Flora and Fauna


Patagonia Launches New Workwear Line Made With Innovative Hemp Fabric

Source: treehugger.com Published: August 2, 2017 Updated October 11, 2018 Finally, there is now an ethical and practical alternative work wear option to Carhartt and Dickies. Screen capture Patagonia By Derek Markham Patagonia is one of those companies that really...

This Low-Tech Terrarium Purifies Water Like A Mini-Amazon Rainforest

Source: treehugger.com Published: July 25, 2017 © Kikando By Kimberley Mok The lack of clean water has become a serious problem worldwide, thanks to industrial contamination, agricultural and urban pollution, and even from seemingly innocuous acts such as washing...

This Plant-Based Water Filter Works Like A Tiny Amazon Rainforest

Source: inhabitat.com Published: July 12, 2017 by Lacy Cooke We take water for granted far too often. Whole civilizations have fallen as a result of over-exploiting water sources, according to Royal College of Art (RCA) graduate student Pratik Ghosh, so it’s...

7 Plants That Could Save The World

Source: inhabitat.com  Published: August 7, 2016 Plants feed us, clothe us, shelter us, heal us, and unendingly inspire us with their everyday miracles. But, in many ways, despite the technological advances of society, we are still at the tip of the iceberg in...

How Algae Can Help Sweden Eliminate Carbon Emissions

Source: ecowatch.com Published: June 25, 2017 Flickr / Michael Basial Global Citizen By Avery Friedman Algae is often considered a nuisance, but for Sweden, the rapidly growing sea plant is now an asset. As the Scandinavian country works to cut all of its greenhouse...

5 Ways We Can Decrease Our Paper Consumption and Save Our Planet

Source: ict-pulse.com Published: April 20, 2016 Although we are supposedly living more digital lives, paper consumption globally has been increasing. Here are five ways we use less paper in our work lives. Posted by Michele Marius In today’s society, many of us pride...

Ford and Jose Cuervo Partner to Make Bioplastic from Agave

Source: triplepundit.com Published: July 26, 2016 Image credit: Ford Gina-Marie Cheeseman Why would an American car company and a Mexican tequila company ever team up? In the case of Ford Motor Co. and Jose Cuervo: to make bioplastics from an agave byproduct. Ford...

How Crowded Barcelona Plans to Shoehorn In 108 Acres of New Parks

Source: mnn.com Published: June 1, 2017 Park Guell in Barcelona is one of the city’s top tourist attractions, and offers a bit of perspective on how tightly packed this ancient-and-yet-totally-modern city really is. (Photo: Luciano Mortula – LGM/Shutterstock) There...