Solar-powered Eagle View safari eco-lodge overlooks Kenya’s beautiful landscapes

August 24, 2015 by  
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Africa is well-known for its breathtakingly beautiful and pristine landscapes, which makes the country a popular destination with travelers who want to experience nature at its unspoiled finest. The solar-powered Eagle View eco-lodge lets visitors enjoy the best of the Kenya safari. Located in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy, the safari lodge is built from durable Kebony wood and recycled steel. The lodge provides a base from which guests can enjoy bush activities such as safari walks and drives, night time excursions, and engage with the local Masai community . This eco-lodge is a prime example of a burgeoning ethical travel culture; those seeking adventure off the beaten track in the African bush need no longer choose between high-end accommodation and a guilt-free conscience. + Eagle View 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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Singapore’s River Safari is the World’s First Park to Achieve Green Mark Platinum

August 13, 2013 by  
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Rypen Launches Blend Collection With Recycled Steel Foundation Desk

August 12, 2013 by  
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Rypen.com just launched its own line of furniture and home goods called the Rypen Blend Collection . The first product in the collection is the American-made, recycled, solid steel Foundation Desk . The desk is fully customizable with your choice of size, hidden drawer, locking casters, and finish ( raw steel , blue, white, black or purple). This handcrafted and American made desk is the perfect blend of modern and industrial with the color to dress up your space. + Rypen 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: foundation desk , green design , green materials , green products , recycled steel , rypen , Rypen Blend Collection , sustainable design , sustainable furnishings , Sustainable Interiors        

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Oregon Temporarily Bans Pesticides to Investigate Bee Deaths

July 2, 2013 by  
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Oregon bees can breathe a little easier for the next six months. After a recent spraying of the Safari insecticide apparently killed tens of thousands of bees in a Target parking lot in Wilsonville, officials have responded by banning the pesticide for the next six months. The Oregon Department of Agriculture also banned any pesticides containing dinotefuran neonicotinoids across the state. Read the rest of Oregon Temporarily Bans Pesticides to Investigate Bee Deaths Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , green design , oregan pesticide ban , Oregon Department of Agriculture , Safari , sustainable design , Target bee deaths        

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Amputee Builds the World’s First Prosthetic Leg Made from LEGOs

July 2, 2013 by  
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Sure, building a space ship or Ewok village out of LEGOs is and admirable effort, but what about fashioning your own prosthetic limb ? Intrepid occupational therapist Christina Stephens (aka Amputee OT ) has assembled her own leg out of the little plastic bricks. The project came as a result of a co-worker at her research lab joking that she create a leg from LEGOs. Using her own prosthetic as a model, she rifled through two giant boxes of LEGOs to find the perfect pieces to construct her “Legoleg.” While not quite functional, her new extremity is an excellent representation of her great sense of humor and outlook on healing. Read the rest of Amputee Builds the World’s First Prosthetic Leg Made from LEGOs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: amputee ot , christina stephens , extremity , Facebook , lego , occupational therapist , prosthetic limb , YouTube        

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25,000 Bees Found Dead in a Target Parking Lot in Oregon

June 21, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock This week is National Pollinator Week , but you wouldn’t know it if you stepped into the Target parking lot in Wilsonville, Oregon. There, shoppers noticed thousands of dead bumblebees scattered across the asphalt below a few dozen linden trees. Throughout the week, bees continued to fall from the trees — experts estimate that a total of 25,000 bees have been killed at that location so far. Now, the Oregon Department of Agriculture is investigating whether pesticides are to blame. Read the rest of 25,000 Bees Found Dead in a Target Parking Lot in Oregon Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bee , bumble bee , chemicals , colony collapse disorder , dead bee , Dead bumble bee , insecticides , neonicotinoids , pesticides , Safari , Target        

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