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Open source project grows & prunes trees into furniture (Video)

This designer believes we can balance mass production with nature by growing and pruning trees into furniture on a large scale.

Psychedelic twisting tunnel is a new summer pavilion

This year's specially designed and built pavilion looks like a colourful worm on the ground.

Ocean plastic is like smog, not a floating island

The founders of 5 Gyres, a non-profit dedicated to researching ocean pollution, want to change the way people think about plastics in the seas.

Photo: Pretty poppies in the evening

“The sun set but the light was still nice,” writes Wendy Chapman of this lovely scene.

Lego plans to make their iconic plastic blocks … without plastic

The company will spend $1 billion and employ a team of 100 to find a sustainable alternative.

Ryan Gosling criticizes Costco for selling eggs from caged hens

An investigation by the Humane Society revealed appalling conditions for hens in one of Costco's main egg suppliers, which spurred Gosling to action.

Everybody is against Enbridge on Haida Gwaii

You can see the opposition to the big pipe from the tar sands on every house and every stop sign.

How to start a time bank

By encouraging neighbors to share skills and cooperate, time banks can build strong communities and a vibrant informal economy.

Photo: Black-headed Grosbeak inspects a plum

According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, fruit isn’t the only thing these birds feed on.

14 more species moved to the “critically endangered” list

The update to the "Red List" illustrates the worldwide crises facing many species around the globe in the face of habitat loss and degradation.

Students invent door handle that kills germs on contact

The invention could help minimize the spread of the flu and other viruses.

Breast milk or formula? "Milk" documentary explores sticky politics behind the decision

This fascinating film reveals disturbing facts about malnutrition and infant mortality, and the role of insidious corporations in perpetuating these problems.

Photo: White egret walks through the clouds

An elegant egret wades through refections of the clouds.

National Automobile Dealers Association releases first electric car resale value guide

In between fights to prevent Tesla from selling direct to its customers, they found the time to do this.

Would you buy a used Nissan LEAF?

As mainstream electric cars clock up more miles, an increasing number are appear on the used car market.

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