You might want to think twice before buying a seashell souvenir

You might want to think twice before buying a seashell souvenir

treehugger.com 17 Jul '18, 1pm

Do you really know where it comes from? Seashells have allured humans for time immemorial. These swirling, marbled wonders from the sea are unlike anything we find on land, and for that reason they have always been gathered and treasured. Unfortunately, as National Geographic explains in an eye-opening article about the seashell trade , there's a lot more going on behind the scenes than you may think when selecting a pretty shell from a souvenir stand in the tropics. The first thing that many people assume incorrectly is that seashells are collected from beaches. That idyllic image is shattered by photos taken by Amey Bansod, a graduate st...

A Breakdown of Tesla’s Solar and Storage Delays and Deliveries https://t.co/TX0afUX6xz

greentechmedia.com 17 Jul '18, 10am

Tesla is facing blowback after numerous reports of delayed solar and energy storage installations. The company was excoriated in a recent Bus...

What are the hidden costs of climate change?

theecologist.org 17 Jul '18, 10am

It also might not be obvious that climate change caused some of these costs. Natural disasters, for example, will be a prominent cause of eco...

Innovating for Mars, and maybe Earth, too

greenbiz.com 17 Jul '18, 8am

This article is drawn from the Circular Weekly newsletter from GreenBiz, running Fridays. While reading this essay from the comfort of your h...

Abandoned Chihuahua Dies of Heatstroke Outside Massachusetts Animal Shelter #care2

care2.com 17 Jul '18, 4am
Abandoned Chihuahua Dies of Heatstroke Outside Massachusetts Animal Shelter #care2

Content warning: Articles linked in this post may include disturbing images. Shelter workers at the Animal Protection Center of Southeastern ...

Energy

SHI Secures Order for a 75 MW Dedicated Biomass Combustion Power Plant

SHI Secures Order for a 75 MW Dedicated Biomass Combustion Power Plant

renewableenergymagazine.com 17 Jul '18, 3pm

The plant will use wood pellets as its main fuel source and is designed to be a high-efficiency, dedicated biomass combustion power plant tha...

@Bio_Solar Identifies Market Opportunity for Reducing Costs of #Lithiumion Batteries.

altenergymag.com 17 Jul '18, 1pm

Santa Clarita, CA - July 17, 2018 - BioSolar, Inc. (OTCQB:BSRC)("BioSolar" or the "Company"), a developer of breakthrough energy storage tech...

wind power laggard Latvia may be in for an installation boom in the 2020's:

rechargenews.com 17 Jul '18, 7am

Latvia is lagging in wind power deployment compared to its neighbours and may miss its 2020 EU renewables target, but the Baltic state could ...

Transportation

#Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler takes #FormulaE team title; last season for Gen 1 car

greencarcongress.com 16 Jul '18, 8am
#Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler takes #FormulaE team title; last season for Gen 1 car

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler secured the team title in the teams’ classification in Formula E Season 4 racing with impressive comeback drives in...

Fashion

UN flags up forests for fashion initiative

ecotextile.com 17 Jul '18, 11am
UN flags up forests for fashion initiative

The “Forests for Fashion” exhibit at the event showcases the work of young designers who have all used forest-derived cellulosic yarns for th...

Sea Level Rise Could Sink Internet Infrastructure

ecowatch.com 17 Jul '18, 12pm

Sea level rise may be coming for your Internet. The first ever study to look at the impact of...

Volunteers save dying horses on Navajo land

mnn.com 16 Jul '18, 12pm
Volunteers save dying horses on Navajo land

"We initially learned of the severe droughts effects on the Gray Mountain wild horses when ne...

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