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Hydro seeding sees a new world with Vermilion Sands Living Roof

Author J. G. Ballard had beautifully portrayed a world characterized by the harmonious balance between nature and technology in the sci-fi short story collection titled Vermilion Sands. These stories centered on the intermingling of natural and manmade worlds in rather innovative ways one could only describe as fantasies.





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Effective ways you can reduce the carbon footprint of your car

Although cars help us move around much faster, they are not exactly the most eco-friendly transportation options around. In addition to triggering the demand of fossil fuels, they emit toxic gases that are detrimental for the environment. If you own a car, there are ways in which you can still enjoy riding in it while keeping your carbon footprints low. Here are some effective ways to use your car in a sustainable manner.





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Here’s how you can be more responsible with the most precious resource – Water

Water is one of the most precious resources on earth. Sadly, it is a fast depleting one as well, thanks to the increasing fresh water demand in households and commercial establishments. It may be shocking to note that several homes waste a lot of water every day, sometimes even without knowing about it. If you seem to be wasting a lot of water in your home as well, take note of these tips that would help you stop this wastage.

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Saudi Arabia takes a hint, starts big investments in solar

Saudi Arabia is gearing up for a huge investment in solar power. The man who is championing the use of solar power is none other than the prince of Arabia, Turki Bin Saud Bin Mohammad. He may seem to be a traditional Saudi prince but he is an intelligent leader who has rightly guessed the importance of solar power, even for a petroleum rich country like Saudi Arabia.

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Household items that can make excellent eco-friendly seed starters

If you are looking for seed starting pots to grow a garden in your home, consider repurposing some items in your home as seed starters, rather than buying them from a store. They would not only be as effective as the real seed starters, but also offer an eco-friendly alternative to fancy starter kits. Here we have listed some such household items that you can use for the same purpose.

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How airports are turning cost efficient by harnessing solar power

A clean and efficient airport symbolizes the infrastructure development of a place or city. However, running and maintaining an airport is a very expensive task. With the sky rocketing energy bills, many of the national airports have started looking for energy alternatives.

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Solar energy blossoms into powering awesome wearables

Solar powered products have become quite popular these days, owing to their stylish design and functionality. In addition, these products help users go green without compromising the fashion and style. The latest in this trend is the solar powered product that you can actually wear. Here are five such wearable products powered by solar energy that offer a slew of benefits for the wearer.

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Dealing with the question: Can solar energy combat poverty and bring social development?

Sitting inside comfortable, air-conditioned rooms, we hardly ever spare any thoughts about the millions of people who do not have access to electricity. There are several off the grid regions which do not get electricity and have to live in the darkness. Education is a privilege for these people and they cannot even hope for a better tomorrow. Solar power is one of the viable solutions that can end their misery and give them access to not just light but also education and better health facilities.

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Solar the winner: Here’s why the solar is outpacing fossil fuels

The growth in the solar energy sector is evident over the past few years. At the same time, fossil fuels are losing their power. It is no longer correct to assume that solar is not ready to phase out fossil fuels as a source of energy across the world. There have been such advancements in the field of solar energy production and facility installation that it has led solar becoming a major competitor for fossil fuels. Let us check out some major reasons that have changed the scene.

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Swiss Energy Company BKW creates world’s first solar powered submarine

Solar powered vehicle concepts have been creating buzz for quite some time now. When these vehicles would come in production, they will use the energy of the sun absorbed by photovoltaic cells fitted on the exterior frame to move around. Without sunlight, these vehicles would need to rely on the energy stored in their batteries.

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