GRAIN a 16th year hold international non-governmental organization (NGO) which promotes the sustainable management and use of agricultural biodiversity based on people's control over genetic resources and local knowledge, has just published a special issue of Seedling which focuses on biofuels, or as they like
For those of us trying to travel to the beat of our own drum, Elizabeth Gilbert’s down to earth writing in, Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia is definitely worth checking out. This book is delightful, funny, at
Kombucha, the "mushroom drink", also known as the "Manchurian mushroom" is a healthful drink made from a culture that grows on tea, sugar, and water. The increase in popularity of Kombucha can be seen with the many commercial brands now entering the retail marketplace and
Come 2008, New York City will begin offering eco-conscious travelers its first green boutique hotel. Greenhouse 26 plans to land LEED Gold from the U.S. Green Building Council with its environmental practices—including conservation of energy, electricity, water, materials and waste.
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The beauty of digital Origami comes to life with students in the digital masters program at Sydney's University of Technology. By studying trends in parametric modeling, digital fabrication and material science, the team created an amazing display which reflects on the beauty and tradition of
A derelict multi-storey building has become a major work of art in Liverpool city centre. A 26ft diameter egg-shape cut from the front of a former Yates's Wine Lodge building opposite Moorfields Station has been made to rotate on an axis. The revolving facade of
A dear friend of ours recently turned us on to a great new book called Visionary Plant Consciousness: The Shamanic Teachings of the Plant World In it, 23 leading experts reveal the ways that psychoactive plants allow nature’s “voice” to speak to humans and what
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MTV Networks International just launched a global, youth-focused climate-change campaign last week called, MTV Switch. The multiplatform campaign will run 35 public-service announcements on tv, online and on mobile.
The campaign, geared towards 15- to 25-year-olds, plans to promote an environmental-friendly lifestyle by
Write down all your thoughts, memories and stories in this handmade elephant journal. A patchwork elephant outlined by detailed stitching and made of royal purple, golden yellow, juicy orange and rich red is flanked by pretty flowers on the off-white cover. Open the journal and