Articles and researches

May 25, 2020

Geothermal-powered dorm minimizes its carbon footprint in Quebec

Near Sherbrooke, Quebec, Montreal-based ARCHITEM Wolff Shapiro Kuskowski has recently completed the Mitchell Family House, a new and energy-efficient student housing complex for the Bishop’s College […]
May 22, 2020

How to make vegetable broth with scraps to reduce food waste

Food waste is a major dilemma in today’s world, and throwing out even vegetable scraps contributes to the problem. Not to mention that throwing out unwanted […]
May 22, 2020

Migrating monarch butterflies get the right-of-way in new agreement

A new nationwide right-of-way agreement aims to protect migrating monarch butterflies. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) […]
May 22, 2020

Why do squirrels spend their time in trees and chipmunks prefer the ground? | MNN

At first glance, it’s easy to mistake a squirrel for a chipmunk. Especially when you spot one, twitching and darting across the yard like an electrified […]
May 22, 2020

U.S. rabbit populations contend with lethal virus, RHDV2

Wildlife officials recently announced outbreaks of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 (RHDV2) ravaging Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and California. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) deems RHDV2 […]
May 22, 2020

Ancient Mayan-inspired Casa Merida operates off the grid in Mexico

In the hot and humid Yucatán capital of Mérida, blasting air conditioning all day is commonly regarded as a necessity of life. But Mexico City-based Ludwig […]
May 22, 2020

Did you know you have 5 different appetites? | MNN

When you’re hungry, what do you eat? Do you reach for fresh fruits and vegetables or grab chips or ice cream? There’s likely no consistent answer. […]
May 22, 2020

A strange and tiny seahorse has been discovered in South Africa | MNN

A tiny species of seahorse never seen in African waters before has been discovered in South Africa’s Sodwana Bay. In fact, the pygmy seahorses found among […]