Forest Learning

Forest Learning

Encompasses the management of natural forests and woodlands, plantations, and the various combinations of trees and agriculture known as agroforestry or farm forestry.

Planet Ark

Planet Ark

Planet Ark Environmental Foundation is an Australian not-for-profit organisation with a vision of a world where people live in balance with nature. Established in 1992, we are one of Australia’s leading environmental behaviour change organisations with a focus on working collaboratively and positively.

Biggest-Ever Solar Thermal Plant

Biggest-Ever Solar Thermal Plant

Solar power just hit the big time in the US -- BrightSource Energy has confirmed that the world's largest solar thermal plant, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California, is up and running.

Six Unexpected Sources of ...

Six Unexpected Sources of ...

Small projects are turning to dirt and microbes, underground stores of liquid magma and even pedestrian footsteps to harvest energy that would otherwise be wasted.

BBC Bitesize Energy Resources

BBC Bitesize Energy Resources

Over the last 200 years an ever-increasing proportion of our energy has come from non-renewable sources such as oil and coal. While demand for energy rises these resources are running out and scientists are exploring the potential of renewable sources of energy for the future.

Masdar City

Masdar City

Masdar City is a modern Arabian city that is a model for sustainable urban development regionally and globally. It is seeking to be a commercially viable development that delivers the highest quality living and working environment with the lowest possible ecological footprint.

Wired Article - Masdar City

Wired Article - Masdar City

"When you look at the whole concept of Masdar in the 21st century, it's the same as Nasa in the 20th century," says Fred Moavenzadeh

Ecocapsule

Ecocapsule

Ecocapsule is a portable house offering an unmatched dwelling experience. With its immense off-grid life span, worldwide portability and flexibility it is suitable for a wide range of applications: from an independent research station or a tourist lodge to an emergency housing or a humanitarian-action unit.

Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Australian Renewable Energy Agency

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) was established by the Australian Government to make renewable energy solutions more affordable and increase the amount of renewable energy used in Australia. We have a $2.5 billion budget to fund renewable energy projects, support research and development activities, and support activities to capture and share knowledge.

Clean Energy Council

Clean Energy Council

"Members of the organization are involved in the development of clean energy technologies such as wind, hydro, wave and tidal, solar, solar hot water, bioenergy ..."

Green World Rising

Green World Rising

Green World Rising is a series of short films on the state of climate and solutions to the climate crisis.

World-First Wave Energy Project

World-First Wave Energy Project

The world’s first grid-connected wave power station has been officially switched on, and is now exporting electricity to the Western Australia grid.

Student - Clean Energy Council

Student - Clean Energy Council

"Australian students will discover amazing facts about clean energy, renewable energy and energy efficiency on the Clean Energy Council education website."

Blueprint to the New Energy Era

Blueprint to the New Energy Era

Rocky Mountain Institute has released a blueprint for a new energy future. Here are the highlights.

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

From the top businesses using renewable energy to the different types of renewable energy to the numerous green jobs renewable energy creates to renewable energy usage by state to potential renewable ...

Six Energy-Harvesting Gadgets

Six Energy-Harvesting Gadgets

People power is perhaps one of the world's greatest untapped sources of renewable energy. Smart devices that harness kinetic energy from everyday human activities help the environment in more ways than one. By turning motion into useable electricity, human-powered gadgets help reduce reliance on fossil fuels and batteries that damage the planet.

Self-Cooling Windows

Self-Cooling Windows

Sun-drenched rooms make for happy residents, but large glass windows also bring higher air-conditioning bills. Now a bioinspired microfluidic circulatory system for windows developed by researchers at Harvard University could save energy and cut cooling costs dramatically—while letting in just as much sunlight.

Singapore Green Buildings

Singapore Green Buildings

By encouraging the adoption of innovative architectural design and energy-saving technologies, Singapore has emerged as a model of green building in Asia — an important development in a region that is urbanizing more rapidly than any other in the world.

Adidas 3D-Printed Ocean Plastic Shoe

Adidas 3D-Printed Ocean Plastic Shoe

The 3D-printed Ocean Plastic shoe, a concept constructed with ocean plastic content for the upper and a 3D printed midsole using recycled polyester and gill net content.

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