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The Jungle of Koh Ra, Thailand

Koh Surin National Park is a paradise of scenic beaches, primary jungle, pristine waters, and the most extensive coral reef in Thailand. The area is inhabited by tribes of the Moken Sea Gypsies, an ancient nomadic people. The closest resort to this paradise lies a boat ride away, on the neighboring Koh Ra. Both the island and the Ecolodge are a definite hidden gem.

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From Trash to Homes

In a world where in a year we produce more than 200 billion PET bottles, only recycle 5%, and see the rest flow into our rivers and oceans – this amazing technique is an absolute necessity.

PET Bottle + Dirt & Rubble = BRICK

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New DIY Electric Airplane Takes Flight

Via: Autopia Posted: 2010-12-07 The number of flying electric airplanes (and pilots) increased by one with the first flight of John Monnett’s Waiex in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The Waiex is one of several models of kit-built aircraft designed and produced by Monnett’s company, Sonex, and the electric version has been in development for several years. “Every first flight of a new …

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Better Place Electric Cars & Sustainability – SF Bay Area

Palo Alto, Calif. – (October 27, 2010) – Better Place, with support from the U.S. Department of Transportation via the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, today announced a commitment to bring a switchable battery, electric taxi program to the Bay Area in partnership with the cities of San Francisco and San Jose to further cement the region’s position as the “EV Capital of the U.S.”

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BooYA!CaCAO! – just. sustainable. chocolate.

If only more producers were using this approach.  Booya Cacao goes far beyond organic.  It goes beyond fair trade. This is truly sustainable chocolate.  Booya Cacao uses only three delicious & good-for-you ingredients which are all produced in the same agroforestry system with minimal impact.  It is then traded with a goal of zero emissions using sail, bike, and animal-powered …

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