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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
2 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
2 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
6 days ago
News

This Self-Driving Car Creates Water We May Be Able To Store And Drink

Hyundai's newest crossover SUV, the Nexo, completed a journey from Seoul to PyeongChang, host of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. A fleet of prototypes successfully completed the trip with no human interaction.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
News

Kenya's 'Snow Leopard' Olympic Skier Is Using Her Platform To Save The Earth

Sabrina Simader, Kenya’s first Olympic alpine skier, is the UN Environment’s Mountain Hero. She will also work with the United Nations on the Wild for Life campaign, which aims to end the illegal wildlife trade.  

By Desirée Kaplan
6 days ago
News

60,000 Chinese Soldiers Are Going To Plant Trees To Fight Pollution

China is on a mission to cover more than 30,000 miles of land mass with trees, and they're devoting military resources to the project.

By Aimee Lutkin
6 days ago
News

Australia's Capacity For Solar Energy May Double By 2019

Queensland and New South Wales  are seeing record amounts of rooftop installations and solar farms being created. The sudden increase is likely due to the country's recent hot temperatures.

By Brian Spaen
7 days ago
News

This Solar-Powered Sidewalk Can Charge Electric Cars

Platio has developed a solar sidewalk in Hungary and has implemented the new technology in various places over the past year. The latest installation comes paired with an electric vehicle charging station at a local real estate developer.

By Brian Spaen
7 days ago
News

Absolut Employees Strip Down In Cheeky 'Transparency' Campaign

Absolut Vodka's latest video may be their cheekiest campaign to date. The Swedish company highlights its transparent production process and sustainability efforts by featuring 28 naked employees at work in a parody employee orientation video.

By Desirée Kaplan
7 days ago
Living

This Company Builds Hives You Can Install In Your Living Room

In an effort to raise awareness about our most important pollinator, the Beecosystem has developed a hive that can support a bee family in your home, right where everyone can see it.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 week ago
News

This U.S. City Is About To Become The Largest To Run On Green Power

After Georgetown, Texas, became the biggest American city to run on 100 percent renewable energy, they'll be toppled by a city twice its size in the same state. 

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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