The State of Parana has added one more star to its green reputation: since a few days ago it hosts the largest solar water heater Brazil, built with 1.8 thousand PET bottles and 1.5 thousand tetra-packs. The heater was installed in Palmas, in southern
From the always wonderful Streetfilms gang, "Featuring ample footage and photos from over a dozen cities worldwide, this video makes the case that America is woefully behind the curve in protecting its cyclists in big cities."
In this new video from our friends at StreetFilms.org, the crew travels to Istanbul, Turkey to speak with local urban planner Kevser Üstündag, and see firsthand how this city of 12 million people is actively dealing with its transportation
In line with a worldwide trend, Israel's three major cities - Haifa, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv - are currently in the process of building mass transit systems. Israel's transportation has traditionally been based on buses and
Brazilian site Planeta Sustentavel (Sustainable planet) has published an interview with architect Jaime Lerner, an environmental star that has turned the city of Curitiba into one of the greenest cities in the world.
In August 2006, during the 7th Brazilian Conference on Design Research & Development organized in Curitiba by the Parana Federal University (UFPR), "sustainable design" was one of the three most popular topics among all 650 papers published on the
TreeHugging takes place all over the world, every day, and each different locale has it's unique and fabulous take on living the modern, green lifestyle that we write about each day. Today, we train the spotlight on South America, highlighting some of