Future Homes: Self sufficient living in off-the-grid Tasmanian home

admin March 29, 2019 171 No Comments


Sustainable homes and off-the-grid living is on the rise, and with rising energy costs it’s easy to see why people are unplugging from mains power, disconnecting town water and becoming self-sufficient. Put simply, off-the-grid living refers to homes that are sustained autonomously without a reliance on municipal resources — such as electricity, water and gas.… Read more »

Solutions from the Jungle: The Tengkawang Factory

admin March 28, 2019 71 No Comments


The Tengkawang Factory: A promising solution from the Jungle. Project by Willie Smits and the Masarang Foundation. A factory that provides an alternative against the destructive palm-oil industry on Borneo Indonesia. Film by Raymond Hartman and Bureau Beeldtaal Filmmakers. Voice talent Roger Thurman and Dutch recording studio Bob Kommer kindly contributed.

Farming for the future

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Is algae the food of the future?

admin March 24, 2019 67 No Comments


In the middle of the New Mexican desert there’s a company called iWi that’s farming algae for people to eat. Could this miracle marine plant feed our growing population?

Jonathan Trent: Energy from floating algae pods

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Call it “fuel without fossils”: Jonathan Trent is working on a plan to grow new biofuel by farming micro-algae in floating offshore pods that eat wastewater from cities. Hear his team’s bold vision for Project OMEGA (Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae) and how it might power the future. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast… Read more »

How Algae Could Change The Fossil Fuel Industry

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Watch the next video to learn more about the science of algae fuel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExOXF… Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/c/seekerstori… Join the Seeker community! Twitter: https://twitter.com/SeekerNetwork Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Seeker… Instagram: http://instagram.com/seekernetwork Tumblr: http://seekernetwork.tumblr.com App – iOS http://seekernetwork.com/ios App – Android http://seekernetwork.com/android Great strides have been made in recent years towards using renewable sources of energy, like electric vehicles, solar panels,… Read more »

Growing Up: How Vertical Farming Works | The B1M

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Shedding the restrictions of seasonal weather patterns, overcoming transportation challenges and enhancing yields – the growing trend of “vertical farming” could herald the future of food production. For more by The B1M subscribe now: http://ow.ly/GxW7y Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here: http://www.theb1m.com/video/growing-u… Images courtesy of Kyodo Via, Ilimelgo… Read more »

When Trees Meet Buildings | The B1M

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Architects, engineers and developers are creating increasingly greener structures – and doing it in a more literal way than ever before. This is what happens when trees meet buildings. For more by The B1M subscribe now: http://ow.ly/GxW7y Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here: http://www.theb1m.com/video/when-tree… Images and footage courtesy… Read more »


admin March 24, 2019 71 No Comments


This is a conversation starter first, a video second. I’d love to hear your thoughts on cities, the future, and this project. I shared some words, a reading list and featured interviewees here: medium.com/@oscarboyson/the-future-of-cities-ba4e26c807fe#.lrpyoofi4 * Note that the first shot in the movie a “Garbage Truck in Taipei” is actually in Changhua City, also in… Read more »

Sustainable City | Fully Charged

admin March 24, 2019 52 No Comments


We spent an amazing day at the Sustainable City, a housing development in Dubai with 3,500 people already living there and it’s still not quite finished. This truly is a remarkable achievement, a stark lesson to building contractors the world over. It’s not more expensive to build and it’s hugely cheaper and more efficient to… Read more »