Today is Human Rights Day

In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) declaring “the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property,...

Happy World Soil Day!

Happy World Soil Day from Eco18! Today is a day of celebrating one of the most important pieces in the patchwork of our ecosystems! A healthy planet for humans and all life quite literally starts from the ground up, but we rarely ever stop to...

Microsoft’s Data Centers Aim to Dive Deeper

Microsoft Corporation, the technology giant based in Washington, is a multinational company responsible for everything from personal laptops and phones to software and licenses. Oh – and did I mention underwater datacenters? Those too.  In 2013, a team of five embarked on a project known as...

“Many galaxies we see through telescopes such as the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, the source of this beautiful image, look relatively similar: spiraling arms, a glowing center, and a mixture of bright specks of star formation and dark ripples of cosmic dust weaving throughout. This galaxy, a spiral galaxy named NGC 772, is no exception.”; Photo and Caption by the Hubble Space Telescope and NASA

A Futuristic Telescope that Could Explain Our Past

Even if you didn’t know it, you’ve probably had an interaction with NASA’s Hubble Telescope. Photos like the ones below are famous worldwide and explain never-before-seen astronomy phenomena. Do you recognize any?  Photos taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope via smithsonianmag.com Check out some of the Hubble Telescope’s most...

The Competition for Resources in Patagonia

El Fin del Mundo, the end of the world, boasts an abundance of beauty: snow-capped mountains, the natural beauty of Patagonia, the enchanting peat bogs and parks of the Tierra del Fuego, beavers, huemuls, museums about the indigenous people that lived there and the penal...

18 Questions with Audra Mulkern

Meet Audra Mulkern: founder of the Female Farmer Project™, international speaker, James Beard 2019 Finalist, writer, photographer, one of Reader’s Digest Country Women Magazine 45 “Amazing Women”, and an incredible inspiration to hundreds of women and girls across the world! Check out her answers to...

Happy World Habitat Day!

Happy World Habitat Day, my fellow eco-friendlies! Today, across the world, the leading minds of sustainability will be discussing how exactly “innovative frontier technologies” can contribute to the efficiency of waste management worldwide. In 1985, the United Nations designated the first October Monday of each year to...

Max Lugavere 18 Questions

1) Where are you from and where are you currently based? I grew up in New York City and currently live in Los Angeles. 2) You’ve worked in so many different roles: author, science and health journalist, TV and web...

Chemical Run-Off: A Recipe for Disaster

Imagine a river filled to the brim with all the toxic materials and waste your city creates. Don’t forget to include the herbicides from farms, the metals from roofs, and the petroleum from cars. Now imagine the rain comes and mixes all of these materials...