Floating Forest in Rotterdam Features Twenty Live Trees

On March 16, 2016,  twenty floating trees were installed in the Rotterdam´s historic harbor basin, Rijnhaven. The idea for this floating tree installation was inspired by sculptor Jorge Bakker. In the 1970´s, Bakker created an art piece which featured trees floating in a small aquarium. This ¨bobbing forest¨, also known as Dobberend, will stay in […]

Apple unveils nature-filled, solar-powered future for its retail stores

Apple´s new retail stores are designed with nature in mind Apple has been committed to pursuing energy-efficient growth, by increasing resources in renewable energy projects and ventures. They are committed to reducing their carbon footprint, by using 99% recycled materials for all paper sourced packaging. Recently they´ve even gone so far as to purchase their own land […]

First fully transparent solar cells aim to turn windows into solar panels

What does the adjective transparent mean exactly? And what color are solar cells usually? Transparent usually defines something that is so fine in texture that can be seen through. This word is also used for a material that allows the uninterrupted passage of light. Solar cells are usually of a color between gray and blue. Last year a group […]