The Biofiles

2050: the last gorilla

The gorilla is threatened with extinction by the mid-21st century if poaching and destruction of its habitat continue at the…

Huge rubber snake generates power from waves

A giant rubber snake could be the future of renewable energy. The rippling “Anaconda” produces electricity as it is squeezed…

90 Biodiesel Reactors for South Africa

Green Star Products has announced that it has signed an agreement with De Beers Fuel Limited of South Africa to…

Press release: the Coir Institute launches eco friendly products

There is a global focus on finding practical eco-friendly, biodegradable solutions for all industry sectors. To assist in enabling this…

Eco-friendly Bus Fleet takes off in Delhi

Delhi’s public-transit system got a shot in the arm today with the launch of a new fleet of low-floor buses…

Mirror Treehouse

Swedish design firm Tham & Videgard Hansson Arkitekter have used the mirror concept to great effect with this designer treehouse.…

Sneak Peak: Biophile Issue 18

Our friends over at UrbanSprout have uploaded a sneak peak at the next issue of Biophile, due out next week.…

Russian oil tanker splits in half

A Russian oil tanker has split in half during a severe storm near the Black Sea, spilling around 1,300 tonnes…

Iceland cancels whale hunt

The government of Iceland announced last week that it is calling off its controversial whale hunt, not because of political…

From Waste To power…

The Waste Management company in the US went very green many years ago. It has built almost 100 methane-powered generating…