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Report Says Chinese Textile Polluters Disregard Environmental Regulations

Report Says Chinese Textile Polluters Disregard Environmental Regulations

Bad news for the fashion industry - nearly 50 major apparel brands have links with factories that have been disregarding China’s environmental laws, according to Cleaning Up the Fashion Industry, a

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7 Biggest Threats to the Environment – Why We Still Need Earth Day

7 Biggest Threats to the Environment – Why We Still Need Earth Day

Climate Change Climate change is first and foremost an issue because people can't even agree on whether or not it's an issue in the first place. Before we even get into the solutions, we all (regardless

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New Study Reveals that Environmental Impact of Electric Cars Depends on Location

New Study Reveals that Environmental Impact of Electric Cars Depends on Location

Although nothing comes out the tailpipe, electric vehicles do produce carbon emissions and other pollutants; the amount of emissions all depends on the power source from which they are charged. A new

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Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Subaru Team Up for Unprecedented Environmental Partnership

Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Subaru Team Up for Unprecedented Environmental Partnership

The big vehicle news of the day is that car industry heavyweights Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, and Subaru have joined the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) in an effort to reduce their

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Mobile Growtainers Provide Controlled Environments for Farming in Shipping Containers

Mobile Growtainers Provide Controlled Environments for Farming in Shipping Containers

GreenTech Agro Inc., managed by Glenn Behrman, a 40-year veteran of the horticulture industry who founded The Plant Shed in NYC, recently announced the launch of the “Growtainer” project, a new

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Environmental Groups Sue EPA over Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”

Environmental Groups Sue EPA over Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”

The Oil Industry isn't the only culprit in the slow destruction of the Gulf of Mexico — environmental groups claim that an area the size of Massachusetts is now a "dead zone due to Mississippi River

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International Organization Calls Outlook for Environment “Grim”

International Organization Calls Outlook for Environment “Grim”

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) just released their first environmental outlook since 2008, and to use their words, things look "grim". The OECD Environmental Outlook to

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Warns President Obama About ‘Radical Environmental Policies’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Warns President Obama About ‘Radical Environmental Policies’

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has decided to join the drill, baby, drill chorus this week by attempting to slam President Barack Obama and his current energy policies. In an op-ed piece in the Wall

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Beautiful KOKi Beach in Costa Rica Embraces the Environment With a Sustainable Spirit

Beautiful KOKi Beach in Costa Rica Embraces the Environment With a Sustainable Spirit

Capturing the essence of Costa Rica and its sustainable spirit, KOKi Beach embraces the environment and community in which it rests through a wide range of eco practices. Working principally with local

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5 High-Tech Green Data Centers That Serve The Environment

5 High-Tech Green Data Centers That Serve The Environment

You wouldn't think that major data centers could go light on the environment, but think again -- there are more than a handful of server farms out there making an effort to protect the environment while

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Glass House Mountain House Celebrates the Environment on Australia’s Sunshine Coast

Glass House Mountain House Celebrates the Environment on Australia’s Sunshine Coast

Perched on the edge of the Glass House range, the Maleny House is sited to take in the views. Bark Design Architects looked to the site for inspiration and designed the home to make the most of the

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Makerbot’s 3D Printed Hermit Crab Shells are a Fresh Solution to an Environmental Shortage

Makerbot’s 3D Printed Hermit Crab Shells are a Fresh Solution to an Environmental Shortage

Meet Paris Shellton - a classy crustacean who recently received a colorful new 3D printed shell thanks to Markerbot's Project Shellter! Last year, Makerbot called out to the 3D printing world for

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Curvaceous Austrian Avalanche Center Protects The Environment

Curvaceous Austrian Avalanche Center Protects The Environment

WLV Liezen features a shingled, curved roof that wraps up and over the office and warehouse evolving into a cubic form on the opposite end. On this end there are impressive views of the mountains along

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Montreal’s Biosphere Environmental Museum Resides Inside Massive Buckminster Fuller Geodesic Dome

Montreal’s Biosphere Environmental Museum Resides Inside Massive Buckminster Fuller Geodesic Dome

The Biosphere is one of the only museums of its kind, dedicated solely to the environment and environmental education. Each of the halls in the museum are dedicated to a series of rotating exhibitions,

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Shocking Climate Week Survey: Business Leaders More Influential Than Celebrities On Environmental Issues

Shocking Climate Week Survey: Business Leaders More Influential Than Celebrities On Environmental Issues

You have to feel sorry for celebrities - if it wasn't hard enough being constantly chased by the paparazzi and deciding what to do with their millions of dollars, it appears that when it comes to

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Chevrolet to Put Environmental Impact Stickers on All of Their Cars by 2013

Chevrolet to Put Environmental Impact Stickers on All of Their Cars by 2013

In an unprecedented move in the automotive industry, Chevrolet is about to wear its green heart on its sleeve by putting environmental impact labels on all of its vehicles starting with the 2012 Chevy

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Northern Ireland’s SeaGen Tidal Turbine Gets Environmental Approval

Northern Ireland’s SeaGen Tidal Turbine Gets Environmental Approval

When you place something as large and complex as a tidal generator on the sea floor, there are always concerns about how it will affect the local ecosystem. This is what has been worrying

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Nicole Dextras’ Giant Words Made of Ice Depict the Folly of Environmental Destruction

Nicole Dextras’ Giant Words Made of Ice Depict the Folly of Environmental Destruction

Dextras capitalizes on the notion that a single word or set of words juxtaposed against a certain backdrop can create a lasting impression that hopefully shifts people's awareness of their environmental

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Romney Vs. Santorum: Whoever Wins the Republican Race, The Environment Loses

Romney Vs. Santorum: Whoever Wins the Republican Race, The Environment Loses

The Iowa caucuses are over and Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum have emerged as the Republican front-runners. It is a race that has seen almost every candidate touted as a potential winner - before

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EU Environment Commissioner Says Resource Waste Will Lead To A New Recession

EU Environment Commissioner Says Resource Waste Will Lead To A New Recession

At first the recession saw a reduction in global emissions as industries around the world made cutbacks - however now, in a bid to survive, many companies are making cheaper, more environmentally damaging

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Inhabitat’s Top Environmental News Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Inhabitat’s Top Environmental News Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

2011 was a landmark year for green news as environmental issues dominated headlines around the world - and Inhabitat was there to bring you the biggest stories as they happened. This year we brought you

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Spatially Just Environments Beirut Proposes Covering War Rubble With a Blanket of Green

Spatially Just Environments Beirut Proposes Covering War Rubble With a Blanket of Green

The 2006 Israeli-Lebanon war resulted in over two hundred buildings being destroyed or razed to the ground in Haret Hreik, a suburb of Beirut. Approximately 80,000 square meters of debris was then loaded

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Art Strong Reusable Bags Protect Your Artwork and the Environment

Art Strong Reusable Bags Protect Your Artwork and the Environment

Right on the heels of this month’s Art Basel Miami, Art Strong bags are making their debut, offering a reusable solution for transporting artwork. Packaging artwork can be expensive and wasteful, with

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BIG’s Waste-to-Energy Ski Slope Incinerator Scrapped Due to Environmental Concerns

BIG’s Waste-to-Energy Ski Slope Incinerator Scrapped Due to Environmental Concerns

Last year, when BIG unveiled its fantastical ski resort on top of a waste-to-energy incinerator plant in Copenhagen, we were admittedly intrigued. But we weren't at all surprised when the City of

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Lexus Fashion Workshop Recycles Car Parts Into Environmental Haute Couture

Lexus Fashion Workshop Recycles Car Parts Into Environmental Haute Couture

Luxury carmaker Lexus is now trying their hand at making luxurious jewelry -- but they aren't dipping into the world's supply of platinum and diamonds. Instead, the automaker is on a mission to elevate

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DOE Invests in High Tech Solutions to Make Deepwater Drilling Safer for the Environment

DOE Invests in High Tech Solutions to Make Deepwater Drilling Safer for the Environment

Inhabitat doesn't in any way condone deep water drilling for oil and natural gas, but we understand that until renewable solutions even out with emissions-heavy energy resources, it will exist. With the

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‘Power Showers’ Are Worse For the Environment Than Baths

‘Power Showers’ Are Worse For the Environment Than Baths

For the years, the argument for taking a shower over a bath has made sense: showers use much less water, therefore they are better for the environment as well as your utility bill. However a new study

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7 Foxy Fur Fashions That Won’t Commit an Environmental Faux Pas

7 Foxy Fur Fashions That Won’t Commit an Environmental Faux Pas

Every fall and winter fashion magazines tout fur as what's in vogue for the season -- signifying that this un-animal-friendly trend is far from its way out. But if you dig the fashion, but don't want to

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Altered Landscapes at the Nevada Museum of Art Shows Humans’ Impact on the Environment

Altered Landscapes at the Nevada Museum of Art Shows Humans’ Impact on the Environment

The Nevada Museum of Art houses an incredible collection of photographs. Culturally, they're like photos of a messy kitchen: signifying bounty, waste, responsibility, hope and dread at the same time (that

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Norway’s Inspiria Science Center Promotes Clean Energy, the Environment, and Health

Norway’s Inspiria Science Center Promotes Clean Energy, the Environment, and Health

The 6,500 square meter center is composed of three wings that radiate out from a central double-height atrium. Designed with school children, families, and tourists in mind, the center inspires and

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