A look at sites around the world that are at risk from becoming too popular for their own good. In recent weeks, authorities in Thailand and the Philippines have called time on tourism in two of their most popular tourist destinations.
Numerous studies have found that how we eat over time can increase — or decrease — our risk for chronic disease. But one-size-fits-all recommendations based on traditional nutrition research are missing the mark.
Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. This video is encouraging creators to discover how big challenges in design, engineering, and sustainability have often already been solved through 3.8 billion years of evolution on earth. We just have to go out and find them.
Rapidly renewable, carbon negative solution: giant bamboo. Degraded land by reforesting with bamboo could mitigate climate change and be source of raw material. Industrially processed bamboo can be used in modern applications like building industry, interior design and the textile, paper and energy industry.
There are an estimated 270,000 tons of plastic floating on the surface of the ocean and according to a new study authored by researchers at Plymouth University found, a staggering 700 different marine species are threatened by its presence.
Thermal insulation is the reduction of heat transfer (the transfer of thermal energy between objects of differing temperature) between objects in thermal contact. The important aspect of an insulation material is its performance.
Crans Montana Forum in Dakhla, Morocco brings together more than 1,000 participants and leaders representing more than 100 countries across Africa. They debate economic, social and environmental development by themes such as food security, sustainable agriculture, public health and renewable energies.
First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is cheap to make, waterproof, fireproof, and DIY-friendly.
Chewang Norphel, a 79 years old civil engineer from Ladakh, India, started building dams, or artificial glaciers, out of ice, 30 years ago, in order to efficiently use the water gathered from melting ice in the Himalayas. People call him Ice Man for his true inspiration for innovations in water conversation.
Undeniably spectacular, these lesser-known gems are sure to reignite your wanderlust! One of the world’s most varied countries in terms of geographical diversity, India has an astonishing array of natural wonders. Here’s a round up to reignite your wanderlust!