Articles and researches

April 21, 2020

Sea turtles thrive on empty beaches during COVID-19 lockdowns

As more people around the world stay inside, more animals are able to thrive in places that are typically crowded by humans. In the southeastern U.S., […]
April 21, 2020

Prefab Danish home built from CLT and weathered steel in just 3 days

Set into the lush green landscape of Denmark’s Fyn island, Villa Korup is a large home designed for a family of six. A collaboration between Danish […]
April 21, 2020

The cost of tackling climate change is less than the cost of doing nothing | MNN

Two of the biggest myths about climate change have been busted: The first is that we have time to deal with human beings’ impact on our […]
April 21, 2020

Megadrought grips Western states, new study says

As if we weren’t in enough of a pickle, a new study claims that the western U.S. is in the midst of a megadrought affected by climate […]
April 21, 2020

Earth Day: An animated tribute | MNN

2020 marks the 50th celebration of Earth Day, a holiday that helped spark America’s modern environmental movement when it was founded on April 22, 1970, by […]
April 21, 2020

6 ways to save energy while sheltering in place

Now that millions of Americans are isolated in their homes, everyone is using more energy during off-peak hours. Americans are getting more concerned with paying their […]
April 21, 2020

Wedge-shaped Sideyard champions CLT construction

When Portland, Oregon reconfigured the roadways in the Central Eastside community, a 20,000-square-foot berm space was leftover from the move. To make the most of the […]
April 20, 2020

What happens when humans aren’t allowed to touch each other? | MNN

One of the prevailing theories about why the handshake emerged as a form of greeting thousands of years ago was to prove neither party was carrying […]