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Car Parts Made of Coconuts?

About 1.1 billion cars are on the world's roads, according to a recent estimate. Each of these cars uses some form of oil-based plastic for everything from dashboards to door handles. Processing and m…

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Accelerate: Four Sheets to the Wind

Japanese scientists make huge, high-tech sails for energy efficient cargo ships. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "eqWdJf2VuXgBUgca", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds = NewsL…

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A Cardboard Bike!

Israeli entrepreneur Izhar Gafni has built a sturdy cardboard bike that he hopes will revolutionize the field of environment-friendly transportation par excellence, with a production cost of around ei…

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Man & Mule Travel Across Newfoundland to Escape Heat

Bernie Harberts and his mule Polly came to Newfoundland to get away from the heat and humidity of North Carolina in the summer. World News Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "OoNH4fjSMogcy3n7"…

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3 Smart Green Transportation Options

The transportation sector is responsible for an enormous amount of pollution, from fuel extraction and processing to greenhouse gas emissions and smog. Thankfully, old and new technologies alike can h…

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An Electric Car That Could Drive a Continent

Meet the Joule, a fully electric vehicle being developed in Cape Town that could be a game-changer for Africa, and possibly the world. Tech News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "VgFXjXkUotZXJ1zn",…

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12 Steps to a Greener 2012

The Worldwatch Institute—an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C., that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues—recently published these 12 tips we can all try in…

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Eco-Friendly Plane to Fly for Record

A Slovenian biologist is preparing a record attempt for the lightest aircraft and the least amount of fuel used to fly around the world. Video News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "WtRc9VDuNfrcAp…

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The Future of Green Transportation

Future360 motors to Irvine, California to explore the latest in green transportation. We see how two technologies -- Fisker Karma and Pulse Plug -- are cutting carbon and driving sustainable transport…

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Eco Friendly Space Program

I admittedly haven't paid a lot of attention to the restructuring of NASA's shuttle program, but also admittedly, was very intrigued when I came across an article by Timon Singh on Inhabitat.com that …

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