"City chipmunks are happier, heavier and healthier than chipmunks in the wild, says researcher"

CBC News | August 30, 2017

Those chipmunks in your yard are survivors

The chipmunks in your yard might be healthier and happier than their counterparts in rural areas, says a Laurentian University researcher.

Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde, a Canada Research Chair in applied evolutionary ecology, said his recent paper published in Oxford University’s Behavioural Ecology, suggests that chipmunks in the city live a surprisingly different life than their relatives in the country.


"Brad Pitt’s tiny home and other affordable space-saving miracles"

Inman | August 16, 2017

3 housing solutions that could impact global problems

Homelessness, lack of affordable housing, natural disaster damage — these are all global problems that can be alleviated through creative housing solutions.

Three types of homes that problem-solvers such as Brad Pitt and Patrick Kennedy are employing to help are tiny houses, micro-units and shipping container homes.