Articles and researches

June 24, 2020

New study sheds light on Antarctic sea ice mystery

By now, most people have heard about polar ice melting due to global warming. But the coming and going of the sea ice surrounding Antarctica still leaves […]
June 24, 2020

Solar-powered bungalow in Australia promotes indoor-outdoor living

This bungalow-style home combines a thermal chimney system with solar power to improve energy efficiency. The young family who bought the original home wanted to present […]
June 24, 2020

Plastic rain is contaminating protected habitats

The term “pristine” environment is no longer applicable even to the most remote locations on Earth. Recent research has established that plastic rain is now pouring […]
June 24, 2020

Snøhetta completes stunning Norwegian cabins for glacier hikers

The breathtaking landscape of Luster in the western part of Norway has recently been joined by Tungestølen, a cluster of timber hiking cabins with cozy interiors […]
June 23, 2020

Siberia hits record 100 degrees

Siberia is now setting record high temperatures. On June 20, the town of Verkhoyansk reported a temperature of 38 degrees Celsius, or 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, which […]
June 23, 2020

Hydropower demand is damaging Indigenous lands

Many U.S. states are setting renewable energy goals, turning to hydropower as a cheap source of cleaner energy. But for Inuit hunters in far eastern Canada, […]
June 23, 2020

Taming plastic waste with silica plastic blocks

In a bid to curb plastic waste pollution, India-based company Rhino Machines has invented a way of using plastic to make construction blocks. The silica plastic […]
June 23, 2020

Arrival’s zero-emissions buses are designed for social distancing

U.K. startup Arrival has unveiled the Arrival Bus, an eye-catching electric bus crafted to not only improve public perception of public transportation but to also respond […]