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Felix, "Blessing"

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Hauntingly cinematic promo vid by Andrew Telling

With this clip for "Blessing" by Felix, London-based filmmaker Andrew Telling makes the move from short docs to music videos, and the results are gorgeous. Starring Marisa Beck as a lone girl wandering the woods and hills of rural England, the beautifully-shot video is nicely paired with the heavy and moving ballad. Not that we needed it, but Telling's piece offers more proof that you don't......read more

Chris Round: Fragile Beast

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Photo series tells the story of a dying industry -- and the scars it's leaving behind

Once the site of a thriving china clay industry, Cornwall, England is a region in economic decline. With rising costs and competition from the developing world, mining for porcelain clay is now barely economically viable is the area. Fragile Beast, a photo series from Aussie creative Chris Round, documents the environmental scars left behind by the dying industry, portraying them......read more

A Year on the Road: Frozen Garden

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An English garden locked under snow and ice

England is one of my favorite places to photograph and wander through, and also happens to be my homeland. Nothing quite compares to an English garden in the summertime... armfuls of flowers, gooseberries, strawberries, the green trees under which blankets of daisies and buttercups lay.  So to shoot a sprawling English garden in the dead of winter was absoultely surreal. What I saw......read more

A Year on the Road: Fog on England Green

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Stills from a long country walk, suspended in mist

This photo series follows a path I took through an English countryside in early Spring. In the quiet afternoon, engulfed by a thick fog, I roamed the small village that three generations of my family have called home.  Seeing the playground where I used to spend summer afternoons as a child now suspended in a suspenseful, heavy mist, it looked as if it was an empty stage just waiting to be......read more

Jason Hawkes: Aerial Britain

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Stunning overhead images of the UK, shot from the open door of a helicopter

Jason Hawkes has been taking bird's eye images of places around the world since 1991. Today he is one of the world's most sought after aerial photographers whose method involves a gyro-stabilized camera, shot directly from the open door of a helicopter. Hawkes has covered subjects around the world, but specializes in aerial shots of the United Kingdom. "Britain is a stunning country to......read more

Huge New Area to Open for Offshore Wind and Power in New England

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The Department of Interior to auction the largest-ever area of federal waters

Ari Phillips for Climate Progress: On January 29, the Department of Interior (DOI) will auction off the largest area of federal waters in the nation for the development of offshore wind power. More than 742,000 acres, or over 1,160 square miles, will be offered for wind development off the coast of Massachusetts. While the U.S. is yet to install its first offshore wind turbine, across the......read more

A Year on the Road: The Walled Gardens

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Stepping back into sustainable Victorian England

Hailing from Norfolk, England, I can’t help but have a sense of pride, especially when it comes to matters of sustainability. With a rich history, I can really nerd out on this stuff. Let's start with the 1700s, when 2/3 of the region was being used to grow food. Throughout the next century, Norfolk farmers gained a reputation for their progressive farming techniques, inspiring English......read more

Toby Smith: Light After Dark

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Award-winning photo series finds contrast and beauty in England's coal power industry

For his 2009 Light After Dark project, UK photojournalist Toby Smith used extremely long exposures to shoot England's 32 coal power stations at night. We wouldn't normally use the word "beautiful" to describe coal stacks, but in Smith's capable hands, they become just that. Portrayed in a soft, tranquil light, the maligned industrial complexes become spaces of serenity,......read more

Underground Eco House by Make Architects

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A zero carbon home embedded into the rolling countryside around Bolton, England

From the ground, the Bolton Eco House may not look like much at all -- just a few stone walls that could easily be mistaken for ancient ruins covered by grass. But from the air, the picture is stunning, revealing an impressive architectural design shaped like an abstract flower. The bold, earth-conscious residential design comes courtesy of Make Architects, who landed it the distinction of being......read more

Brian Ferry: Cliff Edge

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Moving snaps of England's crumbling southeastern coast

Brooklyn-born, London-based photographer Brian Ferry (nope, not that Bryan Ferry) traveled southeast to the coast to capture these beautiful pics of one of the UK's most stunning landscapes. Included among the collection are epic images of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs — a geological marvel that is being slowly and inexorably eaten away by the sea. Upon the crumbling cliffs......read more

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