Lawn Mowed Into Checkerboard Becomes Natural Social Distancing Space

June 26, 2020

The novel Cornavirus has inspired some novel ideas. From personal glass greenhouses at an Amsterdam restaurant, stuffed pandas occupying chairs in a Bangkok eatery, to pool noodle hats at a cafe in Germany, people are exercising their collective creativity to Read More...

Amsterdam Restaurant To Serve Guests in Individual Glass Greenhouses

May 8, 2020

As the world braces itself for the reopening’s new normal and wonders what that will look like, a waterside Amsterdam restaurant will be serving guests candlelit plant-based meals in the safety of individual glass greenhouses.

To maintain minimal physical contact … Read More...

Let’s Ring In a New Green Decade

January 1, 2020

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Whether the new decade begins on January 1, 2020 or January 1, 2021 is a matter of debate. Whichever it may be, I hope during this period we’ll see the enactment of The Green New DealRead More...

Street Art and Strikes For Climate Change

September 18, 2019

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From New York City to Berlin and beyond, artists take to the streets to claim unsanctioned public spaces in which to communicate statements about heated political and social issues, often impassioned pleas to the masses for Read More...

How to Make Compost From Recycled Materials

August 29, 2019

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Have you recently installed a vegetable garden in your backyard, but it isn’t growing quite as well as you hoped it would? Perhaps you are noticing your neighbor’s flowers and shrubs are miles ahead of … Read More...

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