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The Sustainability Generation

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For Millenials, environmental ethics are an everyday thing. Steven Cohen of the Earth Institute discusses what that means for the future

For people born since the mid '80s, environmental consciousness is second nature. And as the Millenial Generation begins to take on a power position in society, the "environment" will assume an even greater role in the politics of the age. That's the central tenet of a recent HuffPo piece by Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute, who further argues that current methods of......read more

From Jason Furman and John Podesta, through The Huffington Post: From severe storms to sea level rise, the United States is already experiencing the impacts of climate change, prompting more policymakers to realize the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But some are still claiming uncertainty about the underlying science of climate change, saying it would be better to wait for more......read more

Free The Ugly Produce!

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Business Savvy Millennials Are Tackling Food Waste

 ... One cosmetically challenged vegetable at a time. Ron Clark is no stranger to food waste. After more than 20 years of working to supply fresh produce to California’s food banks, he knows every point along the route from farm to table where produce gets plucked from the human food chain, for cosmetic reasons, and composted, fed to pigs, or buried in a landfill.  Clark was......read more

Murray Carter, Master Bladesmith

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The 17th generation Yoshimoto bladesmith tells his story in a great short video by Cineastas

Born in eastern Canada, Murray Carter traveled to Japan at the age of 18, a move that changed his life forever. There, a chance encounter at a knife shop led to a six-year apprenticeship with a Master Bladesmith. After a six-year tutelage, he became the 17th generation Yoshimoto bladesmith. Today, after more than 25 years learning the craft, he runs Carter Cutlery on the outskirts of......read more

How TV Has Made Us Stupid About Farming

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Seventh-generation farmer Forrest Pritchard skewers television's portrayal of agriculture

Forrest Pritchard for The Huffington Post: From parachuting cows to learning-disabled farmers, commercials have effectively dumbed down agriculture. As a full-time farmer, I don't have much time to watch television. Despite my best intentions, I've never seen an episode of Mad Men, Breaking Bad, or Game of Thrones. I'm usually game for a lunchtime episode of Pawn Stars, but farming requires me......read more

Kilian Martin: A Skate Regeneration

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Short flick shows off skater's unique flatland skills

Filmmaker Brett Novak started his Short Skate Film series as a vehicle to show off he talents of relatively unknown skaters. The collection of well-shot videos have gotten a plenty of attention on the web. And for good reason. This one, featuring Kilian Martin doing his thing in the urban environs of Barcelona, might be the best of the bunch. Looking like Rodney Mullen 2.0, Martin spins, flips......read more

Get Ready For the Next Generation of Wind Turbines

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GE's 'Brilliant' turbine tech addresses the problem of intermittent winds

Advancements in wind power technology generally come in small steps, as companies make incremental improvements in turbine efficiency and power. But GE appears to have leapfrogged ahead with a new line of wind turbines that generate between 20 and 24 percent more power than the previous best turbine in its class. The technology is particularly notable because it addresses the problem of......read more

Sanyo Eneloop Bike

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Next-generation two-wheel drive electric bicycle $2,499.00

Evolution through Revolution. The automobile used to symbolize adventure and freedom, but in today's economy, it is more frequently associated with cost and pollution. This is opening the door for new transportation options and innovation like never before. The SANYO eneloop Synergetic Hybric Bicycle is just that, a cross between sustainability, stability, freedom and flight. A unique......read more

Areaware Cubebot

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Next generation toy/art piece made out of sustainable cherry wood. $35.00

Forget plastic, battery-powered robot toys. The Areaware Cubebot, from designer David Weeks, is the only way to go. Made from sustainable cherry wood and inspired by the Japanese Shinto Kumi-ki puzzles, the Cubebot is a non-traditional take on the toy robot. His elastic-band muscles and durable wood limbs make him impervious to breakage. And when its time for him to rest, he folds into into a......read more

Photos by Ryan Kenny

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Dreamy shots from next-generation Aussie photographer

Adelaide-based photographer Ryan Kenny has only been shooting photos seriously for a couple years, but his trademark fuzzed-out aesthetic has already landed him high-profile magazine gigs for i-D, Oyster and Fallen, among others. His portfolio is packed with photos of young, beautiful people living out the carefree fantasies of youth. On his inspiration, Ryan says: "Life......read more

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