Archive for 'Future Nature'

Green Christmas and Artificial Trees

Green Christmas and Artificial Trees

For most families, the Christmas tree is the centerpiece of their holiday spirit. If you’re trying to go green, you may have invested in an artificial Christmas tree. If you think about it, during your lifetime [...]

Peter Thiels’s Floating Sea City?

What do you think? Is a floating sea colony science fiction or sound planning? In your opinion, is a floating sea colony a work of science fiction or feasible planning of architectural engineering? Peter Thiel the [...]

Introducing: The Conversation

A group of Australian scientists recently began a new online effort to correlate the body of science and the rising human influence on the climate system. Their initial piece, “Climate change is real: an open letter [...]

The Cancun Calculation

Climate talks in Cancun, that were four years in the making, successfully sparked a new deal on climate change. About 175 nations agreed to salvage the disappointing results of the Copenhagen. The extra sessions, of at [...]

STING: City Farmer Movie Maker

Sting is famous for his involvement with the Rainforest Foundation, which he co-founded in 1989 with his wife Trudie Styler. The foundation seeks to protect the Amazon rainforest from deforestation. Well, last month the music legend [...]

Seed Bombing with Jin-wook Hwang

The term “seed bombing” has been used steadily since the 70’s when the guerrilla gardening movement began. Since then, we have been exposed to all sorts of inventive types of seed bombs. The original type was [...]

More about Trees

Forests in the northern hemisphere seem to be growing faster now than they were 200 years ago; according to a study of trees in eastern America, this is a result of climate change. The trees appear [...]

Hippies Vs. Thugs And Purple Mountains Majesty

Remember when I wrote on December 3 about “The Adventures of Green Grandpa”? Well it turns out the old guy was right about a lot – or at least riding a massive wave of controversy, about [...]

Israeli Firm Creates Energy from Road Traffic

If you remember New Energy Technologies and their electricity generating speed bump, you may now rest assured that they’re getting some help. They’d probably see it as competition, but Israeli firm Innowattech has successfully tested its [...]

Fountain of Youth for Real?

Scientists have expanded the lifespan of rats by shutting down the production of S6K1 protein. All I have to say is, thank goodness. Now rats will live even longer! The most important implication is that we [...]