Tag Archives: Environment

Why Isn’t Beer Sold in Plastic Bottles?

In this video: Plastic as a material has pretty much changed the way we live our lives- it’s cheap, can be moulded into practically any shape and is, for the most the part, easily recyclable (when people bother to). So … Continue reading

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Student Designed A Plane That Would Use 20% Less Fuel And KLM Is Already Building It

Air travel is one of the biggest factors when it comes to pollution. It is considered to be the most harmful traveling option, and despite various claims to be eco-friendly, most of the aviation companies have a long way to … Continue reading

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What animals are thinking and feeling, and why it should matter | Carl Safina | TEDxMidAtlantic

TEDx Talks Published on 13 Jul 2016 Carl Safina takes us inside the lives and minds of animals around the world, witnessing their profound capacity for perception, thought and emotion, showing why the word “it” is often inappropriate as we … Continue reading

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Pejac Partners with Inmates to Transform a Prison Into a Gold Mine

Pejac (previously) recently spent some time inside one of the oldest continuously running prisons in Spain. The prison, El Dueso, is a hulking structure built on the ruins of Napoleon’s fortress. True to his efforts to create and place his … Continue reading

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The Google city that has angered Toronto

Canada is not Google’s lab rat, say those protesting plans to build a smart city in Toronto. It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet … Continue reading

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The Vultureman of Spain

Manuel Aguilera wants you to know there’s no reason to fear vultures. The ornithological guide has gone as far as climbing into an animal carcass to get closer to the birds of prey. He’s spent 40 years studying the griffon … Continue reading

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Why is biodiversity so important? – Kim Preshoff

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-is-biod… Our planet’s diverse, thriving ecosystems may seem like permanent fixtures, but they’re actually vulnerable to collapse. Jungles can become deserts, and reefs can become lifeless rocks. What makes one ecosystem strong and another weak in the … Continue reading

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Stylish Curved Cabin Blends Modernity with Surrounding Nature

Would you spend the night in this cabin? French design studio Lumicene specializes in creating spaces that merge indoor living with nature. Its latest project, LUMIPOD, is a tiny 183-square-foot circular prefab cabin that’s built around the company’s signature, sliding, curved glass windows. … Continue reading

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The ‘Lungs of the World’ at the mercy of ‘ruralists’ – In Other Words — The Password

Most of the Amazonian Rainforest belongs to Brazil, who has since January 1st been governed by Jair Bolsonaro. For those of you who are not familiar with South American politics, suffice to say that he has been affectionately nicknamed the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Organism On Earth

 

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