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    Shifting Sands member content locked

    When Oppenheim Architecture was approached about a project to build the Ayla Oasis Golf Resorts Comfort Station in Aqaba, Jordan, the project sponsor wanted something iconic. But the team was…

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    Car-Free Projects Gain Speed member content locked

    In a bid to combat congestion and carbon emissions, more cities are launching initiatives to build or retrofit car-free zones.

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    By Waity, C. J. China's drainage problem needs urgent and innovative solutions. Flooding regularly plagues 641 of the 654 largest cities, sometimes with high death tolls. And a 1-meter (3.3-foot) rise in sea levels…

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    48: Tengger Desert Solar Park member content locked

    Spanning some 43 square kilometers (16.6 square miles) in the open desert—and supplying power to more than 600,000 homes—Tengger Desert Solar Park was constructed at a never-before-seen scale,…

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    32: Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm member content locked

    Three decades ago, there wasn't a single offshore wind farm in the world. These days, there are over 100, the largest of which can generate enough energy to power 600,000 homes. What set off the…

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    39: Sorek Desalination Plant member content locked

    Few places in the world face a more dire water situation than Israel, where the vital liquid has been in short supply for millennia. In 1998, a new crisis loomed. Israel, like much of the eastern…

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    24: Hornsdale Power Reserve member content locked

    Elon Musk is no shrinking violet. In the midst of a heated debate on the best way to recharge South Australia's power grid, the provocative Tesla CEO threw down a daring wager. In a 9 March 2017…

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    7: Prius member content locked

    For nearly a century, the auto industry was content to churn out gas-guzzling vehicles that peeled away at the earth's ozone layer and drained wallets with fuel costs. That changed when Japanese…

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    10: Svalbard Global Seed Vault member content locked

    There's a reason they call it the doomsday vault. Buried deep inside an Arctic mountain in Norway, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault was built to safeguard the world's food inventory, no matter what…

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    The world is at war with plastic. Roughly one dump truck full of plastic waste enters the ocean every minute, adding up to 8 million tons annually, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).…

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