First ‘negative emissions plant’ that turns ambient CO2 into stone switches on in Iceland

This is still experimental technology but in the future it could prove to be a lifeline.

Renewable flip flops: scientists produce the “No. 1” footwear in the world from algae

Walk a mile in these shoes.

Eco-designer turns landfill waste into ‘plasma rock’ — a sustainable, all-purpose material

Landfill waste is given a second life by blasting it with plasma hotter than the sun. Now that’s a project we love!

Birmingham design student crafts cool, fully recyclable furniture — from cow dung

You could say she… manurefactures them.

Beer wastes are being recycled to make more environmentally friendly beer

It’s like spinning gold from straw.

Bad beef: Despite pledge, Burger King continues to cause massive deforestation

It’s up to us, the consumers, to make a difference.

Six simple ways to reduce food waste and make a sustainable difference

Here are some clever tips to help you stop wasting food.

Green living at home: a list of techs to hack your house into clean energy

If you’re looking to power your home cleanly, here’s a good place to start.

How a mycologist is making ‘living’ bricks out of mushrooms that are stronger than concrete

Not just a pizza topping. Mushrooms could really become an important building material in the future.

Animal files: the yellow spotted salamander- the only known solar powered vertebrate

Its embryos are “green”.

4 Infographics that clearly illustrate our ecological footprints

What is your footprint?

The Mesopotamian Venice: The Lost Floating Homes of Iraq

The inspiring story of Marsh Arabs and their amazing sustainable floating homes.

“Fast fashion” might be getting a new life with a breakthrough in upcycling

The fibers from used clothing can be broken down and used again to make new clothes, without going to the landfill.

Microfibers from clothes are killing fish and ending up on our plates

Fleece jackets and yoga pants are to blame.

Parasitic wooden cubes level up 1970s Parisian building with more space, more energy efficiency

Companion cubes!

Denmark just ran a day entirely on wind energy — again

‘The transition is fully underway. If we are looking for cheap, competitive and reliable, I don’t see much alternative to wind’ says Wind Europe spokesman

Cyclists in Latvia show just how much space a car occupies on the road

Do you know what’s worse for the environment than driving a car? Driving alone.

The Profitability of Green Infrastructure

The only constant is change. Seasons change, ecosystems change, the climate changes and people change.

Greening Your Space Improves the Environment and Lessens Stress

Greening your own space could mean planting a seedling or developing a living building.

Living in a park: Sydney’s One Central Park proves cities can be green

Now let’s make more!