Other stories by Charlotte O'Malley

  • Wearable Air Monitor Kicks Pollution to the Curb

    AirBeam is a palm-sized air quality sensor that works with AirCasting to monitor pollution in any environment you find yourself in.

  • An Eco-Friendly Flashlight

    Areaware's wooden Torch Flashlight is a great gift for eco-warriors in a power-cut.

  • Eight Beautiful Views of Yesterday's Blood Moon

    Those of you who were able to witness the "Blood Moon" on Oct. 8 know what an incredible sight it was to see the total lunar eclipse of the moon and the rising sun simultaneously. For those of you that missed it, here's a collection of eight stunning views of the Blood Moon yesterday morning.

  • Three Cradle to Cradle Wall Coverings

    These innovative wall coverings are LEED Material Ingredients Credit or LEED Disclosure Credit eligible, and have been catalogued in the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute's certified products registry.

  • A Graphic Showing the World's Vanishing Wildlife

    The World Wildlife Fund's recently released "2014 Living Planet Report"  shows that between 1970 and 2010, the population of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe have dropped a shocking 52 percent.

  • The Top 10 Safest Towns In America

    A few week's ago, Movoto identified the happiest smalls towns in America, largely based off scenery, average income, and affordability. This week, they've compiled the top 10 small towns in the U.S. with populations between 5,000 and 25,000 people, ranked according to data from the 2012 FBI Uniform...

  • Time Lapse: North America's Largest Green Wall

    A 10,150 square-foot double-sided green wall comprising of 50,000 individual plants has been completed in Surrey, British Columbia.

  • A Time-Lapse Video of North America's Largest Green Wall

    A 10,150 square-foot double-sided green wall comprising of 50,000 individual plants has been completed in Surrey, British Columbia.

  • A Zero-Electricity Lamp Powered by Octopus Bacteria

    A Dutch designer has produced a prototype comprising a tube of artificial seawater suspended between two brass weights that glows blue when disturbed.

  • USGBC's 2014 Best of Building Award Recipients

    The USGBC's inaugural “people’s choice” awards recognize the year’s best green products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building.