Articles and researches

March 27, 2020

Why does time seem to move so slowly when we’re in danger? | MNN

Does it seem like time has slowed to a crawl since you’ve been holed up in your apartment, riding out this pandemic? How long has it […]
March 27, 2020

What’s causing the decline in monarch butterfly populations?

Monarch butterflies are amongst North America’s majestic wildlife. They fascinate with their vibrant allure and migratory prowess. Yet these beauties are under serious threat, as evidenced by drastic […]
March 27, 2020

Sperry introduces shoes made with ocean plastic

Undoubtedly, one of the world’s most pressing issues is the massive amount of plastic waste that is clogging our oceans and waterways on a daily basis. […]
March 27, 2020

Solar powered hotel opens in Indian wine-growing region

Mumbai-based firm Sanjay Puri Architects has just completed work on a beautiful hotel in northern India known for wine production. Built on a base of locally-sourced natural stone, […]
March 27, 2020

MVRDV designs a sustainable “urban living room” for Shenzhen

Dutch architecture firm MVRDV has unveiled its competition-winning designs for the Shimao ShenKong International Centre, a new “three-dimensional urban living room” for the heart of Shenzhen’s […]
March 27, 2020

Researchers turn to ‘sentinel trees’ to warn of destructive pests | MNN

In an effort to receive advanced warning of destructive pests that could wreak havoc on native plantings, researchers from Europe, the United States and China are […]
March 26, 2020

How to explore national parks with virtual tours | MNN

“The mountains are calling and I must go,” conservationist John Muir famously wrote in 1873. Many people can relate to feeling beckoned by nature, although for […]
March 26, 2020

Everloop’s sustainable toothbrush comes with replaceable bamboo bristles

Mexico City-based NOS has come out with a design to address one of the many causes of plastic pollution that consumers tend to overlook: toothbrushes. The […]