Environment

This Aquaponic Farm Holds 20,000 Lbs Of Fish And Grows 70,000 Vegetables In A 1/4 Acre Area

This Aquaponic Farm Holds 20,000 Lbs Of Fish And Grows 70,000 Vegetables In A 1/4 Acre Area

Aquaponics is a symbiotic farming model that combines two different techniques to provide water and nutrients to plants in a unique way. As you may imply from the name, Aquaponics combines aquaculture with a hydroponic system. Aquaculture is the technique of raising aquatic animals in tanks, while hydroponics is a system of growing plants inside […]

This May Be The Weirdest Smartphone App Ever, But In Saving Water It’s Genius

It’s happened to everyone at some point. You’re in the bathroom and need some privacy to do your thing, but someone is in the next room. Uh-oh…embarrassing and awkward, particularly when you’re not in your own home. There’s only one solution: turn on the taps to disguise your toilet noises. Some people might have never stopped […]

World’s Largest Indoor Farm In Japan Produces 10,000 Heads of Lettuce Each Day

World’s Largest Indoor Farm In Japan Produces 10,000 Heads of Lettuce Each Day

Many people have been understandably concerned about the health and safety of some food grown in Japan following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Many areas nearby are certainly contaminated with radiation, which also transfers to all of the surrounding areas crops and livestock. This has obviously become a very serious problem for people in the region […]

Could We Turn Nuclear Waste Into A Powerful Source Of Clean Energy? This Woman Has A Genius Idea!

As we reported recently, the problem of radioactive waste from the Fukushima nuclear disaster is terrifyingly out of control. We currently have no solution for managing nuclear waste, but the above video offers a very interesting idea. Could we extract pure energy from nuclear waste, transforming it into a powerful source of electricity while reducing its […]

World’s Largest Floating Solar Factory Is Being Built Off The Coast Of Japan

World’s Largest Floating Solar Factory Is Being Built Off The Coast Of Japan

Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing recently announced the construction of the world’s largest floating solar factory. The factory will generate electricity just off the coast of Japan, where many people are seeking renewable sources of energy in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster. The site will be located on Yamakura Dam, which is in Ichihara […]

This Revolutionary Device Converts Plastic Into Edible Mushrooms

This Revolutionary Device Converts Plastic Into Edible Mushrooms

A team of researchers in Europe have created a prototype device called The Fungi Mu​tarium which uses fungi to safely break down plastic and replace it with edible mushrooms. The research team is comprised of two Vienna-based industrial designers and a number of researchers at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The device that they created harnesses the natural […]