Deepwater Horizon Oil in Gulf Traveling Up the Food Chain

November 9, 2010 by  
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We recently learned that BP, who we all know for causing the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico , has also been overlooking safety on their pipeline operation in Alaska and on their other massive gulf rig the Atlantis . The gulf response is still in full effect and though it was proven in late August that more than 79% of the oil was still floating in the Gulf, the US government opened some of the coastal waters to fishing. While workers are still toiling away cleaning coastal areas we’re finding out that nature has its own crafty ways of soaking up oil

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Artist Rides a Giant Paper Boat Down the Thames River

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Photo courtesy of ILLUMINATE PRODUCTIONS This past weekend in London artist Frank Bölter relied on a little help from his friends — and complete strangers — to make sure his latest artistic feat didn’t plunge into the murkey waters of the Thames. With a few hands from his crew and a few passersby Bölter floated down the famous river in a boat made of nothing but paper! Before his launch, he asked for the help of spectators to fold his white sheet into a proper floating vessel and then took a ride through the middle of London while reading a newspaper

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Copper Dome House is a “Puzzling” Garden Home

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Read the rest of Copper Dome House is a “Puzzling” Garden Home http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , australia , dome house , Eco Architecture , garden home , green architecture , green design , mcbride charles ryan , Melbourne , puzzle house

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World’s Greenest Whisky Distillery Unveiled in Scotland

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Scotland has a long history of whisky production and now the industry is brewing up a green future as drinks giant Diageo recently unveiled their £40 million environmentally friendly Roseisle Distillery in Elgin. As the first distillery to be built in Scotland in 30 years, this innovative project designed by Austin-Smith: Lord Architects combines modern environmental technologies with traditional distilling techniques. The building has been a awarded a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ award, so we can certainly say ‘Slange Var’ to that! (Scottish dialect for cheers!) Read the rest of World’s Greenest Whisky Distillery Unveiled in Scotland http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , “sustainable architecture” , alternative energy , architects , Austin-Smith:Lord , BREEAM , Diageo , Distillery , eco design , green architecture , Green Building , green design , Production , renewable energy , Scotland , sustainable design , Whiskey

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