Articles and researches

January 29, 2020

Solar-powered home in Thailand takes on a sculptural form with cantilevering cubes

Bangkok-based studio ASWA has unveiled a contemporary home located in the mountainous region of Maehongsorn, Thailand. The 1,000-square-foot, solar-powered home is comprised of three large cubes […]
January 29, 2020

How to garden for bumblebees | MNN

Would you like to hear your neighbors buzzing about how good your garden looks? There’s an easy way to do that and help an important native […]
January 29, 2020

Urban Beehive Project creates a buzz around honeybee education

In Charlottetown, Canada, a delightful buzz of eco-friendly activity has descended on a new public destination — the Urban Beehive Project, a community installation that highlights […]
January 29, 2020

New technological process transforms everyday trash into graphene

Rice University researchers have succeeded in creating graphene, not from costly purified starting materials, but from everyday trash. The amount produced is in kilograms per day, […]
January 29, 2020

Oil companies are investing billions in new plastic plants to double output in next 20 years | MNN

Living on an island makes you more aware that ocean pollution affects you — you’re surrounded by it. So it’s no surprise that the island where […]
January 29, 2020

New BU academic tower will be 100% free from fossil fuels

To advance a Climate Action Plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2040, Boston University has recently broken ground on the Center for Computing & Data Sciences, […]
January 29, 2020

California’s monarch butterfly population has declined by 99% since the 1980s | MNN

Each year since 1997, the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation has conducted the Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count, an annual event in which citizen scientists count the […]
January 29, 2020

Adventurous, sustainable cricket-based snacks

For Westerners, snacking on insects isn’t mainstream. But that may change, thanks to the rising trend of edible bugs and cricket-based snacks — like those from Chirps, Don Bugito, EXO, […]