Name Name

title
descript

SEARCH

32 results for "national geographic"
Page
3

Hanging Drum Lamp

shop
Corrugated cardboard light shade by Shiner International $100.00

Atlanta-based eco furniture company Shiner International makes unorthodox use of corrugated cardboard with a series of lamps that includes our favorite, the Hanging Drum Lamp. The ceiling shade incorporates recycled cardboard and styrofoam, which are cut into rings, stacked, and illuminated from within. The result is warm and modern lighting that creates conversation in its inviting glow. Made......read more

Sustainable Earth Lab

shop
From National Geographic, an excellent environmental science kit for kids $44.95

This environmental science kit is the perfect tool to teach kids about the problems faced by our planet -- and how sustainable practices and technology can help us can overcome them. The kit is organized into five main sections: renewable energies, natural resource usage, climate change prevention, waste and water management, and energy conservation. From constructing a miniature water treatment......read more

Emmanuel Coupe's Painterly Utah

read
Breathtaking landscape photography from Capitol Reef National Park

Paris-born Emmanuel Coupe knows a thing or two about landscape photography. The globe-trotting shooter was named 2009 Landscape Photographer of the Year for this extremely epic shot of a Scottish sunrise. So if you like landscape photos, Coupe's online portfolio is a good place to get inspired. Thanks to My Modern Met, we've discovered Coupe's extra-amazing work from south-central Utah, and it......read more

Go Take a Hike Trail Mix

shop
Put some organic pep in your step with this raw trail mix from International Harvest. $8.99

Whether you're hiking on the trail, out for a long walk, or just in need of an afternoon pick-me-up at work, International Harvest has you covered. With a vegetarian blend of organic fruits and nuts, Go Take a Hike trail mix puts the raw, handcrafted spin on a classic snack. Ingredients: Hunza Goji berries, Hunza mulberries, Hunza golden raisins, cacao nibs, cashews, and pistachios....read more

Post Grad Organic Farming

watch
National Geographic photos captures the infernal early moments of the disaster.

There's a trend afoot. In college campuses across the country there is talk about the evils of industrialized farming, the importance of organics, the beauty of green markets, and the politics of food. More and more kids are opting to intern on organic farms, and due to the burgeoning demand for organic produce bought directly from local farmers, it's a viable field for today's......read more

Spinlister: Peer-To-Peer Bike Rental

read
The 'Airbnb for bikes' gets ready for national rollout

Every time we travel to a new city, we find ourselves desperately wishing we had bikes to cruise around and explore. Enter Spinlister, a web startup positioned as the Airbnb of bikes. The fledgling NYC-based company is creating a peer-to-peer bike rental network that allows bicycle owners to rent out their bikes to neighbors or travelers.  Now live in New York City and......read more

Think Again: TEDGlobal 2013 Theme Announced

read
TED's internationally-focused flagship event announces its thought-provoking theme

The internationally-focused TEDGlobal recently wrapped a fantastic week of stimulation and inspiration, centered around the theme of Radical Openness. Hosted and curated by Bruno Giussani, the European Director of TED, the international non-profit dedicated to "Ideas Worth Spreading." TEDGlobal is the TED Conference's flagship event with a global focus, weighing heavily towards talks that cover......read more

TerraMar Project: Become a Citizen of the Oceans

read
A marine coalition looks to reframe our relationship with international waters

The monumental task of protecting the world's oceans from ecological destruction is made doubly difficult when you consider that 64 percent of ocean water lies beyond national jurisdiction. That means that the waters that cover 45 percent of the earth's surface, and that produce between 50 and 85 percent of the oxygen we breathe, are virtually unprotected. You do the math (we......read more

Notes From the International Gourmet Festival

read
SHFT House Wines launched in Portuguese paradise

Adrian and Peter brought SHFT House Wine to this year's International Gourmet Festival, featuring Michelin-starred chefs from around the world, was held at the Vila Joya resort in Portugal's spectacular Algarve region. In other words, the perfect place to launch the first of our sustainable House Wines, a big, bold red crafted at an organic vineyard in Paso Robles,......read more

Renewable Energy Will Go Global This Year, Says UN

read
2012 declared the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All

According to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, 2012 will be the year that sustainable energy goes worldwide. This week, Ban launched the UN's International Year of Sustainable Energy for All, urging businesses and governments to quicken the adoption of energy efficiency standards, increase use of renewable energy, and help achieve universal energy access by......read more

Page
3