If you like the idea of aquaponics but aren't sure how to get started, you're in luck: AquaSprouts just launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their brilliant home system, which allows anyone to grow
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Inspired by both nature and mandalas, Klein has found her own unique way of expressing the beauty and abundance of her surroundings. She uses all sorts of natural finds to represent the ancient Hindu and
About twelve thousand years ago, humans hit on a bright idea. Why not grow food in our backyards instead of having to go look for it every time our tummies grumble? It was a masterful stroke of conscious
At my local grocery store, out here in the middle of nowhere, a head of cauliflower costs $5 and a wilted ball of lettuce might run you $3. It's a far cry from the vibrant fruit and vegetable markets we
Corkits are eco-friendly pots made from recycled cork and non-toxic materials that put a green twist on the traditional flower pot. Corkits are great for small plants such as herbs, spices, and flowers.
A newly released NASA satellite image taken from space shows the extent of California's worst drought since record-keeping started in 1885 and potentially the region's driest period in 500 years.
Pomegranates are a superfood for humans, and now they’re inspiring scientists to make super batteries for your smart phone and other devices. Researchers at Stanford University have taken inspiration
Israeli industrial designer Shlomi Mir has created a tumbleweed-inspired robot that uses wind power to study desertification and help scientists better understand the phenomenon. The round robot uses an
We love seeing natural architecture here at Inhabitat, and the leafy green Kleven train tunnel is a beautiful example of what happens when nature is allowed to grow freely around manmade infrastructure.
Image © Shutterstock Your toothpaste, facial scrub, or body wash may be clogging waterways with tiny plastic particles - without you even realizing it. One bottle of facial cleanser may contain as
Hong Kong-based conservation group WildLifeRisk (WLR) announced on Monday that they have discovered a whale shark factory in Southern China that processes 600 of the endangered animals every year. The
The new UrbMat by UrbnEarth makes growing your own garden as easy as rolling out a mat! Each mat grows 12 types of non-GMO herbs, vegetables and flowers, which can be planted just about anywhere, and
For many people, the idea of eating seasonally is a brilliant idea. That is until the colder months roll along. After all, there's a spectacular amount of produce available to be played with from early
Scientists in the UK are working on a new crop of seeds rich with essential Omega-3 fatty acids that could be a sustainable alternative to getting them from wild salmon. Omega-3s are vital for our health
Some of you might think it's crazy to start thinking about gardening when winter is just getting started, but the opposite couldn't be more true! When the wind is howling and snow is piling up outside
The project grew from a partnership between MOS Architects and the Seeds of Change Foundation, which focuses on educational and environmental work in Nepal. The region where the orphanage will be located
The ice truck started off its journey in Texas where the frame originated. In the lone star state Bronson Automotive stripped the cab and body before lowering the engine bay's height and width. The truck
Gardening just entered the 21st century - a team of students at the University of Maribor in Slovenia developed an innovative 3D printer that can create objects out of living grass! Maja Petek, Tina
Most people think of Santa Claus and the cheery red and white we decorate with at Christmas as little more than lighthearted fun and pretty colors. But the real story behind that Christmas look that
Spanish archeologists have uncovered evidence of a 1,000 year old vineyard in Zaballa, a medieval settlement that was abandoned in the 15th century. Researchers from the University of Basque Country have
Orange and Cranberry Scones, via The Food Network This gorgeous breakfast treat is as lovely drizzled with honey as it is slathered in Earth Balance. Ingredients: 4 cups plus 1/4 cup all-purpose
Looking for the perfect Christmas card for the green thumb on your list? Niko Niko has created a series of amazing seed-sown cards that sprout colorful wildflowers when they're planted in soil! The cards
Okamoto Studio Carved Chess Pieces in Manhattan This graceful and beautiful 14-piece ice sculpture chess set was set up in Midtown Manhattan back in December. Carved by Okamoto Studios, this installation
Moringa Oliefera tree seeds via Shutterstock A seed extract from the Moringa Oleifera tree could provide a natural and inexpensive solution for water purification. Through a collaborative research
Mike Chino, Managing Editor: Pan-Seared Brussel Sprouts 1 lb Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and cut in half 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp oil salt and pepper to taste (I like lots of pepper and italian
GMO photo from Shutterstock Hawaii is a growing center for genetically modified crops, as large biotech companies like Syngenta, Monsanto, Pioneer, Dow and BASF have set up offices on the smaller
Pumpkin Breakfast Shake The anti-oxidants in pumpkin will get you feeling refreshed, so why not start your day with a healthy pumpkin shake? For the sweet treat, combine 1 cup canned organic pumpkin, 1
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