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Most Beautiful Beach in Galicia to See Restricted Visits [Video]

Most Beautiful Beach in Galicia to See Restricted Visits [Video]

Up in north western Spain in the Galicia region, “Praia as Catedrais” is a stunningly beautiful beach on the Cantabric coast, but due mainly to this sheer beauty, the beach is to see restricted visits in the future.  The beach is located close to Ribadeo  in the province of Lugo in green and lovely Galicia […]

Climate Change Takes New York City by Storm

Climate Change Takes New York City by Storm

Climate change is a geo-political hot topic that is garnering much attention as it is becoming increasingly apparent that the situation poses a global threat. Response to the issue has included several acts of civil disobedience, such as demonstrations, sit-ins, and protests across the globe. Case in point: more than 100 demonstrators were arrested in […]

Turtle Sanctuary in the Heart of Madrid, Spain [Video]

Turtle Sanctuary in the Heart of Madrid, Spain [Video]

When visiting Madrid in Spain there are certain really surprising elements that can be experienced along the way, including the fact that there is a turtle sanctuary hidden in the heart of the city. This literally exists in the Atocha Railway Station, the main junction for train travel throughout the city and also the rest […]

Evidence of Holocene Extinction

Evidence of Holocene Extinction

There is increasing scientific evidence that suggests humans are the driving force behind a sixth great mass extinction, which is an emerging trend in the current Holocene Epoch. “Anthropocene extinction” is a name proposed by modern scientists to describe such an event, which scientists suggest is currently underway. Evidence of a present period of extinction can be […]

Super Weed Has a Super Bright Future

Super Weed Has a Super Bright Future

On July 21, Roundup (Glyphosate)-resistant Palmer amaranth was reported to be “exploding” across central Kansas. This significantly affects the production of “Roundup Ready” crops of corn, soybeans and cotton and increases weed control costs. Palmer amaranth, a wild relative to the amaranth grains sold in health food stores, is usually known as Palmer pigweed and […]

United States Ranks Poorly Energy Efficiency, Germany Is Number One

United States Ranks Poorly Energy Efficiency, Germany Is Number One

According to a scorecard released by the American Council of Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Germany is number one when it comes to energy efficiency while the United States ranks poorly. 16 nations were studied, and of the top 10, six were in Europe. Canada was the only country from North America to make it on the […]

Recycling for the Environment and Your Own Pocket [Video]

Recycling for the Environment and Your Own Pocket [Video]

As garbage both fills and overflows the landfills of this world, recycling can still make a difference both to the environment and also for your own pocket. Instead of our garbage ending up in piles of plastic, glass, left-over food etc., blighting our landscapes and ever-growing, it is necessary to start thinking “recycling” and yes, […]

E-Trash Can Rewards Those Who Use It

E-Trash Can Rewards Those Who Use It

The creators of a new e-trash can hope to solve littering by rewarding those who use it. The e-can, developed by Sean Auriti, designed the trash receptacle to look just like any ordinary trash can upon initial viewings. However, the receptacle is equipped with infrared sensors to detect whenever something is deposited into it, and […]

China to Build the Tallest and Most Eco-Friendly Building Ever

China to Build the Tallest and Most Eco-Friendly Building Ever

China is currently reviewing plans from UK architecture firm Chetwoods that would allow China to build the tallest, and most eco-friendly, building ever. Standing at a full kilometer (3,281 feet), the tower is significantly taller than the current highest tower, the Burj Khalifa which stands at 2,717 feet. The plans, called “Phoenix Towers,” are also posed to solve […]

50 Percent of the Energy Produced in Germany Is Solar: New Record

50 Percent of the Energy Produced in Germany Is Solar: New Record

At the start of June, Germany produced 50 percent of its electricity needs from solar power: a new world record. Tobias Rothacher, expert of renewable energies at Germany’s Trade and Invest, stated that what his country has done with solar power is a testament to what the renewable resource can accomplish in modern societies. Fraunhofer […]

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