210 Sq Ft Minim House Shelters Sweet Space-Saving Interior with Off Grid Versatility

November 25, 2013 by  
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Film Exposes Fracking in World’s Second Largest Wildlife Preserve

November 25, 2013 by  
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Kalahari Desert photo from Shutterstock Botswana government officials are in hot water over fracking in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve , which is the second largest wildlife preserve in the world. The fracking may have been going on for over a decade without public knowledge – until the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa ’s film “ The High Cost of Cheap Gas ” exposed footage of fracking equipment on the land. Locals are enraged as the fragile Kalahari ecosystem is at risk from coal bed methane pollution due to fracking. Read the rest of Film Exposes Fracking in World’s Second Largest Wildlife Preserve Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Central Kalahari Game Reserve , eco design , fracking , green design , kalahari desert , Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa , sustainable design , The High Cost of Cheap Gas        

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Matthew Carden’s Fantastical Food Photographs Pay Tribute to the Bounty We Eat

November 25, 2013 by  
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Rent a Tiny Sleepbox At Moscow Airport. For Sleeping.

September 14, 2011 by  
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Images credit Arch Group/Ivanov Ilya. When I first wrote about the Sleepbox two years ago , I was dubious that it would ever see the light of day, noting “It is an interesting exercise in seeing how small a space one can comfortably live in, but one suspects that the opportunity for, um, misuse might keep this idea of the 15 minute hotel room from going mainstream.” But it has, with a working prototype set up in Moscow. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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World’s Skinniest House Is Less Than Four Feet Wide

August 3, 2011 by  
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Images credit Centrala via Archdaily Aristotle said “No great genius was without a mixture of insanity.” Marcel Proust wrote “Everything great in the world is created by neurotics. They have composed our masterpieces, but we don’t consider what they have cost their creators in sleepless nights, and worst of all, fear of death.” Perhaps that’s why Jakub Szcz?sny designed this hermitage, this “studio for invited guests – young creators and intellectualists from all over the world.”- it will drive them completely crazy…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Top Climate Skeptic Patrick Michaels Complains that Skeptics Can’t Get on TV. On TV. (Video)

August 3, 2011 by  
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Simpler Living May Make Us Happier, But Happiness is Not Enough

April 26, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Osman Kalkavan , used under Creative Commons license. This might be the best thing I have read in a long, long time. Pat Kane over at The Guardian has been thinking a lot about the connection between consumerism, sustainability, happiness and novelty.

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George Bernard Shaw’s Early Passivhaus

February 4, 2011 by  
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TreeHugger has shown George Bernard Shaw’ s wonderful rotating writing hut before, and a number of rotating houses that follow the sun. But Greg Denisiuk of An Honest Architecture (via shedworking ) makes a very interesting point; perhaps designers interested in

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Top Tips for Attracting Green Investors

February 4, 2011 by  
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The recession has been tough for many. But given the news that ethical consumerism bucked the economic downturn , and that clean tech companies are seeing massive job growth , now might just be the time for green-minded entrepreneurs to realize their sustainable dreams.

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Did the "Organic Elite" Sell Out to Monsanto?

February 4, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: MikeScottNZ via Flickr Creative Commons . By now, most of us have read the miscellaneous (numerous) statements from companies like Whole Foods , Organic Valley, Stonyfield , and the Non-GMO Proje… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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