Articles and researches

September 3, 2020

Biomimicry Institute reveals 2020 Global Design Challenge finalists

The Biomimicry Institute has revealed this year’s 10 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge finalist teams, which have created innovative solutions for sustainably tackling global issues. The proposals, […]
September 3, 2020

The smooth handfish is declared extinct

The International Union for The Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has officially declared the smooth handfish extinct. This news makes the smooth handfish the first fish species […]
September 3, 2020

Bond Pet Foods develops slaughter-free chicken for sustainable pet food

It’s an ethical conundrum vegetarian pet owners frequently face — isn’t it hypocritical to eschew meat consumption yourself while still supporting animal slaughter by purchasing pet […]
September 3, 2020

The afterlife of solar panels

You might think of solar panels as a top sustainability solution. While it’s true that they’re terrific for harnessing renewable energy from the sun, photovoltaic panels […]
September 3, 2020

This timber-clad cabin appears to hover over an idyllic lake landscape

Rye-based architectural practice RX Architects has completed a charming cabin at the edge of a lake in Brabourne, an English village within the Kent Downs Area […]
September 2, 2020

Renewable energy lab glows like a lantern in Germany

On a site formerly used for experiments on solar energy, Stuttgart-based architectural practice Behnisch Architekten has completed Building 668 (KIT Energy Lab 2.0), a massive testing […]
September 2, 2020

New green technology could harvest body heat as energy

Scientists have created thermocells, energy-efficient devices, that can harvest excess heat and convert it into renewable energy. They hope to create portable batteries that could be […]
September 2, 2020

Arctic wildfires are emitting 35% more carbon compared to 2019

Wildfires are releasing more carbon emissions in the first eight months of 2020 than they did in all of 2019. According to a recent report by […]