Aellon Gives Shipwrecks New Life in Unique Furniture Pieces

April 20, 2013 by  
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When it comes to finding unique materials for their gorgeous handcrafted interiors, New York-based design firm Aellon has carved out a special niche – with shipwrecks. Although their team uses regular reclaimed or sustainably-sourced timber as well, their furniture made from timber harvested from the remains of ships that never made it back to port is particularly noteworthy, and incredibly durable as well. They’ll be strutting their stuff at BKLYN Designs 2013 , so if you’re around, stop on by for a closer look at their unique chairs, desks and other fabulous green interiors. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , Brooklyn , DUMBO , eco design , fsc timber , green design , green interiors , New York. , NYC , Reclaimed Materials , Recycled Materials , shipwrecked boats , sustainable design , sustainable timber        

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How Conservation Photography Is A Political Act

October 25, 2011 by  
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Mike Baird / CC BY 1.0 Conservation photography is just starting to find momentum. A combination of photography that is both art and activism, it is a special niche and one to which the environmental movement already owes a great deal. Sometimes we just have to see it to believe it, to understand the resonant beauty or shocking destruction and therefore move to act on the planet’s behalf. But, what really is conservation photography as separate from nature photography, wildlife photography or oth… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Encouraging Algae and Growing Fish in a Working Swimming Pool (Video)

October 25, 2011 by  
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EcoFilms Australia /Video screen capture When I posted on how to build a natural swimming pool , many people argued that it looked unsafe, unhygenic and a haven for black flies and mosquitoes. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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High-Tech Green Gear for Skiing and Snowboarding (Slideshow)

October 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: Robert | www.robertvandijk.com /Creative Commons The temps are dropping, you’ve signed up for a season-long pass to your favorite eco-friendly ski and snowboard mountain — now all you need is the gear. From jackets and baselayers to ski poles and boards — and, of course, bags to haul it all — this collection of gear features the latest technology and eco-minded design, getting you down the slopes in the best possible way while protecting that mou… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Is Skeptic Monckton Really Sascha Barron Cohen? (Video)

October 25, 2011 by  
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The Hamster Wheel /Video screen capture From his bizarrely hypocritical claim that non-scientists shouldn’t talk climate science to being told pointedly by the UK House of Lords that he should not pretend to be one of them , arch-climate skeptic Viscount Christopher Monckton is no stranger to controversy. And while a

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