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Plastic made of fish waste

Data / date: 03/08/20 Sem comentarios / No Comments

There is a plastic made from fish waste, scales and skins. It is called Marinatex and was invented by the British Lucy Hughes. The product was developed for the year-end project of the University of Sussex design course. The United Kingdom produces 172,000 tonnes of fish waste annually and Marina-tex will be able to take [...]

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Environment Excellence Hospitals in New Jersey

Data / date: 04/07/20 Sem comentarios / No Comments

The Jersey Shore University Medical Center and the Hackensack University Medical Center were recently recognized by Practice Greenhealth as Top 25 Hospitals for Environmental Excellence. The hospitals belong to Hakcensack Meridian Health. Jersey Shore University Medical Center was recognized for its leadership in serving fewer meat options in the cafeteria. By serving less meat, the [...]

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Mayan Communities declare War on Plastics

Data / date: 07/08/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Since June the community of San Miguel Petapa in Guatemala has banned single use plastics. After 2 months of campaigning and information, any store or street vendor selling their plastic or styrofoam merchandise will pay a fine between       $ 150 and $ 650 dollars, a pretty high value for a country with low [...]

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Water of Paris, clean and cheap

Data / date: 27/03/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Parisians now have a drinking water supply 200 times cheaper than bottled water, good for health and pocket and even better for the environment because it comes without packaging. A family of 4 people only pays 1 Euro for the supply of 100 liters of water per day. The price includes protection and maintenance of [...]

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Solar energy help to cool schools in Hawaii

Data / date: 27/02/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Some schools in Hawaii are using solar energy stored in power walls to cool the classrooms. The initiative aims to solve the problem of high temperatures that make it difficult for students to concentrate in the classrooms. The government has launched an initiative for schools to cool their classrooms without using electricity. The solution came [...]

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The story of Rigu with a happy end

Data / date: 13/02/18 Sem comentarios / No Comments

There was once a boy named Rigu who lived in Kenya, a country that has the lowest crop yield in the world. The region depends on the rain and suffers from the droughts. There is also increasing temperatures caused by climate change and climate instability. Rigu suffered from this situation in his cornfield he began [...]

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Help to light up Porto Rico comes from Tesla

Data / date: 29/09/17 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Hurricane Maria has paralyzed the transportation, communication and water supply networks and left Puerto Rico without electricity. Help came from Tesla and Elon Musk, the company’s chief executive. Tesla is shipping hundreds of its Powerwall battery systems to the US territory that store solar energy and operate along with solar panels to provide clean energy. [...]

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100.000 trees in one day? Yes, it is possible, with drones

Data / date: 31/08/17 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Earth needs forests to breathe and balance the climate. Plant trees and restore an ecosystem is a challenge in terms of time and hard work. In Malaysia, an innovative solution will transform the Irrawaddy River delta with the use of drones to plant 1 million trees in record time. The technology is from BioCarbon, an [...]

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COCOON: sucess in planting trees!

Data / date: 08/08/17 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Cocoon is an innovative technology for planting trees and plants in deserted areas. The equipment allows to revitalize ecosystems and to attend the needs of communities. The cost is 10 times cheaper than the traditional planting system and after planting it is not necessary to irrigate or special care. The advantages that make technology successful: [...]

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Solutions for Saving Water!

Data / date: 11/10/16 Sem comentarios / No Comments

Here is the future, a world of solutions for our need of water that does not damage the environment. GeekTech presents 5 solutions to save water and make our future enjoyable.

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