“Cheesy” solar charger kit empowers students in East Africa

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SunMade Cheese is one of the most inspiring solar panel charger kits anticipated on the market in 2018. Playful in its design and highly functional, the device features a charging socket for flashlights, lighters, radios and even cell phones with mere sunlight. The device was developed by YOLK, the solar company applauded for its kickstarter project ‘Solar Paper’ in 2015 that has sold millions of dollars worth of units worldwide. The Solar Paper charger gained global recognition as the “world’s thinnest… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



SeagrassSpotter app empowers ocean lovers to become citizen scientists

Bet you don’t often think about seagrass, but this powerhouse plant supports thousands of marine creatures, sequesters carbon, cleans water, and generates oxygen. But Earth loses around two football pitches of seagrass every single hour, according to Wales-based charity Project Seagrass, and co-founder Richard Unsworth told Mongabay irregular mapping of seagrass meadows has hindered work to protect the plants. So Project Seagrass released their SeagrassSpotter app, with the hope that instead of a… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building