Occupy Wall Street Stages Mountaintop Removal Mining ‘Die-In’ At Bank of America’s NYC HQ

October 16, 2011 by  
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Mat McDermott / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 Though the majority of Occupy Wall Street ‘s demonstrators marched up from Liberty Plaza to Times Square yesterday, a smaller group of perhaps 40 environmentalists began at the New York Public Library on 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue. Why? Because they’d be making a quick stop on first, just one block away, at the New York City headquarters of Bank of America… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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This Blog Action Day, Say No To GMOs & Factory Farming

October 16, 2011 by  
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Millions Against Monsanto / CC BY 2.0 Let’s link together two food and environmental issues getting some much needed light shone upon them this October: 1) labeling of genetically modified food — currently mandated in the EU and many other nations, but not in the United States; and, 2)

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Protesters Occupy Berlin Until Evicted by Police (Photos and Video)

October 16, 2011 by  
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Image: Corner of a Life / CC BY 2.0 As the Occupy Wall Street Protests spread around the globe, masses marched on the parliament in Berlin and the banks in Frankfurt, as well as in capitals across Europe. But at the end of the day in Berlin, police moved in. Their orders: no tent cities. Although mainstream media depicted the evacuations as peaceful, protesters used social media to sharephotos and video (overleaf) of the more brutal action necessary to remove tents from the midst of the chanting crowd…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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What Have We Become? Connected Film Dissects Our Dependence on Digital Connection

October 16, 2011 by  
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Image: Screen shot from Connected trailer “We as humans have accumulated so much knowledge. Why do we have such a hard time seeing the bigger picture?” That’s one of the questions Director Tiffany Shlain asks in her new film Connected . In addition to assessing our relationship to technology and how we’ve become addicted to IMs, emails, tweets and check-ins, the film asks some important questions we’ll need to answer in order to address problems like unsustainable consumerism, collapsing economies and global climate change. Watch the trailer below: … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Earthquake-Inspired Art Installation Is for Socializing and Reflecting on Nature

October 16, 2011 by  
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All Images Courtesy of 24D Studio Among the projects on display at the 2011 Kobe Biennale , a celebration of art in the history of the Japanese city, will be Crater Lake. Perhaps best described as a pavilion, the circular installation is inspired by an unlikely event – a massive earthquake that hit Kobe in 1995 and killed more than 6,000 people…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Does Kicking Hybrid Drivers Out of Carpool Lanes Make Traffic Worse for Everyone?

October 16, 2011 by  
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Photo via Bill Selak flickr Up until recently, California has been allowing single occupants to drive in the carpool lanes as long as they are driving gasoline-electric hybrids. But as of July 1st 2011, solo hybrid drivers were no longer entitled to the privilege of using the carpool lanes. In a new study, U.C. Berkeley researchers examined data from roadway sensors measuring speed and congestion on… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Reverend Billy & the Church of Stop Shopping Occupy Wall Street (Video)

October 6, 2011 by  
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The Reverend Billy Talen and his infamous Church of Stop Shopping dropped by the massive protests on Wall Street last night to deliver a brief sermon, and I caught the Rev’s speech on video. Watch above as he rejoices because #OccupyWallStreet protesters are calling out hydrofracking, carbon pollution, mountaintop removal mining, sweatshop products, and strip malls …… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Handmade Dutch Bike Is All-Wooden — Down To The Spokes

October 6, 2011 by  
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Photos: Jan Gunneweg There’s a lot of wooden bikes out there, ranging from the glue-it-yourself, no-metal kind , to award-winning, high-end designer bikes . But this near all-wooden bike, handmade by Dutch industrial designer Jan Gunneweg , must be one of the most beautiful wooden specimens we’ve seen to date…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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See 25 Years of Mountaintop Removal Mining Destruction in 10 Seconds

April 27, 2011 by  
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Photos used in animation via NASA Earth Observatory , remixed by @jaiden0 A couple weeks ago, I shared some NASA satellite photos that captured the destruction wrought by a West Virginia mountaintop removal mining operation over the course of 25 years. The images were taken above the Ho… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Best of Ecouterre: 7 Eco-Friendly Shoes

April 27, 2011 by  
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+ When you’re done with your OAT sneakers , don’t toss them in the trash. You can bury them in your backyard and watch them bloom into wildflowers.

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