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    Terra Plana Shoes

    May 16, 12:39 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Terra Plana shoes were featured recently in London's Financial Times report on green fashion. Terra Plana's focus is to construct shoes with an efficient use of natural materials, while minimizing toxins and glues. Terra Plana uses a traditional

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    Seriously, this is really funny: Clowns Without Borders!

    May 16, 11:45 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Clowns Without Borders is a 'not for profit' NGO which travels around the world bringing smiles and moments of joy to those in crisis. They work in war zones, natural disaster areas, refugee camps and disadvantaged social areas. Their aim is to work

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    Green is the New Black

    May 16, 10:53 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Treehugger often covers ethical "green" clothing and point to a Financial Times article that covers many of the ethical labels out there. Its not just about organics, either- people are concerned not just about ways of curbing child labour or

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    Lasater Grasslands Beef

    May 16, 8:37 AM by Dominic Muren in Green Food

    While Treehuggers can argue being a carnivore vs being a vegan till the tofu cows come home. But whatever your epicurean bent, seeking out ingredients that don't abuse fertilizers, antibiotics, hormones, or growing conditions makes it a winner. And

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    Support from city folk takes root on the farm

    May 16, 7:17 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Reading The Long Emergency makes this treehugger start thinking about what to write- no more nuclear batteries, lets talk about where our next meal is coming from. For example, many people are now investing in Community Supported Agriculture- (CSA),

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    They felt it: Emilianas

    May 15, 12:09 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    These cosy little numbers are brought to you by the Barcelona based, design partnership of Emili Padrós and Ana Mir. We like these funky red slippers not only for their stylistic flare, but also for their complete simplicity and economy of design. They

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    The Long Emergency: a Long Review

    May 15, 9:04 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Run, don't walk (and certainly don't drive) to your nearest bookstore and buy the Long Emergency. It will define the discussion for years to come.

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    2005 International Design Resource Awards

    May 15, 3:54 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    For the past umpteen years the International Design Resource Awards have been inspiring students, and professional designers alike, to put their thinking caps on and conjure up products that address the concerns of our besieged planet. 2005 will be the

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    Planet S's 'Wadi' - the Bike Gaiter

    May 15, 2:03 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

    Now, at Treehugger we have a fondness for tempting you away from your car. And we do have a passion for promoting bicycles as a sustainable form of transport. But many people wanting to commute to work are wary of getting their trouser leg caught in a

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    The Long Emergency

    May 14, 10:07 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    James Howard Kunstler's The Geography of Nowhere was hugely influential in promoting the New Urbanism movement in the last 15 years. Now Kunstler has written "The Long Emergency", just released with his usual exquisite timing, about the effects of Peak

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    Wollemi Pines--the Dinosaur Tree--for Sale Soon

    May 14, 3:27 AM by Christine Lepisto in Lawn & Garden

    It is no reason to stop living a green lifestyle, but have you noticed that extinct species seem to be popping up everywhere? Recently, the existence of the ivory-billed woodpecker, thought extinct

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    Cool House Tour

    May 13, 5:17 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    If you are near Texas you can take part in the "Cool House Tour" this Sunday, May 15. The Texas Solar Energy Society and Austin Energy Green Building Program offer this the 9th Cool House Tour, with open houses of "exemplary design, construction and

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    NYC Compost Giveback: Free Compost In June

    May 13, 4:59 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    The NYC Department of Sanitation, in conjunction with the City’s Botanical Gardens, is giving away free compost to New York City residents and community groups during three June weekends in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. Check out this schedule

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    Bokashi or "Effective Microorganisms"

    May 13, 1:04 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    "Bokashi" is a Japanese word meaning "fermented organic matter". It is a system of odorless composting, where carefully selected, "effective" microbes or "EM" are used to decompose organic kitchen waste. Similar to the wine-making

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    EEC - Environmental Enterprise Corps

    May 13, 9:51 AM by TreeHugger in Travel

    Some say that it’s business that’s gonna save the world. Show people how to make a buck out of doing the right thing and they’ll trip over themselves to be green. If this is true, then one perfect breeding ground for a eco-entrepreneurship has to be

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    Well, Well, Well

    May 13, 8:59 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Don't feel like cooking this weekend? Well, well, well listen up Bostonians because you are in luck. This is one TreeHugger post you don't want to miss. The Cambridge-based company, and yup it's called Well, Well, Well, fixes and even delivers

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    Rainwater Harvesting: Upcoming Workshop in Toronto

    May 13, 8:36 AM by Lloyd Alter in Culture

    "Why are we using expensive, treated drinking water to flush toilets and irrigate lawns, when rainwater is a resource we can tap into for this water supply?"

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    Turns out that hippie diet really was good for you...

    May 13, 8:08 AM by Lloyd Alter in Green Food

    All of that brown rice you ate back on the commune was not only good for you because of its fibre, but also because of the rice bran oil in the husks. A recent study showed that a form of Vitamin E, tocotrienols(TRF) extracted from rice bran oil,


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