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The Most Spectacular Astronomy Photographs Of 2014

The 2014 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has just released its cosmically awesome shortlisted entries. Capturing scenes across the solar system, galaxy, and beyond, the images are spectacular reminders that we’re all living on a “mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam,” as astronomer …

Landlocked? These Interpretations of Ocean Waves Rival the Real Deal

It's unfortunate that we can't all take in the swirling blues and greens of the large bodies of water that make up 70 percent of the Earth's surface …

President Obama: Sustainable Seafood Champion-in-Chief

Wildlife<p>A typical seafood market display. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons.<p>By Tim Fitzgerald and Matt Tinning<p>American seafood lovers come from all along the political spectrum. Similarly, the elected officials who have championed policies that advance sustainable seafood have been both Republican …

Is shame stopping business leaders from progressing sustainability?

I owe a debt of gratitude to Patagonia's Rick Ridgeway for helping me to understand that sustainability is all about the permissions we give ourselves to generate change.<p>The head of environmental affairs at the outdoor clothing company was talking on a panel with me at the recent Sustainable Brands …

Sustainable 90 Sqm Residence in Mexico City: Casa Calero

The creative minds at DCPP arquitectos completed the design and development of Casa Calero, a charming 90 square meter home in Mexico City. The main …

Can mass tourism ever be sustainable? - live chat

Although an increased commitment to low carbon fuel use within aviation looks set to improve the sustainability credentials of some airlines, according to the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) transport related to tourism is responsible for 4% of global carbon emissions.<p>With the forecasted growth in …

How to make sustainable, green habits second nature

If you're reading this article, you're probably motivated to behave in environment-friendly, sustainable ways. Unfortunately, wanting to do the right thing isn't always enough. Here's a typical example of the problem: Knowing the environmental costs associated with disposable plastic bags, I keep …

Dubai's LEED Platinum Change Initiative Building Declared the "World's Most Sustainable Commercial Building"

The Change Initiative Building (TCI) in Dubai, UAE, has been awarded 107 out of 110 LEED points from the US Green Building Council, which <i>technically</i> …

Green Living

Sustainable and Playful Two-Storey Beach House Near the Atlantic

Dreaming of a sunny beach near the Atlantic? How about moving into a house that mirrors the freedom of the ocean? We’ve spotted <b>the</b> <b>Sea project</b>, a …

Nature-Invaded Dwelling in Sydney, Australia: Bondi House

<b>Fearns Studio</b> completed the design for a lovely looking home in in Sydney, Australia. Bondi House is a fascinating example of how modern architecture …

Creative and Energy-Efficient: Leura Lane House in Australia

Showcasing an original architecture and design, the <b>Leura Lane house</b> is a two bedroom residence comprised of two separate pavilions. The project was …

South Australia Projected to Reach 50 Percent Renewable Energy Within the Next Decade

One in five houses in South Australia already has a rooftop solar array, and 27 percent of the region’s power is derived from wind energy. New …

Renewable Energy

Lokaverkefni: "Is EarthCheck community standard an effective sustainable tourism management tool? : a case study on Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland"

Titill:<p>Is EarthCheck community standard an effective sustainable tourism management tool? : a case study on Snæfellsnes Peninsula, …

Hotels are going green, thanks to architects and designers using eco-friendly technologies | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

When asked what it takes to build a five-star green hotel, Malaysian architect Cheong Yew Kuan replies: "Good old common sense". He adds: "If we are …