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100 UK companies promise electric vehicle fleets by 2020

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:19:47 -0400

(image) Many drivers will get their first introduction to electric vehicles at work.

Photo: Busy squirrel takes care of business

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:56 -0400

(image) Our industrious photo of the day comes from Oregon's beautiful Cascade Mountains.

Trees provide $500 million in services per megacity every year

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:46:15 -0400

(image) From reducing air pollution and saving energy to mitigating climate change, researchers place a price tag on the work that urban trees perform.

The all-wheel-drive electric aCar is designed for rural mobility in the developing world

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:34:43 -0400

(image) Scientists at the Technical University of Munich have built and tested a modular electric vehicle designed for the mobility needs of rural populations, including carrying heavy loads and off-road driving.

Lessons from the eclipse: Public parks are a stage where great things happen

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:01:27 -0400

(image) All over North America, people came to parks to share the eclipse.

5 ways to be a green parent

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:19:00 -0400

(image) Teach a child to love and respect nature from a young age through practical, daily lessons.

Royal Mail rolls out cute electric trucks

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:49:09 -0400

(image) But it's not just what powers them that is interesting; it's the whole design.

Farmed Atlantic salmon escape into the Pacific Ocean

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:14:00 -0400

(image) So why are they being farmed in the Pacific if they cannot intermingle?

Are our houses actually too well built?

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:55:05 -0400

(image) We keep calling for better, more durable housing, but perhaps we are investing too much in our housing.

How do animals flock, school, herd and swarm as synchronized units?

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:31:33 -0400

(image) Scientists are unlocking the secrets behind animals' "collective behavior" using high-speed video and software to figure out how and why they do it.

Jewel of a tiny house comes with extra porch & balcony (Video)

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:00:00 -0400

(image) This elegant little home doesn't lack space or style.

Why you should eat like royalty at breakfast

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:05:00 -0400

(image) When you eat during the day can affect weight gain and loss.

Crowdsourced 'Trump Forest' aims to plant 10 billion trees to offset removal of Clean Power Plan

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:16:36 -0400

(image) In a bid to mitigate the effects of the current US administration's anti-climate policies, this campaign is encouraging people to step up the carbon sequestration pace by planting billions of trees.

Photo: Chipmunk shows its cute side

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:08:35 -0400

(image) ... as if there were a side that wasn't cute?

Cyborg bacteria turn carbon dioxide into chemicals and fuels with zero waste

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:00:00 -0400

(image) Forget about Tony Stark or the Bionic Man, the real cyborg action starts with microscopic swamp creatures

Fast Food Furniture is a worrisome trend

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:22:03 -0400

(image) Do we really want our furniture to be inspired by burgers and hot dogs? We prefer Slow Food.

6 ways to escape the back-to-school shopping craze

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:51:00 -0400

(image) Who says you have to hit the mall? Here are some greener and cheaper alternatives.

Just what we needed dept: Underwater parking spaces

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:44:04 -0400

(image) They built them in Amsterdam; why not in Boston?

Massive Norwegian data center will be fully powered by renewable energy

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:02:21 -0400

(image) The data center will be the largest in the world.

Vanilla is more expensive and popular than ever

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:54:00 -0400

(image) Cyclone damage, combined with growing demand for natural extract, has squeezed Madagascar's market.

Tesla making car sharing a whole lot easier

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:37:35 -0400

(image) In the future, any Tesla you drive will automatically adjust to you.

What should you do with your eclipse glasses?

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:16:30 -0400

(image) Do not mail them to the President.

Gimme a thermal break: Ban balconies that don’t have them

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:12:01 -0400

(image) Balconies are becoming more popular among condo buyers. It's time to start building them right.

Silly man films bear in garage, gets charged

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:58:00 -0400

(image) Or, why you should NOT reach for your phone when a fierce animal shows up.

Huge shift from planes to trains on London-Scotland routes

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:46:19 -0400

(image) The shift has prevented 680,000 tonnes of carbon emissions over the past decade, apparently.

Photo: Your feel-good photo of the day, brought to you by lions!

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:28:22 -0400

(image) Purr, snuggle, awww, repeat.

Soil education: There's an app for that

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:35:32 -0400

(image) The new free Starting with Soil app offers a "playful, visually rich way" of helping kids (and adults) learn about healthy soil, which is a crucial part of our food system.

Watch 150 animal species roam the globe in this amazing migration animation

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:50:07 -0400

(image) Globalization, animal-style.

I don’t need a bigger car

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:06:00 -0400

(image) I'd rather be snug than in debt.

Internet proves the perils of messing with mac & cheese

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:25:04 -0400

(image) Mac & cheese devotees have taken an online “low calorie" recipe to hilarious task.