Amazing SUPERLOCAL hairdryer made of glass and cork

October 30, 2015 by  
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This iconic desert tree is in danger because of climate change

October 30, 2015 by  
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Evidence of the devastating effects of climate change is surfacing every day, and recent research highlights a new casualty : the iconic Joshua tree. It seems the hardy desert plant, belonging to the yucca family, can easily face long periods without rainwater when they mature, yet the seedlings need more TLC (tender loving care) from the environment. The ongoing drought in Southern California and other parts of the southwest US is taking a toll on this otherwise resilient tree. Read the rest of This iconic desert tree is in danger because of climate change

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Design Academy of Eindhoven tackles real-world problems through innovative thinking

October 29, 2015 by  
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SitGo is a foldable electric bike that charges using a cigarette lighter receptacle

October 29, 2015 by  
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SitGo is a unique, portable electric bicycle that can be charged with a car’s cigarette lighter receptacle. SitGo is not an ordinary electric bicycle – along with its unique, efficient design, it has a USB port for charging your devices while on the go. It also has a 360-degree rotating cell phone holder allowing you to ride while listening to the music or keeping an eye on your navigation. When you get to where you are going, the SitGo can be folded up to slip under your desk or in a closet. You can help bring the handy little electric bike to the world by funding the SitGo campaign on Kickstarter . + SitGo on Kickstarter The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link. Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!

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Raw Studio’s Luna Light Looks Just Like the Moon Right in Your Own Room

May 23, 2014 by  
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For those who love to stare at the moon so much they wish they could bring it indoors, Raw Studio makes a stunning LED light that looks just like the moon in the sky. Hand made using Mulberry paper on a mesh screen, each light transforms your indoor space into a moonlit evening and, depending on your preferences, can be made complete with or without the tell-tale craters of the lunar surface. Read the rest of Raw Studio’s Luna Light Looks Just Like the Moon Right in Your Own Room Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Contemporary Design , contemporary lighting , design events , green design , green lighting , green moon design lamp , ICFF , International Contemporary Furniture Fair , led light , LED lighting , LED lunar light , led moon light , locally made , Lunar lamp , lunar light , moon light , moon-like light , Raw Studio , Raw Studio ICFF , Raw Studio Luna Light , Raw Studio moon light , Raw Studio UK

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Why Recycled Plastic Bikes Aren’t (Yet) Practical

October 13, 2011 by  
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We frequently expound on why bikes are an energy-friendly and clean form of city transportation, yet rarely get to report on innovations that take leaps in making bicycle production more sustainable and energy-efficient. That’s why the Frii injection-molded recycled-plastic bicycle is so enticing. Looking a little like a grown-up’s version of a brightly-colored Big Wheel, it sports snap together pieces and a lightweight, city-friendly design. Plus, the Frii bike, created by Israeli Dror Peleg, could be locally made anywhere. There’s a big bum… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Vibrant Tanzanian Prints Meet Jersey Wear in Chichia for Made by Africa (Photos)

August 14, 2011 by  
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Chichia for Made by Africa, spring 2011. Photo: Not Just A Label From an Ethical Fashion Forum 2011 Innovation Award -winner Chichia London , comes a bright and bold collection of casual wear that merges vibrant, locally made traditional printed fabrics, known as Khangas, with Made by Africa ‘s jersey knit organic cottons. The result:

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Replacing Red Meat Serving with Nuts Reduces Diabetes Risk

August 14, 2011 by  
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Photo: Sara Novak We know eating lower on the food chain , meaning choosing plant-based foods, is easier on the planet. Animal husbandry on the factory farm level uses an abundance of natural resources in production, burps out loads of pollutants, and is needlessly inhumane. But a new Harvard study takes it a step further. According to a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition , red meat consumptio… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Three Rivers Eco Resort in Dominica

October 28, 2009 by  
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3 Rivers Eco Lodge is an enchanted sustainable hotel encampment consisting of hillside terraced cottages. Rainforest preservation, indigenous tree planting programs and organic gardens are at the heart of this green resort. Retreat features include: solar water heaters self composting toilets biodegradable, locally made soaps and furnishings environmental education through conservation a yoga studio indigenous tree planting projects green globe info organic gardens rainforest preservation Read more of this story »

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