The Best Green Designs at Berlin’s 2012 DMY Design Fair!

June 12, 2012 by  
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KPF Announces Design for Block H of Seoul’s Yongsan International Business District

June 12, 2012 by  
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Furniture Companies See The Forest For The Trees (Photos)

October 27, 2011 by  
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© Qubique It seems that finally somebody managed to take furniture fairs to another level. Not only is Qubique held at the re-used airport Tempelhof in Berlin, it also traded boring lectures for high quality products and shows this week. 2 brands have caught my attention already for their responsible use of wood and timeless furniture design. The German brand Thonet, responsible for quite a few design classics , uses only wood from forests that are located at no more than 60 km around their factory. The Spanish company

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Environmental Activist Shot in Brazil, Eighth Since May

October 27, 2011 by  
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Stephen Messenger / CC The struggle between environmentalists and deforesters has once again turned violent in Northern Brazil with the recent killing of an Amazon activist, the eighth to be assassinated in the region since May. Farmer Joao Chupel Primo, an outspoken protester of illegal logging in the rainforest of the Brazilian state of Par?, was shot in the head by two assailants. Although police have yet to identify the motives of those responsible, the murder bears troubling similarities to acts of violence committed against other environmental leaders in recent months…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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No, One Dead Horse Shouldn’t Be the End of Carriage Rides

October 27, 2011 by  
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Jaymi Heimbuch / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 A news story about a carriage horse that dropped dead in NYC has raised attention on the issue of the care of working animals. Rachel reported on it yesterday, bringing up some points on animal welfare. However, there has been a strong reaction by animal rights activists looking to ban carriage horses in the city on the basis that it qualifies as abuse — and that needs to be … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Mitt Romney’s Energy Plan: Boost Big Oil, Slash Environmental Protections

October 26, 2011 by  
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Gage Skidmore via Flickr / CC BY 2.0 Time to face the facts: Mitt Romney is going to win the GOP nomination. Barring some totally crazy left-field development, Romney is on track to become the Republican presidential candidate. As such, we should be taking his energy proposal seriously — and it’s 100% ugly. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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DARPA Wants to Recycle Space Junk Into New Satellites (Video)

October 26, 2011 by  
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DARPAtv /Video screen capture DARPA is getting into recycling! After many interesting ideas from various folks about what to do with all the space junk floating around Earth — a problem and danger to both astronauts and folks down on terra firma — here is one we can really get behind. DARPA wants to send mini-satellites up into orbit to snag part… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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