Articles and researches

January 6, 2020

12 good things that happened for the environment in 2019

For folks who read — and write — about sustainability, dire projections are revealed every day. Between rainforest fires and ocean pollution, much of the news […]
January 6, 2020

Boost your meals with compound butters | MNN

I follow the age-old cooking adage that butter makes everything better. Whether you’re creating a creamy sauce from scratch, burrowing a blob in a baked potato […]
January 6, 2020

White Sands officially becomes the 62nd national park

Last week, President Donald Trump signed legislation, seen here, designating White Sands National Park as the 62nd national park. Since 1933, the country’s largest gypsum dunefield […]
January 6, 2020

We finally solved the mystery of why this ‘boring’ bird has such colorful chicks | MNN

The American coot is a ubiquitous bird often seen waddling across the surfaces of North America’s ponds and lakes. Their plumage is rather forgettable; a plain-black […]
January 6, 2020

Inhabitat tests Tree Runners by Allbirds around the world

Shoes made from wood pulp that are actually comfortable? Count us in! Allbirds took the internet by storm after its Wool Runners, made using New Zealand […]
January 6, 2020

For these bears in the Ukraine, it’s too warm to hibernate | MNN

Some of the brown bears in the rehabilitation center in Synevyr National Park in southwest Ukraine are having trouble getting to sleep. Usually in winter, the […]
January 6, 2020

Gorgeous tiny home thrives in the California sunshine

Already well-known for its all-weather tiny home designs, Canadian studio Minimaliste is back with one breezy home for a client in California who dreamed of having […]
January 5, 2020

Try these modern twists on classic party mix | MNN

Remember party mix? That random assortment of corn/wheat/rice cereal, nuts, pretzels, Worcestershire sauce, butter and seasoned salt? Perhaps you know it by its more common branded […]