Tag: Thailand - Page 4

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    Thailand Gets the Green Light

    June 25, 11:58 AM by Jeremy Elton Jacquot in Cars

    Watch out, Japan: there's a new player in town gunning for your green title. Dubbed the "Detroit of Asia" in recent years for its efforts to promote itself as a regional automotive powerhouse, Thailand is moving forward with an ambitious plan to

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    Dy-rection Line: A Small, Movable Kitchen

    June 19, 2:54 PM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    Taking the "less is more" ethos to a bit of an extreme, Thai designer Wiwat Pitakpongsanit's "Dy-rection Line" kitchen is a place to cook, serve, meet, party, eat, and work. The range, oven, sink, table, three stools and extendo-countertop are all

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    Thailand Seed Clouds to Alleviate Drought

    May 1, 10:48 PM by Matthew Sparkes in Natural Sciences

    Scientists are meeting in Bangkok this week to discuss global warming and possible methods to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Thailand has every reason to be proactive about cutting emissions; it's the world's largest exporter of rice and natural rubber.

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    China's Panda Poo To Make Paper

    April 2, 9:05 AM by Alex Pasternack in Interior Design

    Last week, as the US raised a stink about China's paper imports, placing high tariffs on certain glossy papers, researchers in Sichuan province announced they were looking to manufacture a new breed of the stuff--made out of panda poop. According to

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    Still Troubled about Teak

    March 16, 8:18 AM by Lloyd Alter in Green Architecture

    We have written before about the evils of virgin teak here, and expressed reservations about reclaimed teak before as well, but damned if I can find it. I think that the reservations were confirmed in the New York

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    The Fair Labor Association Want You

    February 26, 5:30 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    Well, they do, if you reckon you'd make a decent Sustainable Compliance Program Manager, all set to implement their new "sustainable compliance methodology for improving factory conditions around the world." Sounds like you'll be catching up

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    Osisu Design's Beautiful Reclaimed Teak Furniture

    February 18, 9:00 AM by Leonora Oppenheim in Sustainable Product Design

    The Thai architect and product designer Singh Intrachooto has created a beautiful series of furniture using scraps of teak wood. The wood is sourced from reclaimed trees uprooted to build roads and from off cuts of wood left over from Intrachooto's

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    Nau and Again. Part Two of our Interview

    December 1, 8:45 AM by Warren McLaren in Natural Sciences

    Our interview continues, with the team at Nau, a new outdoor apparel company, chasing the goals of beauty, performance and sustainability. Today we delve more into their business practices. Visit here for the first installment, where Ian Yolles, with


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