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Occupy London Runs Into Trouble at Its Home Base

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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…

Opposition to Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Continues to Grow

Nebraska Rancher Susan Luebbe testifies against the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline from Sierra Club National on Vimeo.

Susan Luebbe’s testimony at last week’s State Department hearing on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline wa…

Where Some Games Plunder, Trash Tycoon Stands Apart

Image: Trash Tycoon has officially launched on Facebook!

Trash Tycoon is a new Facebook game from Guerillapps that promotes recycling and helping your city go green. While it’s easy enough to claim such values, how does Trash Tycoon actually dynamica…

Why My Swiffer is the Least of Our Worries: Prioritization Matters

Image credit: Elizabeth/Table4Five, used under Creative Commons license.

The other day I was cleaning our floors with a Swiffer, musing on how it probably wasn’t the greenest option out there, and beating myself up for choosing convenience over ecolo…

Why People Participate In Fundraising Events (Infographic)

Photo by Climate Watch via Flickr CC

While at a wildlife conservation expo recently, a friend and I remarked to one another that while the event was fun, the serious downside is that there were a ton of deserving organizations present and we have onl…

Buying Local vs. Fair Trade (Infographic)

We’ve often examined the debate over which is greener, buying local or buying fair trade (or organic, or seasonal…). Typically each has their own pros and cons depending on situation. A new infographic from Ethical Ocean lays out the deets, includi…

As Oil Threatens New Zealand, New Zealanders Say "We Can Do Better" (Video)

Image credit: Greenpeace NZ

The latest talking point emanating from the friends of coal and oil seems to be that pursuing clean energy is based on “ideology”, rather than “what works”. But that only makes sense if “what works” is defined as decimatin…

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 …

Artists Use Innovation to Make Our Beaches Barefoot Friendly (Video)

A beach that’s barefoot-friendly. It is less common these days than we would want. However, it’s not an impossible task to return them to their former pristine states. Renowned surf filmmaker Jason Baffa and Barefoot Wine teamed up to create One Beac…