Articles and researches

October 2, 2020

Greenland ice sheet melting faster than in last 12 millennia

Greenland’s massive ice sheet is melting at a rate faster than experienced in the past 12,000 years, according to a new study in Nature. Published on Wednesday, […]
October 2, 2020

You can help monitor Amazon deforestation from your couch

While many people around the world worry about deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, to most of us, it’s still remote. Most people have never visited the […]
October 2, 2020

A net-zero compact home in Seattle is inspired by Shibui minimalism

Refined, elemental and minimal: these words were the inspiration behind a recently completed net-zero home in West Seattle. Built to endure the test of time and […]
October 2, 2020

Self-sufficient cabin in the woods may be the perfect writer’s studio

Once, Henry David Thoreau went to Walden Pond to “live deliberately.” He surrounded himself with nature to create his incredible writing that would inspire generations to […]
October 1, 2020

UNStudio designs sculptural, driverless metro stations for Doha

UNStudio has completed the first 37 stations for Qatar Railways’ Doha Metro, one of the most advanced and fastest driverless metro systems in the world. With […]
October 1, 2020

2 in every 5 plant species are at risk of extinction

A new Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew report has revealed that two in every five plant species, or 40%, are at risk of extinction. According to the […]
October 1, 2020

Presidential debate gives 10 minutes to climate change

It seemed like the whole 90 minutes would be spent slinging insults about family members, interrupting and telling each other to shut up. But with 10 […]
October 1, 2020

Tartu turns a major street into a car-free haven for a month

For the entire month of July, the Estonian city of Tartu transformed one of its main streets in the heart of the city into the Autovabaduse […]