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Massive Wind Farm Planned in South Dakota

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State looks to build on its reputation as American wind energy leader

Best known for its mountain carvings of presidential faces, South Dakota is earning a new reputation as one of America's wind energy leaders. The prairie state is already home to nearly 500 turbines that collectively generate 784 megawatts of power, and now it's looking to double that capacity. A group of over 80 landowners are joining forces to build a one-gigawatt wind farm, to......read more

Mapping Bee Movements with Tiny Backpack Sensors

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Swarm sensing project looks to understand bee productivity

From the Huffington Post: More than 5,000 honey bees in Australia have been attached to minute RFID sensors to try and track their movements - and find out how to prevent their doom. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) said that it wants to learn why bee colonies in Australia appear not be be affected - yet - by the 'colony collapse disorder' which is......read more

Trailer: Samsara

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Baraka director Ron Fricke has a new flick coming out, and it looks amazing

Ron Fricke, the director behind the game-changing film "Baraka," is set to return with "Samsara," his first feature length in two decades. This stunning teaser has us chomping at the bit. Shot in 70mm film, with imagery that would make Terence Malick's eye pop out, the film explores the always-interesting territory where humanity and nature collide. Here;s the description from the......read more

John Kerry to Pursue Climate Treaty

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US Secretary of State looks to lead establishment of global climate pact in 2015

No one can question John Kerry's ambition. Already in the process of destroying Syria's chemical weapons, crafting a nuclear agreement with Iran and brokering a peace deal between Israel and Palestine, the Secretary of State announced last week that he aims to pursue a global climate treaty in 2015. The New York Times reports: His goal is to become the lead broker of a global climate......read more

Fragments of Iceland

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The world's most photogenic nation has never looked so good

This video from French filmmakers Lea Amiel and Nicolas Libersalle gives us yet another reason to want to visit Iceland, that magical land of geysers, glaciers and volcanoes. The highly stylized piece shows off the stunning landscapes of the island nation in all their sweeping glory. It's a pleasing interpretation of place, all nicely synced up to Cinematic Orchestra's "To Build a Home"....read more

Waxed Canvas Tote by Peg and Awl

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A rugged, American-made carryall that looks better with age $220.00

We're not shy about sharing our love for Peg and Awl, the Philly-based husband-and-wife design team whose handmade goods are equal parts smart sustainability and quality craftsmanship. The pair have added another hit to their collection with this Waxed Canvas Tote, which is basically the ultimate unisex carryall. Here the classic waterproofing material is supplemented with vintage fabric......read more

MiniLook Kiev

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A sunny tilt-shift video to celebrate the onset of spring

The tilt-shift video trend is showing no signs of slowing. The latest comes from Israeli filmmakers Efim Graboy & Daria Turetski, who depict the capital city of Ukraine in storybook fashion. With the sun shining, the trees bursting with green, and a requisite shot of a couple making out in a park, there couldn't be a better video to commemorate the coming of spring. Shot over the course of......read more

Brooklyn Informed: Water

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New SHFT series Brooklyn Informed launches with a look at water conservation efforts in the borough.

Brooklyn Informed, our new web series, profiles real people pursuing the practice of sustainability in BK, a breeding ground for greening activity. The series jumps off with an episode on water, going deep with artist Mary Jordan and entrepreneur Sean Meenan on their respective water conservation projects in the borough. ...read more

Metronomy, "The Look"

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Stop motion birds in bumper cars? Sure, why not

We're late on this one but we're pulling IT from the ashes of internet history (aka five months ago) because, well, it's good. Director Lorenzo Fonda cobbled together this bit of stop-motion fun for the super-sexy electro pop single off Metronomy's album The English Riviera, released last April. It features an aesthetically-pleasing look at the band playing in single file in front of a......read more

Washington State Fire Lookout Project

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Photographer Kyle Johnson documents Forest Service lookout posts in the Pacific Northwest

Sixty years ago, there were 600 wildfire lookout posts in Washington state. Employed by the US Forest Service, Lookout Rangers worked summer jobs manning the posts and acting as lifelines for the forest. Among them was Jack Kerouac. Today, the number of lookout posts in the state has dwindled to 92. On a commission from Filson, 29-year-old photographer Kyle Johnson traveled around the state to......read more

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