Environmentalism is the study and social movement concerned about environmental conservation and teh reduction of human impact on it. Environmentally-friendly products or practices are also known, loosely, as "green."
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2 | February 19, 2013 6:28pm |
No one can stand more than 45 minutes inside Orfield Laboratory's ultra-silent anechoic chamber.
14 | April 10, 2012 5:00am |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder reports from a foreign country deep in the throes of shale gas fever.
35 | May 15, 2013 3:00am |
"Crowdshipping" is a new and less expensive way to ship goods through travelers connecting online. But if something goes wrong, who is held responsible?
25 | April 22, 2013 3:00am |
Where would you be happiest living as a young professional?
1 | April 29, 2013 6:10am |
Insects see brilliantly through thousands of tiny lenses in "compound eyes." Researchers have built a camera using the same principle. Killer panoramas. Good for spying and seeing up your nose too.
3 | May 2, 2013 4:00am |
A new windmill design has no moving parts. Here's how it works.
30 | April 2, 2013 1:28pm |
SmartPlanet is launching a new, occasional series aimed at dissecting some of the complex topics we cover on a daily basis. First up: wave power.
13 | May 27, 2010 4:00am |
Business plan: Sell the gas abroad at a huge profit, build nukes at home.
5 | May 10, 2013 5:24am |
Yet another peer-to-peer service comes up against regulatory hurdles in New York State.
12 | May 17, 2013 3:10am |
In a Nairobi slum, newly minted entrepreneurs run more than 160 public toilets and transform their waste into fertilizer -- and someday they'll turn it into electricity.
2 | April 22, 2013 4:00am |
New research suggests that a sure way to slow the aging process of your brain is to exercise.
4 | April 30, 2012 2:48pm |
Organizations need individuals who are not only tech-savvy, but also know how to analyze, engage and create value in new ways.
3 | September 10, 2012 9:34am |
Two years ago, Joshua Becker decided to cast off (some of) his possessions to live a minimalist lifestyle. We spoke about what minimalism means, how technology can help us get there and how this...
25 | August 12, 2010 4:00am |
Daredevils piloting a solar plane will embark on the first transcontinental flight of its kind across the U.S. starting tomorrow
1 | May 2, 2013 7:50pm |
New research shows wind farms have a warming effect on the local climate, which might throw a wrench in the expansion of this new form of energy.
42 | April 29, 2012 9:10pm |
How much can we tell about a person from just looking at their bedroom or office? Psychologist Sam Gosling says quite a lot -- except for one personality trait.
2 | April 19, 2013 5:00am |
BARCELONA -- Ear plugs that you can actually hear through. Cubes of silence in the middle of busy squares. Peace from the city racket is coming to a Spanish city near you.
2 | May 13, 2013 3:06am |
As more architects and builders embrace the benefits of building information modeling, the days of old-fashioned CAD and marked-up drawings are numbered.
6 | February 13, 2013 3:00am |
The Republic of Kiribati may be the first nation forced to evacuate due to climate change.
24 | March 14, 2012 5:30am |