Simple And Cute Vertical Garden With PET Bottle Tops Idea From Brazil

September 22, 2011 by  
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Photos via UOL Brazil . Brazilians are savvy in giving PET bottles second lives, turning them into everything from roof solar water heaters to zero electricity light bulbs and

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First Solar Stadium in South America. 12 More Will Follow.

September 13, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Gehrlicher Solar From a 2MW solar array at FedEx Field to the world’s largest solar stadium , the idea of incorporating clean energy—and solar power in particular—into major sporting arenas is nothing new. But now it’s being taken to a whole … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Why Is Humanitarian Architecture Important? Talking to Andreas Gjertsen of Tyin Tegnestue (Video)

September 13, 2011 by  
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Image by Leonora Oppenheim – Yashar Hanstad and Andreas Gjertsen of Tyin Tegnestue Over the last few weeks we’ve been writing about the amazing sustainable design work that went on at the WOMAD festival this summer, in the UK. Peter Gabriel’s DJ Booth made from his old cassette and VHS collection proved pretty popular in our comments section and we also wrote about the

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How to Build a DIY Solar Oven (Video)

September 13, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Popular Mechanics From a heat-storing solar grill to solar ovens created for an international market , we’ve seen plenty of commercial models of sun-powered cooking devices. And from a solar oven death match to an

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Brazilian Trees Implanted with Microchips For Forest Management

December 12, 2010 by  
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Photo: Taunting Panda According to a story on Reuters , trees throughout the Amazon rainforest will be equipped with microchips to gather data in the event they are illegally cut down. Now when a tree falls in the forest and there’s no one there to hear it, we’ll still know its story…

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Amazon Rainforest Indigenous In Midst of Deadly Epidemic

October 31, 2010 by  
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Native Amazonian children– not from the Yanomami tribe but still critical in protecting our planet’s lungs, the Amazon. Photo: Jess Root When I traveled to the Amazon Rainforest in 2008, scoping out the work of non-profit Projeto Saude e Alegria , I came home with one of those “Duh!” lightbulb moments. A large part of protecting the Amazon Rainforest and its rich biodiversity lies within protecting its inhabitants–the people who live there

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