Category Archives: Environmentalism

The New Alchemists: could the past hold the key to sustainable living?

It’s 50 years since the New Alchemy Institute created its ‘living machine’ – a research project of organic farming, renewable energy and sustainable architecture. Did these eco pioneers design a blueprint for our future? n 1982, Richard Buckminster Fuller visited the New Alchemy … Continue reading

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REWILD: A Short Film by Splash and Burn and ESCIF Chronicles Rainforest Restoration Efforts in Sumatra

To draw attention to the ecological devastation wrought by palm oil farming in Southeast Asia, the Splash and Burn project (previously) creates and documents large and small-scale art activations. The initiative’s most recent endeavor, titled REWILD and executed with Spanish artist … Continue reading

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Guy Lists 8 Global Problems You Don’t See In Front Pages And It Goes Viral

Did you know that almost all of the media that the average American consumes – including 24-hour news stations, newspapers, publishing houses, Internet utilities, and even video game developers – in the hands of just six media companies? This concentration of … Continue reading

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How quantum mechanics explains global warming – Lieven Scheire

You’ve probably heard that carbon dioxide is warming the Earth. But how exactly is it doing it? Lieven Scheire uses a rainbow, a light bulb and a bit of quantum physics to describe the science behind global warming.

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Reforestation anti-desertification in Los Monegros Desert Zaragoza Spain with Groasis

Groasis Ecological Water Saving Technology Published on 9 Dec 2017 Find more info at http://www.groasis.com . The Monegros Desert is a desert in the North of Zaragoza – Spain. The soil consists of 50% stones and 50% dry sand, the … Continue reading

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One Man’s Mission to Revive the Last Redwood Forests | Short Film Showcase

National Geographic Published on 28 May 2016 David Milarch’s near-death experience inspired a personal quest: to archive the genetics of the world’s largest trees before they’re gone. This short film from The Story Group documents his effort to save the … Continue reading

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“The Secret Smoker” – of Greater #Manchester and its #climate problem… by Claire Stocks — manchester climate monthly

Claire Stocks, who wrote a great account of her time in London with Extinction Rebellion, has produced a short story/metaphorical exploration of GM Climate policy. It’s here Meanwhile, there’s this old cartoon that is sadly still all-too-relevant… via “The Secret Smoker” … Continue reading

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The Biggest Lie About Climate Change

AsapSCIENCE Published on 14 Mar 2019 You were lied to about climate change. Listen to our podcast Sidenote! https://youtu.be/GQVKvU25Ojk CLIMATE PROTEST INFO: US: https://www.youthclimatestrikeus.org/… GLOBAL: https://www.fridaysforfuture.org/even…

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Mr. Trash Wheel: An Anthropomorphic Debris-Eating Mechanism Located in Baltimore Harbor

Mr. Trash Wheel, a floating mechanism with large round eyes affixed to its hood, was installed on a tributary leading to the Baltimore Harbor in 2014. Since then, the trash-scooping object has intercepted 638,594 plastic bags, 1,000,000 styrofoam containers, 150 … Continue reading

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Turning Plastic Trash Into Cash in Haiti

Soda and soap bottles don’t belong in the sea, but it’s too often where they end up. In fact, experts estimate that an entire garbage truck worth of plastic hits our oceans every minute—the vast majority of it coming from … Continue reading

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