Concrete is the most popular building material, but it’s not good for the environment. Concrete requires cement as one of its ingredients and the process of making it accounts for up to six percent of carbon dioxide emissions from man-made sources. But now the ocean’s coral has become inspiration for a much more eco-friendly concrete.
An airport called Cochin International Airport has become the third busiest airport in India, but now it’s also the world’s first airport to run completely on solar energy.
Cutting out meat from your diet is one of the most important things you can do to be more eco-friendly. You regularly hear about beef being so bad for you and the environment, but what about bacon?
Fry’s Original Hot Dogs was TOPIC’s top nominated product by consumers in early March. The product claims on the box that it is “a non GM product” and the team went to work uncovering the facts.
Children from the Silindokuhle Crèche in the impoverished Joe Slovo Township this week, received a major boost towards their education in the form of a newly built eco-friendly school.
As scientists learn more about climate change and what works to fight it, they might also discover that they’ve been using methods that are actually harmful. One of these is a group of gases known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
If you love the smell of bread and how it makes your mouth water with its delicious fluffy goodness, you’re not going to like the idea that in the near future your bread could be less appealing with fewer nutrients. The reason? Rising CO2 levels.
The latest product to be investigated by consumer-led organisation, TOPIC, which stands for Testing of Products Initiated by Consumers, is the Le Chocolatier Organic Chocolate 70% slab. Consumers wanted to know if its “no sugar” claims were true.
You eat it in your favourite sushi or get annoyed when your feet become tangled in it during a dive. But you probably don’t realise just how beneficial seaweed can be for the oceans. It might just become the oceans’ saving grace.
We regularly hear of the animals that are facing extinction due to climate change, but there are some animals that are going to thrive as global temperatures increase. Here’s a rundown of some surprising ones.