Gibraltar to end one of the world’s largest balloon releases

April 8, 2016 by  
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Every year Gibraltar releases 30,000 balloons into the sky. This National Day tradition has a devastating impact on marine creatures, as an estimated 3,000 balloons spiral down to defile the ocean . In response to pressure from environmental groups, the island is finally ending this polluting practice. Read the rest of Gibraltar to end one of the world’s largest balloon releases

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Balloons appear to suspend this glass table in mid-air

March 20, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of Balloons appear to suspend this glass table in mid-air Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: balloons , Bob Monkhouse , coffee table , duffy london , ethically sourced materials , glass , metal resin composite , optical illusion , UP Balloon Tables

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Project Loon: Google Launches Solar Powered Balloons to Bring the Internet to Off-Grid Areas

June 17, 2013 by  
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The furthest corners of the globe may soon have a viable internet connection, thanks to Google ‘s newly launched Project Loon . The project plans to deploy fleets of solar-powered balloons to bring the Internet to remote locations like jungles, mountains and archipelagos. The balloons will be controlled with wind and solar power, and they will connect to locations on the ground using simple antennas. Read the rest of Project Loon: Google Launches Solar Powered Balloons to Bring the Internet to Off-Grid Areas Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , Google , green design , Internet balloons , Project Loon , sustainable design , wind powered balloon        

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Studio Andrew Todd Unveils Plans for Circular Theater Made from Recycled Paper

June 17, 2013 by  
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This week’s reducing, reusing & recycling roundup

August 10, 2010 by  
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I’m a big fan of reusing milk bottles for all sorts of things and this idea for using them as stationery organisers is fantastic . If they were for use by little delicate hands, I’d be tempted to sticky-tape the cut edges to make them less sharp. Kristin from Craft Leftovers used the offcuts from fitting a bamboo blind to make coordinating twined coasters .

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