‘Eco-friendly’ Sports: An Oxymoron or a Reality?

'Eco-friendly' is seldom associated with sport. Many people are oblivious of the resources involved in establishing and maintaining sports facilities. Sports fields require vast amounts...

Cereplast's Algae-Based Bioplastics Reduce Petroleum Use by 50%

Cereplast has already developed some new technologies before, being able to make plastic from renewable materials such as corn starch, tapioca, wheat and potatoes.

Ancient Irrigation Systems Could Help Peru on Water Security

Between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, Peru's coastal region relies on surface water from the Andes for drinking water, industry and animal...

Hungary to Build $1 Billion Green-Powered Town From Scratch

  Hungary is planning to create a green-powered town with jobs and housing for thousands on a barren strip of Danube flood plain. German property investment...

Top 10 Greenest Cities in the World

Over the years, building a sustainable planet has become more and more important with countries all over the world actively joining the fight to...

Pedal Power: Amsterdam Airport Bikes Charge Your Gadgets

At the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, pedal powering your gadgets is not a problem. You can jump on a stationary bike and charge the...

Ecuador Amazon Tribe Win First Victory Against Oil Companies

Ecuador's Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks the companies' entry onto ancestral Amazonian lands...

Somalia Rapidly Becoming a Desert Due to Deforestation

Somalia is in trouble. Already an impoverished and war-torn country, Somalia is experiencing massive country-wide deforestation at an alarming rate. Population explosion and urbanization...

Bioplastics Could Have a New Source of Raw Material: Animal Fats

Animal leftovers are a valuable source of fats (carbon-rich organic polymers) that are ideal for the production of bioplastics. This could make the search for...

How CoolFarm Brings Smart Agriculture to Your Home

Adjusting the conditions under which crops grow, according to their specific needs, might be the only way to secure food resources in the future, especially...