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Innovation Technology

This 3D Printed Electric Motorcycle Even Has Airless 3D Printed Tires

Andrea D. Steffen
NOWlab, the innovation arm of German additive manufacturing company BigRep, designed a fully 3D-printed motorbike called Nera. Every single piece of the Nera electric motorbike (excluding the electrical components) have been 3D-printed. That includes the
Environment Sustainability Technology

Ducati CEO Confirms “The Future Is Electric” Responding to Growing Demand

Andrea D. Steffen
Due to the effects of climate change becoming increasingly apparent around the world, there is a pressing need to transition away from burning fossil fuels and towards more environmentally-friendly vehicles. Because of this, the market
Environment Sustainability

Ben & Jerry’s Bans Single-Use Plastics Because ‘We Can’t Recycle Our Way Out of This Problem’

Andrea D. Steffen
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s announces their plan to prevent 2.5 million plastic straws and 30 million plastic spoons from being handed out each year by quickly halting its use of single-use plastics. The
Environment Nature

Australia Came Up With A Way To Save The Oceans From Plastic Pollution And Garbage

Andrea D. Steffen
Government authorities from the Australian city of Kwinana have recently installed a new filtration system in the Henley Reserve. This is something that many countries have been attempting to do for years now. The best
Environment Sustainability

Biodiesel Is Destroying The Rainforests More Than We Think

Andrea D. Steffen
BioDiesel is killing the rainforests! More than half of the palm oil imported into Europe goes into diesel fuel, according to Transport and the Environment. A massive 87 percent of the growth in the use
Environment Innovation Nature Sustainability

Bomb Detecting Nanobionic Spinach Plants Are The Ultimate Superfood

Andrea D. Steffen
Not only is spinach a superfood because of its nutritional value, but also because of its ability to detect explosives. Yes, spinach today can tell if there’s a bomb around. MIT engineers have transformed spinach
Environment Health

Trump’s EPA Says Mercury Regulations For Coal Plants Are Not Necessary, Cost Too Much

Andrea D. Steffen
The Trump administration’s EPA is proposing another reversal of an Obama-era standard. The EPA said limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants is not cost-effective, therefore it should not be
Environment Sustainability

Clean Energy Startup Turns Poop Into Earth-Friendly Fuel Without Emitting CO2

Andrea D. Steffen
There’s a new solution to saving the planet – poop our way to a better world. Human waste has been turned into fuel by Spanish company, Ingelia. Their sewage-based energy source is called biochar and
Environment Nature Sustainability

Saltwater Brewery Creates Biodegradable And Edible Six-Pack Rings Safe For Animal Consumption

Andrea D. Steffen
Time and time again it has been proven that plastic six-pack rings have a devastating effect to both wildlife and the environment. Saltwater Brewery, in Delray Beach, Florida, has come up with a very creative
Environment Nature

Norway Is The First Country To Ban Palm Oil Based Biofuel

Andrea D. Steffen
Norway is the first country to enforce a ban on palm oil-based biofuel. The nation’s parliament announced last week that it will no longer be permitted in Norway. The move aims to thwart the destruction

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