Massive Desertec Solar Power Project Begins Construction in Morocco Next Year

November 2, 2011 by  
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500 MW of solar thermal power begins construction in Morocco, kicking off massive plans to tap into the enormous renewable energy potential of the Sahara Desert.

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Fracking Firm Admits It Caused Earthquakes in England

November 2, 2011 by  
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A UK fracking firm has confirmed that its operations were behind small earthquakes this Spring, but insists there is no cause for alarm.

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Salsa Verde Baked Eggs

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If you are looking for a simple breakfast idea this weekend, look no further. This dish is spicy, sweet and big on flavor. Remember to make extra salsa verde!

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Freeform Wooden Pavilion Structurally Biomimicks Sea Urchin’s Form

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Inspired by the structure of the sea urchin, this wooden pavilion joins biology and structural form with computational design.

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Underground House With Green Roof Approved In Protected Area Next To Achaeological SIte

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I love good design, but should having “exceptional quality and innovative nature of the design” give you a pass in sensitive areas?

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The Environmental Cost of Electronic Fabrics

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E-textiles sound great, but are we really looking at the big picture of environmental impact?

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Tracking the Extinctions and Adaptations Around Us

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Image credit: Wikimedia Commons The last great extinction occurred sixty five million years ago. You can visit the exact point on earth where it started, on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. The Chicxulub crater , more than 110 miles in diameter, was formed by the enormous impact of a meteor the size of San Francisco hitting the earth

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Solar-Powered Water Treatment at Superfund Site Inspires Renewable Energy Projects

August 10, 2010 by  
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Photo via peasap Superfund sites are hazardous waste areas that were once abandoned but have (finally) received funding for clean-up efforts. They’re all over the US and are usually kept on the down-low in the public eye by the government since they’re so hazardous to those living nearby. So when something is going right at a superfund site, the EPA is eager to get the same good thing going at other s…

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The Best Use of 500 Square Feet In New York’s East Village?

August 10, 2010 by  
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It is fascinating how the choice of a photograph can make such a difference. Back in March, Apartment Therapy covered a lovely 500 square foot apartment by Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture ; they led with a picture of the kitchen, nice, but nothing to grab you by the lapels and shake you. Then last week the Village Voice picked it up via NO…

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