Our bodies are comprised of about 60 percent water, and to stay healthy, we need to drink 8-10 glasses of it a day—even more than that in summertime. But how safe is our drinking water? From lead paint
On June 6th, Fred Heutte's presentation to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Natural Gas Advisory Committee blew away idea of abundant, cheap natural gas like a compressor station blow-down.
Homelessness is a complex global issue, and finding solutions involves the coordination of many fields and services. Project Gregory seeks to provide alternative dwellings for the homeless that double as
By allowing Cove Point Export Terminal to be built, the U.S. would be forfeiting energy independence and committing our world to runaway climate change. Despite warnings from climate scientists and world
Picture a group of children playing with their favorite LEGO set. Their imaginations will be running wild as they pop those little blocks together, building all kinds of structures and making the smiling
A Sri Lankan newspaper may have just found a a way to sustain the struggling print business - and it's helping to stop the spread of mosquito-borne diseases at the same time. Mawbina newspaper teamed up
Millions of people around the world live without access to electricity - and upon nightfall, many families are forced to use dangerous and expensive kerosene lamps. The Infinite Light is a high quality
Morgan spent time with rangers, documenting their personal lives and then traveling with them on patrol. He quickly began to realize that there is in fact no "frontline" in this brutal battle, which has
Tesla has proven that it isn’t about doing things by the book. After building a revolutionary electric car from the ground up, the auto manufacturer is now considering something truly forward-thinking.
"Art changes people and people change the world". This idea was put forth by British artist Char Evans of Eco Art Installations, and her new collaborative art installation in Auroville, India, is proof of
It can be hard to resist upgrading your gadget for the latest shiny device, but have you ever wondered what becomes of old electronics once they get replaced? This infographic from eCycle Best shows why
While the battle continues in the US for a slightly higher minimum wage, the Swiss are exploring drastic methods to create a fair economy. One proposed method would provide a guaranteed 2,500 franc income
This week Stanford University became the first major U.S. university to officially divest from coal companies. The Stanford Board of Trustees voted that the university's $18.7 billion endowment would not
Canadian Entrepreneurs David Katz and Shaun Frankson are on a mission to tackle poverty and plastic pollution in one fell swoop. Their startup Plastic Bank recognizes that many areas affected by plastic
Europe’s first chemical-free housing complex was recently completed near Zurich in Switzerland. The development was carefully designed for those suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) and is