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Earth Day 2017 – now we march

Never before has reason and rationality been so key to the survival of our species and our planet. Denial of overwhelming evidence and disdain for the proven efficacy of the scientific method has created an unprecedented, unparalleled danger, of the … Continue reading

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Upcycling writ large: Dutch designer clears the air

Upcycling is perhaps our most progressive response to ecological mismanagement. It is, in every sense of the term, turning trash into treasure; by rescuing and repurposing material otherwise bound for the trash-heap, upcyclers are at the vanguard of resource preservation—which … Continue reading

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Earth Overshoot Day – we’re in ecological debt

2015 is 255 days old – less than 2/3 complete. And yet as of today, August 13th, we ¬†as a global species¬†have already used up one year’s worth of our planet’s resources. This means that as far as renewables—plants and … Continue reading

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Saving art by shutting it away

At some point, if we’re smart enough and responsible enough to make the sacrifice, we have to stop being consumers of art and start being conservators. And it is indeed a sacrifice. The art that demands our protection is not … Continue reading

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