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Hoptu Laptop Sleeve

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Eye-popping MacBook protection in upcycled neoprene $32.00

Neoprene, the spongy Dupont fabric commonly used for wetsuits, has become a ubiquitous go-to material for gadget-protecting sleeves and cases. And for good reason: it's rubbery, light, and flexible, so it makes a perfect cocoon for laptops and tablets. Looptworks intercedes in the waste stream of wetsuit production, taking leftover Neoprene scraps to make gadget sleeves in a variety of......read more

Bamboo iPad Case by iWave

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Effective iPad protection in highly renewable bamboo $59.99

The iWave Bamboo case for iPad is a case manufactured completely from the fast-growing plant -- one of the world’s most sustainable design materials. At under $50, it won’t break the bank, either.  ...read more

Nau Pad Stash

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Warm and fuzzy protection for your iPad $75.00

Nau, the sustainable apparel champs from Portland, OR, have added an iPad case to their arsenal with the fuzzy Pad Stash. Made of die-cut wool felt, the Stash features a protective, flip-close cover which folds back at a perfect angle to serve as a stand for viewing and typing. A large window and portal cutouts enable unrestricted access to your gadget, and a series of interior pockets......read more

Brelli Biodegradable Umbrella

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Sturdy sustainable protection from the elements. $50.00

Welcome to the world's first fully biodegradable umbrella. With a durable, highly renewable bamboo frame, the Brelli can withstand winds up to 40 mph (a typical metal and nylon umbrella collapses in winds over 12 mph). The canopy is made from a patented biofilm that's 100% biodegradable when disposed of in a landfill or compost. Comes with a lightweight, organic cotton carrying case. Good......read more

Potomac Tops List of America's Most Endangered Rivers

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Conservation group American Rivers urges support for clean water protection

In an announcement that's as laden with symbolism as rivers are with sediment, American Rivers has named the Potomac River, which flows through the nation's capital, the most endangered river in the United States. "America’s Most Endangered Rivers," the annual report from the clean water advocacy group, noted that the Potomac is under increasing threat from pollution caused by urban......read more

Forest Protection Deal Signed in Canada

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Green groups, forest companies agree to three-year logging moratorium in stretch of Boreal woodlands.

A historic moment for industry and environmentalists in Canada this week, as conservation groups and lumber companies agreed to place a three year moratorium on the logging of a massive swath of northern Boreal forest. At 278,000 square miles, it's one of largest forest conservation settlements ever made, and is widely seen as a win win for all parties involved. In addition to providing......read more

Mindblowing Images of Earth from Space

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Satellite images from the European Space Agency that just might melt your brain

If you know us at all, you know that we love us some satellite images of Earth (see here, here, or here for proof). There's nothing quite as humbling or mesmerizing as views of Earth as they appear from space. The ESA archive contains thousands of snapshots from the European Space Agency's satellites, with various sensors and cameras capturing myriad facets of the planet through different......read more

Electric Vehicles Enter Federal Fleet

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116 EVs to be distributed to 20 federal agencies

With Obama calling for the federal government to lead the way in sustainable practices, government officials have been getting down to business. This week, the feds announced the purchase of the first electric vehicles in the federal fleet. The purchase involved 116 cars -- a smorgasbord of Chevy Volts, Nissan Leafs, and Think Cities -- which will make their ways to 20 different agencies. Martha......read more

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