Articles and researches

February 25, 2020

Jimmy Carter’s solar plant powers half his Georgia hometown

Half of Plains, Georgia’s energy comes from solar panels, thanks to former President — and former farmer — Jimmy Carter. Since installing a solar plant on […]
February 25, 2020

Cheetah cubs born through IVF offer hope for their species | MNN

Two small cheetah cubs have been born to a surrogate mother via in vitro fertilization (IVF) for the first time. Their births offer hope for the […]
February 25, 2020

Why should the Scottish woodlands be protected?

Although Scotland is more heavily forested than England or Wales, much of its woodlands have been lost to logging, urban sprawl and climate change. Initiatives to reverse deforestation have been […]
February 25, 2020

Pathwater aluminum water bottle is an alternative to single-use plastic

Pathwater, based out of northern California, began with a Christmas Eve run to a grocery store, where three friends lamented about the lack of truly sustainable […]
February 25, 2020

The power is coming back on in Australian communities thanks to solar-powered minigrids | MNN

In the wake of Australia’s bushfires, an unprecedented natural disaster in which more than 20 percent of the continent’s forests burned, dozens of rural communities cut […]
February 25, 2020

Nike reveals Space Hippie — sustainable sneakers made from waste

Nike has launched a new, exploratory collection, aptly named Space Hippie, to highlight the NASA-inspired concept of in-situ resource utilization — the idea of using space-based […]
February 25, 2020

A deaf and blind poodle found her way home after escaping from a hawk’s clutches | MNN

Not many dogs stolen away by a hawk find their way back home. You might expect those odds to get a lot slimmer when that dog […]
February 25, 2020

Swirling seals win top underwater photography honors | MNN

While waves may roil and sunlight might dance atop the water, often the most interesting activity happens underneath the surface. Since 1965, the Underwater Photographer of […]