Ecology

Design Your Next Pair Of Jeans Could Be Made From Old Fishing Nets

Regenerated nylon made from waste materials is used to create a new collection from Levi's

Innovation Energy From A Tree's Growth Transformed Into Renewable Resource

Humanity must change the paradigm of manufacturing and industrialism to develop a more responsible methods of energy production.

Work Saving Hermit Crabs With 3D Printed Shells

A digital design company is making shells to help hermit crabs - but why is there a shortage of shells?

Syndicated Springwise: Plantable Raincoat Made From Potatoes And Laden With Seeds

Equilicuá’s Spud Raincoat is fully biodegradable, compostable and suitable for planting.

Innovation China's Green Economist Stirring A Shift Away From GDP [Headlines]

Niu Wenyuan's 'quality index' measures the economy not just by size, but by sustainability, social equality and ecological impact.

Advertising WMMNA: Garden Art Installation Asks, Who's The Invasive Alien Species, Us Or Them?

Theater artist Kris Verdonck, transforms the first floor of the Z33 art space in Hasselt, Belgium into a garden that explores the concept of 'invasive alien species.'

Design Dumping Subway Cars To Create Artificial Reefs [Pics]

Photographer Stephen Mallon captures the awesome sight of the MTA's popular program to dump old trains into the Atlantic to revitalize marine wildlife.

Work Oyster-tecture: Mollusk Landscaping A Sustainable Future

Landscape architect Kate Orff proposes building oyster reefs in the harbor of New York City as a way to fight pollution and protect against climate change.

Technology FuturICT Hopes to Model the World With "Living Earth Simulator"

An ambitious project aims to gather the world's knowledge & data streams to drive a single, real-time global model of our planet.

Design Humans Give Back To The Environment… Literally

A unique DIY project in Chicago offers a way to recapture value from waste.

Home Why Are Seed Banks So Important?

A battle over land rights in Russia highlights why these storehouses of agricultural materials and knowledge are valuable.

Design Putting The Suburbs On Wheels

Homeway offers an interesting conceptual commuting solution.

Work Mozart, Bacteria, And Energy Efficiency

Can music make microbes more efficient?

Nomadic Plants: The Promise Of Wetware

Nomadic Plants turn ecological balance into a microbial processor.