INFOGRAPHIC: 8 of the world’s greatest city parks

July 7, 2015 by  
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Urban parks are one of the most important components of a healthy and livable city. Not only do they sequester carbon and provide respite from the concrete jungle, but parks are also great cultural and historic landmarks. In honor of urban parks, Fairmont created an infographic highlighting eight of the greatest city parks from around the world from London’s Hyde Park to the Singapore Botanic Gardens . The infographic offers an overview of each park and their design, random facts, and insider’s tips to give readers a greater appreciation for these landscapes. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: 8 of the world’s greatest city parks Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: city park , Fairmont , Hyde Park , infographic , reader submitted content , Singapore Botanic Gardens , urban park , urban park infographic

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Bkeeper upcycles unused beehives into furniture and design for the home

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  Israel-based Bkeeper – motto: “the art of saving bees” – takes old beehives and turns them into eclectic furniture and design for the home. According to the founder, Hagar Pundak, upcycling unused hives not only helps bring attention to the plight of the bees, but it also creates an environment that feels like living in a house buzzing with nature. Pundak, who is a fifth-generation beekeeper, uses his designs to work with high-risk youth to provide education and ensure that bees will have a future thanks to the next generation of care-givers. + Bkeeper Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bee colony collapse , beehives , beekeeping , Bkeeper , colony collapse disorder , hive collapse , honey bees , recycled furniture , Recycled Materials , recycling , upcycled beehives , upcycled design , upcycled furniture , upcycled hives , upcycled materials

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