OYSTER-TECTURE: Using Oysters to cleanup NYC’s rivers, naturally

In 2010, Scape / Landscape Architecture PLLC proposed an idea at Moma Rising Currents, an exhibition in NYC to clean NYC’s rivers using Oysters. We really love “technologies” that use nature to solve problems, and will be rolling out something cool really soon. Stay tuned for that!

Well anyway, back to Oysters…

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Looking Back on the Limits of Growth

 

“Recent research supports the conclusions of a controversial environmental study released 40 years ago: The world is on track for disaster.”
(Subtitle: We’re Screwed.)

Climate change not factored into companies’ value, warns UN chief

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“As long as these companies [that emit large quantities of greenhouse gases] have a high value, we are giving out the wrong signals,” said Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN framework convention on climate change, told an audience of carbon finance specialists in London. “It has got to be that those companies that are investing in the technologies of the future are recognised.”

Full Story on Guardian.

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Dr. Michio Kaku: Fukishima is a “Ticking Time Bomb”

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The best explanation of what’s going on, so far. The science, the politics the energy debate, and the key question “Is Nuclear Safe” all in 1 video.  And did you know that Nuclear Power plants are not insurable?

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The Link between the Environment and Our Health

This one is for all those people that think that the work we do is “just an environment thing“. Scientific American contends with the question:

Would people care more about the environment if they had a better understanding of how it affects them personally?

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