Earth911 Inspiration: Smart Monkeys Ruining Their Only Planet?

August 6, 2021 by  
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Earth911 inspirations. Post them, share your desire to help people think of the planet first,… The post Earth911 Inspiration: Smart Monkeys Ruining Their Only Planet? appeared first on Earth911.

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Microsensors help map crowdsourced pollution data

June 26, 2013 by  
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Entrepreneurs are using wireless microsensors and smart databases to help people track air quality in their neighborhoods.

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Perpetual Walking Robot Powered By Its Own Weight (Video)

November 10, 2011 by  
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This walking robot needs no power source, and can be used to help people walk.

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Jane Jacobs "Ideas That Matter" – Even More So Today (Book Review)

November 10, 2011 by  
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Jacob’s unpublished writings, essays and speeches from half a century ago seem just as vital and current as the day they were written.

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IF11: Gamification a Natural Fit for Innovation and Sustainability

October 14, 2011 by  
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Gamification is a natural fit for firms looking to drive innovation in their companies. As Mario Herger explains, SAP developed its own gaming application to encourage carpooling for 15,000 employees in Germany.

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IF11: How Smog-Eating Panels Changed Alcoa’s Outlook on Innovation

October 14, 2011 by  
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When developing a new product, what if you could get a different outcome or a unique feature that goes beyond the problem you’re trying to solve? Kevin Kramer explains Alcoa did this with its new EcoClean technology.

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IF11: The Secrets to Using Digital Tools to Spur Innovation

October 14, 2011 by  
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Collaboration is critical for innovation, and there’s no shortage of digital tools to help people and their companies make the connection, FMYI President and Founder Justin Yuen told attendees at IF11.

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Open-sourced, Crowd-sourced Ushahidi Platform Following Snowmageddon

December 28, 2010 by  
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Snowmageddon is a website set up to help people dig out of the blizzard in New York.

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80% Of All US’ Antibiotics Given To Farm Animals

December 28, 2010 by  
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photo: CALM Action / Creative Commons Even for someone who follows sustainable agriculture and animal welfare issues, this is pretty astounding: New analysis by the Center for a Livable Future shows that 80% of all antibiotics sold in the United States go to farm animals (

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The Shipping Container Scene in 2010

December 28, 2010 by  
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Image credit Lloyd Alter One of the worst career moves I ever made was to write off shipping containers. I started my architectural education with them, winning the big prize in 1st year for this summer camp that folded out of a 40 footer. But in the real world I found them too small, too expensive, and too toxic, between the lead paint and the insecticides in the floors

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