Sustainability and quality of life

Science Reveals What Actu...

You’ve probably noticed how spending a day at the water can make you feel more relaxed, rested and re-energized. That feeling is not all in your head, scientists say when we spend time by the water, our brain actually changes. Our minds are sent into a restful almost hypnotic space thanks to the soothing smells [...]

Artist Spends One Year Al...

Spencer Byles is an extraordinary sculptural artist with just as much drive as talent. In a true act of devotion for his occupation, Byles spent every day for over a year alone in the unmanaged forests of La Colle Sur Loup, located in southeastern France. Here, he created surreal sculptures using only organic materials found in the immediate [...]

This Frankenstein Tree Ca...

As if trees weren’t already majestic as f***, we meet a tree called the “Tree of 40 Fruit” because it can indeed grow up to 40 different fruits which includes peaches, nectarines, apricots and almonds. With years of nurturing care from artist and Syracuse University professor Sam Van Aken, the tree branches produce buds of [...]

Solidarity for struggle a...

Only recently it has been brought into the public eye that thirty nine wind generators will be set up in the island of Samothraki. In particular, three and thirty six wind generators respectively are to be built at the Natura sites called Anvil (known as Windville, a not-so-innocent error, as it seems) and Flower, the [...]

Hunting the Aurora Boreal...

”Through a fair night, a lot of luminous phenomena appear, during the day, the sun obstructs them but at night  except the purple phenomenon, the rest are not characterised by uniformity” (Aristotle, Meteorologica) As described by Aristotle, the Greek Philosopher and one of the first scientific observers of this phenomenon, the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis is one of [...]

Leveraging the Landscape ...

Use the icon above to adjust the sound. Select the icon above to watch in full-screen mode. To download video, go to Vimeo and login. Key Facts: According to a report from the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, one inch of rainwater hitting one acre of asphalt over an hour yields 27,000 gallons of [...]
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