Articles and researches

January 13, 2021

LEED Gold-targeted Knight Campus advances scientific innovation

The University of Oregon recently welcomed the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, a 160,000-square-foot campus built to accelerate groundbreaking scientific discovery and […]
January 12, 2021

Studio Rygalik’s Circula bench uses sustainable materials

Designed by Tomek Rygalik, Circula is a circular bench made from sustainable materials such as FSC-certified wood, recycled plastic and phosphate steel. Round in shape and with […]
January 12, 2021

50 countries pledge to conserve 30% of land and water

The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People has made a pledge to protect 30% of the land and water on Earth by 2030 to […]
January 12, 2021

Bee-killing pesticide approved for emergency use in the UK

The U.K. government is reversing a ban on a dangerous pesticide. The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) and British Sugar lobbied hard to get a product containing […]
January 12, 2021

Nonprofit Washed Ashore crafts art and jewelry from ocean plastic

Washed Ashore is an environmental nonprofit that spreads the message about ocean pollution using the visual appeal of art. The giant animals created from marine debris […]
January 12, 2021

AirBird alerts users to open windows when CO2 is too high

Air pollution is a widely reported contributor to poor health conditions worldwide. While outdoor air quality is regularly monitored for dangerous levels of toxins, indoor air […]
January 11, 2021

Suspended treehouses provide epic views of a fjord in Norway

Just 20 minutes from the town of Odda, through the steep Norwegian hillsides, something magical sits at the edge of the fifth-longest fjord on Earth. Two […]
January 11, 2021

2020 ranks as the hottest year in modern history

Last year was the hottest year ever recorded on Earth, according to an analysis done by the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service. The study shows […]