Graham Copson

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30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how the guys who wandered the west 150 or so …

Stop Sleeping On Microgreens, The Most Nutrient-Dense Food You Can Easily Grow At Home

Microgreens were once only the garnishes of high-end restaurants, but recently they’ve been making the rounds on everything from cocktails to farmers …

Quick compost

Composting involves processes, and resources. Where community composting, especially the one undertaken with assistance from the local body, is …

How to Successfully Grow Raspberry: A Field Guide to Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Edible Gardens<p>Gardening 101: Raspberry<p>by Laura Boyle<p>Herbs<p>Everything You Need to Know About Edible Gardens<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Steal This Look<p>Steal …

Project Milestone pitched as the first 3D printed housing project

<b>They are building "five great houses that are comfortable to live in and will have happy occupants."</b><p>The first 3D printed housing project is being …

How The Humble Bicycle Can Save Our Cities

Copenhagenize offers a blueprint for how cities can welcome the bicycle–and all the positive outcomes that being a biking-centric city brings.<p>Mikael Colville-Andersen rides his bike everywhere in Copenhagen, but he would never introduce himself as a cyclist. “I’m just one of the 400,000 people …

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety, Beat Self-Doubt, Manage Stress, and More

Use these simple slogans to rewire your thoughts, and feel calmer and more confident every day.<p>What if you could stop worrying (or feel more …

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

Motivation

Genius Company Installs Beehives In Your Living Room, And Here’s How It Works

As you probably know already, the bee population is in a consistent decline and has been for some time, with modern industrial farming methods and …

Ecology

Passive-Aggressive Haus

My partner and I are geeks. Our idea of a romantic dream was to build a house so well insulated you could heat it with a hairdryer. For added fun, we …

Framing

Countries made only modest climate-change promises in Paris. They’re falling short anyway.

Barely two years ago, after weeks of intense bargaining in Paris, leaders from 195 countries announced a global agreement that once had seemed impossible. For the first time, the nations of the world would band together to reduce humanity’s reliance on fossil fuels in an effort to hold off the most …

This City Is Making Climate Action Affordable for Low-Income Residents

San José, California released one of the first municipal climate plans in the U.S. on Thursday, charting a path toward the Paris Agreement’s …

The Curse of ‘Green Gentrification’ – Nexus Media

<i>By Jeremy Deaton</i><p>Sunset Park, Brooklyn wasn’t always so nice. Today, it boasts a waterfront park replete with baseball fields, tide pools and a …

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?<p>It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western …

Bill Gates

Sustainable Missoula: Local nonprofits team up for new weekly column

The start of a New Year brings a buzz of possibilities for how our community addresses the mighty challenges of today and tomorrow. How do we …

Drink This Turmeric-Ginger Tea Every Night For a Week to Help Rejuvenate and Cleanse Your Liver

Anti-inflammatory turmeric tea is easy to make and is the best natural liver aid out there. Get all the benefits of turmeric in this cozy turmeric …

32 trips around Europe everyone should take in their lifetime, according to the world's top travel experts

But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and writers/editors from the likes of Lonely Planet, Suitcase, and Airbnb for the best European destinations they've ever visited …

European Travel

How To Grow Your Own Turmeric. It Is FAR Better Than Buying It!

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a culinary “healer spice” that spans cultures – it is a major ingredient in Indian curries, and gives the American …

Grow Your Own: Regrow Fruits and Vegetables Again and Again

We buy lots of produce each year, but did you know that some of them can be regrown from the leftovers? Well, now you do! Learn how to regrow fruits …

Gardening

5 Ways to Improve Clay Soil in the Flower Garden

When you see standing water in your garden in the spring, but the same area transforms into a web of cracks in the summer, you have clay soil. There …

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

Here are 10 of the world’s dirtiest oil and coal polluters

<b>(AP Photo/John Amis)</b><p>More than a third of the greenhouse gas emissions worldwide can be traced to just ten entities<p>Lauren Kaori Gurley<p>July 15, 2017 12:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet<p>Ten corporations and state-owned entities are responsible for over 36 percent of global fossil …

Fossil Fuels

Barack Obama on food and climate change: ‘We can still act and it won’t be too late’

The former president addresses the greatest challenges facing the world, and what we can do about them<p>During the course of my presidency, I made climate change a top priority, because I believe that, for all the challenges that we face, this is the one that will define the contours of this century …

How to print a house

‘Everybody's dream is you hit the button and boom, your house pops out’<p>At home late one night, an energy drink in one hand, the 3Doodler pen in the other, Platt Boyd had his breakthrough. Like hot glue from a gun, the molten plastic secreted by the 3Doodler hardens as it cools, which allows the …

This eco-friendly house in France cost under $200K to build

Greenhouse design inspired its translucent panels<p>Building a budget-friendly <i>and</i> environmentally-friendly house is a difficult feat. It’s one thing to build a large house for under $130K, but this low energy, greenhouse-inspired French house takes it one step further.<p>BRUT architects designed and …

Intel VR boss: VR will revolutionize gaming for players and spectators

While there’s plenty of noise about VR in the tech industry, it’s hard to get a handle on how it’s evolving and what it’ll spell for gamers in the years to come.<p>To learn more, I spoke to Frank Soqui, Intel’s GM for virtual reality gaming, about the future of VR and interactive entertainment at this …

Virtual Reality

SPACE10 creates an open-source Growroom you can build at home

SPACE10, a future-living lab and exhibition space in Copenhagen, wants to change the modern food industry. In September, we shared news of the …