Behind the Scenes of Creating an Eco-Friendly Super Bowl

February 2, 2018 by  
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Plant-Invading Fungi Could Be the Key to Creating the Next Sustainable Biofuel

January 10, 2013 by  
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Image via Wikimedia Commons/ Jensbn Fungus might ruin your bread but its invasive nature could also lead to a new source of renewable energy. Scientists at Montana State University made a surprising discovery while conducting a recent study that tracks the unique products of endophytes — fungi or bacteria — that can live inside a plant for at least part of its life without causing disease. It’s believed that endophytes produce bioactive products that are potentially beneficial for medicine, industry and energy uses, replacing less attractive biofuels like ethanol. Read the rest of Plant-Invading Fungi Could Be the Key to Creating the Next Sustainable Biofuel Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Alternative Fuel , biofuels , ETHANOL , fungi , fungus , hydrocarbons , mold , Montana State University , plants , VOCs , volatile organic compounds

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Spiky Blue Wendy Pavilion Travels Abroad to Clean the Air During Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

January 10, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of Spiky Blue Wendy Pavilion Travels Abroad to Clean the Air During Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , abu dhabi , abu dhabi sustainability week , air purifying , Air quality , Architecture , Art , eco design , eco-art , green architecture , Green Building , green design , hwkn , Masdar , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , Wendy , wendy abroad

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With Rise of Biofuels, Price of Tortillas Doubles in Guatemala

January 10, 2013 by  
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As the  crop-based biofuels industry continues to grow, pressures on agricultural land are increasing all over the world. In some developing countries, diverting the use of valuable farmland for biofuel production is proving to be detrimental to the food supply. The latest example is in Guatemala, where soaring food prices, driven partly by biofuel demand, have doubled the cost of tortillas . Read the rest of With Rise of Biofuels, Price of Tortillas Doubles in Guatemala Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: African palm biofuel , agricultural land , bioethanol , biofuel production , biofuels industry , car industry , corn crops Guatemala , food or biofuels , food prices Guatemala , sugar cane biofuel , world economy

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Tesla Motors Revenues Drop by 1/3, Creating a $34.9 Million Loss in Q3

November 10, 2010 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC What Does This Mean for the Electric Car Maker?

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SunChips’ Green Packaging Comes Under Fire for Creating a Racket

August 18, 2010 by  
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Laura Scudders, a brand born during the Depression Era, used to claim its potato chips were the "noisiest chips in the world." These days, to hear some consumers tell it, SunChips are breaking the sound barrier with new packaging that is eco-friendly but creates a din when handled.

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Too Much Space Junk Makes Astronauts Sleep in Escape Pods

November 11, 2009 by  
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Photo credit: NASA Creating trash seems to be a top skill among humans, even in space. The massive amounts of space debris has become increasingly a cause for concern, even prompting DARPA to ask everyone for their ideas on how to decrease what’s out there orbiting around Earth

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Spanish Wind Power Supplies 50% of Demand Last Sunday Morning – #1 Electricity Source in November

November 11, 2009 by  
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