Environment

California Is Giving Away FREE Solar Panels To Its Poorest Residents

California Is Giving Away FREE Solar Panels To Its Poorest Residents

Many are inspired to reduce their carbon footprint and implement sustainable technologies, but the cost of such luxuries are a major deterrent for many middle-class and lower-income families. Thanks to legislation introduced by Senator Kevin de León, however, soon some of California’s poorest residents will receive solar technology for free! The Oakland-based non-profit GRID Alternatives […]

You Can Build An Awesome Cob Home Like This For Under $250!

This clip from Channel 4 (Britain) takes us on a short tour of a pretty little cob house somewhere in the English countryside. Cosy but spacious, simple yet full of character, this tiny home is awesome- especially when you consider it only cost £150 ($230 USD) to build! Cob is made from straw, sand and clay (this last […]

Newly Discovered Fungus Could Rid Landfills Of Plastics!

Newly Discovered Fungus Could Rid Landfills Of Plastics!

Few think twice about what to do with their disposable water bottle after they’ve drunk its contents, but environmentalists are aware that it is the entire eco-system which has to pay the price for misguided actions in the present. Currently, Americans discard about 33.6 million tons of plastic each year. Only 6.5 percent of it is […]

Monsanto Demands WHO Retract Claim That Glyphosate Is “Probably Carcinogenic”

Monsanto Demands WHO Retract Claim That Glyphosate Is “Probably Carcinogenic”

The week after the World Health Organization (WHO) deemed glyphosate – the main ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide RoundUp – to be “probably carcinogenic,” the biotech giant sprung to action, claiming that the report was biased and that glyphosate products like Roundup are safe. Monsanto claims that the WHO report contradicts regulatory findings, which can, of […]

Ecuador Just Set The World Record For Reforestation!

Ecuador Just Set The World Record For Reforestation!

You often hear saddening statistics about the rate of deforestation from ecologically-minded friends and the news, but how often do you hear about the good that is being carried out to reverse environmental damage? Not as often, that’s for sure. Therefore relish this news story, which features more than 45,000 people coming together to set […]

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