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14 facts tagged with Environment Facts
The Sprout pencil is a plantable pencil that contains a seed inside. When it's too short to use, you can plant it and watch it grow herbs and vegetables.
At 17 years old, an Indian man named Jadav Payeng started planting trees on a barren sandbar. At age 47, he lives in his own 1360 acre forest which now houses rhinos, tigers, deer, apes and elephants.
In 1981, the Chinese government passed a resolution that makes it a duty of every citizen over the age of 11 to plant at least one tree per year.
Ecosia is a search engine that helps to save the environment by donating 80% of its income to planting trees in Brazil.
Wind Turbine Trees
After noticing the wind rustling and turning the leaves on trees, French entrepreneur Jérôme Michaud-Larivière designed wind turbine trees that could provide clean energy for urban settings.
In the UK, there's a bus service that's powered by poop.
PornHub planted 15,473 trees in honor of their "PornHub Gives America Wood" environmental campaign.
China is building an ultra-modern car-free city that'll house 80,000 people in "high-rise core housing". It's entirely walkable and surrounded by green space. It's designed to use less water, create less waste, and generate less carbon dioxide than a normal city.