Every time I look around, I cannot believe how I am so blessed of having the opportunity to see such beauty that Mother Nature has put to the service of a variable species that need to coexist in perfect harmony and help each other in order to have a sustainable system. Earth and what is… Continue reading Eisegesis #10
From UV radiation and other things The consequences of the ozone layer depletion are increasingly acute. I remember when I was a child; more than 20 years ago, playing at the park without any concern, worrying only about who will bring the ball or if the time to go home had already passed. Nowadays, however,… Continue reading Eisegesis #9
Today I learned a lesson from nature. My day was starting, I was drinking the first glass of water of the day and suddenly I felt a strange noise coming from the ceiling. The sound was like the sound emitted by a horde of elephants running from hunters through the dunes in Tanzania. It was… Continue reading Eisegesis #8
© James W. Fatheree Scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR) did a study to better understand the ability of coral species from the genus Porites (growth at volcanic carbon dioxide vents in Papua New Guinea) to regulate the pH and their response to the impacts from the increasing CO2 concentration. They use… Continue reading Are corals able to resist a declining pH?
© trendhunter.com A study from UCLA researchers shows that eco-certified wines taste better. The study was done only using California wines but they expect to get similar results abroad. In fact, they have preliminary results from French wines with similar outcomes. It includes 74,000 blind taste-tests by professional wine reviewers shows that eco-certified wines get higher… Continue reading Do Eco-wines taste better?
© leaf-republic A group of engineers from the Naresuan University in Thailand have developed disposable plates from tree leaves. Thanks to these initiative, the polystyrene foam from the standard one-use plates could be replaced without losing their quality and the amount of contaminant plastics will be significantly reduced. According to Sitintip Tantanee professor of the… Continue reading Biodegradable dishes made from natural leaves that decompose in only 28 days
© culcairnhotel.com There is an winery farm located in Oregon, United States, that produces wine in a sustainable way without using electricity or industrial tools. The grapes are picked by hand, transported by a horse-drawn cart and the pumping of the wine from the barrels to the wine cellar is by pedaling. Take a look to… Continue reading The sustainable way of making "green" wine