The Walking Dead cast speak out against illegal wildlife trade

September 11, 2016 by  
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Wildlife trafficking is serious business – so serious that the cast of AMC’s hit drama The Walking Dead have taken some time away from fighting zombies to film a new nationwide campaign to raise awareness about the illegal trade. An offshoot of the White House National Strategy to Combat Wildlife Trafficking, the campaign is a collaboration between the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the nonprofit organization WildAid. The series of public service announcements will be broadcast on television and social media channels throughout the month.

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Food Rescue Program Fights Food Waste Intelligently

June 10, 2016 by  
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A few years ago, a report was released stating that 40% of food is wasted from farm to fork. This stunning news from the National Resource Defense Council has helped raise awareness of the global food waste crisis, with its many environmental and…

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Help raise awareness for bioenergy by sharing this infographic

April 13, 2016 by  
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Want to help raise awareness for bioenergy? Between April 11th and 22nd, 2016, you can participate in a campaign run by the U.S. Department of Energy and a New York student research group. All you have to do is view and share a link to this infographic on algae biofuel. By sharing this link and you can help make the world a little greener, one view at a time. For more information on algal biofuels , you can also follow the research group @algal_biofuel on Instagram. Read the rest of Help raise awareness for bioenergy by sharing this infographic

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HOW TO: Help save the honeybees

February 17, 2016 by  
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The humble honeybee needs your help. The buzzing pollinators’ population has declined significantly, which poses a threat to our food supply. To raise awareness about the problem, Sutton Seeds has created an infographic that explores different gardening techniques you can use to help the honeybees, from advice on bee-friendly plants to a DIY tutorial for a bee pot. Read the rest of HOW TO: Help save the honeybees

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RuckJack is a rain-proof jacket that can be turned into a backpack on-the-go

February 17, 2016 by  
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When you are on the go, the less you have to carry with you, the better. Meet RuckJack –  a jacket that can be turned into a backpack to help you streamline your life. “Whether hiking, biking , spending a day on the beach or commuting and doing your daily routine, RuckJack is designed to make things easier. It can be used to carry food and water and then wear for protection from the rain, wind and cold when weather conditions change,” said RuckJack founder Ramtin Sadeghi. Backpack or jacket? You decide. + RuckJack on Kickstarter

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Aether & Hemera’s interactive mixed-media installation raises awareness of pollinators

December 9, 2015 by  
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Art and design studio Aether & Hemera have created Pollinators, an interactive installation that uses mixed media to raise awareness about the belief that pollinator populations are in continual decline . Currently installed in England’s DLI Museum , the artwork comprises ten interactive birdhouses connected by cables arranged in the shape of a tree. Each birdhouse has a speaker that can be triggered to make sound using a mobile phone or tablet. The installation will remain at the DLI Museum in Durham until January 10, 2016, after which it will be shown at Central Art Gallery, Ashton-under-Lyne and later at Towneley Hall in Burnley. + Aether & Hemera 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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1600 Paper Mache Pandas Pop Up in Hong Kong to Raise Awareness for Endangered Animals

May 6, 2014 by  
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Artist Paulo Grangeon is raising awareness for the conservation of endangered species by sculpting 1600 panda bears out of recycled materials and papier-mâché ! The sculptures will brighten days of passersby in ten locations across Hong Kong during the month of June. Grangeon’s project seeks to bolster the government’s “ Conserving Central ” initiative by using the adorable pandas as unofficial mascots. Read the rest of 1600 Paper Mache Pandas Pop Up in Hong Kong to Raise Awareness for Endangered Animals Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “World Wildlife Fund” , 1600 Pandas World Tour , 1600 Pandas World Tour Hong Kong , Clock Tower at the Hong Kong Cultural Piazza , eco design , green design , Paulo Grangeon , sustainable design , Victoria Park HK

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Nik Baeyens’ Portable Flatpack Fire Basket is Perfect for Storytelling on Warm Summer Nights

May 5, 2014 by  
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Inspired by the shape and movement of a spider and the mythology of ancient storytelling signs and symbols, “ FIREWALKWITHME ” is a portable knockdown fire basket made of corten steel by designer Nik Baeyens . The flatpack parts are comfortable to carry and can be easily assembled using “no screw – no glue” principles. After use the fire basket can be disassembled and hung on the wall as a “Sacred Fire Object”. + Nik Baeyens Photography by Maarten Stappaerts 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! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , camping , Corten steel , fire basket , FIREWALKWITHME , Flatpack , flatpack design , green design , Nik Baeyens , outdoor furniture , sustainable design

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Bruce Munro to Turn a UK Hill Into a Giant Glowing Breast to Raise Awareness for Cancer

October 25, 2012 by  
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If you want to raise awareness for breast cancer, there may be no better way to shine a little light on the subject than to build a 12 foot tall glowing nipple at the top of a 228 meter hill. Staying true to his commitment to use recycled materials , Bruce Munro’s new installation will be constructed out of 2,730 plastic bottles and fiber optic cables. The breast will built on the dome of Long Knoll in Kilmington, in southern England and is due to be lit on November 24. Glowing against the night sky, it should be able to be seen from miles around. Read the rest of Bruce Munro to Turn a UK Hill Into a Giant Glowing Breast to Raise Awareness for Cancer Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: beacon on the hill , breast cancer , bruce munro , cancerkin , England , fiber optics , kilmington , long knoll , Plastic bottles , UK , victoria todd

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Pants to Poverty Crams 60 People Into a Pair of Briefs for Guinness World Records Day

November 19, 2011 by  
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How can an underwear company raise awareness about world poverty? Cramming a bunch of half-dressed people into an oversize pair of purple underpants in the streets of London seems like a pretty good way to draw attention to just about any cause. To celebrate Guinness World Records Day , 60 participants managed to fit themselves into one pair of briefs to break the record for “Most People Gathered in a Single Pair of Pants.” Pants to Poverty , the fair trade label behind the stunt, hopes it will help raise awareness about ethical working conditions in the fashion industry. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-fashion , Fair Trade , Fashion , green clothes , guinness book of world records , guinness world records day , labor , London , Pants to Poverty

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