A new proposal suggests that feeding dogs vegan meals will have a positive outcome for the environment—though it is hotly debated whether or not it will be positive for the dogs.
Dutch design studio Studio Nienke Hoogvliet has created a sustainable urn out of a bioplastic formed from wastewater. The urn mitigates and slows the release of ashes into the soil, protecting it from toxins.
Abandoned for over a decade, an old sugar refinery was repurposed into a new luxury hotel called Alila Yangshuo. Opened last summer, the complex provides a fusion of history into a modern-day resort with 117 guest rooms and a number of incredible amenities.
Arcadia Power offers a convenient way to invest in renewable energy, linking to your utility company and sending 50 to 100 percent of the bill toward wind and solar farms. Now it's easier than ever.
Researchers at Kiel University have teamed up with Phi-Stone to make an eco-friendly paint that doesn’t harm barnacles but allows them to be easily removed. This innovation allows boats to move easier so they don’t need to burn more fuel.
To protect its natural environment, Palau, a tiny country in the Pacific, has created the world’s first conservation pledge which will be stamped into every visitor's passport. The statement which promises environmental responsibility and stewardship must be signed before entry into the country is granted.
With the coffee industry accounting for more than half the agricultural business in the country, the way to maintain sustainable production is via communication. This new network focuses on making coffee production good for the planet and workers.
World Bank will stop funding fossil fuel exploration and extraction after 2019 outside of special circumstances for places that may still benefit from it. It delivers a hit to the oil industry and guides countries to meet their reduction goals.
Nearly six months after Microsoft launched its "AI for Earth" program that provided grants and free access to artificial intelligence technology, the company is going to add an additional $50 million in investments over the next five years.
Two Dutch designers have created a 3D-printable bioplastic made from algae. With the ability to be printed into any shape, the substance has the power to replace plastics while also reversing its pollutant effects.
Penzance is the first community in the United Kingdom to receive a "Plastic Free Coastline" certification from Surfers Against Sewage. They've eliminated or replaced single-use plastics with eco-friendly alternatives.
Their affordable new line comes with several innovations that might change how beauty products are made—and even how you shower.
Across the world, countries are abandoning coal—the dirtiest source of energy—in favor of solar, and the old coal mines are being reinvented as floating solar farms that can power tens of thousands of homes.
London's iconic black cabs are going electric and will include modern luxuries like WiFi. Electric stations are being built around the city to support the new electrified fleet of cabs, and there are plans to have 300 charging stations by 2020.
Cox Energia of Spain is planning to supply the Chilean power grid with 140 gigawatt-hours of solar-generated energy. The company is expected to add a large-scale battery backup solution to keep the power going.
Turtles are disappearing at an astonishing rate, as their natural habitats extend beyond human borders. The Philippines has begun an initiative to protect turtles in the Coral Triangle, but they need Malaysia and Indonesia to join them.
A historical site in Sydney decided they needed to refurbish their escalators, leaving behind five tons of old wooden treads. They've found the most beautiful way to repurpose them.
One of the largest transit networks in the world, BART in California, is adding over 100 megawatts of wind and solar energy sources over the next couple years. It's expected to fulfill 75 percent of the network's energy needs by 2025.