environment

50 Ways to Save Water

Ways to not come up dry.

50 Ways to Save Water

Water is a resource that is becoming more and more precious in many parts of the US, including Florida. Here are some evident and less evident ways to save some (click to enlarge).

Places in the UK Where Nobody Lives

No surprises there. The UK is almost full.

Places in the UK Where Nobody Lives

Inspired by Nik’s thought-provoking map of unpopulated areas of the United States, Georgia Corr wondered what a similar map of Great Britain -  an island renowned for an imbalance between landmass and population - would look like.  Are there uninhabited places at all? The resulting map is based on the most recent 2011 census, with a spatial resolution of 1km x 1km...

Tree Cover Density and Human Settlements Around the World

These amazing maps by Jakub Marian showing the tree cover and human settlements of various parts of the world, based on data by the U.S. Geological Survey from 2010. It is surprising to see that such a large part of Planet Earth has no trees at all. Plant more of them, earthlings.

Far Away is Closer Than You Think

See how wasted energy and waste itself kills the climate and leads to ecological disasters. Far away is closer than you think.

World Oil Consumption

These drops are too black and big, you humans are so stupid.

World’s First Climate-Controlled Neighborhood Is Set to Be Built In Dubai

Could every major city in the world be like that by the end of the century?

World’s First Climate-Controlled Neighborhood Is Set to Be Built In Dubai

The world's first indoor, climate-controlled neighborhood is set to be built in Dubai - where else? The Mall of the World project envisions a fully air conditioned city, comprising more than 4,500,000 square metres (48 million square feet). The original plan includes eight million square feet of shopping areas, the largest indoor game park in the world with a...
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