Living on Water: Our Future Neighborhoods

[caption id="attachment_2164" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Floating houses IJburg East AmsterdamSource: Marcel van der Burg and Arch Daily[/caption] The usually small and motorized dwelling known as a houseboat has become something a little bit larger: a floating home. Whether it’s because of spatial practicality or to create adventurous new neighborhoods, floating homes…

Fernandina Tortoise Thought to be Extinct Spotted in Galapagos

[caption id="attachment_2142" align="aligncenter" width="802"] From The Guardian, Photograph: Rodrigo Buendía/AFP/Getty Images[/caption] A tortoise that was last seen in 1906 has been spotted in the Galapagos Islands. A female on Fernandina island, which was thought to be extinct for 100 years, came meandering along as the Giant Tortoise Restoration Initiative (GTRI)…

Budweiser Moves to Renewables

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the corporation responsible for Budweiser, America's "King of Beers" announced that they plan to run  on 100% renewable energy by 2025.  While they are working toward their sustainability goal, the company also announced that their beers are brewed with 100% wind energy, a great milestone they will celebrate…

Cool for the Summer

Summertime is here! While getting some sunshine occasionally is relaxing and refreshing, waking up in the middle of the night sweating is absolutely no fun. In recent years, the summer heat has consistently reached records highs, especially this year - 124 degrees Fahrenheit in Africa, 106 in Japan, and 98…

Our Prettiest Pollutant

As one of the most eye-catching Independence Day celebrations, Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks in New York City has been the largest display across the country since the Millennial Celebration in 2000, with more than 75,000 shells and effects. The show lasted for 25 minutes across several locations on Manhattan’s…