Eco-Innovation Articles From Around the World

Clean Cook Stoves Project

Source: gcghana.org Published: May 19, 2017 According to the World Bank, indoor pollution from coal, dung and wood-burning stoves as well as fire pits kills nearly two million people each year – including half of all children under the age of five who die from...

How to Get Started with Composting

Source: Unknown Published: July 25, 2017   Learn the basics to composting — it’s easier than you think! Composting helps shrink our landfills, and the results are great for your garden and the planet. The trick is to know your “greens” from your “browns” and how...

75 Most Bike Friendly Cities in The World

Source: bikingexpert.com Published: December 16, 2016 If you have a passion for cycling, here are the 75 most bike friendly cities in the world where you can enjoy a safe ride. by Roxana Cycling is my passion. I love to ride my bike on my way to work, when going...

AquaHarmonics Wins Wave Energy Prize

Source: energyharvestingjournal.com Published: November 30, 2016 Top image: AquaHarmonics Source: US Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced AquaHarmonics as the winner of the Wave Energy...

Smart Highways

Source: activesustainability.com Published: July 18, 2017 Guest post written by José María Castrillón Montes from ACCIONA Construction The concept of smart mobility is nothing new. People were talking about the subject back in the 1980s. Since then, though, the focus...

The Tide Rises for Open Ocean Farming

Source: insideunmannedsystems.com Published: February 26, 2016 With population growth driving global demand for fish and an increasingly limited number of new coastal aquaculture sites available, the emerging industry of open ocean aquaculture, or mariculture, is...

Project: Kelp Forest Array

Source:  centerforoceansolutions.org Published: July 12, 2017 Goals The Kelp Forest Array (KFA) is a state-of-the-art cabled platform for observational and experimental science aimed at monitoring and understanding local impacts of global climate change. Increasing...

Could Underwater Farming Feed the World?

Source: popsci.com Published: December 5, 2016 By Jeremy Deaton   Ocean-bound entrepreneur envisions ecological restoration and economic revival. Click here to watch “What is 3D Farming?”: https://youtu.be/NtBaX5oiUSA Worldwide, farmland consumes an area roughly...

New Discovery May Benefit Farmers Worldwide

Source: sciencedaily.com Published: September 26, 2016 Finger millet field. Source: University of Guelph Summary: Plant scientists have shown for the first time how an ancient crop teams up with a beneficial microbe to protect against a devastating fungal infection, a...

Ancient Romans Were Way Better at Making Concrete

Source: popsci.com Published: July 5, 2017 The ocean didn't break it down— it only made it stronger. A microscopic image of concrete. C-A-S-H stands for the calcium-aluminum-silicate-hydrate material that forms when volcanic ash, lime, and seawater mix. The platy...

Cross Tidal Kites

Source: modelon.com Published: May 11, 2016 Jonas Malmqvist I have the privilege to tell the story of this project from two perspectives. Minesto’s and Modelon’s. One and a half years ago I first started to work on tidal kite systems simulation. At that time, I was a...

Exotic Property of Salty Solutions Discovered

Source: phys.org Published: November 10, 2016 Diamond-anvil cell. Credit: GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences By Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres Water and aqueous solutions can behave strangely under pressure. Experiments carried out at the GFZ...