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Ars Natura: Climate Swan Song

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Karl Burkart finds the climate change symbolism in a grotesque installation by young Estonian artist.

As many of you know I am a favored target for the climate denier community, and sometimes their jabs and death threats do bother me. But most of the time I just feel sorry for them. After all they are singing their own swan song – all of ours actually. The more we delay on real energy regulation and the more the climate conspiracy community perpetuates the obfuscation of scientific reality at......read more

I Spy a Galaxy

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Magically surreal photos by Sofia Ajram

Sofia Ajram is a magical Montreal-based photographer who creates surreal photos infused with light. Whether her subjects are being lifted into the air or dancing to the beat of their own drum, each person is consumed by the moment. She's currently a student at McGill University.  "My given name is Sofia Ajram. I come from the Third Planet. I am fastened to the sensuous of the inner......read more

Recycled Glass Terrarium

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Free-blown bubble planters from Sprout Home $160.00

The terrarium trend keeps heating up, and we're all over it. This offering from our compadres at Sprout Home comes in recycled glass, which is free-blown into a bubble that's flattened and curved into a shape. Available in four sizes (small, medium, large, and extra large), each Recycled Glass Terrarium is totally unique. The terrariums arrive empty, so it's up to you to plant it up. Fern,......read more

EcoSphere

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Hand blown glass pod contains self-sustaining ecosystem $54.95

Okay, so Christmas just passed and giving gifts may not be the first thing on your mind. But this might be the greatest gift ever... provided that the recipient isn't a klutz. The EcoSphere is a hand blown glass pod that contains its own self-sustaining ecosystem populated by aquatic critters like marine shrimp, algae and micro-organisms. All you need to provide is indirect light and......read more

Wind Map: Get Blown Away

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Data visualization project renders flowing air in visible form

With their newly unveiled Wind Map, Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg use their impressive data visualization skills to create a real-time, flowing image of wind currents the United States. The pair, who are employed as co-directors of Google's "Big Picture" visualization group in Cambridge, Massachusetts, are using the art project to promote wind power development. "An......read more

Papered Peds

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Nifty new glassware handblown from old beer bottles. $67.00

Finnish design outfit Lasistudio specializes in reformatting discarded glass into great glassware for the home. Made from reclaimed beer bottles, the crew's popular Hik! glasses maintain the used bottles' original shape, using less energy than melting glass. Pretty cool concept, and knowing the Finns' love of the sauce, empty beer bottles will never be in short supply....read more

Great Green Street Art by Mosstika

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Eco-minded art collective invokes the call of nature

Brooklyn-based artists Edina Tokodi and József Vályi-Tóth, aka Mosstika, have made it their mission to liven up the cold streets of New York City with doses of green. The eco-minded guerrilla art collective, whose work we recently spotted at Flavorwire, create living street art in the form of moss installations representing animal figures and camouflage outgrowths.  "We......read more

Dala by Stephen Burks: Food Packaging Recycled Into Furniture

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New York designer teams with Dedon for a collection of eco-minded seating

Stephen Burks, the New York-based designer and founder of Readymade Projects, has created a new line of outdoor furniture for Dedon that's as creative and colorful as it is environmentally sound. The collection, called Dala, is inspired by the idea of "improvised seating," which allows for a flexible arrangement depending on the needs and mood of the social gathering. The collection includes a......read more

WWF's Sustainable Rattan Project

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Program showcases eco-minded rattan design

Natural, fast-growing rattan is enjoying a sort of renaissance in the design world. Unfortunately, conventional rattan harvesting practices tends to harm tropical forests where it grows. Enter WWF's Sustainable Rattan Project, an EU-funded program for sustainable production and processing of rattan in the Mekong region of Southeast Asia.  "Forests with such a wide variety of flora and......read more

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