50 Days In: How Trump Is Handling Eco Issues

March 13, 2017 by  
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With the Trump administration inspiring plenty of heated debate on a daily basis, one of the hot-button topics remains the earth. In the immediate aftermath of the election, environmentalists were worried about several issues, including climate…

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NYC Grad Students Reimagine Disaster Relief (Photos)

September 24, 2010 by  
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All Images Courtesy of Pratt Institute At an exhibition at the Pratt Insitute’s Brooklyn Campus last Thursday, two graduate industrial design students presented to the public their ambitious idea for revolutionizing disaster relief efforts worldwide. The students, Mike Seto and David Kim, focused on the recovery stage of relief, rather than the immediate post-disaster response, and the result is (project) PL : a way to provide disaster victims with communal, transportable, a… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Massive Coral Bleaching Damages 95% of Corals in Philippines

September 24, 2010 by  
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Photo via Sarah Depper As much as 95% of the corals in the Philippines have suffered bleaching after the 2009-2010 El Niño event that boosted the temperatures in the Indian Ocean and waters off Southeast Asia during the beginning of this year. Warmer water is often responsible for bleaching (the die-off of symbiotic algae living on the corals) and we usually hear about corals impacted in the Caribbean

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Beetlecrete: Another Way To Use Up Mountain Pine Beetle Wood

September 24, 2010 by  
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A lot of people are trying to figure out ways to use up the vast amount of pine-beetle infested timber that is all going to rot away; (Bonnie wrote about it in Turning Beetle-Infested Wood to Good (Design) Use ). Now the University of Northern British Columbia has come up with an interesting idea: Mountain Pine Beetle Wood Concrete, or as others have called it, “Beetlecrete.” It was on display at the Green Building Festival/ IIDEX.

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