A new study from United Nations University explores the economic value of human poop, and the wealth potential of making use of it in the developing world.
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Raina and Zaina Kanaan recycle bikes into customized sets of wheels, and, in the process, raise money for bicycles for children living in refugee camps.
Don’t want to buy a bicycle? In a number of places around the world, there may be a free bike for your to use, or to keep.
Yeah, they’re a little clunky looking, but cargo bikes have developed their own culture, and a documentary in the works, Less Car More Go, aims to share that culture with the world.
As bicycling becomes more and more popular in urban centers, on college campuses, and in other settings, marketers are looking at bikes themselves as a compelling “platform” for sharing ideas and brands.
Want to drag that old bike out of the garage/basement/storage unit, and start riding it to work? Follow these tips to get that rusty cruiser back into safe riding condition.
By Lester R. Brown Cars promise mobility, and in a largely rural setting they provide it. But in an urbanizing world, where more than half of us live in cities, there is an inherent conflict between the automobile and the city. After a point, as their numbers multiply, automobiles provide not mobility but immobility, as […]
By Lester R. Brown Given the enormous environmental and social challenges faced by our early twenty-first century global civilization, one of the questions I hear most frequently is “What can I do?” People often expect me to talk about lifestyle changes, recycling newspapers, or changing light bulbs. These are essential, but they are not nearly […]