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10 Best Glass Water Bottles | May 2017

We didn’t need any scientists to tell us that drinking from BPA-laced plastic containers was bad for us. We always knew that any beverage tastes better out of glass, especially crisp, clean water. And with this selection of beautifully designed bottles, staying hydrated on the go has never been easier, safer, or more fashionable.

 

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Glass Microbiology Sculptures

Luke Jerram has created a number of extraordinary art projects which have excited and inspired people around the globe. Luke Jerram’s practice involves the creation of sculptures, installations, live arts projects and gifts. He is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the University of West of England. Further information on Luke’s entire practice can be found here: www.lukejerram.com.

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Seagull Eating A Plastic Bag

Disturbing images filmed on 24th April 2010 during the breeding season at Battery Gardens, Brixham, Devon in the UK. Maybe this video will help to make a point of just how bad single-use plastic really is.

Good Gas, Bad Gas

Burn natural gas and it warms your house. But let it leak, from fracked wells or the melting Arctic, and it warms the whole planet.

Methane is bubbling from lakes all over the warming Arctic.

Methane is bubbling from lakes all over the warming Arctic. Here ecologist Katey Walter Anthony (at right) ignites a large bubble that was trapped by the fall freeze—then freed by an ice pick.

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Picture by Mark Thiessen

The Crystal – Center for knowledge of urban sustainability.

Welcome to the Crystal, London’s newest landmark building and the world’s first center dedicated to improving our knowledge of urban sustainability.

Urban sustainability is among the most critically important global issues of the 21st century. Over half the world’s population live in urban areas – from small cities like York, to megacities like New York – and by 2050 that proportion will rise to 70% of all humanity.

Find out more about the Crystal and the future of cities here.