth, or collected from the absorbed heat derived from the atmosphere and oceans.
Information on the efforts and/or failures of government and industry to become more sustainable and ecologically responsible.
New and innovative eco-friendly materials and the science and ingenuity that create them.
Processing used materials into new products in order to reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduce energy usage, reduce air and water pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Information about the emerging use of technology and products that harness the light and radiant heat from the Sun.
News and innovations in the growing global markets of sustainable products and technology.
Tidal power, sometimes called tidal energy, is a kind of hydropower that converts the energy of ocean tides into electricity or other forms of power.
From fuel-efficient cars to bullet trains, examining the design and manufacture of cleaner, greener transportation.
01 February 2013
It’s no secret that sales of hybrid cars have been on the increase. In the U.S., the percentage of hybrids to traditionally fueled vehicles has nearly doubled in four years, increasing from 2.8% of all vehicles in 2008 to 5.3% in 2012. It’s also no wonder that they have, of course, given the benefits that [...]
31 January 2013
Educating young people in how to go green is a great step in the right direction toward an eco-friendly future. We can tell students to read on a website that renewable energy and eating organically are good for the environment. We can design buildings on paper that are made with recyclable materials and energy-efficient systems. [...]
04 January 2013
Whether you’re looking to refurnish your current flat or have moved into a new place and need some new things to fill the space, decorating can be exciting and loads of fun. However, it can also cost quite a bit of money if you’re not careful. With a little bit of legwork, however, you can [...]
11 October 2012
Over the past few years, automakers have been hard at work producing better fuel economy performance vehicles to limit climate pollution. By 2025, the Environmental Defense Fund hopes all cars and trucks get over 50 miles per gallon, a feat that will not only save drivers money, but also drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In [...]
20 August 2012
London and the United Kingdom put a great deal of effort in making the 2012 Summer Olympics as sustainable as humanly possible. The latest installment of the Olympics are already being called the most sustainable in history, and that title is exactly what the city of London was hoping to achieve. The 2012 Olympics will [...]
16 August 2012
The Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts have just released a list of the 10o worst air polluters. The list “presents the highest toxic-score companies that appear on current Forbes, Fortune, and Standard & Poor’s large company lists. Individual facilities are assigned to corporate parents on the basis of the most current [...]
15 August 2012
Rainwater collection is quickly gaining popularity throughout the world. In some drought-prone areas of the United States, rainwater harvesting systems have become mandatory for new homes and businesses. With some basic knowledge, enjoying the benefits of this popular trend is affordable and easy. The Basics of Rainwater Collection Depending on your intended use for the [...]
09 April 2012
Ocean fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan last year made it all the way to the California coast line, according to information recently released from scientists at CSU. Kelp samples were collected off Orange County, Santa Cruz and other coastal areas after the 2011 accident and the samples all contained radioactive iodine. The [...]
19 March 2012
France has temporarily banned the planting of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn, ominously called MON810. “Due to the proximity of the planting season,” said Agriculture Minister Bruno Le Maire in a press release last week, the country has “decided to take a precautionary measure to temporarily prohibit the cultivation of maize MON810 on the national territory [...]
15 March 2012
Now more than ever, the need for renewable energy is paramount for the sustainability of the future. With the continuing flow of oil leaks, accidents and damage being done to the environment, more and more people are turning to renewable energy as a primary source for powering and heating their homes. In 2011 alone, the [...]
Added on 09 November 2011
This is a six-frame movie of the 2005 YU55 asteroid that passed by Earth closer than the distance of the moon on November 8, 2011. The movie data is from radar data that was obtained on November 7, 2011 with NASA’s Goldstone Solar System Radar. The asteroid was appox. 860,000 miles from earth when the footage was taken and was 200,000 miles from Earth at it’s closest approach. The resolution is 4 meters per pixel and is looped 5 times.