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National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

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Five of our favorite entries

These aren't even the winners.  But they inspire our wanderlust that tends to live in all of us SHFTers.  The deadline for entry ends June 30 for the 2014 contest.  The prize is a trip to Alaska.  So if you've taken some photos of nature, sponteneous moments, outdoor scenes, images with a strong sense of space, go for it! ...read more

Jessica Tremp: Visitar

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International travels on film

When Australian photographer Jessica Tremp isn't shooting weddings at her day job, she turns her lens toward personal projects and the world around her. Often the world around her is thousands of miles from her Melbourne home. She is a committed traveler who regularly succumbs to the desire to experience new places: Sometimes I have the travel bug so bad, I may as well be lying in bed all......read more

Hanging Drum Lamp

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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