Articles and researches

April 13, 2021

A solar-ready holiday home disappears into a Czech forest

When Czech architecture firm NEW HOW Architects was asked to design a holiday home in the Ore Mountains, it decided to craft a nature-inspired residence that […]
April 13, 2021

France to ban short domestic flights in favor of trains

After a long debate, the French National Assembly has voted to suspend all domestic flights on routes that can be traveled by direct train in less […]
April 13, 2021

Nepal’s rhino population is on the rise

This year’s National Rhino Count in Nepal showed a promising gain in the odd-toed ungulates. The 2021 numbers are up 16% for a total of 752 […]
April 13, 2021

Charlotte McCurdy, Phillip Lim design carbon-neutral algae sequin dress

Sequins have long been a source of concern for environmentally conscious fashion designers. Made of tiny bits of shiny or translucent plastic, they are a significant […]
April 13, 2021

Virtual Pollinator Park shows a future with — or without — pollinators

What will the world be like once pollinating insects, like the honeybee, are gone? Alternatively, what would happen if we allowed these important creatures to thrive? […]
April 12, 2021

Redevelopment project brings major green space to Tokyo

Set for completion in 2023, the Toranomon-Azabudai Urban Redevelopment Project is a collaboration between urban landscape developer Mori Building Co. and luxury hotel operator Aman. Apart from boasting […]
April 12, 2021

Harmful algal blooms release “Very Fast Death Factor” into air

A new study published in the journal Lake and Reservoir Management has found that a dangerous toxin known as anatoxin-a (ATX) could be airborne around bodies of […]
April 12, 2021

Do we really need to mine the deep seas to power EVs?

While more and more cities plan an end to sales of vehicles powered by fossil fuels and car manufacturers announce goals to go all electric, there’s […]