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3 Green Driving Apps That Save Money and the Environment

3 Green Driving Apps That Save Money and the Environment

Looking for some great green apps to save money when you're traveling by car? Earthgarage has a great list of smartphone eco applications that you can download and use anywhere, anytime, to make your car

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Wood-Clad Environmental HQ in Spain is A Green Gathering Place

Wood-Clad Environmental HQ in Spain is A Green Gathering Place

A new public building in Zaragoza, Spain is much more than a set of offices for the city's environmental services department -- it is also a beautiful extension of the public park next to the Ebro River.

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Tacoma’s Center for Urban Waters Adapts to Environmental Conditions

Tacoma’s Center for Urban Waters Adapts to Environmental Conditions

Talk about a smart building! The new Tacoma Center for Urban Waters goes beyond clever design and construction techniques. The recently opened research center and environmental laboratory actually has the

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California’s First LEED Platinum School Teaches With The Environment

California’s First LEED Platinum School Teaches With The Environment

A LEED School allows children to learn in a environmentally thoughtfull space.

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HOW TO GREEN YOUR PUP: Creating a safe environment

HOW TO GREEN YOUR PUP: Creating a safe environment

Inhabitat dog owners listen up! Looking for ways to green life with your furry four-legged friend? Considering all of the things that 'man's best friends' do for us, it's only natural that we'd want

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South Korea Unveils Stunning Eco Dome Environmental Center

South Korea Unveils Stunning Eco Dome Environmental Center

The National Ecological Institute of South Korea recently released plans for a large-scale nature reserve complete with an incredible series of eco domes, an education center, and an environmental

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Environmental Art at Swarm Gallery, San Francisco

Environmental Art at Swarm Gallery, San Francisco

If you're in the Bay Area and want to catch a glimpse of some on-point environmental artwork, head out to Swarm Gallery this weekend (hey, the Bay Bridge is back open, right?). On display at the gallery,

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MIT Develops Robotic Fish to Detect Environmental Pollutants

MIT Develops Robotic Fish to Detect Environmental Pollutants

MIT engineers have developed a cheap, compact robotic fish that can go where no man (or underwater vehicle) has been able to go before. The pint-sized robofish, developed by Kamal Youcuf-Toumi and Pablo

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2009 Prix Pictet Environmental Photography Shortlist Announced

2009 Prix Pictet Environmental Photography Shortlist Announced

Although its name implies tongue twisters or dancing dwarfs, Prix Pictet is a distinguished international photography award for artists focused on environmental sustainability and has just announced their

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Green Marketing Manifesto Wins UK Environmental Book Award

Green Marketing Manifesto Wins UK Environmental Book Award

Recently the Green Marketing Manifesto by John Grant was announced as the winner of the Environmental Award at the 2008 British Book Design and Production Awards. Designed and delivered by sustainable

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Environmental Traffic Light Gives Urban Residents Sixth Sense

Environmental Traffic Light Gives Urban Residents Sixth Sense

Even if your local skyline isn't hazy with smog, there are a number of environmental factors that impact your daily life but fly under the radar of your senses. Seeking to increase awareness and

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Scottsdale’s Arabian Library Wins Smart Environment Award

Scottsdale’s Arabian Library Wins Smart Environment Award

Borrowing books from the library is the responsible and environmentally friendly thing to do, and this new library in Scottsdale Arizona makes us want to use the library all the time. Designed by

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GET OUT AND VOTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT!

GET OUT AND VOTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT!

GO VOTE! In case you've been living under a rock, today is election day in the U. S of A - and we're super excited for the possibilities that this hotly contested presidential election brings. If you

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VOTE THE ENVIRONMENT with Patagonia Recyclable Shells

VOTE THE ENVIRONMENT with Patagonia Recyclable Shells

With only two days left until Election Day here in the U.S., it seems as if the very fabric of our society is under microscopic scrutiny in this critical presidential election showdown. And with good

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Eco Ego Environmental Game

Eco Ego Environmental Game

Although we should all strive to make environmentally sound choices, sometimes it can be hard to envision the immediate impact of our actions. This quirky Eco Ego game presents an accessible - if

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The Prix Pictet: World’s First Environmental Photography Award

The Prix Pictet: World’s First Environmental Photography Award

Alberta Oil Sands #6, Tailings, by Edward Burtynsky Last month 18 of the world's leading photographers were shortlisted for the Prix Pictet, the first photography award dedicated to sustainability. Can

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California’s Environmental Performance Labels for New Cars

California’s Environmental Performance Labels for New Cars

The state of California passed legislation last week that will mandate the use of 'Environmental Performance' labels for all new cars sold in the state. Each vehicle receives a 'Global Warming' and 'Smog'

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Recycled Plastic Environmental Art Installation by MSLK

Recycled Plastic Environmental Art Installation by MSLK

We are always hunting high and low for innovative ways to reduce and reuse the plethora of plastic bags in our midst. The New York-based design firm, MSLK, is currently proposing an innovative and

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Herman Miller Environment: Eco revamp of design classics

Herman Miller Environment: Eco revamp of design classics

Herman Miller, the company behind the famous Aeron cradle-to-cradle chair, has just won another point for sexy sustainability by offering new takes on eight furniture design classics in eco-friendly

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Robotic Environmental Risk Assessment Rover by EcoArtTech

Robotic Environmental Risk Assessment Rover by EcoArtTech

Imagine if R2D2 didn't project images of Princess Leia, but rather an assessment of local superfund sites. Objectively, it's nothing like the very adorable R2D2, but the Environmental Risk Assessment

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E.P.A. (Environmental Performance Actions) at Exit Art TONIGHT

E.P.A. (Environmental Performance Actions) at Exit Art TONIGHT

There is quite a bit of eco-buzz circulating around the current E.P.A. exhibit at NYC's Exit Art gallery, and with good reason as the tag 'E-P-A' has gained new momentum thanks to the show's pro-active

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JODY BARTON’S Environmental Graphic Design

JODY BARTON’S Environmental Graphic Design

We're guilty of overlooking good green graphic design sometimes on Inhabitat, but here's a great example of visual communication as an effective tool for environmental and social change. London-based

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Greenmuseum’s Environmental Art Calendar 2008

Greenmuseum’s Environmental Art Calendar 2008

What better way to usher in the New Year than with greenmuseum's first ever environmental art calendar? Through a unique collaboration with Amber Lotus Publishers, greenmuseum.org, the not-for-profit

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CNN Environmental Documentary Airs Tonight: Planet in Peril

CNN Environmental Documentary Airs Tonight: Planet in Peril

We don't normally talk much about TV shows here on Inhabitat, but this new documentary which airs tonight looks so compelling - we thought we'd call your attention to it. Tonight, at 9pm, CNN's Planet in

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ALEPH Environmental Art Installation

ALEPH Environmental Art Installation

Taking cars' side-view mirrors to a conceptual and environmentally-conscious level, Aleph is an intriguing art installation that is both visually arresting and thought-provoking. Created for the purpose

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ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC ART IN NYC: The High Water Line

ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC ART IN NYC: The High Water Line

The water line is rising along NYC's waterfront, and public works artist Eve Mosher is using her High Water Line project to make sure that we understand the very real effects of climate change along our

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JOSH DORFMAN’S NEW BOOK: The Lazy Environmentalist

JOSH DORFMAN’S NEW BOOK: The Lazy Environmentalist

Despite the title, there's nothing lazy or boring about Josh Dorfman's new tome. The man behind Vivavi and the Modern Green Living directory has succeeded in putting together a comprehensive guide to both

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CONVERTING CO2 TO ENERGY: Environmental 2-For-1

CONVERTING CO2 TO ENERGY: Environmental 2-For-1

Here's a promising idea that could help alleviate two environmental problems at the same time: potentially decreasing carbon emissions while also generating renewable energy for transportation and

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CNET: When Corporate Greenwashing Chafes Environmentalists

CNET: When Corporate Greenwashing Chafes Environmentalists

Greenwashing is a hot topic these days. We've seen unusually heated debate over our recent posts on GE Ecomagination and Walmart, and just yesterday we spotted this provocative article over on CNET about

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SMART ENVIRONMENTS AWARD

SMART ENVIRONMENTS AWARD

The International Interior Design Association and Metropolis Magazine announce their first annual Smart Environment Awards recognizing interior environments that integrate design excellence, human

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