Articles and researches

May 4, 2020

Community collects locally sourced materials to construct a school in Vietnam

The Xuan Hoa commune in the Lao Cai province of northwest Vietnam is, like much of the surrounding area, a region that has suffered from economic […]
May 1, 2020

How regular baths can help ease depression | MNN

Taking a bath can seem like a luxury, something you put off until you have a long weekend or a vacation. But if you have a […]
May 1, 2020

Nina+Co sustainably furnishes a zero-waste London restaurant

In an industry notorious for food waste, award-winning chef Douglas McMaster has achieved the seemingly unattainable — Silo, the world’s first zero-waste restaurant. For Silo’s second outpost […]
May 1, 2020

New study takes nuanced look at bug decline

While scientists have observed the worldwide decline of insects over the last decades, a new study shows that the big picture is more complicated than they thought. The […]
May 1, 2020

How to track migratory birds near you | MNN

With so many people spending a lot more time at home, many have become obsessed with nature. In addition to Netflix and social media, bird-watching has […]
May 1, 2020

LEED Gold-targeted library and community park has otherworldly appeal

Toronto-based architecture firm RDHA has completed the Springdale Library and Komagata Maru Park, a new inclusive gathering space for Brampton, a city located about 45 minutes […]
May 1, 2020

Peaceful floating villa in Australia runs on solar energy

Australian architect Chuck Anderson has created a beautiful, solar-powered floating villa that has us dreaming of brighter days. Anchored just north of Sydney’s Palm Beach, the […]
May 1, 2020

How to make mint simple syrup for a mint julep | MNN

When mint juleps are served at the Kentucky Derby, they’re made with mint simple syrup. It’s a way to make the cocktails more quickly than muddling […]