Anti-Littering Campaigns: An Idea Whose Time Has (More Than) Come in Turkey and Iran

August 22, 2010 by  
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Iranian environmental groups are trying to clean up natural areas around cities.

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Rickshaw Bagworks’ Zero Messenger Bag Takes Tweed for a Spin

August 22, 2010 by  
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Credit: Rickshaw Bagworks San-Francisco based Rickshaw Bagworks , known for their Zero Messenger bag , has a new look for their line of travel accessories, a bright new Herringbone pattern called Rickshaw Performance Tweed. Made from 100-percent recycled polyester and finished with an “eco-friendly” and stain-resistant coating, the fabric is durable, upholstery-grade and woven in the USA, according to the

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Melting Ice Uncovering Ancient Artifacts Faster than They Can Be Recovered

April 27, 2010 by  
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Image credit: T. Andrews /GNWT As temperatures rise in the Yukon’s Mackenzie Mountains, veritable treasure troves of ancient artifacts have been uncovered by melting ice. Now, high in the mountains of northern Canada, archeologists are racing to recover items from these sites that have been entombed in ice for thousands of years.

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When Snow Slides: Alarming Videos of Avalanches (Slideshow)

January 25, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Nagy David /Flickr For those living and traveling in the mountains, there is no danger more powerful than an avalanche . Caused by sliding layers of snow, an avalanche has the power to pick up rocks, uproot trees, and bury people, cars, and even buildings. The powerful slides have always been a concern, but as the planet warms and the climate changes, many scientists believe that avalanches will become more common

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Bread & Butter Berlin: Knowledge Cotton Apparel’s Sexy Green Nerd Look

January 25, 2010 by  
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Photos courtesy of Knowledge Cotton Apparel Oh nerdy can be so sexy. Especially when we’re talking certified organic cotton nerd — or maybe I’m just getting carried away by this model’s glasses.

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Photographers Capture Life in Garbage City

December 17, 2009 by  
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All photos: Bas Princen, Klavs Bo Christensen and Alexander Heilner Outside Egypt’s capital, in the shadow of the Pyramids and tucked in the mountains of Mokattam, is an incredible city that literally survives on trash. Garbage City, as it’s known, is home to 30,000 Zabaleens– Coptic Christians from southern Egypt –who, each day, enter Cairo and collect its waste

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