In June 2013 I wrote about a young student from Delft (NL) and his idea to clean the big plastic garbage patches in the Ocean. Now this whole project starts to shape and becomes real. A crowd-funded clean up mission starts and we all can help very easy! Continue reading
Alfredo Moser invented the light bulb that doesn’t need power and is made out of a bottle and water! Image your room has no windows and the sun is locked outside. So what could you do? Cut a hole in the roof? Possible but only a small spot would get light. Cut many holes in the roof. Also a solution but what if it rains? Continue reading
A lot of different quality seals are on the products we use daily. It requires some time to figure out what each one of them mean. Ecological, sustainable production or fair trade – A quality seal should help the customer to orientate in the product jungle. Take a look at a lot of different seals here!
A vertical forest in the city with trees growing? Sounds weird! But an Italian architect made it possible. Two residential towers have been built in the Milan, Italy. The idea to create a sustainable project in the metropolitan area in Milan is a good step towards a greener city! Continue reading
Why are trees in general so important for our environment and how much CO2 can a tree absorb in a year? Trees are very important, they are the lungs of our planet! Learn about the biggest forests and their use here. Continue reading
While browsing the internet I found the interesting national anthem of the Seychelles. It’s interesting what the countries are singing about in their national anthems and so far the Seychelles have the most awesome in my opinion. I really like the lyrics. Continue reading
In December 2013 Shell invited people and the press to show that their company is not as bad as we think. They are of course an environmentally friendly company and never spill oil. Every year 100.000 tons of oil are leaking into the oceans and destroying the habitats of humans and animal-life. Furthermore Shell plans to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic which is a huge misery in my opinion. So they need to get stopped. Two activists of project »Slam Shell« showed how.
The most air pollution is caused by transport vehicles like cars. Most of the time people are driving alone to work or to buy groceries. This causes traffics jams, air pollution and noise. The on-road vehicles are responsible for over a third of the global carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides amounts in our atmosphere. The health threads are higher for people living in crowded cities and the CO2-Emission can reduce the lifetime by 2-3 years. Continue reading
Recently Google and Motorola collaborated with Designer Dave Hakkens and they want to produce the modular smartphone. What is a modular smartphone and why is it like Lego? Continue reading