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Our Natural World: The Year in Photos

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A selection of the best environment photos of 2011

For big, juicy photos of important happenings around the globe, there is no better place on the internet than The Big Picture. For green types like us, the Boston Globe photo blog's environment and wildlife gallery, The Natural World, is tops. TBP recently pulled fifty their picks for the top 50 photos of 2011 from the gallery, and published them here. Definitely some phenonmenal......read more

SHFT Sampler 11-5-10

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Weekly links: A Mark Ronson bike contest, Ryan McGinley's new book, and longhairs in the wild.

Ryan McGinley's latest exhibition Life Adjustment Center features the photographer's trademark nudes posing with live, wild animals. Flavorwire has a slideshow of the strangeness. The book is available from Dashwood. We know you love the "The Bike Song" by Mark Ronson because how can you not? Now, the nice people at The Fader are giving you the chance to win a custom Republic......read more

The Pothole Gardner Takes on the Outdoors

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Meet Steve Wheen, aka The Pothole Gardner

It's always good to see companies using makers and artists to promote their products.  Patron of the arts take on a modern meaning with Uniqlo's Heattech range. The line has been specially developed with leading textile manufacturer Toray, the clothing brand is showcasing creative types who take on the urban outdoors come rain or shine, from foodies and cyclists to graffiti......read more

Upstart SF Restaurant Looks to Redefine Food Sustainability

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In a quest to face climate change head on, The Perennial pushes way beyond farm-to-table cuisine

Twilight Greenaway for Civil Eats: In the quest to shave off distance from field to plate, today’s chefs and restaurants have devised a range of creative solutions–from growing tomatoes on their own rooftops to sourcing fruit from their customers’ backyards. The Perennial, a soon-to-open San Francisco eatery, plans to take the business of local sourcing several steps......read more

London's 'Razor' Building First in the World to Integrate Wind Turbines in Design

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A cool 113m EUR brings us a really great looking green building first.

Peering down 148 metres from the top of the latest addition to London's skyline, the traffic-clogged Elephant and Castle roundabout and its notorious neighbour, the Heygate estate, below feel an unlikely location for a world first. But next week, this new skyscraper, nicknamed "the Razor", will take a crucial step towards becoming the world's first building with wind turbines......read more

Uncharted Waters

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In the chaotic aftermath of the Gulf oil disaster, one thing is clear: we need to start tapping the clean energy potential of our oceans.

At present, upwards of 200,000 gallons of oil are pouring into the Gulf of Mexico daily. President Obama is rushing to assign responsibility, which BP CEO Tony Hayward readily accepted before shifting the blame to the drilling contractor. The left-wing is trying to contain damage to the environment as the right-wing does the same with its political agenda. But, for all the commotion, precious few......read more

Film Photos by Theo Gosselin

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Living wild and free with the young French photographer

Originally from Le Havre in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France, photographer and filmmaker Théo Gosselin currently divides his time between Paris and Amiens. With a nod to forebears like Ryan McGinley, Nan Goldin and Larry Clark, Gosselin depicts underground lifestyles from within, showing his friends in pursuit of freedom and escape from their regular lives: The subjects in......read more

SHFT in Austin for SXSW: It's On

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We're teaming up with Ford and The Weather Company to present a bunch of good stuff in Austin

The 2013 edition of SXSW Interactive promises to be bigger and better than ever, and we're more than a little psyched to be in on the action. With our two partners, Ford Motor Company and The Weather Company (formerly The Weather Channel), we're hosting SHFT in Austin, a tech and innovation event featuring the Green Gadget Lab, a Year on the Road travel photo exhibition, an expert panel on......read more

SHFT Turns Heads in Austin

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We joined forces with The Weather Company and Ford Motor Co. during SXSW Interactive

SHFT had it's maiden voyage to Austin for SXSW, where we announced our first app, FOOD TRIPPING, with our long-time partners Ford Motor Company to a receptive and hungry crowd. Sam de La Garza of Ford introduced Peter and Adrian who showed off the designs.   Next up was SHFT's first collaboration with The Weather Company - a panel discussion called CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE INDIVIDUAL,......read more

The Treehouse by Baumraum

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German architecture firm designs a tree fort for grown-ups in a Belgian forest

There probably isn't a more appropriate symbol of childhood play and wonder than the tree fort. Now, German architecture firm Baumraum has created one for adults. The not-so imaginatively named "Treehouse," built in the forests of Belgium's Limburg province, features two cabins on different levels, connected by terraces and staircases and held above ground on 19 angled steel stilts.......read more

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