"View the most impressive site of the world! - Δείτε το πιο εντυπωσιακό site του κόσμου!"rnBreathing Earth. This real-time simulation displays the CO2 emissions of every country in the world, as well as their birth and death rates.(Suggested by John Patra, Greek blogger extraordinaire, a not to be missed site.)
Europe’s obsession with tradition has made its venture into the Internet age a relatively slow one. BigThink recently posted about Italy’s troubles with censorship, blogging and the government’s tight grip […]
Every week another study comes out documenting the tragic ecological consequences of an invasive species entering a new area and dominating the unsuspecting and unprepared native species. The history books, […]
Self-Reconfiguring Modular Robotics is going to have some profound consequences for business and society.
It will simplify product development, revolutionise distribution, reduce costs so much it can transform our lives. It can also help us reduce our ecological footprint dramatically.
Biofuels are the poster children of such good intentions gone terribly awry. Rather than retard global warming, scientists (such as Holly Gibbs, a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment, Matt Struebig from Queen Mary, University of London, and Emily Fitzherbert from the Zoological Society of London and University of East Anglia) are now warning that they may enhance and accelerate it by encouraging deforestation in the tropics.
This essay describes a model for urban development that takes into account and makes use of the externalities that exist in the built environment. Buildings and the people that inhabitat them makes neighborhoods and vice versa the value of a building is in its locations. How can better frame this relationship between an object and its environment? How can develop strategies for a integral area development that learn from the best global examples?