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Elephants never forget

Data / date: 28/01/14 4 Comentarios / Comments

Every November , a herd of elephants come to Mfuwe Lodge hotel in Zambia. Quietly, elephants cross the lobby in search of the mangos . They come  in pairs and the hotel staff and visitors are already used to the event. They take 4 to 6 weeks to consume the blessed mangos. The mangos have [...]

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Rent your chickens

Data / date: 11/09/13 1 comentario / 1 Comment

Fresh eggs straight form backyard: who is not seduced by this idea in Organic Age ? But if you are not sure if you are ready for the commitment, RentTheChicken.co allows you to rent some chickens! Every spring thousands of chickens are sold at local farm supply stores in the United States. Often chickens die before [...]

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Friendly Kangaroo

Data / date: 06/08/13 1 comentario / 1 Comment

People say we should learn from the animals in this New Galactic Cycle . At least one recent incident proves that even wild animals are intelligent and capable of solidarity. Last Saturday, August 3,  seven year old  Simon Kruger was having a picnic with his Family,  on the Fleurieu Peninsula in Australia when  the boy [...]

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Ecological Sunday on Venice’s Grand Canal

Data / date: 17/04/13 2 Comentarios / Comments

Last Sunday there was no motorboat on Grand Canal in Venice. Only  gondolas and gondoliers. A silent welcome. The city which is one of the beautiful places in the world has its future  threatened with polution. Motor boats  ban was to try to reverse this situation. The excessive volume of traffic is contributing for the [...]

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“Supercharger” for Tesla electric cars

Data / date: 14/12/12 1 comentario / 1 Comment

Tesla Motors Inc. have a solar power station “Supercharger” for their electric cars. The refueling time is the same as a stop for gas and resto of a conventional car. CEO Elon Musk took just three years to turn a small company into a successful car manufacturer, earning  Car of the Year by the Tesla [...]

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Bicycles are making a difference in Africa!

Data / date: 20/11/12 Sem comentarios / No Comments

A project that encourages  clean transport and is easy to use is making a difference in Africa with reusable bicycles. Until November 2012, the VILLAGE BICYCLE PROJECT has managed: • 60,000 donations of used bicycles shipped to Africa, since 1999. • 12,000 students taught how to repair bicycles in Ghana and Sierra Leone • 22,000 [...]

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“Humane” fish net wins Dyson award

Data / date: 10/11/12 1 comentario / 1 Comment

Young British designer Dan Watson has received the James Dyson Awardwhich, for creative design solutions to global problems. The designer created a “humane” fishing net that prevents small fish being caught and contributes to a more sustainable fishing. 40% of the world population depends on fish to eat, but each year about 27 million tons of [...]

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Recycling uniforms

Data / date: 01/07/12 1 comentario / 1 Comment

Bizarre? No, it can be pretty cool! Volunteers from the Catholic University in Jhogli Chung Yuan, Taiwan, recounted the joy of a cambodian boy with his recycled uniform! Young people were thrilled with the boy who told his old winter uniform was his favorite outfit and who wore it day in and day out. The [...]

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The man who planted a forest.

Data / date: 14/04/12 1 comentario / 1 Comment

His name is Jadav ”Molai” Payeng and he has planted a forest in his native country, India. Tne story began 30 years ago, when he was  just 16 years. The floods of  1979 killed a large number of snakes that died in the heat, without any cover of the trees. Jadav wept and resolved to change the place. He asked for advice and the answer was he should start planting  bamboo. He was alone, [...]

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Schools of the future

Data / date: 12/02/12 1 comentario / 1 Comment

No one doubts the future will be different, but how the cities of the future will  the cities of the future look like ? And the schools? The  Lava and Arup project has been  praised in  an Australian  competition for devising  schools of the future. The aim was to introduce sustainable classrooms. The spaces should be integrated with the landscape and make the [...]

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