Nick Pedersen Migration 2

Wild Animals Call the Urban Jungle Their Home

We covered Nick Pedersen before when he created a wildly verdant, jungle-like vision of the post-apocalyptic future. In those scenes, wild men eked out their existence in cities long ago abandoned by their massive populations – now overgrown by plant ...
Paolo Soleri Arcology 9

Paolo Soleri, founder of Arcology, dies at 93

Arcology is the term coined by visionary architect Paolo Soleri to mean a fusion of both architecture and ecology. Soleri spent his lifetime investigating how architecture, and specifically the architecture of the city, could support the endless possibilities of human ...
1 Josh Keyes

Nature vs Man: Cross Section Diagrams of the Future

Most of us have heard the thought-provoking words by Environmentalist Terri Swearingen, “We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to.” Some are moved to make changes; others just shrug thinking “They’ll figure something ...
Flying Rhinos

The Flying Rhinos of South Africa

When the WWF decided to start the seventh installment of their Black Rhino Range Expansion Project, they had a unique challenge transporting the critically endangered animals to their new expanded range. Because of extremely rough terrain between where the animal ...
Preserve 4% of oceans to save sea mammals

Preserve 4% of oceans to save sea mammals

Preserving just 4 percent of the ocean could protect crucial habitat for the vast majority of marine mammal species, according to researchers at Stanford University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico.Of the 129 species of marine mammals on Earth, ...
Dead smell freaks out pool of lampreys

Dead smell freaks out pool of lampreys

The scent of their deceased brethren sends sea lampreys into a self-preservation tizzy as their alarm cues go into overdrive in an attempt to escape. The findings could be a game changer in controlling one of the most destructive invasive ...
Tundra fires may speed climate change

Tundra fires may speed climate change

After a 10,000-year absence, wildfires have returned to the Arctic tundra, and new findings raise concerns the fires could accelerate the release of carbon into the atmosphere. Scientists quantified the amount of soil-bound carbon released into the atmosphere in the ...