Innovative system uses bamboo to treat wastewater
The quality of water is a worldwide concern. Now more than ever, competent and responsible management of water resources, and especially wastewater treatment, is needed to reduce the impact of human activities ...
Novelty of eco-friendly bamboo garments lures consumers—if the price is right, study shows
Consumers who plan to buy eco-friendly bamboo apparel are attracted if the price is right, but their next consideration is the novelty of the product, according to a new study by Baylor University researchers.
Discovering the architect of bamboo
Simon Velez is known for his impressive constructions made of bamboo. The Colombian architect is the subject of an outdoor exhibition at Rossinière.
Researcher helps solve 5,000-year-old mystery: Team deciphers the Bamboo family tree
(Phys.org) —For more than 5,000 years, people have studied bamboo: its uses, growth forms, unusual flowering cycles, and its relationship to other plant groups. Until now, the relationships among the major ...
Climate change threatens giant pandas' bamboo buffet—and survival
China's endangered wild pandas may need new dinner reservations – and quickly – based on models that indicate climate change may kill off swaths of bamboo that pandas need to survive.
China releases panda after special survival regime
A captive-bred Chinese panda has been released into the wild as part of efforts to help the struggling species, but this time with special survival training after one of the animals died in a previous attempt.
Bamboo: The new super construction material
Researchers from the Universitys BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials, in collaboration with a team from Coventry University and the University of Cambridge, are exploring the use of bamboo ...
Bali goes green with bamboo buildings
Strong, light and cheaper than steel poles, bamboo is ubiquitous across Asia as scaffolding.
New bamboo charcoal tech to jumpstart African bioenergy sector, slow deforestation and climate change
Bamboo, a plant not often associated with Africa, may be the key to combating soil degradation and massive deforestation on the continent as an alternative source of energy.
Researchers believe giant pandas can survive on bamboo because of gut bacteria
Diversity of Malaysian Bamboo
What a wildly variegated species bamboo is. The sturdy yellow bamboo is pictured swaying gracefully next to the lean apple green. Both are bamboo, both strong but how remarkable that the two of different loveliness belong ...
Scientists make bamboo tools to test theory explaining East Asia's Stone Age tool scarcity
The long-held theory that early human ancestors in East Asia crafted their tools from bamboo and wood is much more complicated than originally conceived, according to a new study.
Bamboo bikes are export success for Ghana
The sight of tall, green bamboo stalks swaying above the dusty lands of his west African country led Ibrahim Djan Nyampong to an unusual conclusion: bicycles.
Production starts on sustainable bamboo bikes in ghana
The Bamboo Bike Project (BBP) and the Millennium Cities Initiative (MCI) at the Earth Institute, Columbia University, along with Ghana-based Bamboo Bikes Limited (BBL) have launched a two week long bamboo ...