Environment

October 3, 2018

LEGO Unveils Fully Functional Wind Turbine Kit With Plant-Based Bricks

In August 2018, LEGO launched its first ever set of sustainable elements made from a plant-based material sourced from sugarcane. The innovative idea is a step in the right direction towards the brand’s ultimate goal to produce all of their products and packaging with sustainable materials by 2030. Just a few months since the launch, LEGO has already released their first LEGO Creator Expert set that utilizes the eco-friendly pieces—a fully functional, mini wind turbine.

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September 7, 2018

13 Eco-Friendly Products to Reduce Waste in Style

Are you looking for a way to lead a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle without sacrificing your creative spark? If so, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a selection of eco-friendly products that are as as stylish as they are sustainable. Many of these green gifts offer an aesthetically-appealing alternative to disposable items, including a reusable, floral-printed shopping bag and a convenient metal straw.

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August 15, 2018

Shocking 106-Year-Old Newspaper Article Predicts Global Warming

If you think the climate change debate is a recent issue, think again. For the past few years, an image of a 1912 article proclaiming that coal consumption can have a negative effect on the climate has circulated online. The image in question is from the August 14, 1912 issue of the New Zealand newspaper, Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette.

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July 23, 2018

World’s First Inter Tidal Art Gallery Opens in the Maldives

British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has once again left his mark on the environment with a stunning new installation. Created for the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, Coralarium is a semi-submerged art gallery filled with nearly 30 sculptures that will act as a habitat for coral and other marine species. After nine months of work, the installation has come to life and will live as an evolving monument in the sea.

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