No, it’s not a show-piece. It is actually a boat pieced together with discarded plastic bottles, and is meant to be boarded and navigated with paddles. Called the BOTTLES UP, it is said to be the first of its kind in Fiji. Owned by the Rain Tree Lodge located in Viti Levu, Fiji, the boat is the fruit of the combined effort of owner Tom and his employees.
SunEdison recently inaugurated Europe’s largest Photovoltaic Power Plant in Italy. The location of the power plant is between the cities of Bologna and Venice. The plant has the capacity to power about 17,150 homes. Thanks to its 70MW generation.
These days you can’t miss billboards or posters lurking here and there trying to sell a product or convey a message. Well…these traditional advertisements create a lot of waste. Curb is a natural media company which is dedicated in helping their clients to popularize their products by methods that make minimal environmental impact. Yes, the advertisements are implemented in such a way so that they do not create waste but do happen to reach the targeted consumers.
Remember the solar powered Light Tree? It was a street light system with the look of a glowing tree. But how about a living tree emitting light of its own?
Previously we have seen how fish robots were specially built to detect ocean pollution. Well, here’s another robot, called Gavia which also has responsibilities as important as the previous one. Designed by researchers of the University of British Columbia, the robot is to move and scan through unreachable waters of Antarctica to record data that highlight the grave scenario of global warming.
Google, along with New York-based Good Energies, is planing to make a massive offshore wind project in the Atlantic Ocean, that will stretch from New Jersey to Virginia (350 miles). The project is supposed to deliver enough power to 1.9 million households and will be called the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC). It is scheduled to start in 2013.