Articles and researches

June 4, 2020

Eco-friendly housing startup Module breaks ground in Pittsburgh

Home building and buying are modern-day decision-wheels with size and location options balanced with a desire for eco-friendly construction. Buying too large of a home creates […]
June 4, 2020

We are in the sixth mass extinction, and it’s accelerating

The Earth is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction, and it’s picking up speed. New research in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences […]
June 4, 2020

Solar-powered Lowell Justice Center will be Massachusetts’ first LEED Platinum courthouse

Half-an-hour north of Boston, the Massachusetts city of Lowell has recently welcomed the new Lowell Justice Center, a modern facility on track to become the state’s […]
June 4, 2020

Climate change, deforestation lead to younger, shorter trees

Recently published research in Science magazine warns that older, taller trees are quickly becoming a thing of the past, consequently leaving forests in disarray. Forest dynamics being disrupted like this spells trouble […]
June 4, 2020

Forest products help power local economies | MNN

In Virginia and North Carolina, forest products – including wood bioenergy – are among the most essential industries. In this time of uncertainty and upheaval, the […]
June 3, 2020

Prefab eco-pods offer luxury lodging in any environment

Developed by Nomadic Resorts, these prefab suites provide the perfect opportunity for a luxury eco-vacation pretty much anywhere. The Looper tented suites incorporate recyclable materials and renewable […]
June 3, 2020

Earth School offers kids interesting science lessons online

Kids stuck at home due to coronavirus have another opportunity for quality online learning. Earth School, a collaboration between TED-Ed (TED’s youth and education initiative) and […]
June 3, 2020

Off-grid cabins in Brazil offer remote eco getaway

While some people may find social distancing a bit inconvenient, others may have found a new way to live — and vacation. For those who are […]