Environment

The Netherlands To Construct Recycled Plastic Roads That Snap Together Like Legos!

The Netherlands To Construct Recycled Plastic Roads That Snap Together Like Legos!

A company in the Netherlands is paving the way  – literally – to a more sustainable world by replacing asphalt and concrete roads with pre-fabricated recycled plastic tiles. Created by KWS Infra, the “PlasticRoad” material would not only benefit the environment, it would reduce plastic waste headed for landfills. That means the trash you intend […]

This Is What Happened When The City Of Melbourne Gave Email Addresses To Trees…

This Is What Happened When The City Of Melbourne Gave Email Addresses To Trees…

To ensure ongoing correspondence between the residents of Melbourne, Australia and the city’s blossoming flora, officials assigned each tree an ID number as well an email address in 2013. This act was part of a program designed to make it easier for citizens to report problems like dangerous branches, but it ended up having “unintended […]

Disturbing Video Will Make You Think Twice About Air Travel

When it comes to global warming, the aviation industry is the single biggest contributing factor. 2014 was the hottest year on record, and it’s fair to assume that the planet will continue heating up unless we change our ways. While it’s true that planes aren’t the only thing we need to worry about at the […]

Japan’s Abandoned Golf Courses Are Being Transformed Into Solar Power Farms!

Japan’s Abandoned Golf Courses Are Being Transformed Into Solar Power Farms!

Incredible news: An abandoned and bankrupt golf course is being transformed into a solar power station by the Kyocera Corporation. Last week, the business announced it would turn the former golf course in Kyoto into a 23-megawatt solar farm; the artist’s rendition is shown above. Once the solar power farm is finished and online (in […]

Toxic Time Bomb: Abandoned US Military Nuclear Dome Threatens Pacific Ocean

On the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway between Australia and Hawaii, the US military hides a dirty secret. These islands (specifically Bikini Atoll and Enewetak Atoll) were used for nuclear weapons testing throughout the Cold War, and a terrible legacy still survives. A staggering 67 atomic bombs were detonated on Enewetak and […]

This Mycologist Holds The Patent That Could DESTROY Monsanto

Monsanto, the biotech company found to be the most hated organizations in the world, is responsible for a number of dirty dealings that have earned it such a reputation. The creator of Agent Orange (a deadly herbicide responsible for thousands of disfigurements and birth defects in Vietnam), and glyphosate (recently declared to be “probably carcinogenic” by […]