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Clearing the Air at American Ports

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The New York Times reports on the battle to bar high-emission trucks at ports.

(via The Wall Street Journal) Photos: Bryan Derballa/The Wall Street Journal...read more

Tea Houses by Swatt Miers Architects

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Three small buildings in a Silicon Valley oak grove offer a quiet retreat

When the owner of a Silicon Valley property decided to renovate his family home, he also decided to make good on an idea he and his daughter shared: building treehouses in an oak grove on the edge of the property. While not exactly treehouses per se, these three tea houses nestled among the stands of oak should do the trick. Designed by Swatt Miers Architects, the glass-paneled tea houses......read more

Cabinets Of Curiosities From Steffan Dam

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Intricately Crafted Marine Life Specimens Suspended In Glass

Artist Steffan Dam produces fantastical and intricately-crafted specimens that look as though they exist in the real world. Suspended in glass jars and on plates, their forms mimic well-known creatures of the sea and budding plants. Although Dam’s work is based in imagination, his skills as a craftsman—including glass blowing, casting, and grinding—produce a hyperrealistic......read more

Afghan Girls Stoked on Skateboarding

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Skate-and-educate NGO empowers youth in war-torn Afghanistan

Kat Lister for VICE: Seven years ago, Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich sparked a commotion on the streets of Kabul and inadvertently started a gender revolution. His board and four wheels attracted the attention of the kids around him, most of whom had never seen a skateboard before. He noticed something else: The girls were interested, too. Skateistan began in 2007 when Percovich......read more

Deep Sea 'Mushrooms' Defy Classification In The Tree Of Life

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This is Dendrogramma enigmatica. And as its name suggests, it's quite the enigma.

In fact, the tiny, mushroom-shaped organism is so mysterious that it seems to defy just about everything we know about animals. It doesn't fit into any of the known categories in the animal kingdom, scientists say, and as of now, its links to other animal groups remain hazy. Recently, D. enigmatica was thrown into the spotlight when Jean Just, a zoologist at the Natural History Museum......read more

Outrageous Development Proposals Threaten Grand Canyon

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Making 'America's Cathedral' more accessible to tourists is a bad idea. Here's why

Kevin Fadarko for The New York Times: FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — WHEN I worked as a white-water guide at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, I was often struck by how many passengers concluded their odyssey through the most iconic landscape in the United States by invoking the very same epiphany. At the end of each two-week, 277-mile journey down the Colorado River, someone would often come up to me......read more

Evocative Landscape Paintings by Thomas Lamb

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Immersive landscape works inspired by travel

With inspiration from travels in Norway and Japan, as well as from his home in Lincolnshire, UK, Thomas Lamb creates grand-scale landscape paintings that explore ideas of memory and perception of place. The works document landscape in constant flux, with haunting images aimed at deepening the viewer's sensation of reality. "I am concerned with the visual and tactile elements of perception and......read more

Island Residence by Peter Rose & Partners

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In a Massachussetts vacation home, sustainable design strategies abound

Boston practice Peter Rose + Partners has recently completed the Island Residence, a summer vacation home situated among dense woods on the island of Chappaquiddick near Edgartown, Massachusetts. Say the architects: "The house is part of a collection of environment‐ and landscape‐centric interventions that blur the boundaries between structures and landscape, and between inside and......read more

Dan Barber: The Farm-to-Table Movement Isn't Working

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Chef and sustainable food advocate presents radical new vision for food

As the brainchild Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Dan Barber knows a thing or two about the farm-to-table movement. Diners at the restaurant, which sits on a farm along the Hudson River, are served food that's harvested on the farm year-round. It's a great model, one that we like so much that we partnered with Stone Barns for our Mobile Kitchen Classroom project. But Barber thinks there's a problem......read more

Tom Colicchio Will Save the World

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NYT profiles one of the most powerful advocates for sustainable food

The New York Times has published a profile on chef and food activist Tom Colicchio that shows just what a bad ass the guy really us. Over his storied, 20-plus year career, the "Top Chef" judge and owner of the Craft chain of restaurants has emerged as one of the most powerful advocates of the sustainable food movement: Though the field is crowded with colleagues and competitors — Mario......read more

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