Two years ago, Piaggio debuted a sleek, modern electric Vespa at EICMA in Milan and now they’re ready to take orders. The Vespa Elettrica has drawn a lot of attention, with promises of a smooth, silent ride and smart features that make it an environmentally friendly, technological way to motor around town. Currently, pre-orders are available in Europe, with an estimated ship date of late this year.
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Boyan Slat’s dream of cleaning up the ocean is becoming a reality.
Over the last few years, food waste laws have been popping up all over the globe. In 2015, France passed a proposal that requires grocery stores to donate or compost unsold food. In 2016, Italy and Denmark followed suit, implementing their own food-focused initiatives. And now, the United States is hopping on board, as Austin has banned restaurants from throwing away anything that can be composted.
The United Nations’ scientific and intergovernmental body to assess climate change has just released a startling report that calls into...
Conservationists in Nepal are celebrating a victory after it was revealed that its population of wild tigers has nearly doubled...
Artist Zaria Forman uses her immense creative talent to document the devastating effects of climate change. For many years, she has produced large-scale landscape drawings using soft pastels. Rendered in hyperrealistic detail, the images are an incredible yet poignant representation of the majesty of glaciers that are rapidly deteriorating, despite their awe-inspiring size, because the Earth is getting warmer. Forman’s previous soft pastel art depicts forms that are instantly recognizable as glaciers and icebergs.
In August 2018, LEGO launched its first ever set of sustainable elements made from a plant-based material sourced from sugarcane.
In June 2017, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stripped Yellowstone National Park‘s iconic grizzly bear from the Endangered Species List.
With microplastics polluting the food chain and increasing numbers of marine species facing endangerment, the world’s ocean plastic issue is more urgent than ever. To push the issue, Greenpeace Philippines used art to make a bold statement about the pollution issues facing local communities. Seeking to capture the public’s attention, a nearly 50-foot-long blue whale was beached just south of Manila.
Since 2015, we’ve been following the story of Boyan Slat, a young inventor who set out to fight against the...