Environmentalism is the study and social movement concerned about environmental conservation and teh reduction of human impact on it. Environmentally-friendly products or practices are also known, loosely, as "green."
MELBOURNE -- Part of a global network of coworking spaces, a thriving outpost in Australia is driving innovation through diversity.
April 17, 2013 2:30am |
The safety of women is a hot topic in India right now, but what can be done in self defense?
April 16, 2013 9:02am |
Starting up takes blood, sweat, guts and financial help -- but can the city you choose make all the difference?
2 | April 16, 2013 7:21am |
Researchers are already working on systems that replicate the human brain -- not just in capacity, but also in cognitive thought processes.
8 | April 12, 2013 1:48pm |
Built in one week, the organization Safecast pioneered a new kind of citizen science.
3 | April 12, 2013 2:00am |
Which countries are benefiting the most from information technology adoption?
April 11, 2013 1:35pm |
Home thermostats have undergone a serious makeover, but they're only as good at curbing energy consumption as humans are -- for now.
9 | April 11, 2013 3:00am |
Architects are struggling with design responses for gun issues, everything from walled cities and fortified materials to better interior visibility and memorials at the sites of tragedies.
58 | April 10, 2013 3:00am |
Has the solar trade dispute between China and Europe crossed a line?
2 | April 9, 2013 10:48am |
Industrial companies cry "we want the cheap fracked gas to ourselves" as U.S. fuel producers line up the overseas tankers. Big Industry vs. Big Industry. Who wins?
5 | April 9, 2013 5:52am |
Scientists from the United Kingdom have determined that climate change will lead to more virulent turbulence over the North Atlantic, and thus higher airfares.
13 | April 8, 2013 8:12pm |
Non-profit news organizations develop new ways to tell a story and play watchdog, while tech gurus now share the bylines. Is the future of news already here?
6 | April 8, 2013 3:00am |
A new military sensor has been hooked up with a drone to detect those in the desert trying to enter the United States illegally.
4 | April 5, 2013 5:01am |
BUENOS AIRES -- The local city government wants to reclaim the city center for pedestrians and bicyclists. But can a formula that's been used in Europe and Asia work in this chaotic South American...
2 | April 5, 2013 3:00am |
How many Americans approve of the Keystone XL pipeline project, and does this relate to their political views?
3 | April 4, 2013 6:51am |
The Boston-based architect will use his new reality television show to showcase some of North America's most provocative public architecture.
2 | April 4, 2013 3:00am |
A new windmill design has no moving parts. Here's how it works.
30 | April 2, 2013 1:28pm |
South Africans have fought corruption for generations, but a new cohort of anti-corruption activists are going online. Corruption Watch looks to empower citizens to fight local graft.
1 | April 2, 2013 3:00am |
A review of Barefoot Walking: Free Your Feet to Minimize Impact, Maximize Efficiency, and Discover the Pleasure of Getting in Touch with the Earth, by Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee
2 | March 29, 2013 3:00am |
Hacker attacks on banks and media companies have received considerable attention in recent months. But there's another industry that is targeted far more frequently.
4 | March 27, 2013 8:47am |