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The motto "always be prepared" is a good one to keep in mind, but one might not understand the importance of that until immersed in a situation that one hasn't prepared properly for at all.
The UK's first floating solar farm was just installed in Berkshire. The floating array features 800 photovoltaic panels and has a capacity of 200kW. The project cost £250,000 ($405,400) and has been
Last year's CASA FOA was set at the old Tornquist Bank; a 1926 Neoclassical National Monument right in right Buenos Aires' city center. Architect Julio Oropel's Wine Bar Trapiche welcomed visitors
The World Wildlife Fund's annual Living Planet Report surveys over 10,000 representative populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. The 2014 report has just been released and it shows
A team of sustainability leaders from Orlando, Florida, drove a Tesla Model S Sedan 1,100 miles to the People's Climate March in New York City to demonstrate that zero emission electric
Architect Koen Olthuis of Waterstudio.nl has been fascinating the Inhabitat editors for years with his innovative floating buildings and aqua-tecture. Far from being confined by convention -- or by the
The mobile Dome of Visions greenhouse studio and temporary cultural center has set off on a two-year tour of Denmark and its first stop until May is at Copenhagen harbor. Squeezed between Noma restaurant
Who says solar power can’t be gorgeous? The people of New Caledonia are out to prove the naysayers wrong with what may be the most beautiful solar farm on the planet. The heart-shaped solar farm will
Hang on to your chair and prepare to have your mind blown. That water in the glass bottle on your desk is old, and I mean unfathomably ancient – even older than the Sun, according to new research.
Yael Maguire, the engineering director at Facebook's Connectivity Lab, has revealed further details about the social media giant's plans to expand internet access to communities worldwide. In order to
The Force Majeure The Force Majeure is a large-scale, holistic response to global warming and accelerated resource exploitation. Created by world-renowned artists Helen and Newton Harrison, the project
Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio delivered a brief but powerful speech Tuesday morning before world leaders gathered in New York City for the United Nations Climate Summit. DiCaprio, who
Job opportunity, the cool factor and affordability may no longer be the major reason Americans move. Instead, climate change may force people to flee certain regions into cities that can maintain cooler
Metropolitan areas are growing faster than suburbs for the first time in decades, as more and more people want to live closer to where they work, eat, drink, and play. As populations in
The largest climate march in history takes place this Sunday - and if you care about the environment and securing a sustainable future for people on planet earth we hope to see you there! The People's
In an unprecedented announcement, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon just revealed that he will be joining the People's Climate March in New York this Sunday, September 21st. Showing his
Cowspiracy Official Trailer from First Spark Media on Vimeo. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a feature-length environmental documentary following a San Francisco filmmaker as he investigates
BOOK REVIEW: “Harvesting Space for a Greener Earth” Looks at Solving Earth’s Problems with Solutions in Our Own Solar System
In Harvesting Space for a Greener Earth (Springer), authors Greg Matloff, C Bangs, and Les Johnson provide refreshing potential solutions for the human race to start looking at our problems from the big
The idea of living on Mars is no longer just the stuff of science fiction. In fact, one way or another, humans will likely be hanging out on the red planet within the next few decades. But landing there
Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this revolutionary way of growing food in some of the
In 1997, biologist and innovation consultant Janine Benyus, released her first book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. In this publication she coined the term 'biomimicry' and laid the groundwork
Pretty much everyone knows that Greenland isn’t exactly green - it's largely covered in snow-white ice - but what most people don’t know is that this year Greenland is practically black. Jason Box, a
Although you may already be familiar with many of your neighborhood "weeds" and their myriad uses (such as using dandelion leaves in salad), it's quite possible that you pass by several other important
NYC-based tech startup Volta Group has just installed its first EnGo public charging station that powers mobile devices with a clean energy combo of kinetic tiles and solar panels. Students at Webster
If you're craving an escape from the city, an agricultural vacation might just be the perfect medicine. You may have considered WWOOFing your way around the planet, but if you'd rather connect to nature
Italian coffee roasting company illy has unveiled a new limited edition cup collection to support emerging artists and raise awareness for coffee sustainability. Designed to follow the EXPO 2015 theme
To match the color scheme of Palmela's urban landscape, the architects mixed an ochre pigment to the concrete to create a dusky warm tone. The concrete facade also shows a textured finish created from the
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