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Christmas Party in a Box

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Pork & chocolate together again. $90.00

Salumist Elias has created this box for Olympic Provisions based on a Christmas he spent in France. This beautiful handcrafted wood box contains 100% lean anti-biotic free Pacific Northwest pork salami that ranges in taste from simple to festive. Work your way through three different pork terrines and finish with a decadent chocolate ganache they like to call a Saucisson Au Chocolat. A box of......read more

Solar City Tower

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Design unveiled for gigantic artificial waterfall in Rio.

Rio de Janeiro is famous for its beaches, its carnival celebrations, its rich musical traditions, and the massive Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks the whole city. For environmentalists, Rio is remembered as that hosted the 1992 United Nations Earth Summit, a landmark in global environmental awareness. When the coastal Brazilian city hosts the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, a gigantic......read more

Lake Cushman

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A group of Seattle friends take a misty trip to Washington's Olympic Peninsula

Filmmaking buddies Caleb & Shawn share a passion for the good ol' outdoors, and it shines through in the videos they make of their hiking, canoeing, and snowshoeing excursions. Their latest clip finds them in Lake Cushman, on the southeast border of Washington's Olympic National Park, a tranquil slice of wilderness just a two hour drive from Seattle where the pair live. The clip features......read more

London Olympics Won't Meet Green Targets

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Environmental watchdogs point to mismanagement of issues like energy and waste

The "greenest Olympics ever" could have been a great deal greener than they will be, according to a critical new report that finds fault with the handling of the Games' environmental impact. On key issues such as energy, waste and the use of resources, as well as the effects on public health, the management of London 2012 has fallen short, according to WWF and BioRegional, two green campaigning......read more

A Sustainable Olympic Village

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In Vancouver, the Athlete's Village shoots for LEED Gold...and beyond.

They’re calling it “the greenest neighbourhood in the world.” Built on an abandoned brownfield site, the 1.5 million square foot 2010 Vancouver Olympic athlete's village is the crown jewel in the City's sustainability plan. The list of green features at the eight-block site runs long: rainwater harvesting, green roofs, upgraded insulation, and interiors containing low-VOC......read more

Going for Olympic Green

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Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki offers his take on the greenness of the games.

Several people have asked me if the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics will be the greenest games yet. The answer may be yes—if we’re talking about the abundance of greenery and lack of snow brought on by record high temperatures during one of the earliest spring seasons the city has experienced. With respect to environmental impact, all Olympic Games leave a very large footprint. Thousands of......read more

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