12-Year-Old Girl’s Letter to Mayor Helps Save a City Forest in Canada

April 9, 2013 by  
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Recently, 12-year-old Olivia Peters and her mother were out for a walk through a small forest in their hometown of Surrey, British Columbia when they discovered many of the trees there, some nearly a century old, had been marked with orange paint and numbered tags . After learning that the woods were slated to be chopped down to make room for a new housing development, Olivia knew that she needed to do her part to save them . Read the rest of 12-Year-Old Girl’s Letter to Mayor Helps Save a City Forest in Canada Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: activism , british columbia , conservation , forests , kids activism , olivia peters , surrey canada , urban greenspace , urban woodland        

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Fukusada and Pereira Unveil Multifunctional Bathroom Furniture at Milan Design Week 2013

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Japanese-Portuguese duo Ryosuke Fukusada and Rui Pereira used renewable Portuguese cork to create their ‘Bug Collection’ of multifunctional furniture, which is now on show at this year’s Milan Design Week . The pieces beautifully blend the Japanese bent for minimalism with warm, renewable materials. Read the rest of Fukusada and Pereira Unveil Multifunctional Bathroom Furniture at Milan Design Week 2013 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , Bathroom Furniture , Bug Collection , cork , geta , jaoanese , Milan Design Week 2013 , portuguese , recycling / compost , Rui Pereira , ryosuke fukusada        

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