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Enel And Piaggio Into New Hybrid Cars

Some more good news for those who think green, the Piaggio group and Enel have come together to develop low and zero environmental impact vehicles. They will aim at analyzing the mobility needs of corporate fleet customers. The two are testing the compatibility between Piaggio’s electric vehicles and Enel’s recharging infrastructure. The two Italian giants […]

A Deadly Virus May Lead To Fish Extinction

A Deadly Virus May Lead To Fish Extinction

All the Great Lakes proved to be affected by a deadly fish virus, the scientists at Cornell discovered recently. The first clues of the virus were found in 2005, in the North-Eastern lakes (Lake Superior among them). We are speaking about a VHSV (viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus) which causes the fish to lose all their […]

London Can Turn The Every Day Waste Into Sustainable Energy

London Can Turn The Every Day Waste Into Sustainable Energy

The English capital generates around 22 million tonnes of garbage annually, enough to fill one of the tallest sky scrapers – canary Wharf- every 8 days. It is a fact stated by the General Assembly for Environmental Problems that more than a half of the garbage produced in London reaches the waste deposits and only […]

21st Century Marketplace in Seoul, South Korea

21st Century Marketplace in Seoul, South Korea

–Out of a chaos into an architectural dream The foul smell of the Asian markets is usually surpassed only by their ugly appearance. If someone would stay long enough in one of them, they will for sure break under the terrible smell of vegetables and fruit gone bad, not to speak about the mess and […]

Apple Going “Green” Will End The Paper Magazine’s Existence

Apple Going “Green” Will End The Paper Magazine’s Existence

The future of the news starts to look different than we imagined it. And the main change Apple suggests through the Apple Tablet is the disappearance of paper publishing. In a time when allowing your readers to consult the press on the internet, for free (as they have done for about 15 years now), is […]

A Green City Arises From The Desert

A Green City Arises From The Desert

Not far from one of the richest and most polluting cities in the world, Abu Dhabi, the first no-carbon, no-waste town is eight months away from being populated with its first inhabitants. Its name? Masdar City. The value? Over 24 billion dollars. The objective? Crossing the actual borders of energy conservation and pollution control and […]

How Do Construction And Demolition Affect Our Planet And Environment?

How Do Construction And Demolition Affect Our Planet And Environment?

Have you ever thought about how construction that goes on everyday on our planet as well as the demolition that goes on affects our planet and our environment? Well let’s put it into simple statistics and facts to make it easy to understand how very much these things do affect our planet. For example, there […]

Future Bio-Fuel May Come From So Many Places

Future Bio-Fuel May Come From So Many Places

The insects that do good to the crops are more attracted to mixed cultures such as prairie than to plain corn cultures, is the result of a study led by professor of Entomology Rufas Isaacs from the State University of Michigan. As a consequence, those busy with agriculture should pay more attention to bio-fuel planting […]

Invasive Species Threaten The Mountain Flora

Invasive Species Threaten The Mountain Flora

Up in the mountains there are teams of researchers studying the evolution of rare species of plants. One of the results of the study is that the invasive exotic plants are a real threat for the ones that have lived up there for centuries; the reason is that exotic species have the global warming on […]

Canadian Shore Birds Fighting For Survival Because Of Diminished Resources

Canadian Shore Birds Fighting For Survival Because Of Diminished Resources

A study published by the BMC Ecology journal presents a recent discovery about the Pacific dunlin. It was proven that they have lost weight in order to be able to fly more due to the increasing number of the peregrine falcon, their enemy in the air. Some years ago, the Pacific dunlin enjoyed a nice […]