Lara Ramirez

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Lara is a passionate traveler and writer and actively seeks to draw attention to current world affairs and ways we can protect our planet. She is a free-thinker and loves to share her wealth of experience and knowledge in the hope of entertaining and to broaden your mind.

“Eco-Plastic” Made From Fish Waste Wins International James Dyson Award

Lucy Hughes, graduate from Sussex University, UK, has just won the James Dyson Award’s international prize for her invention - an eco-friendly, biodegradable, plastic alternative made from fish waste. Lucy's invention, called ‘MarinaTex' is a transparent film made from fish waste. Her inspiration for the...

Heineken Has Replaced Plastic Rings and Shrink Wrap With Cardboard!

Heineken has vowed to remove single-use plastic rings and shrink wrap from billions of multipack cans. The company is now beginning to replace all of it's plastic with a new eco-friendly cardboard alternative! Plastic rings, often called hi-cones or yokes, are the go-to packaging device...

Sustainable Reusable Diaper Wins Swiss James Dyson Award 2019

Luisa Kahlfeldt, an industrial design student from ECAL, is the winner of this year’s top national James Dyson Award 2019 in Switzerland for her SUMO project – a diaper made from 100% sustainable Sea-Cell fiber. Kahlfeldt’s innovative and sustainable idea encapsulates everything that the Dyson...

Leading Psychologist Explains How to Rewire Your Brain and Let Go of Harmful Negativity

Psychologist explains how to shift your thoughts from 'bad' to 'good'. A leading psychologist has delved into the way our brains are hardwired to lean towards 'negative' thoughts. (watch below) Alison Ledgerwood has conducted her own experiments on positive versus negative thinking. Perhaps unsurprisingly, she discovered that...

Portland Installed These Incredible Water Pipes That Generate Free Electricity!

Electricity generating water pipes have been installed in Portland. This amazing idea has been thought up by the Portland-based energy company Lucid Energy. Renewable sources of energy are all around us, but harvesting the energy can often be a problem. Lucid Energy had the great idea of utilizing...

“Kind” Whale Returns Phone To Woman Who Accidentally Dropped It Into Sea

What do we have here? A lesson in kindness, perhaps? This news is pretty surprising after whales have been killed by human hands for years and years. We're talking about the news of a beluga whale who recently became the hero of the day after...

Luxury Space Hotel With Artificial Gravity Will Be In Orbit By 2025

Based on a concept by a controversial scientist,The Von Braun Space Station is moving ahead with construction plans. Nazi and American rocket scientist Wernher von Braun's concept was part of The Gateway Foundation's inspiration in building a space hotel. The company states the they expect...

Brave Dog Dies Defending His Family From Bear Attack – Let’s Pay Him the Respect He Deserves!

Those of us who adore our four-legged friend can appreciate the loyalty and unconditional love we get from our dogs. One dog’s loyalty towards to family was put to the test when he protected them from a black bear. As reported in the Independent, Pete, an...

In the Last 45 Years, We Have Killed 60% of Earth’s Wildlife

A  shocking report released by the WWF drums home the horrendous impact human activity has on Planet Earth. Humans, in one form or another have been around for over 2 million years but just in the last 44 years, we have caused a mass extinction...

Bees Love Hemp! Researchers Discover Hemp Provides Perfect Food and Habitat For Bees

A new study has shown that hemp can actually help save the bees! The plant provides an excellent source of nutrition when they need it the most! The new study concludes that expanding hemp cultivation in the US could give bees valuable access to nutritious...