Articles and researches

April 29, 2021

Vertical wind turbines could make wind farms more efficient

Research carried out by Oxford Brookes University has found that vertical turbine designs could make large wind farms more effective. In the study, the researchers compared […]
April 29, 2021

Can bacteria capture and eliminate microplastics?

Scientists at Hong Kong Polytechnic University have found a way to use bacteria’s natural stickiness to pull microplastics from the environment. Their vision is that microplastics […]
April 29, 2021

These custom igloo-shaped workspaces are 3D-printed with recycled PET

ArchiTech Company in the Netherlands has designed a 3D-printed, modular pavilion using waste from the local port industry. Known as R-IGLO, the igloo-like workspaces represent a […]
April 29, 2021

Modern Dane offers sustainable bedding for peace of mind while you sleep

Nobody wants to sleep swaddled in chemicals and other toxins. Plus, who can get a full night of slumber knowing their textile selections contribute to poor […]
April 28, 2021

Canoo’s new electric pickup truck features modular design and hidden storage

One would think that designing a highly versatile electric vehicle with over 200 miles of battery range would be enough, but Los Angeles-based EV company Canoo […]
April 28, 2021

Nestlé ordered to stop diverting spring water from San Bernardino Forest

Nestlé has been ordered to stop taking spring water from the San Bernardino National Forest for its bottled water products. The decision, made by California’s Water […]
April 28, 2021

Some national parks will require reservations this summer

As people plan summer vacations while navigating COVID-19, many are looking toward the great outdoor spaces of our 423 national park sites. People yearn for the […]
April 28, 2021

Green-roofed Seattle home effortlessly pulls the outdoors in

When long-time Queen Anne residents Tracy and Greg Adams found the perfect hillside location for their new modern home, they tapped local design firms Lane Williams Architecture and Swivel […]