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  • Jun
    26
    14 Child Inventors who just Might Save the World
    By Crystal Jackson Scientists and researchers all agree that climate change is real, and it’s eroding our planet. The problem is an urgent one, and governments around the world are making public commitments to address these concerns. The Paris climate agreement is just one effort to help slow the effects of climate change through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The...
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  • Jun
    23
    ‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source
    There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the ultimate hidden energy harvester: paint. The scientists developed a new compound that sucks water vapor from the air—much like those humidity-absorbing packets of silica gel you...
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  • Jun
    16
    The Six Forgotten Giants
    Thomas Dambo, is a Danish artist who works with recycled materials. Over the last 3 years he has made 25 big recycled sculptures around the world. Recently he made 6 hidden giants in his hometown of Copenhagen.  The Six Forgotten Giants is a treasure hunt of 6 giant recycle sculptures made from scrap wood, to bring people out and...
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  • Mar
    01
    The 8 Ingredients You Need In Your Kitchen If You Care About The Environment
    by Brian Kateman, mindbodygreen.com Many people are starting to become more aware of how their meat-heavy diets negatively affect their health and the world around them. Those who eat fewer animal products live longer for a reason: Natural foods grown in the Earth's soil are full of healing nutrients and vitamins. Not to mention, plants are less taxing on...
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  • Feb
    23
    How To Cook & Shop Sustainably From A Celebrity Chef
    by Elizabeth Inglese, Senior Features Editor, mindbodygreen.com When chef Marcus Samuelsson started cooking, the delicious ingredient was the best ingredient. No questions asked. But today, in an age of conscious consumerism and everyday environmentalism, selecting the food we eat, from produce to dairy to meat, is an exercise in activism. "As a chef, I can get to delicious, but...
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  • Feb
    15
    CANS OR BOTTLES: WHAT’S WORSE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT?
    Macro brewers no longer own canned beer. More and more craft breweries are adding cans to their lineups because they’re cheap, they travel well, and they keep damaging light from hitting the beer inside. So the switch is good for the brewer, good for the beer drinking traveler, and good for the beer. But is it good for the...
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