Photo of global warming via Shutterstock New research by the Climate Accountability Institute has revealed that just 90 companies are to blame for the majority of the climate change crisis.
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Deforestation image via Shutterstock At the UN climate talks in Warsaw on Wednesday, the US, UK, and Norway announced a joint plan to dedicate $280 million to a new initiative aimed at cutting
The Museum of the Human Body will be located at the edge of Charpak Park in the newly developed Parc Marianne near City Hall. The museum will be dedicated to the artistic, scientific and architectural
The IPCC Report from earlier this year was packed with scary climate change statistics, but until now, it’s been a little difficult to fully visualize what they mean. Scientists rarely speak in
GMO photo from Shutterstock Hawaii is a growing center for genetically modified crops, as large biotech companies like Syngenta, Monsanto, Pioneer, Dow and BASF have set up offices on the smaller
The DIY kit is based on the Linux-based Raspberry Pi, a small, low-powered plug-and-play computer designed to give more people around the world easier and more affordable access to computers. Unlike other
MAKEcamp's West Coast Ghosts are a series of tables and furnishings characterized by a large block of reclaimed timber set atop an ephemeral base. The pieces draw a direct metaphorical analogy to the
Hakan Gürsu's Flame is an eco-friendly kettle that's produced from 100-percent recyclable materials without any plastic. Inspired by traditional copper-kettles, the unique design combines copper and
We’ve heard of making cheese from human breast milk, but now researchers are turning the tears from artist Olafur Eliasson into cheese as well. Giving the saying “don’t cry over spilled milk” a
Many people seem to think that going vegan means giving up on some of the more decadent foods out there, but that couldn't be further from the truth. Just as there are sumptuous vegan cheeses and pates
New Yorkers were shocked yesterday to find that the 5 Pointz graffiti mecca, an unofficial Queens landmark, had been painted white overnight, destroying decades of art. The owners of the building have
Ed Mazria is the influential environmental architect behind the 2030 Challenge, which aims to eliminate the use of fossil fuels in new construction, and to cut the use of fossil fuels in existing
What if you could assemble your house like Legos using free modeling software and a 3D printer? That's the idea behind Eric Schimelpfening's WikiHouse - a home designed entirely in SketchUp that can be
Lab grown meat still sounds like science fiction to most consumers, but Next Nature wants to inspire future lab meat chefs with its new cookbook. The In Vitro Meat Cookbook, which is due out in 2014,
Minnesota TV host of Winchester Deadly Passion, Melissa Bachman incurred the wrath of the global conservation community when she posted a tweet on November 13 depicting her triumphantly sitting over a
Zaha Hadid Architects just unveiled plans for the first of up to nine stadiums that will be constructed for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. Located in Al Wakrah, a fishing port 15km south of
A charging african lion is an alarming sight for most people - but for zoologist Kevin Richardson it's just the start of another day on a reserve in South Africa. Richardson wrestles with fully-grown
There's trouble brewing down under -- scientists just named Australia the worst carbon offender per capita amongst major western nations. According to the Global Carbon Project, climate research shows
If you’ve ever found ghost towns fascinating, you can now buy your very own right off Craigslist. A small abandoned former gold mining town called Seneca in Northern California is up for the highest
Would you let a robot operate on your beating heart? The DLR Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics in Germany has developed a system called MicroSurge that is capable of minimally invasive surgery (MIS).
Philips has achieved a new milestone in its quest to integrate energy-efficient LEDs into all surfaces. We've seen the company install LEDs on ceilings, walls and now they are putting them in floors.
Not too long ago your TV and computer monitor used CRT technology to project moving images. This glass is extremely thick and shatter-resistant, which makes it durable - but it also makes it hard to
The toilet, ubiquitous as it is, hasn't changed much in design or function since indoor plumbing became a thing. In honor of World Toilet Day, plumbing and drain specialists Dyno-Rod decided to change
In another stark reminder that the economy and environment can't be separated, a new World Bank report finds that climate-related damage from extreme weather events such as Typhoon Haiyan has cost the
Good news! The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration assures the public that there is no giant island of radioactive trash headed for the United States. Earlier this month, several news outlets
Previously on Inhabitat we've written about Made in Space’s ambitious plans to bring 3D printing to the International Space Station. But how will such technology work when everything is floating? To
Google Earth just launched the first high-resolution map of global deforestation. The project was developed in collaboration with the University of Maryland, NASA and USGS by analyzing 654,178 Landsat
Las Vegas Extreme Sports Park Combines Snowboarding, Organic Food and Repurposed Shipping Containers
The $50 million complex is located on a 42-acre lot, half a block away from the Las Vegas Strip. It features a diverse range of sports park amenities and is flanked by three towers with different
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