New research uses birds to test a hypothesis about the origins of big brains. Given
In recent years, we have seen and experience more and more erratic and extreme weather.
Urban apiculture is a booming trend. But many metropolitan beekeepers also believe that bees fare
Oceans and the life they sustain are vital to humankind. Unfortunately, overfishing, climate change, and pollution
The dirty feathers of birds in some museum collections are giving scientists clues as to
Soil fungi supply nutrients to trees, but as they wither from pollution, trees suffer too.
Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the health benefits of
Birds exposed to noise pollution created by natural gas compressors show symptoms similar to those
The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in
Modern cities have lots to offer, but what does their lack of nature cost us?
Climate change is forcing fish species to shift their habitats faster than the world’s system
Do you find separating trash by paper and plastic a chore? Then think about the
Understanding Earth’s species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet
Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each
At some time or another, every historian of Rome has been asked to say where we are,
You don’t have to go vegan to fight climate change. Research shows that small changes
When discussing climate change, it’s not about saving the planet. 195 countries just made a
Using research from the University of Notre Dame, Eco Experts created a map ranking the
The seas will continue to rise for 300 years. That’s the conclusion of a new
Europe should tackle migration not by deploying troops, but by curbing economic abuse and destablisation.
How cities are changing animals. This feature is from The Verge.
Why do countries face “The resource curse phenomenon” and how can countries having large natural
It’s the season for mother nature to dazzle us with golds, reds, yellows and oranges
Scientists warn of expanding “bull’s-eyes” as the US builds in parts of the country at
Climate change denials amid catastrophic hurricanes are a reminder that humans are not a particularly
Politics and history aside, the single best place on Earth to build a city may
Up to 75 percent of people could face deadly heatwaves by 2100 unless carbon emissions
Prof Colin Ellard was walking past the rows of new-build towers that dominate the west
Build dense. Build near transit. Rinse and repeat. President Trump’s decision to pull out of
A 12,000-year-old “Stonehenge on steroids” transformed nomadic humans into members of complex societies. When the
With more and more workers moving to the cities, megaregions are expanding, and as they
Across the nation, Americans are going green – and they’re heading online for more information.
From the ends of the Earth to its subterranean depths, lavanauts, desertnauts, cavenauts, and aquanauts
Autumn is here and winter is not far behind. This transition is often seen as
In Covington, Kentucky, local businesses and design teams collaborated on quirky installations that take up
Will we live in buildings made out of waste, heavily surveilled smart cities, or maybe
The scientists at the National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center model cyberattacks, global pandemics, and
Farming livestock – cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and chickens – contributes around 6 billion tonnes
Australia’s agricultural lands help to feed about 60 million people worldwide, and also support tens of
A few cities are using leftovers to power buses and buildings. Americans funnel 40 percent
We know intuitively that we need trees in our cities. They enhance the public realm,
You know the drill – walking through the city alone you have your headphones on,
Infrastructure can be wielded as a means of promoting the common good or as an
From the medieval candle to phosphorescent trees and glow-in-the-dark concrete, Daryl Mersom charts the trajectory
Combined challenge of climate change and population growth puts premium on rapid urbanisation ‘in a
To achieve the kind of environmentally sustainable future we will want our grandchildren to inherit,
For most of human history, we’ve lived in groups a lot larger than our family
Our cities are slowing down. Traffic speeds have slowed in the world’s cities for 30
It’s now almost certain that 2015 will be the warmest year ever recorded. However, rather