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Volkswagen scandal: now millions of petrol cars could be affected

Campaigners warned that petrol cars could also be drawn into the Volkswagen diesel scandal<p>British motorists with petrol-fuelled cars were warned they face being dragged into the Volkswagen emissions rigging scandal, that is threatening the future of diesel cars.<p>On Tuesday Transport Secretary …

Angela Merkel

California Drought Spurs Technology on the Farm

Growers are quicker to invest in water-saving products, once a hard sell<p>It has been two decades since Willie Hartman started making farm equipment that helps growers conserve water, but sales didn’t take off until the past four years. Credit goes, in part, to California’s worst drought in at least …

Farming

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“The New Sacrifice” - “Visions for New Mythology, Permaculture and the Transition Movement” - By Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Media

<b> “The New Sacrifice” - “Visions for New Mythology, Permaculture and the Transition Movement” - By Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Media</b><b>Sacrifice</b> is …

Swimming Pools

A Vertical Aquaponics Farm Aiming for Big Production From a Small Footprint | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Right: Buffalo's vertical farm interior with salads growing.</i><p>Vertical Fresh Farms is a small aquaponic operation in Buffalo, New York. How small? The …

Aquaponics

Say Goodbye To Lawns: California Adopts Strict New Rules Amid Drought

California has been famous for its sprawling, single-family homes and big yards for generations. But the ongoing drought is proving to be a game changer.<p>Under a set of rules adopted Tuesday, new California homes will be allowed to have far less grass than they did in the past. The changes mean only …

The first home in the UK that generates more energy than it uses... and it's in Wales

A revolutionary house which generates more energy than it consumes has been built in Wales.<p>The walls of the building, which was designed and …

7 Permaculture-Recommended Plants You Should Include in the Garden

Let us be clear from the very beginning: We are not in the business of defiling any plant. No stones, not even nutrient-rich soil, will be thrown …

What are Living Walls? Definition of Green Wall and Vertical Garden

L iving walls or green walls are self sufficient vertical gardens that are attached to the exterior or interior of a building. They differ from green …

How Green Walls Work: Irrigation

<i>An example of a direct irrigation green wall system</i><p>Generally speaking, larger green walls have a direct irrigation system and smaller walls have a …

Patrick Blanc's Lush Vertical Garden is a Green Oasis in the Middle of Madrid

Madrid’s epic vertical garden on the front of the CaixaForum is one of the world’s most lush living walls to date. Designed by Patrick Blanc in 2008, …

The big bloom in green roofs and walls

The Sydney Morning Herald’s Lance Richardson ​reports on six rundown city block properties in Miami Beach that an Argentine entrepreneur is set to …

North America's Largest Living Wall by Green Over Grey

Vancouver-based Green Over Grey designed ‘Mountains & Trees, Waves & Pebbles’, a living wall project with 120 unique plant species and over 50,000 …

Green Walls: The Essential Guide - Land8

<b>We take a closer look at Green Walls with key examples from green wall company Cultiwall.</b> Green walls are becoming increasingly popular in modern …

Seven-storey green wall

Seven storeys of the north and south-facing walls of Verde will be covered in 480sq m of plants including herbs and succulents.<p>VCP Developments and …

The Largest Green Wall in North America is in This Bathroom

<i>Today, April 22, 2015, is Earth Day and throughout the day Curbed is going to be bringing you news from the worlds of sustainable design, architecture and general innovation awesomeness.</i><p>Photo via mwms1916/Flickr<p>Pennsylvania's Longwood Gardens was once the private home and garden of noted American …

China's Great Green Wall Helps Pull CO2 Out of Atmosphere

HONG KONG—After improving energy efficiency, piloting emissions trading and ramping up renewable energy expansion, China has also been moving on …

Artisan Moss’ plant paintings effortlessly bring the beauty of green walls indoors

If you’ve always wanted an indoor green wall but were too intimidated by the hassle of upkeep, look no further than Artisan Moss’ zero-maintenance …

U.S. Pavilion Powered By ZipGrow - World's Fair 2015

<b>Vertical Farming at the 2015 World’s Fair</b><p>The world is discovering vertical agriculture in it’s many forms, from the sci-fi-esque skyscraper farms to …

Aquaponics

automatic plant watering, inspired by nature

Easy plant-keeping<p>Greener living is better living. That’s why we create products that make it easier to care for plants. We want to make …

Cool Decorating Trick No. 47 | Mini Green Wall

Styling Esther Jostmeijer | Photo Louis Lemaire (insidehomepage.com) for Real LivingKicking off the week with this cool decorating trick and a new …

Crafting

How a Quick Glimpse of Nature Can Make You More Productive

Green roofs are great for the environment. Turns out they're great for tired workers, too.<p>A nice walk through a city park can do wonders for a work-weary brain, reducing mental fatigue and improving attention. But if you're trapped on the high floors of an office tower all day, you can't exactly …

France: New rooftops must be covered in plants or solar panels

The law approved by the Socialist government was a scaled-back version of a law proposed by environmental groups asking for green roofs to cover the …

Green roof takes shape atop Barclays Center

In the original Frank Gehry plan for Barclays Center, the two-acre roof was to be a park, with a running track for residents of the adjacent …