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Daphne Kotsiani: At The Beach

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Beautiful, textured photos of solitary figures by the sea

Some people creative skills to burn. Count Daphne Kotsiani among them. Trained as a classical pianist, Kotsiani is an accomplished musician with recording credits that include this collaboration with Sigur Ros. She is also a self-taught photographer, and from the looks of this series, she's taught herself quite well. With an eye for lonely forms and figures in natural landscapes, Kotsiani creates......read more

The Truth About Climate Change

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Legendary naturalist Richard Attenborough explains what convinced him about climate change.

In this clip, a graph attributes the rise in global temperature to human activities....read more

Atlas Genius, "Trojans"

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A catchy tune gets an amazing claymation treatment courtesy of Tyler Nicolson

"Trojans," the supremely catchy debut single from Aussie brother band Atlas Genius, has been generously outfitted with new video courtesy of Tyler Nicolson. The Montreal-based animator/director, whose excellent "No Noodles" animation recently appeared on SHFT, delivers another charming stop-motion claymation piece. In the vid, a cute old guy hangs with some colored, moving clay blocks. As the......read more

Atlantic Garbage Patch Discovered

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Study finds area of the North Atlantic Ocean where plastic debris accumulates.

Scientists have discovered an area of the North Atlantic Ocean where plastic debris accumulates. The region is said to compare with the well-documented "great Pacific garbage patch". Kara Lavender Law of the Sea Education Association told the BBC that the issue of plastics had been "largely ignored" in the Atlantic. She announced the findings of a two-decade-long study at the......read more

Salazar Looks to Streamline Offshore Wind

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Interior secretary vows to spur wind projects along the Atlantic coast.

Ken Salazar says he will help accelerate the development of wind projects along the Atlantic coast, vowing to use a "smart permitting process" that will decrease project approval time from seven plus years to two. The Interior Secretary is working with governors in 11 different Atlantic states to determine the most suitable spots for offshore wind farms. He said permits could start......read more

GM Salmon Safe to Eat, says FDA

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Coming soon to a dinner plate near you: genetically-enhanced Atlantic salmon.

If you're into eating mutant animals, it's time to get excited. The FDA declared last week that genetically engineered Atlantic salmon "is as safe as food from conventional Atlantic salmon," clearing a major obstacle in its upstream swim toward our dinner plates. If the idea of eating a fish developed in a science lab sounds unappetizing to you, maybe you'll change your......read more

Farming the Bluefin

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Can aquaculture help save the world’s largest tuna?

The giant Atlantic bluefin tuna is one of the fastest fish in the sea. A fierce predator, it hunts incessantly and can cross the ocean multiple times in its life. Now, European researchers are looking to convert this very wild — and very threatened — species into a farm animal. In Sunday's Week in Review in the New York Times, Paul Greenberg, author of "Four Fish: The Future of the......read more

A Tribute To Discomfort: Corey Richards

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Nat Geo photographer's incredible video of survival and adventure.

This video will take your breath away, and it lets you in on what it takes to get some of these photographs you see in magazines like National Geographic and others.  It ain't all fun and games.  Photographer Coery Richards landed his self-portrait, taken after he realized he wasn't dead, on the cover of said magazine.   Blue Chalk worked with National Geographic Creative......read more

A Sustainable Olympic Village

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In Vancouver, the Athlete's Village shoots for LEED Gold...and beyond.

They’re calling it “the greenest neighbourhood in the world.” Built on an abandoned brownfield site, the 1.5 million square foot 2010 Vancouver Olympic athlete's village is the crown jewel in the City's sustainability plan. The list of green features at the eight-block site runs long: rainwater harvesting, green roofs, upgraded insulation, and interiors containing low-VOC......read more

Human Error

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Beetroot Design Group's interpretation of a planet in peril.

Wind power may be clean, green, and renewable, but it doesn't come without it's problems. Turbines are noisy as hell and they pose serious risks to flying wildlife and sensitive shoreline habitats. So Cornell University engineers have responded with a brainy new way of drawing electricity from moving air. The prototype technology, called Vibro-Wind, involves oscillating wind pads that......read more

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