Hello Kitty turns Hong Kong organic garden into educational tourist attraction

January 22, 2015 by  
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Years ago, Hello Kitty notebooks and stickers and little doll houses were coveted by little girls, and not often found in American stores. Now, Hello Kitty is everywhere you look and as much beloved as she was years ago.  She’s also helping Raymond Cheng attract children to his community organic garden program in Hong Kong. Cheng was searching for a way to get more kids involved in his program, when he had the bright idea to employ one of the world’s most popular felines as his mascot. Now his farm has exploded as both a place for growing food and an attraction – all thanks to Hello Kitty. Read the rest of Hello Kitty turns Hong Kong organic garden into educational tourist attraction Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: community farms , farming for kids , hello kitty farm , hello kitty go green organic farm , hello kitty organic farm , hong kong farms , hong kong organic farm , kids farming , organic farms , organic gardening , Raymond Cheng

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10 Favorite Nature Photos From TreeHugger’s Flickr Pool

October 24, 2011 by  
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© Camera John via TreeHugger Flickr Pool The TreeHugger Flickr Pool is a group we started up earlier this year as a place for readers like you to add favorite photos depicting nature, sustainability, DIY projects, bike culture and anything else that is part of the environmental movement. The group is starting to pick up steam, and here are 10 of our top favorites added to the group so far. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Andrew Maynard Designs A Parliament Building For The People

October 24, 2011 by  
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Andrew Maynard /via Before he got busy being one of the best architects in Australia, Andrew Maynard would do wonderful polemics, thought exercises, and just fun stuff that displayed his imagination and humour. Now he is at it again, imagining a new Parliament Building that responds to the people, that he calls Mob-ile Parliament…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Don’t Agonize, Organize! Powershift Re-launches Web Site for Climate Activists

May 1, 2011 by  
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photo via powershift.org Two weeks ago, over 10,000 students activists descended on Washington, D.C. to collaborate, train, motivate, and take action at Powershift 2011 . They made enough of an impact that President Obama took notice and invited 12 student leaders for a conversation

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Can Psychedelic Politics Ride Out The Coming Storm?

May 1, 2011 by  
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Sudden storm . Image credit:Flickr, allspice1 , “…entry into the Leave It To Me Challenge #30.” The radical right has been fighting a successful culture war against all things 60’s and 70’s. Earth day and its legislative outcomes are under especially intense attack, for example

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Solar City Tower by RAFAA turns into an urban waterfall to generate energy

March 19, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Self-sustaining tower designed for Olympic Games 2016. RAFAA Architecture & Design has proposed a self-sustaining tower for the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro

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Audi E/0 all-electric concept vehicle for fashionable women of the future

March 19, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Concept car powered by electric motors.

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Geologists Explore Giant Crystals in Fated Cave

January 20, 2010 by  
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Giant crystals dwarf researchers in the Crystal Cave. Photo via veoverde It seems like a Hollywood movie set; perhaps a place for Superman to get a little alone time–but Mexico’s Cave of Crystals is no artificial wonder. Discovered in 2000 when silver miners broke through a wall in a mineshaft, the cave features crystals measuring 30 feet, the largest in the world

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Transformer Furniture: Boxetti All Folds Up Into Boxes

January 12, 2010 by  
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The essence of minimalism- a place for everything and everything in its place. Latvian designer Rolands Landsbergs gives us Boxetti, where everything just goes away when you are done with it, leaving you with nothing but….boxes

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Forget Market Mechanisms, Why Don’t We Just Ban Coal?

January 12, 2010 by  
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photo: Bear with me on this one: Greentech Media has a new piece on cap and trade where economist Dr Severin Borenstein says “You have to drive coal out of the market. You have to drive the price of coal down until it isn’t worth mining anymore.” Which brought up something to me which I’ve long thought, why don’t we just ban coal? It would have to be a contr..

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