Articles and researches

September 24, 2020

New Tokyo Toilet Project designs public restrooms to foster inclusivity

Japan-based Nippon Foundation has launched its Tokyo Toilet Project to design and build new, inclusive public toilets at 17 different locations throughout the Shibuya district of […]
September 23, 2020

Houston’s new botanical garden opens

It’s a loss for golfers but a big win for plant lovers. After decades in the planning stage, the Houston Botanic Garden finally opened September 18 on the former Glenbrook […]
September 23, 2020

Melting Florida panther statue highlights climate change

The Florida panther has long had to deal with disease, car accidents, genetic disorders, extreme heat, hurricanes and even predators before cubs are old enough to […]
September 23, 2020

NYC Metronome clock now displays deadline for irreversible global warming

The New York City Metronome digital clock in Manhattan has been reprogrammed to show the critical window within which global warming must be stopped. The display, […]
September 23, 2020

The Redress Design Award is making sustainable fashion an industry standard

Who doesn’t love a good fashion contest? Competition has always been a great way to introduce new styles to the world and for new designers to […]
September 23, 2020

Garden House brings nature back to the city

As urban areas grow around the world, housing seems to get farther and farther from nature, turning cities into concrete jungles lacking in greenery. This is […]
September 22, 2020

Tiny House Sustainable Living blog documents life in an off-grid tiny home

In her home country of Australia, Jennifer lives with her 20-year-old daughter on a 42-acre farm along with horses, sheep, goats and alpacas. She designed and […]
September 22, 2020

Botswana elephant deaths caused by cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae

On June 18, 2020, we reported about the mysterious deaths of 154 elephants in Botswana. At the time, wildlife officials in Botswana said that the cause […]