Blog – Eco Snippets

The Making Of A Wind Turbine…

Electricity harnessed from wind has become the second largest source of energy in Germany since 2017 – and has thus out powered nuclear and coal. Nearly 30,000 on- and off-shore wind turbines are operating throughout the country, covering approx. 19 percent of energy consumption. This documentary follows the construction of a new wind power plant […]

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How To Build A No Dig Garden For Free…

Lasagna gardening is one of the best ways to get rid of weeds, build soil fast and start a no-dig garden that can give you many years of productive vegetables. In this step-by-step no-dig gardening demonstration, you’ll see how much work lasagna gardening takes to set up and you’ll see what can be added to […]

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This Amazing Modern Yurt Is A Design Marvel…

This incredible small home is a completely contemporary, modern take on the traditional yurt. With a diameter of 30ft (9 meters), this beautiful home has it all and is packed full of some wonderfully unique design features. Constructed by Zach and Nicole, this modern yurt is designed to be spatially efficient and beautiful. The entire […]

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How Mississippi Shanty Boats Helped Build A Culture…

“I do not know much about gods; but I think that the river Is a strong brown god—sullen, untamed and intractable” – “Dry Salvages”, T.S. Eliot Long before Wes Modes began planning a journey down the Mississippi, he started building a traditional barge-bottom houseboat in a California backyard out of rustic reclaimed materials (e.g. old […]

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Back To Nature Living In A Beautiful Tiny House Tent…

This young family are doing things a bit differently! They gave up their city lives in Southern California to live a debt free and simple life, close to nature in a beautiful tiny house tent in New Mexico! Their home is by no means a normal tent, but more like a tiny house cabin with […]

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Restoring The Ancient Caledonian Forest…

Nearly 30 years ago, Trees for Life Founder, Alan Watson-Featherstone stood in the Universal Hall and in front of 300 people made a life-long commitment to restore the ancient Caledonian Forest. He started with no resources, no knowledge, no access to land, no funds, but his passion and inspiration have carried him forward and now […]

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An Earthship Like None You’ve Ever Seen…

Earthships are living buildings that are adapted to their environment to make use of climate, water, and waste products. When people think of earthships, they usually think of the desert southwest of the US, because that’s where they originated and where many of them are built. In this video we tour an unusual version of […]

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