SeagrassSpotter app empowers ocean lovers to become citizen scientists

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Bet you don’t often think about seagrass, but this powerhouse plant supports thousands of marine creatures, sequesters carbon, cleans water, and generates oxygen. But Earth loses around two football pitches of seagrass every single hour, according to Wales-based charity Project Seagrass, and co-founder Richard Unsworth told Mongabay irregular mapping of seagrass meadows has hindered work to protect the plants. So Project Seagrass released their SeagrassSpotter app, with the hope that instead of a… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



This passive-energy lake house unites multiple generations under one roof

Located on a peninsula on Ossippee Lake, New Hampshire, the Anker Jordan Residence is a lakeside cottage that offers multi-generational living with a spectacular view. Designed by New York City-based Scalar Architecture, the New England home was created with passive energy performance, privacy, and aging in mind. The dwelling’s relatively compact footprint and its unusual geometric form were informed by passive solar studies as well as surrounding views of the lake, forests, and White Mountains… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building