BFI Announces Seven Pioneering Finalists for the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

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Restless Futures Showcases Emerging Technologies and their Potential Consequences at the London Design Festival 2014

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DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

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Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this revolutionary way of growing food in some of the projects featured on Inhabitat. Per square foot, it’s the most productive form of agriculture on the planet, and is a perfect example of a living machine: a self-sufficient assembly of plants and animals that functions like an ecosystem, producing food for people without creating waste products or pollution.

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Amazing Map Shows Every Tree in the United States

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Have you ever wondered what the tree population and density of the United States looks like? This amazing map shows just that. Created by Josef Kellndorfer and Wayne Walker of Woods Hole Research Center in conjunction with the U. S. Geological Survey Science Center‘s Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center and the US Forest Service, the map was generated based on a series of data sources including readings collected from space-based radars, satellite sensors, computer models, and simply counting trees the old-fashioned way. The map was created for NASA to help determine how the world’s forests have the potential to store more carbon in the future.

 

8 Cool Thrift Store Furniture Revamps to Inspire Your Next DIY Project

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DIY: Make Your Own Yogurt in a Crock-Pot!

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Yogurt is one of those all-around fabulous edibles that can be used a thousand different ways. It gets added to smoothies, eaten with cereal, mixed with herbs to create spreads and dips, or just devoured by the spoonful right out of the container. Yogurt exists in many different forms all over the world, and it’s actually ridiculously easy to make at home. Keep reading to learn how you can use your Crock-Pot to make a bounty of creamy yogurt.

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Win $100 Worth of Eco School Supplies in Inhabitots' Back-to-School Competition!

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School has started once again and Inhabitat wants to help you green up your back-to-school regimen. Enter to be one of two winners to win the ultimate school package that you can mix and match to create just what your child needs to get back into the swing of things in a green way. Choose from reusable water bottles, tree-free pencil sets, BPA-free lunch boxes, upcycled backpacks and more!

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6 Suspended Tree Tents For a Lighter-Than-Air Camping Experience

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5 Egregious Eco Crimes Committed by the Koch Brothers

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Where to Pee and Other Day-to-Day Challenges for Eco Road Warriors

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Help the Ocean Cleanup Array Save the World's Oceans From Plastic Pollution - Donate Now!

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Plastic pollution is a global problem – the world’s oceans are filled with millions of tons of plastic particles that choke sea life and release hazardous toxins as they decompose. 19-year-old Boyan Slat has come up with a brilliant solution that could rid the seas of plastic pollution – and it’s proven by a year-long feasibility study – but he needs your help to make it a reality! Boyan’s Ocean Cleanup Array crowdfunding campaign has raised over 1.6 million dollars – but it has just 10 days left to hit its $2 million funding goal – so donate today to help clean the world’s oceans of plastic pollution!

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6 Amazing Repurposed Swimming Pools to Dip Into This Summer

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Why Sleeping Bear Dunes is Considered One of America's Most Beautiful Places (PHOTOS)

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20 World-Changing Semifinalists Announced for the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

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Algal Turf Scrubbing After spending years studying natural solar bio-energy in Caribbean coral reefs, Walter H. Adey, PhD. developed Algal Turf Scrubber, a biomimetic system that…

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Register Now for San Francisco's Architecture and the City Festival!

Register Now for San Francisco's Architecture and the City Festival!

Heads up San Francisco Bay Area architecture fans - it's almost time for one of our favorite events of the year: The Architecture and the City Festival! AIA SF and the Center for…

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Greenbuild 2014: The World's Largest Green Building Event is Coming to New Orleans October 22nd!

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Heads up architects and green building buffs - the world’s largest sustainable building event, Greenbuild, is coming up in New Orleans from October 22-24! This year the Big Easy is…

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