Articles and researches

July 9, 2021

New bill regulating carbon offset market could attract farmers

Some farmers are turning to carbon capture to make cash outside of traditional farming practices. A new Senate bill could help attract even more farmers to […]
July 9, 2021

A LEED Gold-targeted health education hub joins University of Washington campus

The University of Washington will soon welcome the brand-new Hans Rosling Center for Population Health, a modern and stunning facility that will serve as a major […]
July 9, 2021

Energy-efficient Wanaka Wedge House offers views of the Southern Alps

Three bedrooms and a view of the Southern Alps that pulls the eye endlessly into the horizon — that’s the defining essence of the Wanaka Wedge […]
July 8, 2021

Groundfridge uses insulation, not electricity, to stay cool

Designed by Studio Floris Schoonderbeek, the Groundfridge refrigerated cellar uses the soil’s natural insulation as a cooling system for sustainable food and wine storage. It serves […]
July 8, 2021

A billion intertidal animals roasted in BC heat wave

The recent heatwave that swept the West Coast of the U.S. and Canada claimed many human casualties, including at least 486 sudden deaths in British Columbia. But […]
July 8, 2021

Gray wolves killed after removal from endangered species list

Up to a third of Wisconsin’s gray wolves may have been killed following their removal from the endangered species list. A University of Wisconsin-Madison study estimates that 313 […]
July 8, 2021

nat-2’s newest sneakers are made of recycled bubble wrap

From nat-2, a German footwear designer immersed in sustainable and eco-friendly design, we meet the vegan recycled bubble wrap sneakers. Yes, bubble wrap. Continue reading below […]
July 8, 2021

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens LEEDs the way in green design

“Imagine the beauty of humanity living in harmony with nature.” This is the goal behind the ongoing work to raise the bar of sustainability in architecture […]