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BLDGBLOG: Remnants of the Biosphere

2010 Jan 8, 2:05"Photographer Noah Sheldon got in touch the other week with a beautiful series of photos documenting the decrepit state of Biosphere 2, a semi-derelict bio-architectural experiment in the Arizona desert."
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Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto | Brain Pickings

2009 Oct 18, 2:23TED video of Stewart Brand: "The book tackles three of today’s most profound transformations — climate change, urbanization and biotechnology — in a way that’s part practical guide to damage control, part prescriptive inspiration for a more efficient society, part bold anthem of design-thinking. And if Brand’s track record is any sign at all, Whole Earth Discipline may well become one of the (counter)cultural classics of our generation."
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YouTube - 'You are being shagged by a rare parrot' - Last Chance To See ...

2009 Oct 8, 11:29The title sounds like its a line out of a text adventure. Actually its Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine getting beaten by a parrot.PermalinkCommentsvideo humor parrot stephen-fry via:dad ecology bbc

Two Stanford students rethink the light switch - Nudge blog

2009 Feb 23, 11:04"...the two have designed what they are calling a SmartSwitch, which lets people know how much energy they are using, not through colors, but through tactile feedback."PermalinkCommentsecology ui interface hci energy light lightswitch

Anna Garforth / ABE

2008 Nov 24, 8:12Graffiti done with moss.PermalinkCommentsgraffiti ecology art cultural-disobediance moss

Red/Brian - redemption!

2008 Aug 12, 11:02Prerinsing dishes for the dish washer is bad! "Remember when your mom would make you wash dishes before putting them in the dish washer? Remember how backwards that sounded, remember how you just didn't see the logic, but she made you do it anyway? We were right!"PermalinkCommentsvia:kris.kowal ecology water dishwasher dishes awesome
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