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Salt Land

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Saltmarshes of Guerande photographed by Paul Morin

In the boggy region around Guerande, a medieval town on the Breton coast of northwest France, the seawater circulates inland via a vast network of canals and basins. When the tide retreats, the sun and wind work to evaporate the water, crystallizing the salt into maybe the most highly prized sea salt in the world: Fleur de Sel de Guérande. Photographer Paul Morin visited Guerande and......read more

Canyons, "When I See You Again"

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Weirdly euphoric, mildly NSFW new clip from directing duo Fleur & Manu

Here's Canyons' new video for "When I See You Again," the standout track off the Aussie band's Keep Your Dreams LP. Directed by Fleur & Manu, the same team behind some of our favourite clips from the likes of M83 and Sebastien Tellier, the video weaves together a bunch of found footage of friends, lovers, sunshine and memories. The whole thing views like a weird highlight reel of the......read more

M83, "Wait"

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Post-apocalyptic video by Fleur & Manu, the final instalment in their M83 trilogy

"Wait," taken from the album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, is the final episode of the visual collaboration between M83 and Fleur & Manu, closing out the trilogy that includes "Midnight City" and "Reunion." Like the earlier instalments, the "Wait" clip carries an eerie sci-fi vibe and features children returning to a post-apocalyptic scene.......read more

Merkur Futur Razor

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German engineering for your face. $70.00

Death to disposable razors! Classic double-edge safety razors are the greener option — and the better shave. If you haven't made the switch, now's your chance. German-made Merkur is the leader in the field. The double-edge Merkur Futur Razor accepts all standard double-edge blades (Merkur, Derby, Feather etc.). And you won't be throwing away any plastic. ...read more

No Bailout for the Biosphere

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Agreements to bail out banks happen in days - but we still don't have a deal to bail out the planet

They bailed out the banks in days. But even deciding to bail out the planet is taking decades. Nicholas Stern estimated that capping climate change would cost around 1% of global GDP, while sitting back and letting it hit us would cost between 5 and 20%. One per cent of GDP is, at the moment, $630bn. By March 2009, Bloomberg has revealed, the US Federal Reserve had committed $7.77 trillion to......read more

World Water Day Photo Feature: The Chinese Dust Bowl

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Benoit Aquin's surreal color photographs capture the otherworldly beauty of a land without water.

The Chinese Dust Bowl is an arid 400,000 square mile wasteland representing the largest ever manmade conversion of productive land into desert. It has been called "one of the greatest environmental disasters of our time." Benoit Aquin's eerie, hazy photographs call awareness to "scarce water resources, desertification, and ecological refugees in China" by revealing the devastating effects of......read more

Human Collages Encased In Layers Of Glass

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From Our Good Friend Dustin Yellin

SHFT's second art pop up in New York several years ago featured an orange tree encased in resin and placed on a pedistal we made of a found tree trunk. His pieces of nature or simulated nature encased in resin were a unique and beautiful thing to behold. As all artists evolve and expand, Dustin has now moved on to the the human form. Psychogeographies, his newest exhibition commissioned by the......read more

Dance Dance Revolution

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Sustainable dance club powered by people on the dancefloor.

Leave it to the Dutch. Harnessing dancers' kinetic energy to power the club itself? Gives a whole new incentive to partying....read more

Seductive Urban Beehive Design Unveiled by Philips

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Sleek beekeeping solution looks great, but will it work?

Philips, the multinational Dutch electronics giant, made a big splash at the recent Dutch Design Week with its innovative Microbial Home, a net-zero vision of household appliances and fixtures that all work together in an "integrated cyclical ecosystem."  Aside from the Bio-digester -- the design's main hub -- which converts solid kitchen and human waste (ewww) to methane gas......read more

Mujjo iPad Sleeve

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A sleek and sustainable sleeve for your Apple tablet $61.00

This iPad sleeve from Mujjo's Originals collection is another nice win for Dutch product design. The minimalist design is comprised of wool felt and hand-dyed, veggie-tanned leather, with a simple closure to keep your iPad or iPad 2 snug and protected. An additional storage department offers ample space for plugs, headphones and documents.  From the designers: Wool felt is a sustainable......read more

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