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plastic is a super-material but people rely too heavily on it and think too little about its impact. can designers help combat the issue? The post cube video captures the ocean’s plastic threat and designer’s solutions appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Modern-day Venus is a hellish place, but that wasn't always the case. Studies have shown that billions of years ago it might have been just as habitable as Earth. So what happened? New research has found that if ancient Venus was home to vast oceans, tidal drags may have slowed down the rotation of the planet and let it bake into the lifeless world we know today... Continue Reading Watery
Evolution is the generally-accepted explanation for how life on Earth became so complex, but there's one thing it can't explain – how life emerged from non-living matter in the first place. The prevailing hypothesis is that life got started in the ocean, where hydrothermal vents provided just the right chemical reactions. But a new MIT study has found that ancient oceans probably didn't ha
'ocean' is the first chapter in a series exploring our relationship with the natural world. The post jonathan lipkin captures the ocean’s fleeting nature in composite photo series appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Climate change could cause more than 50 percent of Earth's oceans to change color by the end of the 21st century, according to a newly published study. The blues and greens of our planet's oceans may intensify, and could serve as an indicator for the health of marine life... Continue Reading Climate change to trigger shift in color of world's oceans by end of the century Category: Environ
Travelling around the seven seas may seem too inadequate these days. The guys at TeleGeography charted the Internet undersea cable courses with incredible detail – and depicting the whole map as an Indiana Jones journal! Image source: TeleGeography According to … Continue reading →
the project combines 50 tiles that mimic the root structure of mangrove trees. The post volvo develops 3D-printed ‘living seawall’ to save the world’s oceans from plastic pollution appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A warming planet doesn't just affect the quality of the air – the oceans are also heating up at an alarming rate, which can bleach coral, melt glaciers and raise the sea level. While this is hardly news to anybody, it turns out that the problem may be much worse than we initially thought. A new study has used a more accurate technique to measure the rate of ocean warming, and found that it
If you like the water, don't mind cramped spaces, and have a spare US$48 million laying around, then Triton Submarines has a submersible that can take you and a passenger to the bottom of the deepest ocean. With its support ship thrown in for the sticker price, the Triton 36000/2 Hadal Exploration System is designed to make repeated visits to the nadir of the seabed for science, exploratio
Icelandic designer Ragna Ragnarsdottir uses synthetic materials such as acrylic resin, silicone and latex to create her range of design objects. Read more


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