Save the planet – change the world. Practical suggestions about what can we do to help the environment and make our planet a better place to live.

Easy Little Steps You Can Take To Improve Your Environment (While at Work)

Unfortunately compared with your home-life when you are stuck at work, you are likely to have less control over the environmental impact you are having on the environment. You may be lucky and the people you work for may make a conscious effort to minimize the environmental impact their business is having on the world, but this is unfortunately still not commonplace and…

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Zambian Children Getting Clean Water For The First Time

Imagine if you had to walk two miles to get drinking water for your family every day. That’s what many of these children in Zambia have to do three times a day. They have dreams of going to school. Watch what happens when their village gets clean water for the first time. To learn more about how you can help the people of…

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Salt Water-Powered Supercar Quant e-Sportlimousine Approved for EU Roads

A car called the Quant e-Sportlimousine and presented at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show is the first electric car powered by saltwater and is now certified for use on European public roads. "For the first time an automobile featuring flow-cell electric drive will appear on Germany’s roads," said Nunzio La Vecchia, chief technical officer at NanoFlowcell, a company that designed the car. "We…

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The First Wave Energy Converters for Latin America

In the state of Ceara, which is in the northeastern part of Brasil is one of the first wave energy converters for Latin America. This 2012 project features a land secured system that reaches into the ocean and harvests the motion of the waves, converting the kinetic energy into clean electricity. The project was done by the submarine laboratory at Coppe , developed…

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Can Pets Really Enhance Mental Health and Wellbeing?

 It’s thought that about 450 million people worldwide have a mental health problem and, closer to home, one in four British adults will experience some sort of mental disorder each year – with depression and anxiety the most widespread. Along with more traditional treatments such as talking therapies and medication, Caroline Griffith, animal well-being expert and Communications Manager at natural and raw pet food manufacturer Natures…

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Sun Gazing: How to Tune into the Healing Power of the Sun

For everyone residing on this magnificent planet, the sun gives us life. Sun gazing offers even more than that! The sun is the source of life, for without it, we would not exist. I'm just stating the pure and simple truth of the matter. Before we discuss sun gazing, let's take a look at what the sun already provides for our daily lives.…

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How India is Creating 300,000 Jobs AND Planting 2 Billion More Trees

A new initiative in India will employ up to 300,000 youths in an effort to improve air quality and provide opportunities to the unemployed. Chaotic, majestic, polluting, and entrancing – words that describe India in all her splendor, but also relay the imminent need for transformation and environmental remedy. A growing country with 1.25 billion people, profound spiritual secrets, and increasing global power,…

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4 Eccentric Ways Trees Can Heal You

Fauns, elves, pixies, ghouls, trolls – the image of forests and woodlands arouse many feelings of mystery and intrigue. Not only do forests bring to mind mythical creatures, but they’re also the home of countless folklore tales and superstitions. Did you know that the Druids and the Germanic Pagans used to worship trees? No wonder the forest, in all its ethereal splendor, is…

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IBM Solar Collector Magnifies Sun By 2000X

A team at IBM recently developed what they call a High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) or, in simple words, a solar collector. It is a system that is capable of concentrating the power of 2,000 suns, they are even claiming to be able to concentrate energy safely up to 5,000X, that’s huge. The process of trapping the sunlight produces water that can be…

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How Would Our Life Be Without Paper?

From the moment you wake up in the morning, the paper is a part of your life. But what if one-morning paper didn’t exist? Interested in helping the environment? I read about this project that the 4/5 classroom created. The main idea is to conserve energy and help the environment. So, without using paper, I asked myself, well, if you switch to electronics…

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