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The Ocean Cleanup Machines and Technologies

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), on World Environment Day 2018, brought out a staggering figure. The figure showed that around 13 million of disposable and non-disposable plastics are ending up in the world oceans each year. This triggered a complete ocean cleanup project. Though ocean cleanup is a relatively new term, some organizations are ...

Plants that glow could illuminate tomorrow’s buildings

MIT researchers who developed light-emitting plants are now exploring how the glowing greenery could be integrated into future building designs. In their proof-of-concept demonstration, the scientist packaged luciferase, the enzyme that enables fireflies to glow, into nanoparticles that were then suspended in solution. The plants were immersed in the solution and, through high pressure, ...

Famous landmarks around the world turn green for St. Patrick’s Day

03.17.2019 · Posted in Other Articles, Technology Articles

The greenest day of the year will always be St. Patrick's Day. Cities around the world celebrated the Irish holiday on Sunday by turning their most famous landmarks green. It's amazing what a quick dye job can do to your standard government building.... ...

Can Humans Reverse Climate Change With Dietary Changes?

From urban American food deserts to developing countries, global hunger hits over 820 million people. Additionally, another two billion face nutrient deficiencies. After years of decline in world hunger, it seemed that some real headway was being made to combat the suffering and starvation experienced by millions of people. Unfortunately, the global statistics of those ...

7 Surprising Things You Do Every Day That Damage The Environment

Climate change has reached crisis levels. A recent IPCC report warned that humans have until 2030 to turn the situation around or risk a catastrophe that could worsen the lives of hundreds of millions of people. Here in the US, we are already subjected to freak weather events every year that will only become more ...

E-Waste Tips: What To Do With Old Tech Gadgets

Have you noticed how we seem to be piling up a lot of our electronic devices at home? Some we use and some collect dust in some forgotten drawer. If you’ve always puzzled how to do some electronic spring cleaning, here are some ways that you can get rid of old gadgets. Take it to ...

Blockchain And The New Power Grid

For the majority of consumers, being environmentally conscious is second nature. Between switching the lights off in empty rooms, forgoing the plastic straw, and bringing reusable bags for grocery shopping, we do our part in every way we can. Globally, 8 in 10 people believe that the world’s power source should come from clean, renewable ...

Whats the Hype Hybrids Are getting? Fuel Prices, Global warning Convienence and more

07.20.2011 · Posted in Technology Articles

The autos being recalled were made between Sept. 5 and Sept. 11, 2006,according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationin a announcement posted ontheir web page, Ford reported the gasoline tanks on 2,945 autos might not include suitable welds between the fuel tank and fuel filler neck.rnNissan LEAF is the only auto in its class, ...