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Potomac Tops List of America's Most Endangered Rivers

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Conservation group American Rivers urges support for clean water protection

In an announcement that's as laden with symbolism as rivers are with sediment, American Rivers has named the Potomac River, which flows through the nation's capital, the most endangered river in the United States. "America’s Most Endangered Rivers," the annual report from the clean water advocacy group, noted that the Potomac is under increasing threat from pollution caused by urban......read more

Jason Florio: River Gambia Expedition

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Stirring photos document a threatened way of life along the Gambia River

Jason Florio and his wife, Helen Jones-Florio, had already traveled the Republic of Gambia extensively when they decided to walk around the entirety of it in 2009. The 600-mile walk stands as the first recorded circumnavigation of the West African country by foot. As such, they know Gambia better than most, so when they heard of plans to dam the Gambia River on the Senegal-Guinea......read more

Colorful Commotion

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In Berlin, a guerrilla art project makes unwilling artists out of cars.

Last week a group of cyclists dumped 13 gallons of paint on the road at Berlin’s busy Rosenthaler Platz, creating a series of colourful lines as cars drove through.The various colours of paint were dumped onto the road in large puddles at different locations throughout the intersection. As traffic drove through, the paint was spread around creating lots of colourful lines. The whole action took......read more

Small Feet, "Rivers"

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Smokin' new video from Sweden's Small Feet stars a literal burning man

Swedish musician Simon Stålhamrhe, aka Small Feet, called upon compatriot director Oskar Wrango to create visuals to accompany his new track, "Rivers." Wrango literally delivered the hotness with this clip, featuring a burning man running through a northern landscape. The video begins from the end, with the man springing from the lake that he leapt in to put out the fire that raged upon......read more

Voice One Speakers by Glow Audio

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Bamboo and hemp drivers deliver full-range, organic sound $418.00

Great sound comes in small packages. Crafted from recycled scrap wood and finished with speaker cones made from hemp and bamboo, Glow Audio’s Voice One Speakers may be the nicest desktop audio option money can buy....read more

Lykke Li, "I Follow Rivers"

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Sinister vid directed by Tarik Saleh.

In this, the second video for Lykke Li's "I Follow Rivers," the Swedish songstress ditches her pretty flower persona for something decidedly more ominous, donning a black veil to stalk a darkly handsome (and well dressed!) man through the snow. Eventually, they link up and all is well, but what's with her bloodshot-eyed camera stare at the end? Eerie. "I Follow Rivers" is the second single off......read more

Al Gore: The Future

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In his new book, the former U.S. Vice-President asks, "What are the drivers of global change?"

Al Gore at Huffington Post: Almost a decade ago, someone asked me a question, "What are the drivers of global change?" I've spent a lot of time over the last eight years thinking about it, and have dedicated much of the last two years to researching, writing and refining my conclusions. The result is my new book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. The book will be released on January......read more

Aerial Iceland by Andre Ermolaev

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Russian photographer captures Iceland's volcanic rivers from above

Not that we needed it, but here's some more proof that Iceland is the the most photogenic place on Earth. These images, which could easily be mistaken for gorgeously rendered abstract paintings, are actually aerial photos by Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev, who took to the sky to capture stunning shots of ash-laden streams flowing from volcanoes in the Nordic nation. Ermaelov waxes......read more

European Cities Curb Drivers

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Traffic planners restrain cars in favor of walking and public transit

While American cities tend to bend over backwards to accommodate vehicle traffic, cities in Europe are going the opposite direction, making planning changes that make it prohibitively annoying and expensive (if not downright illegal) to drive cars in the inner city. NYT environment reporter Elizabeth Rosenthal discusses the traffic-tormenting situation in Europe: Cities including......read more

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