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Do dogs use facial expressions to communicate?

More than just a reflection of emotional states, a new study finds that dogs’ facial movement are potentially active attempts to communicate.

Bea Johnson says, ‘Don’t be afraid of Zero Waste!’

In a podcast interview, Johnson says the lifestyle may seem scary but you’ll be amazed at how rich your life can be.

Restoring nature is climate equivalent of stopping burning oil

1/3 of emissions reductions needed for 2 degree target could be achieved with better land management.

36 baby giant pandas make their roly-poly public debut

Break out the cigars! A record 42 pandas have been born this year at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda.

Scaffolding: the ultimate flexible, modular and ephemeral building material

A show at the New York Center for Architecture looks at the usually ignored but omnipresent scaffold

Photo: Tiny frog lives in a vanishing world

Our photo of the day comes one of the most biodiverse places on the planet.

The paper in this notebook is made from stone

An innovative stationery company has figured out a way to make paper from crushed stone, using no trees or water in the process.

Sweden offers a 25% subsidy for electric bike purchases

For the next 3 years, residents of Sweden are getting a serious incentive to get on an e-bike, as the country is setting aside about €35 million per year to subsidize their purchase.

World’s first floating wind farm now operating in Scotland

This technology might open up many new areas to offshore wind.

59,000 plug-in cars sold in China last month

That’s 80% more than September 2016.