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Are corals able to resist a declining pH?

© 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?

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Do Eco-wines taste better?

© 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?

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Biodegradable dishes made from natural leaves that decompose in only 28 days

© 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

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The sustainable way of making "green" wine

© 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