Importance of trees in cities. Image: Leonardo da Shutterstock Planting trees is a way to improve people’s health, a way that is easy and very cheap. Trees, in addition to beautifying a city, provide fresh and clean air. That is why they should be thought of as a public health infrastructure. All people should be
Today we are going to learn how we can make a fruit picker in an easy and fast way. We will use a 2-liter plastic bottle as the basis for this project. Although really the size of the fruit you want to collect is what will give you the size of the bottle you need.
The second most polluting industry on the planet is textiles. The dyes used to color fabrics account for 20% of the toxins released into the water. If you want to help take care of the planet, do not throw away the clothes you no longer wear. We will tell you what to do with it.
Ekomuro H2O + is an innovative rainwater collection system made modularly reusing 54 PET bottles of 3 or 2.5 liters, which interconnected with each other, make up a vertical type water tank, compact and resistant to liquid pressures, occupying a minimum of space and oriented to meet the needs of Water Saving in an urban
Madagascar. Image: Shutterstock. Its president-elect is working to fulfill his electoral promise to recover the country’s forests and return the island green again. Madagascar has started an ambitious project : the planting of 60 million trees in the coming months. The island celebrates 60 years of its independence and at the beginning of January it
Electrify America has announced a $2 million investment in Envision Solar’s infrastructure. An effort that will increase the access of rural Californians to electric vehicle charging. The investment will serve to install 30 solar- powered “EV ARC 2020” charging stations with two Level 2 EV chargers each and help Electrify America continue to expand access
The labels – stickers of the fruits and vegetables can have the days numbered. The Spanish company Laser Food has found the solution to end them, a new labeling using laser technology. In Sweden they are already testing it. The Dutch fruit and vegetable distributor Nature & More and the Swedish supermarket chain ICA have
Water sample. Image: Mr_Mrs_Marcha Shutterstock A study by the University of York carried out in more than 700 rivers around the world alerts about the presence of drugs in high concentrations. Very high concentrations of antibiotics flow in the waters of more than half of the world’s rivers: a study coordinated by the University of
Alexander Altenkov explores the potential for electricity generation from the repeated oscillatory movements of tree branches. Moscow-based artist and designer Alexander Altenkov has shared the results of a study exploring the potential of generating electricity through the repetitive oscillatory movements of tree branches. Inspired by the continuous flows of energy found in nature, the anemokinetics
Linear Labs wants to reinvent electric motors, and they want to do it with their new electric motors that have much higher torque and power, so they are more efficient than the current motors that we can find in electric vehicles on the market. Since they are known, electric motors have evolved little or nothing.