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New Satellite Launches to Monitor Climate Change from Space

As of early October this year, the European Space Agency has just sent a new satellite into orbit, the Sentinel-5P, which will monitor climate change from space. The sattelite was launched by a Russian...
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O2 Canada Masks Help Fight Air Pollution During Forest Fires

With the vast number of forest fires that broke out this year, it seems that people are going have to start wearing face masks every time they leave their homes. Just a few months ago...

The Coolest Upcoming Green Tech at CES 2015!

For many of us, there’s nothing quite as exciting as new technology. Even people who aren’t particularly interested in technology get a kick out of seeing the newest Smart TV in action! That’s why the...

London’s Iconic Red Phone Booths Go Green: The ‘SolarBox’ Mobile Charging Station

Ask yourself: When was the last time you used a phone box to make a call? Last week? Last month? Last year? 2 years? 3 years? Yeah, it’s been a while for me too. Still, I bet if you've...
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Solar-powered bike lock gives your bike (and life) some added protection

If you're a bike owner, you know there's nothing worse than the fear of having your primary mode of transportation stolen. Or worse yet, the fear of what would happen to you if you...
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Travel Eco – Why We Should All Start Doing It

  The Benefits of Travelling Eco We’ve come a long way in the last decade in terms of tackling pollution, and being more aware of the impact our travel is having on the environment, both in...
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Personal-sized wind turbine for charging your gadgets

One of the most popular eco-gadgets in recent years are portable solar chargers that let you power up your smartphones, tablets or music players when you're far away from a power outlet or battery...
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How To Find An Eco-Friendly Tablet & Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Any action you take has an effect on the planet, and your gadget purchases are no different. The good news is that there are companies that produce eco-friendly smartphones and tablets, which allows consumers...
silicon environmental health wristband

New Wristband Could Tell You When Your Environment is Toxic

Before air-monitoring systems existed, canaries were used to keep those charged with digging deep below safe. If the canary suddenly dropped dead, the miners harvesting coal from the Earth’s crust knew they were next, and...
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Rechargeable Battery Technology: The Solution To Energy Dependence And Emissions?

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, about 70% of American carbon dioxide emissions are generated from two sectors, transportation and power production. The other 30% or so comes from industry, commercial, residential, and...

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