Water

Edible Cutlery
Ecology

Edible Cutlery

Edible Cutlery Made From 100% Natural Flours.  In 2010, Narayana Peesapathy and Pradnya Keskar founded the company Bakeys in Hyderabad, India. Bakeys was the first company

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Clay pot cooler
Energy

Zeer Pot Cold Storage

In 1995, Mohammed Bah Abba, a teacher from northern Nigeria, invented the Pot-in-Pot preservation cooling system also known as Zeer pot cold storage. His design

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power of soap
Health

The Power of Soap

Let’s take a few minutes to appreciate the power of soap. Over the past few weeks, health ministries around the world have inundated us with

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water scarcity
Ecology

Water Scarcity and the Namib Beetle

Water scarcity is a global problem. From Flint Michigan and California in the United States of America to Chennai, India and Cape Town, South Africa, 12 out of 17 countries with the highest water

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Edible Water
Ecology

Edible Water Ooho by Notpla

In 2013, Skipping Rocks Lab start up created Ooho an edible water “bottle”. Ooho’s peelable membrane comprises algae (brown seaweed) mixed with calcium and water. 

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Algae
Ecology

Algal Bloom to Algae as Fuel

Algae is a term used to describe a wide variety of aquatic photosynthetic organisms. This includes both macroscopic, multicellular organisms (seaweed) and microscopic, unicellular organisms

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Makoko Floating System
Construction

Makoko Floating System

The Makoko Floating School was an idea inspired by the bustling water community of Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria.  Kunlé Adeyemi completed the pilot project in

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Arsenic labels - Viable Alternativenergy
Ecology

Arsenic in Groundwater

Groundwater and soil contaminated with arsenic affects millions of people worldwide.  When arsenic makes its way into drinking water, crops and meats. The bioaccumulation of

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Underwater garden
Ecology

Nemo’s Garden – Noli Italy

Nemo’s Underwater Garden is an eco-friendly and self-sustainable biosphere. It harnesses renewable energy from the sun and freshwater gained by the desalination of seawater. Temperature

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Zai pit Sahel Sorghum
Ecology

Zai Pit System

Zai Pits are a longstanding and well-documented tradition in the Sahel region, specifically in the north of Burkina Faso.  Zai Pit System are “planting pockets”

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Ducks
Ecology

Rice and Duck Farming

A symbiotic and sustainable method to combine farming and animal husbandry. The ducks eat insects that are destroying the rice and then fertilize the crop

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Seal Iceland
Ecology

Hair for Oil Spills

Hair, fur and fleece clippings donated to matteroftrust.org are used to soak up major oil spills. Also, help keep storm drains and waterways clean. Watch

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Water

Edible Cutlery

Edible Cutlery

Edible Cutlery Made From 100% Natural Flours.  In 2010, Narayana Peesapathy and Pradnya Keskar founded the company Bakeys in Hyderabad, India. Bakeys was the first company

Read More »
Clay pot cooler

Zeer Pot Cold Storage

In 1995, Mohammed Bah Abba, a teacher from northern Nigeria, invented the Pot-in-Pot preservation cooling system also known as Zeer pot cold storage. His design

Read More »
power of soap

The Power of Soap

Let’s take a few minutes to appreciate the power of soap. Over the past few weeks, health ministries around the world have inundated us with

Read More »
water scarcity

Water Scarcity and the Namib Beetle

Water scarcity is a global problem. From Flint Michigan and California in the United States of America to Chennai, India and Cape Town, South Africa, 12 out of 17 countries with the highest water

Read More »
Edible Water

Edible Water Ooho by Notpla

In 2013, Skipping Rocks Lab start up created Ooho an edible water “bottle”. Ooho’s peelable membrane comprises algae (brown seaweed) mixed with calcium and water. 

Read More »
Algae

Algal Bloom to Algae as Fuel

Algae is a term used to describe a wide variety of aquatic photosynthetic organisms. This includes both macroscopic, multicellular organisms (seaweed) and microscopic, unicellular organisms

Read More »
Makoko Floating System

Makoko Floating System

The Makoko Floating School was an idea inspired by the bustling water community of Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria.  Kunlé Adeyemi completed the pilot project in

Read More »
Arsenic labels - Viable Alternativenergy

Arsenic in Groundwater

Groundwater and soil contaminated with arsenic affects millions of people worldwide.  When arsenic makes its way into drinking water, crops and meats. The bioaccumulation of

Read More »
Underwater garden

Nemo’s Garden – Noli Italy

Nemo’s Underwater Garden is an eco-friendly and self-sustainable biosphere. It harnesses renewable energy from the sun and freshwater gained by the desalination of seawater. Temperature

Read More »
Zai pit Sahel Sorghum

Zai Pit System

Zai Pits are a longstanding and well-documented tradition in the Sahel region, specifically in the north of Burkina Faso.  Zai Pit System are “planting pockets”

Read More »
Ducks

Rice and Duck Farming

A symbiotic and sustainable method to combine farming and animal husbandry. The ducks eat insects that are destroying the rice and then fertilize the crop

Read More »
Seal Iceland

Hair for Oil Spills

Hair, fur and fleece clippings donated to matteroftrust.org are used to soak up major oil spills. Also, help keep storm drains and waterways clean. Watch

Read More »