Many leaves, many colors, tropical origins and drooping habit: these are the main characteristics of the plants belonging to the genus called Tradescantia. His name is linked to the surname of two well-known English naturalists who evidently studied him thoroughly, they are imaginatively called John the old and John the young.
Rechargeable batteries, better described as electric charge accumulators, are batteries whose charge can be completely restored by supplying electricity. The most common rechargeable batteries are the classic AA type batteries and the batteries found in portable electrical devices such as smartphones, notebooks, tablets, ereaders… The rechargeable battery sector is booming and manufacturers are moving in different directions.
More and more comfortable and safe spaces in the heart of smart cities, but not only. In the twenty-first century city buildings, parking lots and streets will be equipped with solutions that detect movement, temperature (rain, heat, fog) and the level of sunlight (day and night). Interpreting different parameters, public infrastructures for lighting they will be able, for example, to turn on themselves, intensify the brightness or report maintenance problems.
Do you remember Hepburn Wind? The first self-managed wind community that with its around 2,000 members has become the emblem of an economically sound, virtuous and environmentally friendly lifestyle.The Hepburn Wind community is located in Australia and, last week, attracted numerous visitors for the Sustainable Living Festival, in particular for an event: the setting up of a mural by the artist David Booth, also known as Ghostpatrol.
An interesting research has just been published by Isfol (Institute of Professional Training of Workers) according to which three-year graduates in Environmental Sciences find a job in 43.5 of cases, after only one year from graduation. This percentage rises to 53.7 three years after graduation.
Have you ever tasted an strawberry tree? This evergreen plant, now almost a rarity, belongs to the Ericaceae family and is widespread in regions with a Mediterranean climate.During flowering, usually in autumn, its small bell-shaped white flowers form a cheerful cascade of color destined to turn into a bright red berry fruit with a very sweet taste.