A beekeeping project in Tokyo’s busy Ginza shopping district is building collaboration and community while bringing urbanites a deeper understanding of their city’s ecosystem and its interrelationships.
Britain’s Lake District hill farming debate raises questions about the 21st century value of communities, traditions, and production activities that have shaped landscapes over generations.
An anti-hunger and social rights activist offers a foundation-shaking perspective on our modern food system.
Nissan completes a successful field test of its new “Vehicle-to-Building” system that will let businesses regulate their electricity bills by drawing from the batteries of employees’ Leaf EVs.
Our World visits the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show to see the latest in green vehicles, noting that this year could signal an industry shift from battery electric to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Spotting tiny EVs on the streets of Florence during a holiday in Italy prompted Our World editor Brendan Barrett to ponder the present and future of electric cars.
Our World Magazine’s photographic highlights from the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show showcasing the latest in electric, hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Every year, the World Heritage Committee inscribes new World Natural Heritage sites. This year 21 were selected — 15 of which are cultural, 5 natural and one “mixed” (i.e., both natural and cultural).