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Pejac Partners with Inmates to Transform a Prison Into a Gold Mine

Pejac (previously) recently spent some time inside one of the oldest continuously running prisons in Spain. The prison, El Dueso, is a hulking structure built on the ruins of Napoleon’s fortress. True to his efforts to create and place his … Continue reading

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The Google city that has angered Toronto

Canada is not Google’s lab rat, say those protesting plans to build a smart city in Toronto. It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet … Continue reading

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The Vultureman of Spain

Manuel Aguilera wants you to know there’s no reason to fear vultures. The ornithological guide has gone as far as climbing into an animal carcass to get closer to the birds of prey. He’s spent 40 years studying the griffon … Continue reading

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Why is biodiversity so important? – Kim Preshoff

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-is-biod… Our planet’s diverse, thriving ecosystems may seem like permanent fixtures, but they’re actually vulnerable to collapse. Jungles can become deserts, and reefs can become lifeless rocks. What makes one ecosystem strong and another weak in the … Continue reading

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Stylish Curved Cabin Blends Modernity with Surrounding Nature

Would you spend the night in this cabin? French design studio Lumicene specializes in creating spaces that merge indoor living with nature. Its latest project, LUMIPOD, is a tiny 183-square-foot circular prefab cabin that’s built around the company’s signature, sliding, curved glass windows. … Continue reading

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The ‘Lungs of the World’ at the mercy of ‘ruralists’ – In Other Words — The Password

Most of the Amazonian Rainforest belongs to Brazil, who has since January 1st been governed by Jair Bolsonaro. For those of you who are not familiar with South American politics, suffice to say that he has been affectionately nicknamed the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Organism On Earth

 

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Why These Scottish Sheep Eat Seaweed

Great Big Story Published on 25 Sep 2018 Welcome to picturesque North Ronaldsay. This remote island, located way, way north in Scotland, is home to 50 people and some very special sheep. In order to free up grassland for cattle, … Continue reading

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One Man’s Mission to Revive the Last Redwood Forests | Short Film Showcase

National Geographic Published on 28 May 2016 David Milarch’s near-death experience inspired a personal quest: to archive the genetics of the world’s largest trees before they’re gone. This short film from The Story Group documents his effort to save the … Continue reading

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A Field Recording by Phil Torres Documents the Waterfall-like Sound of Millions of Migrating Monarch Butterflies

Entomologist and TV host Phil Torres (previously) dives deep into the natural world to document sights and sounds that many of us will never have a chance to experience firsthand. In his most recent video, Torres showcases the sound created … Continue reading

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