Design

Hydraulic fracturing is a way of life in many communities. Here's how a green chemistry organization is working with giants of oil and gas.

The fungi-inspired startup Ecovative is making packing, insulation and building materials with mycelium, the root structures of mushrooms.

It’s time for the sixth annual Tommies, a salute to the best of bio-inspired designs of the year just passed.

Look to the ground to find promise for the future — and a massive business opportunity, says "cradle-to cradle" designer Bill McDonough.

Can you answer this question? If not, there's one way that might sum up your strategy: passive.

A system that values wisdom would moderate the place and significance of material goods in our ideas of the good life, reducing environmental impacts.

Tech guru Erik Hersman, co-founder of Ushahidi, aims to change the world by changing information flow from “top down” to “all around.”