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Earthship Academy 2016 update

We’ve added a few new classes to the curriculum this year including Earthship Operations which walks the students through all the major steps of building a Global Model Earthship.  Introduction to…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Mini-Ship 9 day workshop opportunity near Melbourne

Come along to our second exciting ‘Mini-Ship’ workshop in Victoria co-hosted by Earthship Australia and Evolved Earth this December.  A full 9 day program will see you learning a range…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

In New York, Food and Fashion To Occupy Hester Street Today

Photo: Hester Street Fair

In New York today, more than seventy-five restaurants and food trucks and sixty shopping, fashion, and gift vendors are taking to the streets for the Grub Street Food Festival and the first-ever Grub Street Beer Garden (and …

Do Lectures 2011 – The Importance of Independence

All images by Leonora Oppenheim. Richard King speaking at the Do Lectures 2011

Over the past few weeks we’ve been sharing the amazing ideas and themes that emerged from the Do Lectures 2011. This year’s inspiring talks are now being launched online i…

Sugar or Glass? When Gastronomy Meets Glass, Positive Ideas Crystallise. (Photos)

Chef Christian EscribĂ  making sugar hair… an alternative to nylon? Photo Credit: Poldo PomĂ©s, oh!BCN

Bored of conferences? Looking for inspiration? Then oh!BCN might just be your thing. It is a new kind of happening based around the unusual assoc…

Images from Occupy Wall Street’s Protest Camp

Photos: Jess Root

After Brian’s inspiring coverage of Occupy Wall Street, I had to show support to my NYC brothers and sisters fighting the good fight against the 1% negatively ruling America.

I expected to emerge the Fulton St. subway to a band of …

SXSW Eco: Alex Steffen on Compact Communities

Alex Steffen, SXSW Eco’s keynote speaker, talks to us about compact communities and sustainability, and how density in development works (we all don’t have to live in NYC!).
…Read the full story on TreeHugger

SXSW Eco: Interview with Alex Steffen

We caught up with Alex Steffen of World Changing for SXSW Eco. Alex was the event’s opening keynote speaker on Tuesday night, hear what he has to say about SXSW Eco and how it compares to SXSW proper….Read the full story on TreeHugger

POTUS Michelle Obama Goes For Fitness Guinness Record

photo via flickr/CC

First Lady Michelle Obama is continuing her campaign to inspire the country’s youth to get off the couch and to get active by going for a Guinness World Record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. On Tuesda…

SXSW Eco: Interview with Kelly Rigg of TckTckTck

We caught up with Kelly Rigg, the Executive Director of The Global Campaign for Climate Action, here at South-By to talk about the many reasons we need to adopt an International Climate Agreement. Are you listening, America? Get more info on Kelly, t…