sustainability

Solar Roadways

Solar Roadways Could Power Tomorrow

by: Blaine Skrainka


These glass-covered solar panels are strong enough to handle the weight of trucks up to 250,000 pounds.

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Environment, Green, Indiegogo, Solar Roadways, sustainability, WILD Wire, world
Solar Plane

Solar Impulse

by: The WILD


Matt York/Associated Press A solar powered aircraft takes off from Harbor International Airport in Phoenix on Wednesday evening.   Read more about the pioneering flight here

Tags: Andre Borschberg, AP Photo, Green, Matt York, photography, Picture of the day, solar, Solar Impulse, sustainability
The Satoyama Initiative in Japan Ecosystems

SATOYAMA: DISASTERS REMIND JAPANESE OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

by: Pablo Figueroa


Nowhere in the world is the importance of the relationship between humans and their environment more visible than in Japan today. The power of nature is not to be underestimated: the strongest earthquake ever recorded […]

Tags: biological diversity, Japan, nature and human well-being, Pablo Figueroa, protection of natural landscapes, Satoyama, sustainability, traditional knowledge, United Nations University, Wild Magazine

Masdar is Arabic for ‘The Source’

by: Nick Cope


Just over a week ago, I was returning to my loft in Red Hook and looked up to see a massive tornado looming only a few hundred meters away. I sprinted to the lobby just […]

Tags: Foster + Partners, masdar, Nick Cope, sustainability, The Wild Magazine

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