A company called Hempearth is currently working on the world’s first hemp airplane, and founder Derek Kesek says that the aircraft will be ready for its first voyage next year. Kesek recently told The Star newspaper that at least 75 percent of the plane will be made from hemp, instead of fiberglass. The wings, seats, […]
This week, an Italian vehicle manufacturer known for building small electric cars and scooters unveiled a new model of electric supercar. Tecnicar announced the release of the Lavina, a 789 horsepower vehicle that has a 0-62 mph acceleration time of 3.2 seconds and can reach speeds of up to 186 MPH. It was also estimated […]
Many food freedom and anti-GMO activists are celebrating this week’s news that the infamous Monsanto corporation has suffered huge losses in the 4th quarter. The Associated press reported that Monsanto lost $156 million in the last quarter of this year alone. This week’s reported losses were partly due to a large environmental lawsuit that cost […]
On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is about 3,000 feet, 300-400 feet above water […]
Wildlife crossings are becoming increasingly common as we’ve previously pointed out in this article. However, not enough is being done to cater for our fellow earthlings. In this video MinuteEarth provides an energetic and entertaining view of why we should this issue more attention — in just a few minutes!
Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner is a 26-year old poet chosen by the U.N to represent the (global) public on the issue of climate change at this year´s conference in New York. She´s from the Marshall Islands in the South Pacific, an area of outstanding beauty, where climate change is not some mythological theory but very real and happening […]
Life on earth would not be possible without freshwater and oxygen created by places like the Amazon, ´the lungs of the world´. The ongoing destruction of the rainforest is a bi-partisan issue: the future of humanity depends on not burning two-thirds of our oil reserves. In this video made by Amazon Watch, a girl pleads […]
Here at True Activist we love to show you all the beautiful pictures of amazing places we find on the internet. Some of these places are so awesome they do not even look real! We recently posted about Animals You May Not Have Known Existed and 46 Incredible Photos You May Not Have Seen Before. Please share these amazing images […]