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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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Sustainable Prison Project Connects Inmates to the Environment and More

Sustainable Prison Project Connects Inmates to the Environment and More

Prison-life operates around the clock, draining on both resources and funds. One example is the Department of Corrections in Washington, a facility responsible for 16,000 inmates in 15 Washington prisons

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Archive: Super Shiny Pavilion For Artists Reflects Its Own Environment

Archive: Super Shiny Pavilion For Artists Reflects Its Own Environment

Designed first as a 100 sq meter space, the studio was stretched thin and wrapped into a ring. Hidden storage spaces, compartments, shelving and doors were added to create an irregular shape, but also to

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Budweiser Is Challenging Guys to Save Water By Growing a Beard for World Environment Day

Budweiser Is Challenging Guys to Save Water By Growing a Beard for World Environment Day

If you've been looking for a excuse to keep all that scruff, then here's you chance to do a little good while keeping it a little rough. Budweiser wants all you fine dudes to conserve 1 million gallons of

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Show Your Support for Grassroots Environmentalists and Check Out the Goldman Environmental Prize!

Show Your Support for Grassroots Environmentalists and Check Out the Goldman Environmental Prize!

The nominees for The Goldman Environmental Prize are selected confidentially by an international network of environmental organizations and individuals. From there, a jury made up of environmental leaders

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Rainbow Warrior: Greenpeace Building First Purpose-Built Sailboat to Fight Environmental Destruction

Rainbow Warrior: Greenpeace Building First Purpose-Built Sailboat to Fight Environmental Destruction

Greenpeace is hard at work in Germany building a purpose-built -- meaning something that is designed from the ground up for its intended job --sailboat to aid in their environmental work around the world.

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U.S. Postal Service Releases Environmental Awareness Stamps for Earth Day

U.S. Postal Service Releases Environmental Awareness Stamps for Earth Day

Here's a bit of ironic news: the U.S. Postal Service -- the organization that creates tons of emissions by flying and driving packages all over the country -- is releasing a series of stamps to teach the

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PeopleFund’s Austin Headquarters Serves the Community and the Environment

PeopleFund’s Austin Headquarters Serves the Community and the Environment

PeopleFund's new headquarters provides them with permanent facilities in which to provide education, training, loan services, and affordable home ownership counseling and purchase opportunities. The

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Environmentalists Call Israel’s Plan to Build a $10 Billion Artificial Island “Sheer Madness”

Environmentalists Call Israel’s Plan to Build a $10 Billion Artificial Island “Sheer Madness”

While it might sound like an April Fool's post, we assure you that Israel's recently announced plans to build a $10 billion artificial island off the coast of Gaza are 100% real. The United Arab Emirates

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Massive Living Mountain Skyscraper Transforms the Desert Into a Habitable Environment

Massive Living Mountain Skyscraper Transforms the Desert Into a Habitable Environment

The high rise conglomerate is built from local materials and stands on a reinforced concrete pier foundation to be able to withstand the shifting sands. Steel and reinforced concrete will be used to

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Zig-Zagging Austrian Kindergarten Creates an Immersive Learning Environment

Zig-Zagging Austrian Kindergarten Creates an Immersive Learning Environment

Syntax Architekur recently transformed a narrow, south-facing lot in Holzbauweise, Austria into a daylit kindergarten that is a rich place for exploration. The project's generous windows and inward-facing

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Environmental Documentaries Bring a Green Theme to 2011 Academy Awards

Environmental Documentaries Bring a Green Theme to 2011 Academy Awards

Gasland Gasland is the a visually provocative story by writer director Josh Fox who was inspired to explore the dangers of gas drilling when he was offered money to drill at his property in Pennsylvania.

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Mr. Peanut Gets His Own Environmentally-Friendly Nutmobile

Mr. Peanut Gets His Own Environmentally-Friendly Nutmobile

Mr. Peanut is in for a big upgrade. Planters has decided to give the him a ride of his own: the Nutmobile, an entirely green, environmentally-friendly vehicle. Based on a 2011 Isuzu NPR truck, the

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Armadillo and Co’s Flower Collection Rugs Tread Lightly on the Environment

Armadillo and Co’s Flower Collection Rugs Tread Lightly on the Environment

If you have been looking for a fashionable floor rug that not only suits your décor, but has been produced from natural materials under Fairtrade work conditions, your search may well be over.

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Dodeca’s Cocoon Hotel Shields Guests From Hard Industrial Environment

Dodeca’s Cocoon Hotel Shields Guests From Hard Industrial Environment

The outer skin rooms are wrapped in a tensile fabric that allow the entire building to breathe. Each guest can operate their own "skin" electronically, opening and closing it according to their needs.

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Beautiful Environmental Housing Project Adds Green to the Heart of Paris

Beautiful Environmental Housing Project Adds Green to the Heart of Paris

The project straddles across the street and incorporates gardens planted with bamboo and magnolias and commercial space on the ground floor. Breaks in the buildings highlighted with bright red facades

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Study Finds EVs with Smaller Battery Packs Are More Environmentally Friendly

Study Finds EVs with Smaller Battery Packs Are More Environmentally Friendly

The Detroit Auto Show is winding down with new electric vehicles popping up left and right and though everyone is pushing their range limits, one Carnegie Mellon professor says that might not be the best

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Deloitte Centre: Auckland’s Most Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Building

Deloitte Centre: Auckland’s Most Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Building

Forming the cornerstone of the commercial building is the historic seven-story Jean Batten Building, which was built in the modern style in 1942. The Jean Batten Building serves as one of the corners of

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Representative Gabrielle Giffords– an Environmental Champion

Representative Gabrielle Giffords– an Environmental Champion

Saturday's horrific shooting has shone the spotlight on Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, but it's important not to let the devastating event overshadow the extraordinary work she has done to

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Cuomo Appoints ‘Open Space’ Advocate as NYS Environment Chief

Cuomo Appoints ‘Open Space’ Advocate as NYS Environment Chief

Environmental groups are praising Gov. Andrew Cuomo for choosing Joseph Martens as New York State’s new commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation. Martens served as New York's deputy

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BIG’s Angular Green-Roofed School Blends Into the Environment

BIG’s Angular Green-Roofed School Blends Into the Environment

Bjarke Ingels Group recently unveiled a proposal for a school in Asminderod, Denmark that is topped with a series of undulating green roofs. The bands of greenery create an immersive landscape for the

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Nike Launches Open-Source Environmental Apparel Design Tool

Nike Launches Open-Source Environmental Apparel Design Tool

Nike has just released its Environmental Apparel Design Tool to the public, with the aim of encouraging other clothing manufacturers to design more sustainably. The online app, which is based on Nike's

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Conflux Festival 2010 Explores the Urban Environment of NYC

Conflux Festival 2010 Explores the Urban Environment of NYC

This past weekend the Conflux Festival kicked off another exciting series of site-specific workshops, performances, lectures, and installations that challenged New Yorkers to rethink our urban environment

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Lake Tahoe House Takes Little Away from the Environment

Lake Tahoe House Takes Little Away from the Environment

Building site-sensitive structures in destinations such as Lake Tahoe requires special care when it comes to preserving the local environment. Taking this approach to heart, the architects at Turnbull

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Chicago Environmental Center is a Carbon Neutral Urban Nest

Chicago Environmental Center is a Carbon Neutral Urban Nest

The area south of Chicago has long been a vast patchwork of natural land, industry and working class neighborhoods. But the soon to be built Ford Calumet Environmental Center explores the city's wildlife

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What is H&M’s Fast Fashion Doing to the Environment?

What is H&M’s Fast Fashion Doing to the Environment?

The black-and-white striped frock from H&M's fall collection is definitely a stunner, but its price might come as a shock: $4.95. That means it costs less than a Grande Caramel Frappuccino at

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What is the Environmental Impact of Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress?

What is the Environmental Impact of Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress?

Many people have beef with the outrageous outfit that Lady Gaga wore to Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards - because it was actually made of meat. While some fellow celebrities were impressed with the

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“Living” Wallpaper by High-Low Tech Monitors Your Environment

“Living” Wallpaper by High-Low Tech Monitors Your Environment

Shhh...the walls are listening, or rather, the wallpaper is. Soon to be on display at the Fuller Craft Museum just south of Boston, Living Wall by High-Low Tech is an interactive wallpaper that can be

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