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Reads tagged with “sustainability”

SAVED: Upcycling Through Design and Storytelling
SAVED: Upcycling Through Design and Storytelling

What old tees have to do with indie music A-listers and shrinking carbon footprints.

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KOMAZA: Fighting Poverty Through “Microforestry”
KOMAZA: Fighting Poverty Through “Microforestry”

What 2,000 trees have to do with your weekly mocha frappuccino budget.

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PICKED: Neighbor Dining
PICKED: Neighbor Dining

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Blog Action Day 2010: Water
Blog Action Day 2010: Water

What conversationality has to do with dirt-digging and twenty years of good life.

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BBC’s 60-Second Ideas to Improve the World
BBC’s 60-Second Ideas to Improve the World

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Marvelous Movember
Marvelous Movember

What Frida Kahlo has to do with Lance Armstrong and neo-hippie jewelry.

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Oil + Water: Posters Printed with Oil from The Gulf
Oil + Water: Posters Printed with Oil from The Gulf

What dirty coastlines have to do with graphic design and talking trees.

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Search for the Obvious: A Homage to Everyday Objects
Search for the Obvious: A Homage to Everyday Objects

A quest for ordinary brilliance, or what sewers, eyeglasses and famous writers have in common.

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PICKED: Hello Rewind
PICKED: Hello Rewind

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Through the Eyes of the Vikings: The Aerial Arctic
Through the Eyes of the Vikings: The Aerial Arctic

From fjords to humpbacks, or what 11th-century nostalgia has to do with polar bears.

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