Sustainability and quality of life

Eco fiendly Hobbit Homes ...

Green Magic Homes has designed a 400-square-foot abode that can be assembled by three people in just a few days! Credit: GreenMagicHomes If you’ve ever dreamt of living in Middle Earth, your geekiest dream may soon come true. The company Green Magic Homes has developed tiny prefabricated houses that look exactly like Hobbit holes. Perhaps [...]

These ‘Plastic’ Bags Are ...

Picture this – a cow gulps down a carry bag discarded in a field. The bag is white and looks like plastic. But don’t worry about it killing the cow. It actually does – nothing! Find out why. The partial or total ban on plastic bags in several Indian cities is often lauded as a [...]

Poland Just Unveiled A Gl...

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even moreso. The luminous blue cycling strip, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, was created by TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s [...]

First Olympic Seed Festiv...

First Olympic Seed Festival and 17th Peliti Seed Festival, April 19-22, 2017 The institution of Olympic Seed Festivals was proposed by Peliti (www.peliti.gr) during the Global Citizens’ Assembly which took place between 14-16 October 2016 in the Hague. The Global Citizens’ Assembly was organized by Navdanya (http://navdanya.org) and Seed Freedom (seedfreedom.info). By means of the [...]

10 of the best natural ho...

A collection of 10 photos from the best natural homes in the world!! Enjoy! Thanks naturalhomes.org for the [...]

Stockholm family wraps ho...

The average temperature in Stockholm in January is -3°C (27°F). For Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto it can be much warmer thanks to the greenhouse that blankets their home. “For example at the end of January it can be -2°C outside and it can be 15 to 20°C upstairs,” explains Sacilotto. He was inspired to [...]
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