Can a boat be designed to clean the water? How does a spider manufacture resilient fiber? The world needs products that don’t harm humans or the environment, and nature’s already done the research.
At Dutch 'Repair Cafes' folks come together to fix – or learn how to fix – their own broken stuff.
In a reversal, many Brazilians who left the country are coming back amid a strong economy and sense of expectation. In Rio, some are inspired, others disappointed.
Chongming Island’s planned community remains a gleam in the eye. But China is making progress on green design codes.
A Piece of Cleveland goes beyond recycling to upcycle old-growth wood from demolished homes into new objets.
Parents who want nontoxic toys for their kids are finding more choices.