The intricate, highly porous structure of covalent organic frameworks makes them uniquely suited for capturing carbon dioxide.
Novel molecular structures are a first step toward economical carbon capture at a wide scale.
Source: New Technology to Capture, Convert Carbon Dioxide | MIT Technology Review
Ausschnitt aus dem Buchcover
Angelo Garovi betrachtet in seinem Buch die Musik im Gebiet der heutigen Schweiz von der Spätantike bis in die Gegenwart.
Source: Schweizer Musikzeitung – Eine neue Schweizer Musikgeschichte
Tom Hart with two million chinstrap penguins. Isolation has made Antarctic species vulnerable to introduced competition. Richard White, Author provided
The world’s most southerly flower, the Antarctic hairgrass (Deschampsia Antarctica) British Antarctic Survey, Author provided
The continent’s ice caps are melting, and both native and alien species will soon colonise the newly uncovered areas.
Source: Polar invasion: how plants and animals would colonise an ice-free Antarctica
Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, protected as the world’s first national park in 1872. But how do we best protect nature in the future? YellowstoneNationalPark/flickr, CC BY
Many set out to discover new drugs and species in rainforests, but bioprospecting hasn’t done much for humanity of late. CIFOR/flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
You can’t simply ‘value’ nature as though it were a commodity able to be bought and sold.
Source: Nature can’t pay its own way – so lets take the market out of conservation
Mortality linked to outdoor air pollution in 2010. The two main regions are easy to spot. Lelieveld et al
‘Hazardous’ days in the capital. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA
More than 3m people die from air pollution each year, according to a new study but China is awake to the problem.
Source: China’s smog kills more than a million each year – but there’s a clearer road ahead
Gilt silver, enamel, and jeweled bookcover, [Probably Salzburg, ca. 760-90], Earlier binding used as lower cover on Lindau Gospels, Abbey of St. Gall, Switzerland, late ninth century, MS M. 1
Source: Gilt silver, enamel, and jeweled bookcover | MS M. 1, back | The Morgan Library & Museum
BRE unveil low cost, sustainable and quick to build volume housing solution, September 2015, News, Architecture and the built environment is an integral part of our society and we hope to provide a useful platform for debate, information and inspiration.
Source: BRE unveil low cost, sustainable and quick to build volume housing solution : September 2015 : News : Architecture in profile the building environment in Scotland – Urban Realm