News

Delivery Drones May Be More Sustainable Than Trucks, Study Finds

A new study has taken up the question of whether electric powered delivery drones are more environmentally friendly than delivery trucks.

By Desirée Kaplan
1 day ago
News

Peru Saves 2 Million Acres Of Rainforest With New Yaguas National Park

Peru created a new national park to preserve over two million acres of rainforest. It's a move that saves animal and plant life that indigenous groups rely on and continues a trend of South American countries that are preventing deforestation.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
News

Michigan's Biggest Utility Company To Shut Down Coal Power Plants By 2040

Consumers Energy in Michigan, which powers 60 percent of the state's citizens, will be shutting down all of their coal-fired power plants by 2040. They join another local utility in the pledge and they've already reduced 38 percent of emissions as of 2016.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
News

Most Americans Choose Plant-Based Food For The Taste, Study Finds

A study that polled nearly 2,000 US consumers participating in a plant-based diet suggests that people are choosing with their tastebuds.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
Community

This Co-Living Space Is Designed For Women Of Color Breaking Into Tech

SkyLab Boston wants to protect the neighborhood of Roxbury from gentrification while promoting diversity in the tech industry.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 days ago
Renewables

This Vacuum Giant Plans To Premiere 3 Electric Cars In Near Future

Founder and CEO Sir James Dyson has revealed that the company is aiming to release not one, but three electric cars in the near future 

By Desirée Kaplan
3 days ago
Food

Ikea Adds Plant-Based Hot Dog To Menu And Customers Are Pumped

Ikea, who offers both cheap food and furniture, is adding healthier vegan options to their menu. The new Veggie Dog will be tested out at a location in Sweden and could roll out to all European stores by August.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
Living

3 Dogs Are Rebuilding Chilean Forests Once Devastated By Fire

In response to Chile’s wildfire destruction, three dogs are the unlikely heroes helping to replant the local forests. Armed with special backpacks brimming with native seeds, the dogs help regrow trees as they run through destroyed forests. 

By Desirée Kaplan
4 days ago
News

This Is The First 'Energy Positive' Hotel To Open Above The Arctic Circle

Located in northern Norway, Svart will be the world’s first hotel to produce its own power and reduce its energy needs by 85 percent compared to other hotels.

By Desirée Kaplan
4 days ago
News

Cape Town Introduces New Mascot To Bring Attention To Water Shortage Crisis

In a frightening situation, Cape Town has introduced an even scarier mascot.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 days ago
Living

This Sustainable Family Home Blends Into The U.K.'s Natural Habitat

A new property from RX Architects provides a new sustainable family home that's next to Rye Harbour Natural Reserve at East Sussex. The building provides great insulation from its timber frame and solar panels run the hot water and heating needs.

By Brian Spaen
7 days ago
Living

This Energy-Efficient Cabin Was Also A Father And Son Building Project

An architecture firm designed a cabin to show what's possible with sustainable building techniques and some family know-how.

By Aimee Lutkin
7 days ago
Food

Subway's New Spicy 'Steak' Sandwich Has Vegans Rejoicing

Finland has become a hotbed for fast food chains testing out their new soy-based meat options. After McDonald's trotted out their McVegan burger, Subway has created the "Vegan Delight."

By Brian Spaen
7 days ago
Food

This App Lets You Order Excess Food From Restaurants At Half The Price

To help put an end to food waste, restaurants have a new, convenient way to offer excess food at a fraction of the price to their customers.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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