The end is near!

There are many prophesies predicting the end time. The bible talks about several signs that is supposed to tell if the end is near, but I prefer to look for my own: Inspired? Join the Flickr Group “Signs that the end is near” [flickr_set captions=”true” show_descriptions=”true” id=”72157621139345517″]

Tiny Eco Warriors #1-5

This is a good project to do with kids. Just start gathering bits and pieces of junk in a box, or clean out a few drawers, and you soon have enough raw material to create your own little eco warrior tribe! Any material can be used. On the creature above we have a wine cork… Fortsett å lese Tiny Eco Warriors #1-5

Pollution at the Arctic polar circle of Norway

Pollution at the Arctic polar circle of Norway, originally uploaded by mskogly. This picture is taken at the Polar Centre on Saltfjellet in Norway, a beautiful area on the highlands where a lot of tourists stop on their way the North Cape. Seems like their grey water (etc, possibly sewage) is poured out into this… Fortsett å lese Pollution at the Arctic polar circle of Norway

ScrapHouse

The ScrapHouse was a unique example of reuse in the greatest sense of the term. An array of materials–collected from salvage yards, dumps, or collected from waste piles at active construction sites–was temporarily transformed into an one-bedroom demonstration house. Scraphouse demonstrates that materials that are thrown away, or considered to be junk, still have an… Fortsett å lese ScrapHouse

Bahrain World Trade Centre

Three wind turbine blades have been successfully installed on the Bahrain World Trade Center, a twin skyscraper complex. This is the first time that a commercial development has integrated large-scale wind turbines within its design to harness the power of the wind. The three massive turbines, measuring 29 meters in diameter, are supported by bridges… Fortsett å lese Bahrain World Trade Centre

Green green water

Quote: “You can’t seperate the people from the environment”. The documentary film Green Green Water follows U.S. consumer, Dawn Mikkelson, as she traces the source of her ‘green energy’ back to the displacement of the indigenous Cree and Metis in Northern Manitoba. Interview with filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson, with a few outtakes from the movie. http://www.youtube.com/embed/2Lrw-25E8Ao… Fortsett å lese Green green water

Smileplastics

Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Smileplastics has created a solution that gives hard plastics a new life as building materials. On their website you can see interesting uses for this mixed plastics material. I’ve been facinated and frustrated with plastic for years. It is a beautiful material with endless uses, strong, and colorful, but we usually… Fortsett å lese Smileplastics