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Kelvin Doe: 16 Year Old Eco Innovator

By Chere Di Boscio It’s not enough for some kids to sit back and wait for adults to make the world a better place. We’ve already featured the efforts of eco-fashion designer and environmental advocate Maya Shea Penn, who…

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Free! Solar Heating for your Pool

By Diane Small While many people spend money on heating their pools so they can swim beyond the hottest summer months, it’s a complete waste of money and energy when the sun will do that for free. Whilst not…

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What’s Cooking? SolSource BBQ!

By Jody McCutcheon What’s better than barbecuing a sumptuous, summer meal to perfection? Barbecuing it to perfection with zero emissions! Meet the SolSource grill, a fossil-fuel–free, Himalayan-nomad–tested (honestly) grill that harnesses the sun’s energy to ’cue up your favourite…

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Clean Air Bangle: At Hand Soon!

By Chere Di Boscio Jewellery is about to get functional. Very functional. A young Russian,  Alexandr Kostin, has created a bracelet that purifies the air. The Russian entered the Electrolux Design Lab 2013 competition, and ended up as a…

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Etch: Make a Statement on your Tech

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi What are you reading this on? Your laptop? Your smartphone? No matter what the device, chances are you’ve got something to protect it from falls, spills and other accidents. Unfortunately, whatever you’ve got for this…

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Polar Umbrella: A Very Cool Idea

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi What to do about the increasingly devastating effect of climate change on the ice caps of the world? American architect Derek Pirozzi  came up with a novel idea: save it with a humungous polar umbrella.…