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Irene Aftermath: Testing Riverbeds and Streams For E. coli

Photo: wrakky


Much of the effects of Irene have been felt after the Hurricane barreled through the East Coast. Scientists have been particularly concerned about water quality throughout areas hit hard by the storm. Federal...

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This Week In TreeHugger History: DasPark, Babes On Bikes, Party Like It's 1499

2004 We first heard of the woonerf, the Dutch street design with no stop signs, no curbs, promoted by the late Hans Mondermann, in RANDOM: Slow Down To Speed Up???


2005 Yes, was that long ago that we first showed the Das...

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A Twisting Plywood Sculpture Evokes a Denser, Greener London

Images courtesy of the Architectural Association Summer School 2011 Programme, unless otherwise noted.


The London Architectural Association has done a lot of eyebrow-raising work over the years, most of it elegant, conceptual...

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Why Towns With Good Transit Options Are Recovering Faster From the Recession

Getting around by bus can be slow going in Las Vegas. Photo: time_anchor / Creative Commons.


Cities and towns with good public-transit options offer more convenience for residents and are, of course, more environmentally...

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Nicole Bridger's Eco-Fashion for Fall Channels Raw Emotion with Rich Colors

Photo: Nicole Bridger


Before we set our sights on spring -- New York Fashion Week is just around the bend -- here's an eco-fashion collection by Nicole Bridger, winner of Fashion Takes Action's 2010 Design Forward Award, that...

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