Scientists Fix the Process of Photosynthesis

Scientists discovered a way to fix one of nature's biggest flaws. They improved the process of photosynthesis and demonstrated huge boost in biomass production. Did...

Top 10 “Save the Environment” Ideas

It is a very well-known, sometimes even unfortunate, fact that people who care about nature and the environment, are considered let’s say different. Thankfully,...

Ford Recycles PET Bottles to Make Electric Car Seats

Whoever thought recycling would go that far? The first all-electric Ford Focus will continue what has now become a tradition for the company: using...

US Energy Secretary Announces Green Technology Partnership With China

It was about time the US and China collaborated on anything but pollution... the reduction of pollution. The scientific partnership announcement has been made by the US Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Wednesday, launching one of the largest collaborations of this kind in the world.

British Startup Uses Drones to Replant Forests

UK-based start-up proposes a high-tech solution to the extreme deforestation- replanting the forests with drones. We have told you here about numerous initiatives that have...

Clean Water Harvested From Fog by Beetle-Inspired Device

Inspired by Stenocara gracilipes, a beetle found in the Namib Desert, MIT engineer Shreerang Chhatre developed a simple and efficient device that can harvest fog. Being actually an inexpensive way to provide clean drinking water, this fog harvesting device could be perfect for poorer countries, where water scarcity is still an unsolved problem.

Root Fungi – The Most Important Carbon Sink in Northern Forests

A study published in the latest issue of Science, reveals that tree root fungi sequester most of the carbon in the northern boreal forests. The...

Canada Planning to Increase Hydro Power to 88.5 GW

Canada is preparing to increase its hydro-electric resource usage to 88.5 GW. The country's hydropower industry plans to allocate up to $70 billion on...

Some Like it Harsh: More Biofuel from Willow Trees When “Mistreated”

British researchers have observed that willow trees typically used for green energy actually produce more than five times more biofuel if they grow diagonally,...

Keeping Up with the Joneses A Factor in Solar Installation

You might think that solar roof owners tended to be upper middle class liberals, but a study shows that that might not be the...