And speaking of … did you know that jumping spiders chase laser pointers just like cats do?
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Jumping spider is as cute as a kitten
The sale of cotton buds, plastic drinking straws and other items could really become a thing in 2019.
Source: TreeHugger – UK could ban single-use plastics as early as next year
Many are writing off libraries as relics of another age, but they are needed more than ever.
Source: TreeHugger – Rem Koolhaas and OMA build a monument to books
They may get people out of cars and improve safety, but PARKING!
Source: TreeHugger – It seems that wherever there is a bike lane, there is a bikelash.
Who needs butter, milk, and eggs?
Source: TreeHugger – 6 must-have ingredients for fabulous vegan baking
How green is your state? A new report details which states are the sustainability superstars.
Source: TreeHugger – The 10 eco-friendliest states in the US
Lots of efficient small-space design ideas here to help maximize this 312-square-foot apartment.
Source: TreeHugger – Small apartment in heritage building is modernized with extra loft
The bottles, however, come from beautiful national parks, where there shouldn’t be any bottles in the first place.
Source: TreeHugger – The North Face introduces T-shirts made from plastic bottles
Solar power is a wonderful thing but the benefits are not evenly distributed.
Source: TreeHugger – In California, people without rooftop solar panels pay a per year subsidy to those with them
UK households can now by 15 per cent green gas and 100 per cent green electricity with one easy tariff.
Source: TreeHugger – UK energy company offering ‘poop gas’ for heating/cooking
E-bikes are greener than cars, and they’re getting really popular.
Source: TreeHugger – I tried riding an e-bike, and it was nothing like I expected
Listen to the Betty Boops of the insect world as they “boop oop a doop” in the hive.
Source: TreeHugger – Honeybees make a cute ‘whoop’ when they’re surprised
Something is making me queasy about all this, and it’s not the raw meat.
Source: TreeHugger – Sainsbury’s ‘touch-free chicken’ is for Millennials scared of raw meat
Just in time for the launch of its much hyped Mission E
Source: TreeHugger – Porsche plans 500 fast charging stations in US next year
This would mark a significant step up in terms of ambitions.
Source: TreeHugger – UK to enshrine net zero emissions target into law?
Our photo of the day is all about that form.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Great blue heron puts aeronautical engineers to shame
It always amazes, how much work people do for this.
Source: TreeHugger – The 2018 Evolo Competition entries are wonders of drawing talent and imagination
This well-crafted tiny dwelling has its own space-saving elevator bed that can go up and down with the push of a button.
Source: TreeHugger – Urban tiny house’s versatile lounge comes with an elevator bed (Video)
These mutant enzymes with a taste for waste could lead to the full recycling of single-use bottles.
Source: TreeHugger – Scientists accidentally create plastic-eating mutant enzyme
The animals are sick and we’re getting sick. Industrialized farming doesn’t work.
Source: TreeHugger – Huge egg recall highlights our broken food system, yet again