We've talked about the way light disrupts our hormones. But it's not just hurting us. We are freaking out the entire animal kingdom. Crickets don't know when to chirp. Beetles can't see the Milky Way; hatched turtles can't find the sea.
The greenest lawn is no lawn. But if you must have a lawn, here are the ways to make it work in the eco sense.
The construction industry is considered one of the most hazardous workplaces in the UK. Although it contributes to close to 3.1 million jobs per year, the industry is filled with all kinds of hazards, with thousands of workers experiencing work-related illnesses each year.
These days you can find just about everyone connected with a smart device, and even whole homes are designed around it. Just like out of an old science fiction story, the impossible is happening.
A town in the Faroe Islands. Rural, but pushing on urban, finds new UN study. Most of the world isn't as remote and disconnected as you'd think
The UAE are looking far into the future and making to colonize Mars.
The Seastead Institute and its branch projects aim to build a new society free of government ties, on the water.
Working with local movers in small vans powered by biodiesel or electric can make your move green.
Regenerative agriculture, like the proposed Hydropolis in Egypt, is one way to green the CBD and hemp industry.
We all want renewables, but the companies controlling our power, many of them government-owned are in fact maintaining and investing in polluting energy like coal.
Death Valley, USA. It's looking pretty hot out there. Climate change is forcing its effects.
Got a plant? Want a plant? Dreamers in Tel Aviv start a new swap.
Tel Aviv is creating new solutions for missing culture in the city like the "boat in theatre" instead of addressing the centers and culture that exists.
Spend a few years or a dozen in a coastal city like Tel Aviv or Beirut and you’ll see how in a short time the season’s have changed. Tel Aviv this winter experienced an unprecedented level of flooding (we told you so), which killed two people and left people kayaking down the streets looking for […]
Tel Aviv makes breathable sidewalk space, stealing from the streets, giving to the cafegoers.
Genetically modified (GM – or GMO) crops are unpopular. Despite their vast potential to help improve global food security while reducing pesticide use, many countries are extremely resistant to planting GM crops, with 85% of global GM agricultural land coming from just four countries: the US, Brazil, Argentina and Canada. Where they have been grown, […]
The outbreak of Covid-19, and the impact it has had on the world, has changed the way we live and how we think about many social situations. Masks are becoming more and more common when people are outdoors and in public spaces. The air we breathe has suddenly come under extra scrutiny. The strength of […]
Between March and April, the Israeli government incrementally established isolation guidelines to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading. Along with the closure of multiple businesses and institutions, transportation was severely limited, forcing people to work from home, thus drastically cut the number of vehicles on the road. As a result, Israel experienced a 40% reduction in nitrogen […]
Every year, thousands of vehicular accidents happen in the state of Illinois, many of them could have been avoided. One example is when you’re in a situation where a driver has rear-ended your car. This could have been avoided if you and/or the car behind you has left enough space between you and the car […]
Goliath, the giant who was overtaken by King David's slingshot, is described in the biblical Book of Samuel as a Philistine giant defeated by the young David in single combat. It is believed that Goliath was originally from Gath.
The hemp industry is booming, and an increasing number of acres of farmland that were once used for other crops are being handed over to hemp farmers. For both hemp smokers and environmental activists, however, some of the attributes of outdoor-grown hemp might be less than ideal. Check out these five simple reasons that indoor […]
We’ve all heard of lead – whether it’s lead-based paint or leaded gasoline. These applications are now things of the past, but do we still have a lead problem? The Soil Science Society of America explores how the poisonous metal is still present in urban soils. Blogger Anna Wade explains, “in the United States, risk […]
How Entrepreneurs and Proprietors are Addressing the Challenges of the Pandemic in the Midst of Unprecedented Economic Uncertainty Due to the global spread of COVID-19, many traditional venues for conducting business have been severely restricted. Most restaurants are unable to offer table-side dining services and now must resort to delivery and pick-up models. Salons, hairstylists, […]
Social networks are no longer limited to staying in touch with friends. More and more businesses are harnessing the benefits of Instagram, with different businesses approaching the platform in several ways. Despite the focus of Instagram being picture-based posts, there is still a lot of other areas that need some attention, such as the bio. […]
When thinking about cities in the Netherlands, most people picture canals lined with charming old houses and narrow brick alleyways. Don’t expect to find any of that in Rotterdam. This is not your typical Dutch city. Rotterdam is known for its modern, experimental architecture and has turned it into a hotspot for sustainable urban design. […]