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How Solar Lanterns Are Giving Power to the People

How Solar Lanterns Are Giving Power to the People- National Geographic magazine

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KODA is a tiny solar-powered house that can move with its owners

Kodasema created KODA, a tiny prefabricated home that can go off-grid and move with its homeowners.

Aedes and Culex Spread Zika Shirt by RoseWrites To help fund Zika research. Available in a wide variety of styles, colours, and sizes (for men, women, children, and babies):


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Comparing Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes by RoseWrites Poster

Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Card by RoseWrites

from Inhabitat

Egypt's first solar-powered village rises from the desert in Bahariya Oasis

The worker's village in Egypt was built with 90 percent local earth materials.

The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out. Here's a green energy infograph!

The water for this homemade outdoor shower is heated by the sun, saving you money and energy. You can build it with a bit of lumber, a used 50-gallon drum, and a few plumbing parts from the hardware