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Canberra’s National Arboretum & Visitor Centre Protects 100 of the World’s Endangered Trees

Canberra’s National Arboretum & Visitor Centre Protects 100 of the World’s Endangered Trees

Planning for the National Arboretum actually began over 100 years ago when Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin envisioned an arboretum that would include iconic trees from all over the world.

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DIY: How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds for Annual Growing

DIY: How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds for Annual Growing

So you've grown that perfect heirloom tomato in your garden, or you've bought a tomato at the farmer's market that you absolutely must grow. Why not save tomato seeds from those perfect tomatoes, so you

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DIY: How to Start Your Own Seed Bank

DIY: How to Start Your Own Seed Bank

Urban food gardens are popping up all over the world, and with good cause: as food prices continue to rise and the very real issues of GMO contamination become more apparent, many people are realizing how

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Colorado Public Library Adds a Seed Bank to Attract More Growers and Readers

Colorado Public Library Adds a Seed Bank to Attract More Growers and Readers

Image of seed packets, Shutterstock The Basalt Public Library in Colorado has added a seed bank to its collection of books, CDs and other media in order to attract more readers, NPR reports. Visitors

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Sub Biosphere 2: A Self-Sustaining Underwater City

Sub Biosphere 2: A Self-Sustaining Underwater City

Biosphere 2 never lasted too long, but there were certainly many lessons to be learned about living self-sufficiently, and even sustainably. UK-based designer Phil Pauley envisions another biosphere set

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Construction Complete on the UK’s Stunning Seed Cathedral

Construction Complete on the UK’s Stunning Seed Cathedral

The brilliant bristling structure you see above is not the world's largest pincushion - it's Thomas Heatherwick's recently completed UK Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai Expo. Dubbed the "Seed Cathedral", the

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