Archive for 'Going Green'

One Million Pounds Of Food Grown On Three Acres

These are fascinating videos that show how Will Allen with Growing Power is growing one million pounds of food a year in green houses that cover only 3 acres with the help from the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute. Here is a link to their web sites. http://www.growingpower.org http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/home

Bike Lane Protest

This video was made by a guy that was upset because the NYC police were giving tickets to people who were riding their bikes but not staying in the bike lane. His problem with this whole thing is that everyone parks in the bike lane, even the police.

Bicycle Rush Hour

This is a video that shows a time lapse of the bicycle traffic in Utrecht, Netherlands during rush hour.

“The Cube” Home

http://vimeo.com/22832755 The cube is a fully contained living space that leaves no carbon footprint. Here is the link to their site. http://www.cubeproject.org.uk

Tools To Build A Civilization

This is a very interesting video about Marcin Jakubowski talking to a group at TED about open-sourced blueprints for civilization. Here is a link to other videos about what they are doing. http://www.acoollink.com/open-source-ecology-build-village

Living Off The Grid

These videos are about a man named John Wells who is building a home out in the middle of nowhere Texas that will allow him to live off the “Grid” he calls his oasis The Field Lab. Here is a link to his website http://www.thefieldlab.org. Here is a link to his blog http://www.thefieldlab.blogspot.com Live video […]

Low Cost Light Source

This video shows how to turn a clear 2 liter bottle into a light source that is equal to a 50 watt light bulb.

Ultimate Gardening

Watch the “Permaculture Kitchen Garden” with Geoff Lawton and learn about a garden that supplies a seemingly endless supply of food in an environmentally friendly way.

Learning From Nature

Michael Pawlyn talks to a group at TED about taking ideas from nature and using them to create a more balanced World. Ideas that range from architecture to recycling, even how to harness enough energy to run all of our needs on this planet and turning desert into vegetated areas.

Electronics Waste

This is a video about how electronics are made today knowing that they will wind up in our trash someday.

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