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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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Industrial Warehouse Transformed into a Colorful Learning Environment in Stockholm

Industrial Warehouse Transformed into a Colorful Learning Environment in Stockholm

Confronted with the massive open warehouse space, which once housed furniture storage, Codesign wanted to utilize the natural light coming from the factory windows as much as possible. Their solution was

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Justin Timberlake Honored at Environmental Media Awards

Justin Timberlake Honored at Environmental Media Awards

Justin Timberlake is known for more than his music, films, and dance moves -- he is also a big name in the green community. Just last week, he was honored at the Environmental Media Awards for opening his

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Europeans Are More Worried About the Environment Than the Economic Crisis

Europeans Are More Worried About the Environment Than the Economic Crisis

A new poll indicates that two out of three Europeans see climate change as a more serious problem than the global economic crisis. Sixty-eight percent of those polled saw climate change as a very serious

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Yawkey Center for Cancer Care Uses Sustainable Design to Create a Calm Healing Environment

Yawkey Center for Cancer Care Uses Sustainable Design to Create a Calm Healing Environment

Imagine walking into a light-filled atrium, meeting with your care team in a spacious consultation room, and finding a peaceful moment in a healing garden. This is what a visit to Dana-Farber is like with

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Amazing Prefabricated California Roll House Adapts Easily to Harsh Desert Environments

Amazing Prefabricated California Roll House Adapts Easily to Harsh Desert Environments

The California Roll House is designed to be assembled and disassembled in record time. This makes it incredibly mobile, which might not be a bad thing if life in the desert becomes unbearable. Made from

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Florida International’s perFORM[D]ance Solar Decathlon House Responds to Its Environment

Florida International’s perFORM[D]ance Solar Decathlon House Responds to Its Environment

The moving perFORM[D]ance House has a futuristic design, inspired by Paul Rudolph’s Cocoon House. Floor to ceiling windows line the perimeter of the home, which bring natural lighting into every room.

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Outspoken Environmentalist, Feminist and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai Passes Away at Age 71

Outspoken Environmentalist, Feminist and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai Passes Away at Age 71

Yesterday, the world said goodbye to one of its most fearless environmental voices - Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai. Decades ahead of her time, the brilliant Kenyan author and environmental

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Sennheiser’s New Eco Turntables Are Easy on the Eyes, Ears, and Environment

Sennheiser’s New Eco Turntables Are Easy on the Eyes, Ears, and Environment

Sennheiser is one of the most iconic names in the audio and electronic business - everyone from the Beatles to Beyonce have used their microphones, headphones, and speakers. In an attempt to connect

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Iranian Authorities Arrest Saltwater Lake Environmental Protesters

Iranian Authorities Arrest Saltwater Lake Environmental Protesters

People all around the world have protested against climate change and symptoms of global warming such as melting glaciers, drought and endangered animals. Governments around the world react to such

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Spain’s Hospital Sant Joan de Reus Infuses the Urban Environment With Green Space

Spain’s Hospital Sant Joan de Reus Infuses the Urban Environment With Green Space

The hospital is composed of a series of six rectangular volumes that shoot off at perpendicular angles to the main corridor, which has a large, slanted roof that optically reduces the size of the

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WASHED UP: Alejandro Durán Turns Mexican Ocean Trash Into Powerful Environmental Sculptures

WASHED UP: Alejandro Durán Turns Mexican Ocean Trash Into Powerful Environmental Sculptures

Through the course of the project, documented with this striking photo series, Durán has identified washed up products from as many as 42 countries. His work illuminates the "far-reaching impact of our

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Choose Liquidation Over Cremation & Save the Environment Even In Death

Choose Liquidation Over Cremation & Save the Environment Even In Death

Hands if you want to be cremated when you die! If you put your hand up, shame on you. Did you not know that cremation can result in nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, particulate matter,

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The DuPont Environmental Center Stands Guard Over Wilmington’s Wildlife Refuge

The DuPont Environmental Center Stands Guard Over Wilmington’s Wildlife Refuge

The Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge is located at the southernmost edge of Wilmington's downtown area. Situated on the edge of the refuge and at the terminus of the Riverwalk is the DuPont EEC.

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Brooks’ Green Silence Running Shoe Treads Lightly on the Environment

PRODUCT REVIEW: Brooks’ Green Silence Running Shoe Treads Lightly on the Environment

I remember when I first got serious about running, and I went to a shoe store and the workers put me through a litany of tests: run on a treadmill; put your foot in water, and then stand on a piece of

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Mexico’s Subterranean Children’s Museum is an Immersive Educational Environment

Mexico’s Subterranean Children’s Museum is an Immersive Educational Environment

Standing at the site of an old steel mill, the reclaimed buildings will host administration, storage, exhibit development, and an eatery in the old brick buildings. Adjacent to the original buildings

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Super Greenies: New Study Uncovers Group of Luxury-Loving, Affluent Environmental Activists

Super Greenies: New Study Uncovers Group of Luxury-Loving, Affluent Environmental Activists

A new study by Scarborough has revealed that the greenest people in the United States also happen to be high earners with a taste for luxury. The study calls these individuals the "Super Green," and they

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JetBlue’s $4 Flights Take Off in Los Angeles & Take Down the Environment

JetBlue’s $4 Flights Take Off in Los Angeles & Take Down the Environment

This Saturday JetBlue is offering $4 flights between the Burbank and Long Beach airports in an effort to help residents avoid the inevitable Carmegedon that will occur with the closing of a 10-mile

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LEGO Commits to Using Only Environmentally Friendly Packaging

LEGO Commits to Using Only Environmentally Friendly Packaging

LEGO bricks have been an inspiring staple for blossoming young minds all over the world for over sixty years, and to continue carrying this tradition into the future the Danish company is incorporating

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Rolling Green-Roofed Environmental Center Made from 65 Shipping Containers

Rolling Green-Roofed Environmental Center Made from 65 Shipping Containers

This incredible environmental center in Long Beach, California is made from shipping containers discarded at the world's second busiest port. The eCORRE COMPLEX, The Environmental Center of Regenerative

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Solar Powered Candles Create a Romantic Garden Environment

Solar Powered Candles Create a Romantic Garden Environment

These towering candles designed by John Housmand are a great way to bring a little 18th century romanticism to any garden. Constructed from acrylic tubes and using a small solar cell, each tower features

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Golan Levin’s Info-graphic Stencils are for the Graffiti Loving Environmentalist

Golan Levin’s Info-graphic Stencils are for the Graffiti Loving Environmentalist

Making a bold, politically charged environmental statement just got easier with Golan Levin’s customizable graffiti stencils. Combining the worlds of data visualization and urban art, Levin’s easy

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Holy Environmentalism Batman! The Dark Knight’s Greener Batmobile

Holy Environmentalism Batman! The Dark Knight’s Greener Batmobile

Holy environmentalism Batman! Considering the Dark Knight has a personal fortune of $7 billion, you would think that Bruce Wayne would have made a greener version of the Batmobile a long time ago.

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