Ecowanderer visits World’s 8th Largest Solar Platform in Amareleja, Portugal

13 12 2010

Following the visit to Europe’s Biggest Dam: The Alqueva Dam located in Alentejo, Portugal, we also decided to visit the nearby solar platform, the 8th largest in the world: Central Solar Fotovoltaica de Amareleja.

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Ecowanderer goes to Europe’s Biggest Dam and Artificial Lake

7 03 2010

Ecowanderer recently had the opportunity to visit Europe’s Biggest Dam: The Alqueva Dam located in Alentejo, Portugal, and travel only a portion of the greatest artificial lake made possible by the dam: The Great Lake (also known as Albufeira of Alqueva)

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First Recyclable USB Pen

24 12 2009

The ATP EarthDrive is the first recyclable USB pen of the world, made out of a biodegradable polyester derived from renewable resources, such as corn.

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DIY: Solar Powered Water Heater

18 12 2009

In this first Ecowanderer DIY instructable you will learn, step-by-step, how to make a simple solar water heater from simple household items.

Here is a brief description of the process: Water, inside a water reservoir, will flow through a pvc pipe which is being heated through a simple parabola which reflects sunlight .

Here’s the list of the materials you’ll need:

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New DIY page added

17 12 2009

After some months of inactivity, Ecowanderer has recently introduzed the page DIY/Do It Yourself. It will feature several homemade projects, with detailed instructions and many pictures and videos to help anyone interested get around more easily.

Expect to see how to make your very own Solar Powered Water Heater in a couple of days.

Seasteading for Climate Change

28 06 2009


The idea of floating cities that could one day house climate change refugees is not new. There have been some older news regarding that solution in case rising sea levels force people out of their homes. It is with great hope that a new idea will be shared.

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Global Warming Health Threat?

15 06 2009


Despite the clear timeframe of the two following news that come from BBC, one really has to wonder if the consequences of Global Warming can have some positive side or none at all. It is ultimately up to the reader that he must look the matter by himself in order to find out the truth.

Consider the following two news:

“Climate change is “the biggest global health threat of the 21st Century”, according to a leading medical journal…

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