Curious to learn about PLA aka Poly Lactic Acid use in biodegradable plastics. Watch me explore the world of plastics and polymers by making a few basic plastics from biological sources I've collected before, and with the help of the Center for Sustainable Polymers at the University of Minnesota.
For decades old and decommissioned vessels have been scuttled and purposely sunk to create artificial reef structures. Here's a selection of 12 beautiful wrecks around the world that have turned into new habitats for an array of marine life and popular dive sites.
There's a power revolution heading for our homes – a device that allows you to take power into your own hands. Its batteries, home batteries, and they've been called the holy grail of renewables – the key to the transition away from fossil fuels.
Holding global warming to a critical limit would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate change.
Can’t we all come up with something using technology that is convenient and also sustainable? As our society races to find alternatives to single-use plastic, Prehistoric peoples used thick-skinned bottle gourds as containers. The eco-friendly Gourd Cups is the alternative to single-use plastic cups.
In Kenya’s Rift Valley, rural communities are implementing agroforestry to boost incomes and forest cover. Native plants like enset, a type of wild banana, and trees are being cultivated in combination with crops, which benefit each other and provide a diversity of produce.
The ducks eat up the harmful pests and weeds from our fields. Their droppings make the soil fertile. This saves us from using chemical fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides and their escalating costs says Basak Sisters.