Celebrating River Conservation with Gorgeous Photos

October 21, 2011 by  
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© Michael Melford/National Geographic The Merced River in Yosemite National Park, California, boasts 114.5 miles protected since 1987 with an additional 8 miles added in 1992. However, this represents a portion of a much less encouraging number. Try 0.35%. That’s the percent of all US river miles that are currently protected by law. Joel K Bourne, Jr. celebrates the efforts made by conservationists John Craighead and brother Frank Craighead in the latest issue of National Geographic. Check out some stunning photographs that show why these river miles are worth protec… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How Washing Machines Are Adding to the Plastic Pollution Problem in Our Oceans

October 21, 2011 by  
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Environmental Science and Technology /via Turns out that the plastic pollution problem in the world’s oceans is not just a result of improper or irresponsible disposal of our waste : Some of the plastic collecting in the oceans is coming directly from our washing machines. A story in Environmental Science and Techn… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Celebrate The Biggest 10.10.10 Day (AKA Eames Day) Ever

October 10, 2010 by  
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Eames Office Every year the Eames Office, heirs to the legacy of the great designers Charles and Ray Eames, celebrates the Powers of Ten on 10.10. This year is special, being 10.10.10

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