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Device Collects 50 Tons of Trash Per Day.

Powered by solar, this river barge device collects 50 tons of trash in a 24hr period. Game changer for the world of river garbage, which is huge.

Rivers have been a natural breeding ground for humans. From near the beginning of human time, moving water has been an essential resource of city building.

Device Collects 50 Tons of Trash

Humans building cities and tons also means waste. It also means the most ignorant of those humans being born, dump their waste in the water. Which isn’t healthy or sanitary of anyone.

Thankfully this device collects 50 tons of trash each day. Though it doesn’t collect liquid hazardous material, the barge can collect the big stuff.

Device Collects 50 Tons of Trash

What’s better is that it’s powered by solar. Meaning that coal or other dangerous methods of power are banished from this collection project.

Mining for solar energy is a one-time thing. Of course, unless you want to upgrade. Your carbon footprint is way smaller, and your ability to obtain power without a power plant is accelerated dramatically.

Clean rivers with power that is renewable… amazing! The world is growing, and together we can make it a clean & valuable place to live.

Device Collects 50 Tons of Trash

Want to learn more about how cities are becoming eco-friendly and reducing their negative footprint on the world, check out Scotland to have 100% Renewable Energy.

Sources: Optimist Daily. PHYS.

The Lion & The Lamb. Yes, It happened.

Years ago in the 1950s, a lion refused to eat meat. Surviving off other nutrients, The Lion & The Lamb slept together with other animals at the rescue where she lived.

Named Little Tyke, the vegetarian lion wasn’t the only one. A lion, in the presence of a monk in 1936, turned away from meat & favored rice and milk.

Goes to show that humans love and compassion could affect the world. Did the world turn vicious because humans start wars?

Lion refusing meat

If we all come from the same set of cells and DNA, then a lamb is a lion and a lion is a lamb. At some point in evolution, a lion decided to eat meat and hunt animals and a lamb becomes dormant and docile.

No matter what, human slaughter either of them for fun and food. Which is completely unnecessary for survival. Though killing is important if something is trying to kill you, this guy proved you can sleep with lions too.

Things we thought were impossible are very possible. So let’s get to changing the world. Help the lions sleep with lambs and the humans sleep with lions. Together we can build an amazing reality where lions are the new friendly loving Pitbulls everyone who is normal is scared of.

The danger of these animals is real, so just as humans, just because one or a few are nice, don’t go diving into a native lion pit thinking you will come out. Without knowing what it takes to be a lion, a lion will not respect you.

#DontTryThisAtHome

But you can do something similar in other places in the world with safety guidelines.

If you want to sleep with real beast legally, check this out: Sleep In See-Through Bubble With Elephants.

Source: Vegetarismus.

Jacket Uses Ocean Plastic And It’s Vegan.

Wu-Tang’s very own RZA partnered up with PETA & Embassy of Bricks to make this stunning ocean plastic recycled puffer jacket.

No way something this warm can be vegan, let alone save the ocean. Well, I’m here to say, and RZA is here to prove that it can. Designed with the environment in mind, everything on 36Chambers is eco-friendly & vegan.

Puffer jackets are essential in weather with freezing temperatures, pretty much anywhere besides the tropics and under California’s mountains. Which makes this an important part of any society [besides the fact that it helps clean the oceans].

This jacket is $336 which sounds like a lot, but remember this is a prototype for when jackets made out of recycled ocean plastic are mainstream. Call it a test tag when referring to high prices.

For the price, if you’re making enough money, this is nothing compared to the symbolism it provided. This can be done, we can take plastics out of the ocean or anywhere. Making clothing and buildings out of our waste that has been sanitized and ready for production is totally possible.

Not only is it possible, but it’s vegan. Which means nothing was intentionally harmed or killed to make this product. In fact, since this was taken out of the ocean, its saving lives & the environment.

Roads Built With Recycled Plastics.

CEO Toby McCartney started MacRebur as a means to the ever-growing trash problem. Trash and plastics are being disposed of by the tons each day. Not every plastic makes the cut for these roads, but every bit being recycled and reused changes our problem.

Each plastic taken out of the waste yard and turned into something that lasts a while is super valuable. This road lasts 10X longer than normal asphalt roads due to the plastic properties.

The process of laying the road is similar to that of normal asphalt, and the result looks the same. However, the actual road is much stronger.

Not all the plastics in the world can be used here. One of the hardest to reuse, black plastic, is perfect for this technology.

They gather and mix the plastics with other materials and achieve the recycled bottle asphalt road.

In order to get the road just right, they still use every method of laying normal asphalt roads, including steamrolling the top.

From discarded plastic bottles to a road that lasts 10x longer than normal. This technology changes the world forever. We now have a way to remove plastics by making roads, something we need as humans with cars.

Source: MacRebur.

7 Billion-Year-Old Stardust On Earth.

Recently, inside of a meteorite, a discovery has been found; 7 billion-year-old stardust.

Imagine finding fragments of the mythical material while you’re analyzing a meteorite.

“This is one of the most exciting studies I’ve worked on” – Philipp Heck

Philipp is a curator at the Field Museum, where the stardust was discovered.

“They’re solid samples of stars, real stardust” – Heck

Seeing this raw formation of stardust really changed the world. The smell is that of rotten peanut butter.

Different from the meteorite, this substance had to be extracted by acid. They ground down fragments and then used the acidic solution until only the presolar grains remain.

“It’s like burning down the haystack to find the needle” – Philipp

From rotten peanut butter to stardust, the process fulfilled by the Field Museum has possed successful. The team was about to collect stardust. A material that landed here on either just a few years ago. Discovered and written by humans for what seems like the first time in history. Who knows if humans in the past have used this stuff, and what it could be used for.

As the years follow up, we will find out all the uses and properties of stardust. For now, it is cool to know that we can collect something that seems like a mythical substance.

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Source: Field Museum.

Sleep In See-Through Bubble With Elephants.

For 585$ USD, you can sleep in see-through bubble with elephants. Low lights and a cup of joe as you walk around with retired elephants, who doesn’t want that? Well I know I do, and will enjoy going to this sleepover with the elephant’s retreat.

What is Sleep In See-Through Bubble With Elephants?

With a total of 60 elephants on-premises, the big bodies of mass used to be working elephants in Thailand. Now, thanks to The Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Northern Thailand, these elephants can walk around in peace, without being told what to do.

Is it Noisy to Sleep In See-Through Bubble With Elephants

Freedom to walk without cars or city noise bugging them. These giants can walk on dirt and through plants just as in their native environment. Noise is at a minimum seeing as the city is no longer the environment these elephants are at. Everyone at Anantara Golden Triangle is in resort mode. This feels like it would be quite and relaxation, besides the occasional elephant noise!

Benefits of Sleeping In See-Through Bubble With Elephants

You get to sleep with the stars view the Thai night sky as elephants sleep nearby. These seethrough spaces are called Jungle Bubbles. Restrooms are not transparent. Food and room service is a call away 24/7.

“Championing the natural joy of daily free-roaming time, accompanied by the mahouts and either a vet or biologist, the activity offers insights from scientific experts about how these intelligent creatures think and behave. Guests can observe the elephants’ social interaction in their native habitat. The fun of either a river bath or mud playtime demonstrates just how cheeky these graceful animals can be.”

Etienne De Villiers, Anantara’s Cluster Director of Public Relations
Sleep In See-Through Bubble With Elephants

Rescued freedom & Hotel luxuries mixed together is a combination that I am glad to see existing. But Thailand its time to get ready, because here we come.

If you’d like to support use visit our shop!

Source: Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp.

Team Rebuilds Entire Forest In 20 Years.

The couple, Sebastião Salgado and wife Lélia, successfully funded a forestry rebuild. A near countless number of animals and plant species have returned to the area.

Thanks to the belief of two people and an entire team, this once-upon-a-time forest is now a living thriving forest at this time.

The team created a nursey that can hold 700,000 plants at one time. This allows them to plant up to 1,000,000 plants per year. Talk about superpower abilities.

These two people along with their team were able to bring back this forest and plant 1,000,000 plants a year!

Efforts like these do not go unnoticed. Volunteers from all over the world come and help the project plant trees and do other statistical tasks.

What once was desert land 20 years ago, today is a lush green forested area, filled with wildlife that was on the brink of extinction.

Instituto Terra is setting an example for reforestation projects all around the world. Giving hope to the ones being built today in 2020.

As inspiration for other projects, these photos were taken in and before 2016. The project has come a long way in 4 years.

So what are you waiting for? Go out and plant your own forest.

Source: Instituto Terra

Denmark Frees Their Last Circus Elephant.

An 11$ million kroner [1.6m USD] effort, 4 of the last Circus Elephants remaining in Denmark have been released from show business and off to retirement.

Denmark is on a path to ban circus animals from its country & if 11 million is what it takes, then that’s what it takes.

“sad to have to say goodbye”, Benny Berdino the Circus Arena manager said.

Now one circus has 1.6 million more USD and the country is free of circus elephants. The deal goes on to seeing out they use this money.

I have faith in Denmark’s government to keep the harm and malpractices away from helpless animals in the future!

Together we can end animals to show and create a world like Pokèmon. Where animals are there for love and evolution together, the best way possible. Discovering the gifts animals have is just a part of it. Weaving their abilities into our society changes the world forever.

Animals are as much human as we can get! They have abilities we don’t. We have abilities that they have yet to possess. Together we can figure out amazing things. It’s not only 7+ billion humans. It’s 7 billion-plus all the animals!

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Source: PBS

Ocean Cleanup Finally Picking Up Trash.

After several trails, Ocean Cleanup has finally successfully started to collect ocean waste. The Dutch company started out with media success, but one of their first prototypes came undone when to much waste collected.

As of Oct 2, 2019, the start-up company named Ocean Cleanup by Boyan Slat collected enough trash to be considered successful.

Slat jokingly asks, “anyone missing a wheel?” There are millions of wheels in the world that have been discarded. Plenty of which are in the ocean floating around.

As you can tell, there are tons of debris and trash in the ocean. The Ocean Cleanup project can collect several tons of this stuff at a time before being dumped. Their next goal is to add even more storage so the device named System 002 can be cleaned only twice a year.

Boyan started this project when he was only 18 years old. “Our team has remained steadfast in its determination to solve immense technical challenges to arrive at this point,” said Slat.

Determination and persistence really does get things done. Thank you Slat and the team at Ocean Cleanup for making devices that will keep our oceans clean.

If you’re looking forward to supporting a business cleaning up the oceans, 4Ocean is a company that uses recycled plastics from their cleanups to make bracelets. Each purchase helps pay to collect 1lb of plastic from the ocean.

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Source: Eco Watch.

Fungi Brick Grows Stronger Than Concrete.

By Eden Marie Truth Theory

This mycologist figured out how to make bricks made from growing fungi that are super-strong and water-, mold- and fire-resistant. 

To most people, mushrooms are a food source. To mycologist (mushroom scientist) Philip Ross,  fungi are much, much more. In fact, Ross is most passionate about mushrooms’ ability to be used for building materials and it is this is what he primarily focuses his attention on. Recently, the mycologists figured out how to make bricks from growing fungi that are super-strong and water-, mold- and fire-resistant.

Inhabitat reports that the 100% organic and compostable material is made from dried mycelium and then is grown and formed into just about any shape. It has a remarkable consistency that makes it stronger – pound for pound – than concrete. He recently patented his own version of the mycotecture procedure.

During an interview with Glasstire, Ross explained: 

“It has the potential to be a substitute for many petroleum-based plastics. It’s left the art world and seems to have entered a Science Fiction novel or something like that. With this stuff it’s possible to go into regional production of biomaterials. For instance, here in San Francisco, we could start producing lots of local materials using this fungus and could create a pilot project of sorts.”

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If furniture, bricks stronger than concrete and art can be created using mushrooms, what else might fungi be used for?

IMAGE CREDIT: Phil Ross and  The Workshop Residence.

Source: Truth Theory.

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