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In Bangladesh, a new census shows that tiger populations in the Sundarbans mangrove forest are more endangered than ever. The study, which used hidden cameras to track and record tigers, provides a more
Calgary-based artists Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett reused discarded and broken eyeglass lenses to create a massive installation suspended over the historic facade of Pera Museum in Istanbul.
French architectural design firms Nicholas Laisné Associés and OXO Architectes teamed up to design a concept for a massive vertical city in the Saharan desert. The La Tour des Sables would contain
As the race to the White House heats up, Hillary Clinton is in the spotlight more than ever. Like her opponents, Clinton has begun issuing proposals for responding to climate change and the first phase
A 113-year-old fossil uncovered in Brazil has provided the first evidence that snakes did, at one stage, have four legs—and it's believed that these limbs were used for burrowing as well as for
The pods, commissioned by Manz Wine Estate Cape Town, have a specific function of reducing harmful light wavelengths and control and edit visual hallucinations and mirages induced by exhaustion and high
While offshore wind farms have been operational in Europe since the 1990s, efforts to establish any such projects off the U.S. coast have stalled amid funding and environmental concerns. And so, some
As climate change drives sea levels to rise around the globe, scientists are warning that it could have a devastating effect of the survival rate of turtle eggs. In the new research, published in the
In Australia, there is a fish that has lungs, can walk on dry land, and breathe air, for up to six days. It's not a new species, but it's on the move. This has scientists warning that the fish, if it
< Palo Santo opened last October in the green and trendy 'Palermo Hollywood' neibourgh. Inspired by the Patric Blanc's vertical gardens at Musée du Quai Branly and Caixa Forum, its front and back
Rural communities in the Philippines will soon be trading in candles and battery-powered devices for lamps which run on salt water to illuminate their homes. The Sustainable Alternative Lighting project,
Montreal-based design studio YH2 were commissioned to design two types of wood and concrete mountain retreats that would offer panoramic vistas of the gorgeous landscape of the Fraternité-sur-Lac resort
The Skip Garden-an urban garden and community space in King's Cross-opened last June in London as part of the London Architecture Festival. The garden comprises seven new structures curated by educational
Toyota's manufactured a zero-emission fuel-cell bus scheduled to be field tested in Tokyo. This public transport vehicle is based on a conventional Hino bus with a standard hybrid system refitted with a
Artists Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout van Verenbergh of Gijs Van Vaerenbergh designed a huge maze made of five-meter-high steel corridors at the C-MINE Art Centre in Genk, Belgium. Around a kilometer of
NASA scientists, desperate to explore Jupiter and other planets with no solid surface to speak of, have figured out a way to overcome the challenges of those gas giants. Wind-powered robots, called
Paper Brick: A Recyle and Reuse Project “Paper brick” is a waste paper cup pavilion that aims to orientate and raise public attention, regarding awareness on waste recycling and reuse. On June
In Arizona, a heated struggle over a patch of land has pitted Native Americans against Republicans in Congress as Apache seek to regain continued protection for an area considered holy to their people.
SCiO is a brand new consumer device that measures the molecular fingerprint of anything that reflects light, except it fits in your pocket. Equipped with some of the capabilities of large, heavy
The big surprise of this year World Expo is the striking entry of Uruguay. Participating for the first time in a Universal Exposition with its own national pavilion designed by Javier Díaz Charquero, an
Have you ever seen a building built of thousands of recycled apple crates? That’s the case of the Polish Pavilion at Expo 2015 developed by the Warsaw office 2pm studio. Its exceptional façade is a
Word on the street from a China-based Tesla rep is that the upcoming Model X will be available for sale in China as soon as next summer. The all-electric SUV with amazing falcon wings hasn’t even rolled
Great Britain’s first affordable energy positive house has just opened its doors in Stormy Down, Wales. Dubbed the Solcer House, the residence can produce more electricity than its occupants can use.
The villa was originally built for a the architect, Barry Dierks, and his partner. It was built in 1926, sold in 2011, after which 4a Architekten were commissioned to renovate the building. The team
You've may have seen montages of this structure that camouflages itself against a forest, but the designers at New York-based studio stpmj have now built the actual building which looks as impressive as
A new investigation has uncovered the inhumane and often gruesome reality lurking behind Thailand’s fishing industry. For the past decade, hundreds of Rohingya migrants have been sold from trafficking
Created to provide after-school and summer school facilities for young children, the school heavily references its surrounding environment. The curvaceous facade is clad in strips of vertical battens of
We love technology and even those of us who don't love it, probably still use it to some degree. Even some of our common appliances like TV's, some refrigerators, microwaves, watches and other items use
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