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17 Dead, 50 Missing After Deadly Typhoon In Japan

Typhoon Wipha caused deadly mudslides and destroyed homes in Japan Wednesday, mostly on the island of Izu Oshima, about 75 miles south of Tokyo.<p>The …

Government Shutdown Delays Decision On World’s Largest Marine Reserve

Progress to create the world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica is being slowed by the U.S. government shutdown, which threatens to delay a key …

Now We Have ‘Default Deniers’ But The Real Danger Remains A Climate Shutdown

Unlike the budget and debt crises, climate change is not a problem that allows 11th-hour solutions. When a livable climate shuts down, it can’t be …

One Month After Devastating Floods In Colorado, End Of Shutdown Could Help Bring Relief

It’s already been a month since Colorado was awash in raging floodwaters but relief has been slow to arrive in part due to the government shutdown. …

Climate Change Threatens One Of The World’s Great Migrations

Beer, football and coffee aren’t the only things that could fall victim to climate change. Changes in weather patterns could mean one of nature’s …

Citizen Science: How A Facebook Game Could Help Us Tackle Climate Change

Dan MacLean knew a fungus was killing off ash trees in the U.K. by the thousands.<p>He also knew, through his work at Norwich’s Sainsbury Laboratory, …

BaseCamp Bonn Young Hostel Turns Vintage Trailers and Railcars into Quirky Accommodations

After a long journey, a rickety old cot inside a hostel dormitory seems about as appealing as a package of saltine crackers. Hotelier Michael …

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Thai Beehive-Style Apartment Lives Off the Waste of Existing Buildings

Thai architects Achawin Laohavichairat, Montakan Manosong, and Peerapon Karunwiwat have conceptualized a fascinating beehive-style apartment that …

The Climate Change Tipping Point is Shockingly Close for Cities Around the World

A group of researchers at the University of Hawaii has done the math to figure out how soon cities around the world will begin to feel the effects of …

Colorado Neighborhood Employs A Group Of Four-Legged Wildfire Fighters

A group of Colorado residents are taking wildfire prevention into their own hands — or, more accurately, mouths.<p>More than 380 goats will graze for …