Old-world cooling system makes a comeback in modern green buildings
An ancient form of air conditioning is getting a second look in an age of global warming and rising energy costs.
Divorcing shark-fin soup from Asian wedding menus
Closed-loop composting system draws inspiration from the inner workings of ruminants
Small, remote-controlled planes explore large, hard-to-reach places
Extreme longevity can lead to a false sense of permanence. By Rachel Sussman.
Illegal bird sales in street markets are draining biodiversity
Guns deter bears, but maybe not as much as common sense
Rerouting planes around the Arctic Circle could stave off sea-ice melt
Human racket may harm trees
Women’s rights appear to reduce carbon emissions