The effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy methods for moderating temperature and humidity has been evaluated in a series of experiments.
Researchers found city homes to be rife with industrial chemicals, cleaning agents and fungi that love warm, dark surfaces, while jungle huts had fresher air, more sunlight and natural materials with which humans evolved.
For several years, outdoor goods chain REI has not participated in the madness of Black Friday. Instead they’ve encouraged employees and shoppers to skip the stores and head for the hills via their #OptOutside campaign. This year, the retailer is…
(University of Alaska Fairbanks) University of Alaska Fairbanks professor emeritus and ecologist Terry Chapin has been named the 2019 recipient of the Volvo Environment Prize.The prize, in its 30th year, recognizes one person worldwide for outstanding scientific discoveries in the areas of environmental science and sustainable development. The prize will be presented at a ceremony in Stockholm on Nov. 7.