Articles and researches

May 26, 2020

There’s so much ‘green snow’ in the Antarctic, you can see it from space | MNN

Welcome to the green, green acres of Antarctica. Yes, you read that right. Climate change is dressing up parts of the South Pole in emerald hues, […]
May 25, 2020

Off-grid bamboo bungalow embraces nature in Thailand

When Mr. Phol asked Bangkok-based architecture studio TOUCH to design for him a private home in Thailand’s north-central province of Petchabun, the brief came with a challenge — […]
May 25, 2020

LEED-seeking apartments house formerly homeless families in San Francisco

David Baker Architects has completed 222 Taylor, an affordable housing complex in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. Designed with more than 100 affordable housing units for low-income […]
May 25, 2020

Geothermal-powered dorm minimizes its carbon footprint in Quebec

Near Sherbrooke, Quebec, Montreal-based ARCHITEM Wolff Shapiro Kuskowski has recently completed the Mitchell Family House, a new and energy-efficient student housing complex for the Bishop’s College […]
May 22, 2020

How to make vegetable broth with scraps to reduce food waste

Food waste is a major dilemma in today’s world, and throwing out even vegetable scraps contributes to the problem. Not to mention that throwing out unwanted […]
May 22, 2020

Migrating monarch butterflies get the right-of-way in new agreement

A new nationwide right-of-way agreement aims to protect migrating monarch butterflies. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) […]
May 22, 2020

Why do squirrels spend their time in trees and chipmunks prefer the ground? | MNN

At first glance, it’s easy to mistake a squirrel for a chipmunk. Especially when you spot one, twitching and darting across the yard like an electrified […]
May 22, 2020

U.S. rabbit populations contend with lethal virus, RHDV2

Wildlife officials recently announced outbreaks of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 (RHDV2) ravaging Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and California. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) deems RHDV2 […]