Ocean Sole Helps Artisans Recycle Flipflops into Toys

February 6, 2014 / No Comments

Irresponsible is the way many people use the beaches. This becomes clearer when you stumble upon the abandoned flipflops floating around or resting on the shores. These huge piles of flipflops are proving to be an eco-disaster, to say the least. It is in the juncture a tiny outfit called Ocean Sole, manned by people who work on marine conservation with ...

Merck to Take Chimpanzees Out from Testing Labs

February 4, 2014 / No Comments

Merck has decided to tread a more humane path, when it comes to using animals as test subjects. The third largest pharmaceutical company in the world has resolved to put an end to using chimpanzees to test its products. The decision comes after realisation that “science has advanced” and that they don’t really need to do it anymore. The decision has ...

Recycle Old Newspapers into Fresh Wrapping Paper, this Chinese New Year

February 3, 2014 / No Comments

With the dawn of the Chinese New Year, it is festivities all around in Far East Asia. With festivities raging, the situation normally turns a bane for the trees and fuel in these parts of the world. It has been found that around 1600 trees and 170,000 liters of petrol are put to use for the industry that brings in ...

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Electric In Every Sense Of The Word!

February 2, 2014 / 1 Comment

When we often talk about a car being simply ‘electric’ on the road, it refers to the stunning performance it delivers. But the Subaru is redefining this with its latest addition to the SUV lineup that is not only set to turn heads on the road, but is also taking a grand turn towards a more green and eco-friendly design. The ...

Indonesia to Boost Shrimp Farming with Eco-friendly Technology

January 31, 2014 / No Comments

The Central Sulawesi provincial administration in Indonesia is all set to champion a new, environmentally-friendly technique for the growth of shrimp farming production. A new technology, will help for the cultivation of the vannamei shrimps. The Supra Intensive Indonesia (SII) is soon going to replace the farming technique. SII was launched in October by Indonesia Aquaculture Community head Rokhmin Dahur  in ...

Tesla Model S Drivers Get Supercharger Network across the US

January 29, 2014 / No Comments

Auto major Tesla, in a first of its kind on the US terrain, has installed  a network of superchargers across  a number of American cities. This would finally aid Tesla Model S drivers to plan their drives across the US without ever bothering about running out of charge. Until now, the Tesla Model S drivers had to limit their travel to ...

Hyundai Brand New Green Car in the Works

January 28, 2014 / No Comments

What Hyundai announced at the Washington Auto Show this week came as glad news for environmentalists. The car maker had said that its Tucson would the "next-generation EV." But we hear American shores will soon get the H2 vehicle that will actually beat an EV. Hyundai's tests on hitting the EV market have gone around the rumor mill a few times. ...

Shania Keeps Date with Vegetarian Diet

January 27, 2014 / No Comments

Shania Twain was voted the Most Beautiful Woman of 2013 by Country Weekly, and it is not all because of good genes. Twain is a vegetarian, in fact. Her decision to stay vegetarian comes from a lot of reasons. Twain became vegetarian after friends of hers died due to cancer. Twain is not only a vegetarian, but a supporter of  the ...

London Blackfriars Station Gets Greener with New Solar Bridge

January 24, 2014 / No Comments

The first ever solar bridge in London is finally complete.  Said to the world’s largest of its kind, the solar bridge at London’s Blackfriars station has been built to tap sunshine in the most eco-friendliest of ways. The bridge, jointly built by Solarcentury and England’s Network Rail,  has been spruced up with as many as 4,400 photovoltaic panels. This bridge in ...

Sunshine Can Snip Blood Pressure Levels

January 23, 2014 / No Comments

Too much sun would bring about skin cancer and the like, but new evidence shows that when exposed moderately to sunlight, we can battle blood pressure, or in other words the silent killer. Sunshine mobilizes molecules on the skin that travel into blood and dilate blood vessels. This in turn lowers blood pressure according to scientists. The whole stay away from ...