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The world is running out of helium because people are obsessed with party balloons

In the very near future, the world is going to have to make a decision. We either want helium for party balloons, or we save it for scientific and technological uses that benefit mankind. Because our current supply is running out, and helium is not a renewable resource. Just 150 years ago, humans discovered helium, […]

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The future of glass skyscrapers just got greener with transparent solar panels

Solar power has been around for a long time. And with the increasing construction of glass structures such as skyscrapers, it’s about time the technology caught up. And it finally has. Glass structures are woefully inefficient and contribute to the massive carbon footprint produced by cities every day. In fact, a new study shows that […]

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Planting trees is easier than ever — just use Ecosia

One of the frequent laments of those who aspire to be environmentally conscious is that they have no idea what to do first. Sometimes, they feel as if it must be high profile to make a difference. For example, recycling, composting, limiting personal waste, biking, and organizing to pressure politicians on strong environmental regulation are […]

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The Hype Behind Hydroponic Plants: What They Are and 3 Top Choices for Starting Your Own System Today

If you have ever sprouted a seed in a glass of moist paper towels, you have grown hydroponic plants, or at least sprouted them. Hydroponics is one of the most fascinating ways to grow indoor or even outdoor plants. Instead of using soil, hydroponics relies on the use of an imminent medium such as clay pellets, […]

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Harley-Davidson boldly joins the green revolution

If you thought electric vehicles weren’t sexy, think again. Coming soon: Harley-Davidson’s all-new electric LiveWire™ is going to hit the roads in fall 2019. The company says the Harley-Davidson LiveWire is a futuristic, muscular and powerful motorcycle that can fully charge up in an hour and accelerate from 0 to 60 in just 3 seconds. […]

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Edible water bottles are here and just helped the London Marathon “save a ton”

It was a milestone for Marathon runners in London on Monday. The event is making worldwide news, but the news isn’t all about the runners. It’s about the edible and biodegradable water capsules handed out along the 26.2-mile route. A new product could help eliminate more than 215,000 plastic water bottles per marathon.   “The […]

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Electric cars set to be just as affordable as regular vehicles sooner than anyone thought

If you have always wanted to switch from your gas-guzzling vehicle to an electric car, but hesitated because of the higher price, you may be just three years away from finally being able to do so because that’s when electric cars will reach cost parity with conventional cars. A new report by Bloomberg energy analysts […]

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Scientist finds beloved lake from his childhood polluted, see what he did next

What if there were a totally safe, biodegradable nanomaterial that could transform polluted ponds and lakes into healthy, vibrant ecosystems again? It turns out, that such a technology already exists, created by a young man named Marino Morikawa.   A Peruvian-Japanese scientist with a degree in environmental science from a university in Japan, Marino Morikawa, […]

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Over 3,500 Amazon employees call for company to take action to address climate change

As the threat of climate change continues to grow, thousands of Amazon employees are asking the company to act to address it even if the federal government won’t. Over 3,500 Amazon employees signed an open letter on Wednesday calling on founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and the Board of Directors to put the company’s vast […]

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