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Living Light

Living Light is an off-grid lamp powered by photosythesis. Created by Dutch designer Ermi van Oers, the lamp uses a living plant to create light and electricity, giving users light that is off grid and from a sustainable source. The technology, known as microbial energy, may well be lighting up the parks of Rotterdam in the near future.

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Solar Heritage

Solar Heritage

Welcome aboard the Solar Heritage, the solar powered catamaran belonging to Chichester Harbour Conservancy, originally funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund project Rhythms of The Tide. Take a trip through the Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with an experienced guide to help you learn about the environment of Chichester Harbour.  On-board the engines are virtually silent as you... Read More»

Sea Tree

Sea Tree

The Sea Tree is intended to be a floating structure moored out in the water by a cable. Designed by Dutch architect Koen Olthuis from the Waterstudio, the tree is comprised of a series of layers for use as homes by plant and animal species both above and below the water. The structure would be built using offshore technology... Read More»

The 'Plastiki' Expedition

The 'Plastiki' Expedition

Ever wondered about the fate of all those plastic bottles that wash up on our beaches very summer? In Australia last summer plastic bottles were put to a far more eco-friendly task than simply becoming a waste product. The Plastiki is a 60 feet (18 m) catamaran made out of 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles and other recycled Read More»