Shane Bowen

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Produce your own honey — in the city

“In the summer evenings, as a family, we would drive out into the country and my dad and mom would work with the bees and my brother and I would play …

Hundreds of beehives hang off a steep cliff in China to save wild honeybees

The plight of the honeybee is a dangerous concern that affects everyone around the world. In an attempt to bolster flagging wild bee numbers, …

Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought

As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America’s <i>apis mellifera</i> population that one bad winter could leave fields fallow. Now, a new study has pinpointed some of the probable causes of bee deaths and the …

foster + partners imagines mars exploration with modular habitats

<b>foster + partners imagines mars exploration with modular habitats</b><br>all images courtesy of foster + partners<p><b>imagining a settlement on mars constructed</b> …

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Kengo Kuma urges architects to "be humble"

<b>Interview:</b> on the anniversary of the Japanese tsunami of 2011, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma explains how the catastrophe made him rethink his …

Deal of the century: buy out the US coal industry for $50bn

Would you make a one time $50 (£31) investment to save $100-500 each year? Sound good? Add nine zeros to each of those numbers. In other words, invest $50bn once over the next decade, and generate $100-$500bn in benefits every year.<p>That's the surprisingly low price to buy up and shut down all the …

Tom Steyer

California drought: authorities struggle to impose water conservation measures

Communities across California are begging – and in some cases ordering – people to save water as the region experiences a historic drought. But it's not easy to get people to turn off the taps, especially when so many Californians have no idea how much water they are using.<p>About 225,000 homes and …

The greatest plane mysteries

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is not the first airborne drama that has raised more questions than answers.<p>It’s not the first big jet in the past five years to go missing with no distress signal. It’s not the first suspected plane crash that has taken days to turn up any signs of …

White British adults 'less qualified' than ethnic minorities

A study by Manchester University finds that adults from ethnic minority backgrounds are more likely to be educated to degree level than their white British counterparts<p>Adults from ethnic minority backgrounds are more likely to be educated to a high standard than their white British peers, according …

Lockerbie bombing 'was work of Iran, not Libya' says former spy

Iranian defector Abolghassem Mesbahi says Pan Am 103 attack was revenge for US Navy strike on Iranian passenger jet<p>The Lockerbie bombing was ordered by Iran and carried out by a Syrian-based terrorist group, a former Iranian intelligence officer has admitted.<p>Abolghassem Mesbahi, a defector to …

Middle East

Ethnic Russians in Ukranian city of Donetsk say region was 'always part of Russia'

An activist leading calls for a referendum on the status of eastern Ukraine tells The Telegraph's Damien McElroy that the region was always part of the Motherland "if not formally then in spirit"<p>Speaking outside the heavily-guarded city hall in Donetsk, pro-Russian protester Andrey Lunyov said the …

Colorado makes $2 million in tax in first month of cannabis sales

Official figures for revenue from legal sales of cannabis in Colorado appear lower than earlier estimates but the state says they are in line with expectations<p>Colorado, the first US state to legalise cannabis for recreational use, made just over $2 million in tax revenue from selling the drug in …

The Glass Farmhouse by Olson Kundig Architects

Olson Kundig Architects designed the Glass Farmhouse in Northeast Oregon.<p>Description from the architects<p>Located in Northeast Oregon, this small house …

Sou Fujimoto designs nature-inspired tower for Montpellier "modern follies" project

<b>News:</b> Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has unveiled plans for a tower block shaped like a pine cone with balconies sprouting outwards in all …

Renovated Japanese barn contains home and office by Kichi Architectural Design

Japanese studio Kichi Architectural Design has converted a farmyard barn in Ibaraki Prefecture to create a simple home and office featuring exposed …