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A new revolutionary solar vehicle-camper van with driving, cooking, and showering that are entirely powered by the sun has been launched. The solar vehicle van duped “self-sustaining house on wheels” is all powered by solar panels on the roof.  The vehicle was designed by a team of students; Solar Team Eindhoven from the Technical University […]Continue Reading
The second world’s largest rainforest after the Amazon is set to reopen to large-scale industrial logging after lifting the long-standing moratorium on industrial logging permits. The logging moratorium was established in 2002 to protect the forest following decades of dictatorship and civil war The Congo rainforest is the second-largest in the world after the Amazon Continue Reading
The largest-ever documented active submarine/underwater eruption has formed a massive new volcano off the eastern coast of the island of Mayotte. The new volcanic feature is thought to be part of tectonic structures between the East African and Madagascar fissures. The new underwater volcano has been formed as a result of the May 2018 seismic […]Continue Reading
The world’s first-ever self-sustaining floating lounge has been designed to create an integrated commercial marine ecosystem to pioneer the future of floating retail, tourism, leisure, and logistics. Aqua Pods aim to contribute to a healthy environment and sustainable infrastructure while taking a consumer-centric approach and exploring the concept of marine Continue Reading
A group of students is helping to cut global plastic waste production by transforming plastic bottles into ecological boats. Plastic waste management has been of major concern despite global efforts to control its production.  The high rate of urbanization has increased its production causing daily tons of wastes available for collection. Humanity has an addiction Continue Reading
The world’s longest subsea cable for clean energy transportation project has been initiated in the North African country to the UK. A UK-based renewables company Xlinks is developing a 10.5 gigawatt (GW) solar and wind farm in Morocco to supply the UK with clean energy via subsea cables.  The twin 1.8 GW high voltage direct […]Continue Reading