Stay for Sustainability: An InstaGlimpse of Green Travel

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By Caroline King It seems now more than ever, the topic of climate change has been at the forefront of discussions. Individuals, communities, and nations as a whole have put forth programs and initiatives to try and combat the effects of carbon emissions and help eliminate our global carbon footprint. More and more, travelers are […]

30 of the Greenest Cities in the World (INFOGRAPHIC)

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If you’ve had the opportunity to travel a bit, you probably know that Reykjavik is one of the greenest cities in the world, but New Delhi, on the other hand, may not have been an obvious contender. Other cities on this list, such as Chicago, are making extreme efforts to go green by implementing incredible […]

The Oldest Living Things on Earth (VIDEO)

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In this TedTalk, Rachel Sussman an artist and photographer, discusses the data she’s collected from an ongoing project that seeks to identify some of the oldest living things on Earth — from 2,000-year-old brain coral off Tobago’s coast to an “underground forest” in South Africa that has lived since before the dawn of agriculture. She […]

See How Climate Change is Frying the Area Where You Live

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This interactive climate change map on New Scientist shows how average temperatures in specific locations all around the world have changed over the past 120. As you can see, New York is getting its fair share of heated results from greenhouse emissions: Check out how the region you live in is being affected here.

Gorgeous Sustainable Prefab Homes Built From…Straw Bale?

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A company in the UK called ModCell, has taken an innovative approach that merges straw bale construction with prefabricated panels, creating a beautiful, energy-efficient, sustainable prefab home. The homes are not suitable for every climate, but if the circumstances are right the homes are air-tight, mold resistant and incredibly insulated…Continue reading…  

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