Sunflower-Shaped Solar Concentrators Produce Electricity & Fresh Water…

IBM Research and Swiss solar technology company Airlight Energy have released an amazing 10 meter high solar structure that resembles a sunflower, capable of producing electricity and water. The High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system concentrates the sun’s energy by up to 2,000 times, converting 80 percent of it into usable energy.  The machines generate up to […]

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Swedish Supermarkets Replace Sticky Labels With Laser Marking…

The humble fruit sticker may seem an unlikely cause for environmental concern but removing it from produce could create huge savings in plastic, energy and CO2 emissions. In response to consumer demand for less packaging, Dutch fruit and veg supplier Nature & More and Swedish supermarket ICA have joined forces to run a trial to […]

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Growing Huge Amounts of Food on 1/2 an Acre – Urban Abundance…

In the small town of Oxford in North Canterbury, New Zealand, Kane and Fiona Hogan have transformed their urban 1/2-acre property into abundant veggie gardens. Their business Urban Gardener aims to build resilience and food security in their local community. As Kane states, he sees his urban farm and it’s outreach into the community as being […]

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Science Now Shows That Plants Appear To Be Sentient Beings…

“Science now shows that plants appear to be sentient beings. They perceive light, smell, touch, water, and many more variables than we do. They can learn, remember and communicate.” – Kenny Ausubel, Bioneers Co-Founder and CEO. Since 1990, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions […]

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How To Grow 25 Pounds Of Sweet Potatoes In A Bucket…

Sweet potatoes are becoming a popular food, so it’s about time I talk about how you can grow this plant yourself in a bucket. This article will give you every detail you need to get started growing your own sweet potatoes in 20 gallon buckets – from buying your first seed potato all the way […]

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Denmark Intends To Be The World’s FIRST 100% Organic Nation…

Bhutan announced its plan to become the world’s first 100% organic nation in 2013, but it now has some competition. That’s right, Denmark’s government announced its plan to become  Earth’s first 100% organic nation – and it has a solid plan of accomplishing that feat. According to OrganicVeganEarth, the Scandinavian country is already the most […]

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