Posts Categorized: Eco

We Fucked Up A Long Time Ago

The World Wide Fund for Nature and The Zoological Society of London have been studying and plotting animal populations since the 1970s. The report their findings in The Living Planet Report. The news is not good. Our wildlife populations worldwide have halved since 1970. in less than two human generations, population sizes of vertebrate species… Read more »

Sunflower’s internal clock

Sunflowers dancing from east to west as they track the path of the sun are apparently also moving to an internal clock. For a fantastic video check out Nature’s website.

Make your own yoga pants

If you have a sewing machine and a bit of a creative bent, why not have a go at making your own yoga pants. Here are a couple of tutorials to help you on the way: Sweet Verbena’s yoga pants – a detailed tutorial complete with tie-dye waistband: If you prefer your yoga trousers less… Read more »

The roads are paved with solar panels

Scott and Julie Brusaw want to revolutionise roads. The couple who run Solar Roadways have built a prototype of a parking lot laid with solar panels instead of traditional asphalt or concrete. The hexagonal shaped individual panels are pretty smart, including heating elements to assist in melting snow as well as led lights that can… Read more »