Food & Water Watch takes a classic “Portlandia” sketch on ordering local chicken and gives it a more realistic spin.
Several years ago, George Mason University graduate student Jason Force had a modern idea for the technology: Because grass pellets are just as good as wood chips for this kind of system, why not create a lawn mower with it? It could power itself with the grass it harvested. It could also be self-guiding, like a Roomba, so users would not longer have to mow their own lawn.
He got to work on the self-guiding aspect five years ago. The idea grew into a startup called EcoMow Technologies. Its team began working on the chemical engineering last year.
"Health is not valued till sickness comes." - Thomas Fuller
While most American TV networks are ignoring climate change, Al Jazeera America is taking climate and environmental issues seriously.
Made from organic material that can be turned into fertilizer, this installation will show off a radical, zero-waste building technology that could…
And there is no insurance.
London air raid shelter houses carbon-neutral hydroponic farm
Tunnel-to-table salad anyone? Growing Underground, a hydroponic agriculture venture hailed as the world’s largest subterranean farm, is based in a WWII air raid shelter 100 feet beneath the streets of South London.
She Taxi, an all-women taxi service aimed at providing safety and employment opportunities, has pre-launched in the Indian city of Kochi. Registrations for women taxi drivers for the specially designed pink and white-colored cars have begun. “Last month, one [woman] driver alone was able to earn up to Rs 40,000 [$639]. It is a huge opportunity for women who are interested in taking to the roads,” says Ijaz Khan, project manager of Gender Park.
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