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Notes From the International Gourmet Festival

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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

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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

Fantastic Forest Photos

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See the forest for the trees. Traveling exhibition celebrates the International Year of Forests.

According to the United Nations, 2011 is the International Year of the Forests, which means, well, not much. It's always the Year of This or the Month of That. But we can't not get behind this one. Especially when it looks this good. GoodPlanet Foundation, chaired by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (the filmmaker behind the epic doc Home), is raising awareness of forest issues through, among other things,......read more

Happy Birthday Slow Food Movement

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International eco-gastronomic organization celebrates twenty years of fighting fast food.

Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the the international Slow Food Movement. Celebrants around the world took part in the first ever Terra Madre Day last Thursday, which marked two decades since the signing of the Slow Food Manifesto in Paris in 1989. The manifesto laid the groundwork for the eco-gastronomic, member-supported non-profit, which is intended to revitalize local food traditions......read more

The Antlers, "Drift Dive"

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Appropriately oceanic video for opening track off The Antlers' Undersea EP

The shimmering new video for"Drift Dive" goes deep with the aquatic themes on The Antlers' Undersea EP, released in the summer. The surreal, watery clip premiered on Pitchfork Tuesday morning, as New Yorkers awoke to witness the damage done by Hurricane Sandy. The band posted this message on Facebook: "Considering all that's just happened in NYC, today is a strange day to debut......read more

19-Year-Old Develops Tech to Clean Up Oceanic Plastic Pollution

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Boyan Slat's Ocean Cleanup Array could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic from the world's oceans

Is it just us or are teens doing more and more impressive stuff these days? 19-year-old Dutch university student Boyan Slat adds to the youth movement with his ingenious Ocean Cleanup Array, a green tech concept aimed at addressing the immense problem of oceanic plastic pollution. Comprised of an anchored network of floating booms and processing platforms, is said to be capable of removing up to......read more

Oceanic Plastic Pollution Enters the Food Chain

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Fish eat plastic, you eat plastic.

Hmm... maybe banning plastic bags wasn't such a bad idea after all. The LA times reports on alarming new oceanic research from southern California, where scientists from the Algalita Marine Research Foundation and the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project found bits of plastic in  the stomachs of 35% of the fish they collected off the U.S. west coast. That's a lot of fish! The......read more

Palace "Bitter"

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London's latest buzz band drops atmospheric video for subtly anthemic 'Bitter'

"Bitter," the second track from upstart UK act Palace, is a perfectly autumnal anthem, all warm guitars and comforting, catchy vocals. Now with nearly 140,000 plays on Souncloud, the track has a video that builds on the atmospheric vibe. Working in flawless unison with the tune, the Liam Saint-Pierre-directed video finds a nameless protagonist waking up alone in the woods, before searching......read more

Joni Niemela: Misty & Atmospheric

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Dreamy images of Finnish landscapes

When Finland's Joni Niemela goes to work, he heads directly the Great Outdoors, where he gets down to the business of capturing the natural world on camera. For Joni, nature is both subject and muse, whether he's shooting sweeping natural landscapes or hyper-detailed, macro images of flora and fauna. The title of one of his recent series, Misty and Atmospheric,......read more

Pesticide Studies Won E.P.A.’s Trust, Until Trump’s Team Scorned ‘Secret Science’

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Backed by agrochemical companies, Trump administration and Congress are moving to curb the role of human health studies in regulation.

SALINAS, Calif. — José Camacho once worked the fields here in the Salinas Valley, known as “the Salad Bowl of the World” for its abundance of lettuce and vegetables. His wife still does. But back in 2000, Mr. Camacho, who is 63, got an unusual phone call. He was asked if he wanted to work for a new project studying the effects of pesticides on the children of farm......read more

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