12 Apr 2019

Did European Colonisation Precipitate The Little Ice Age?

Many of us think that rapid environmental change is a quintessentially modern crisis. Today, temperatures

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16 Oct 2018

Machine Learning Makes A Cost-Effective Environmental Watchdog

Machine learning could help safeguard public health and spot environmental dangers, according to new research.

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04 Sep 2018

Working With Nature Can Help Us Build Greener Cities Instead Of Urban Slums

As Australian cities grow and transform, we need to ensure we are not building the

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03 Sep 2018

The 30 Cities Best Placed For Long-Term Success

Combine the rapid rate of technological change with a globalized economy, and it’s evident that

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29 Jun 2018

Cities Offer Hope For Saving Native Species

The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in

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28 Jun 2018

Cities Make Us Forget What’s Great About Nature

Modern cities have lots to offer, but what does their lack of nature cost us?

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11 Jun 2018

We Made Plastic. We Depend On It. Now We’re Drowning In It.

The miracle material has made modern life possible. But more than 40 percent of it

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11 Jun 2018

The Secret Solution To Urban Heat As Taught By Termites

How do you cool a building without air conditioning? In nature, termites build skyscraper-like mounds

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15 May 2018

US Cities Losing 36 Million Trees A Year, Researchers Find

Scientists warn of environmental threats rising from trend that is ‘likely to continue unless policies

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10 May 2018

Tourism’s Climate Footprint Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought

The industry accounts for about 8 percent of global climate emissions, and that number is

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08 May 2018

Air Pollution Increases Crime In Cities – Here’s How

The impact of air pollution on human health is well-documented. We know that exposure to

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30 Apr 2018

How Climate Change And Disease Helped The Fall Of Rome

At some time or another, every historian of Rome has been asked to say where we are,

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24 Apr 2018

What People Get Wrong About Climate Change

When discussing climate change, it’s not about saving the planet. 195 countries just made a

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11 Apr 2018

The Greening Of America’s Cities

Not so very long ago living in a city meant rarely seeing a blade of

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03 Apr 2018

Going Green Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Climate change is a massive problem. But can individual habit changes actually make an impact?

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12 Mar 2018

Top Breakthrough Technologies For 2018 : Zero-Carbon Natural Gas

The world is probably stuck with natural gas as one of our primary sources of

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12 Feb 2018

11 Cities Most Likely To Run Out Of Drinking Water – Like Cape Town

Cape Town is in the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the

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01 Feb 2018

Top 15 Cities With The Most Trees

There’s a global movement encouraging cities to grow more trees and plan more parks. But which ones have

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01 Jan 2018

Top Cleanest Cities In The World 2017

All human beings want to live in a clean and green environment but not all

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07 Dec 2017

Why The Future Is Uncertain For Earth’s Island Worlds

The future is uncertain for Earth’s incredible island worlds The Earth is a blue planet

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29 Nov 2017

Why Cities Should Plant More Trees

Cities can take one simple step to combat the impact of urban pollution, climate change,

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20 Oct 2017

China’s Green Planning And Greater Influence In Infrastructure

The United States is retreating from the global community under a president who rejected the Paris

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16 Oct 2017

How Green Roofs Can Protect Our City From Flooding

Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on record in eastern North America.

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16 Oct 2017

How Materials Science Will Determine the Future of Human Civilization

If Moore’s law continues, electronic devices will consume more than half the world’s energy budget

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18 Jul 2017

Now. Undeniably. The Age Of Renewable Energy. Upon Us.

In 2016, more renewable energy was added to the global grid than ever before, and

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12 Jul 2017

An Ancient Hydraulic System, Envy Of Modern Ones?

The Shushtar Hydraulic System in the island city of Shushtar is a complex irrigation system

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19 Jun 2017

Smart And Green Real Estate Makes Money Sense, Really

Improved light, ventilation and heat control can boost workers’ productivity by thousands of dollars a

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12 Jun 2017

Why Do We Keep Building Depressingly Designed Cities?

Prof Colin Ellard was walking past the rows of new-build towers that dominate the west

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12 May 2017

The Top 10 Greenest Cities in America

The Spring Equinox is behind us and the days of lazy picnics in the park

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22 Mar 2017

Should Britain Build On Its Green Spaces To Solve The Housing Crisis?

Back in the 1930s, English planners came up with a novel idea to prevent urban

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20 Feb 2017

The Top 5 US States Who Gives A Damn About Our Planet

Across the nation, Americans are going green – and they’re heading online for more information.

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02 Dec 2016

When Dams Destroyed Eden And How We’ll Get It Back

A new $50 million fund will help communities remove “deadbeat dams,” starting in California, Oregon,

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14 Jul 2016

The South Of The USA And Its Most Gorgeous Neighborhoods

The South is loaded with some incredibly gorgeous neighborhoods filled with homes that not only

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07 Jun 2016

Pollution Cleanup Is Obviously Costly. Here’s A Possible Answer.

Last week, Portland is expected to become the seventh West Coast city to sue Monsanto,

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31 May 2016

The 10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls Of The World

Waterfalls are a gift of God to earth, making the land spectacular and enchantingly beautiful.

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31 May 2016

Wildlife Hope Through A Wetland Sanctuary At The Heart Of London

An old reservoir in the boroughs of Hackney, in north east London, has been transformed

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25 May 2016

When You Get Tired Of Building Buildings, Build Mountains

With just a few inches of rainfall a year, the country is taking matters into

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06 May 2016

The World’s 10 Most Complicated Outdoor Mazes

Ever wanted to get lost somewhere? Well, there are some mazes out there where you

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26 Apr 2016

Is A 100-Year Global Record Enough To Convince Naysayers?

Average global temperature was 1.07C hotter – beating last month’s previous record increase. The global

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22 Apr 2016

10 Habits To Start On Earth Day Instead Of Just Celebrating Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! As we celebrate Earth Day today there are different activities all over

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22 Apr 2016

Why We Earth Day: Then. Now. Future.

Earth Day is an annual celebration that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and

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31 Mar 2016

Bringing Back Medieval Medicinal Gardens To The Future

It’s full of lush medicinal plants—and no, marijuana is not one of them. While some

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30 Mar 2016

Portland Park Perspectives By People And For People

The National Park Service’s Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program plans to dole out $15 million

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28 Mar 2016

A First Look Into Our Future With Urban Forestry

We know intuitively that we need trees in our cities. They enhance the public realm,

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11 Mar 2016

At Last, Las Vegas’ Glitz Shines More With Solar & Foot Power

Cities consume a considerable amount of energy per year on lighting. And if that city

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10 Mar 2016

In Malaysia, The Future Of Cities Are Forests

Sasaki Associates recently unveiled some preliminary details regarding an ambitious mixed-use development in Malaysia, that’s

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09 Mar 2016

Top 18 Plants For Fresh Air Proven In Outer Space

Houseplants do wonders for a house: they breathe new life to a room, add a

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07 Jan 2016

How To Turn Bland Infra To Something Beautifully Good

Infrastructure can be wielded as a means of promoting the common good or as an

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20 Nov 2015

Chicago’s History With Smart Sewage Management To Power Future

Chicago’s wastewater authority plans to slash its energy bill by using bacteria to convert sewage

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21 Oct 2015

Where To See The Spectacular Autumn Colours Around The World

Everyone knows New England is the place to head for spectacular displays of autumn foliage,

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