May 24, 2017, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A new study from the U.K. praises the pollutant-absorbing qualities of the humble hedge.
Paris gives compost-generating public urinals a 'dry' run
February 10, 2017, 3:09 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The resulting nutrient-rich fertilizer will be used in city parks and gardens.
This organic farm in North Carolina could be yours for $300 and 200 words
February 9, 2017, 8:45 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Owner of Bluebird Hill Farm launches essay contest to give the $450,000 property away.
Chinese farmer slowly learns legal system to fight chemical company
February 7, 2017, 3:36 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
It's not over, but he's won the first round in 16-year pollution case
6 ingenious traps set by the world's hungriest carnivorous plants
February 7, 2017, 11:57 a.m. by Catie Leary
From Venus flytraps to pitcher plants and bladderworts, explore the wonderfully weird world of carnivorous plants.
Cardborigami: Providing shelter, restoring dignity with cardboard
February 6, 2017, 3:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
From Skid Row to Nepal, Cardborigami's clever folding shelters offer the displaced a surprisingly sturdy alternative to tents.
IKEA's flat-pack refugee shelter wins coveted design award
February 3, 2017, 1:43 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Design Museum's recognition of Better Shelter couldn't come at a more appropriate time.
IKEA launches 'gender neutral, activity neutral' city bike
January 26, 2017, 3:14 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The SLADDA bike's optional trailer is perfect for small-sized IKEA hauls.
Baugruppen: It's a cooperative living concept, and it's perfect for boomers
January 25, 2017, 2:07 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
This German concept of cooperative living could be a great alternative to the retirement community.