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Tafline Laylin
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Attended Northern Arizona University
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An entire village of plastic bottle homes coming to Panama.
Robert Bezeau is building an entire village of plastic bottle homes on Isla Colón in Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Formerly the founder of a recycling business designed to absorb some of the island's burgeoning waste, the Canadian accumulated thousands of plastic bottles. He is now funneling them in...
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“What happened in Flint has the potential to happen throughout the US,” she says. “And it has to be stopped.” 
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Love this - from Burlington, Vermont.
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Take note of this brilliant new model of 3D ocean farming - a system designed to provide jobs, restore the oceans and combat climate change, while providing nutritious food at scale.
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What's of the earth is the greatest worth!
Luigi Roselli's Great Wall of Western Australia consist of 12 stunning zigzag homes that hide behind Australia's longest rammed earth wall.
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The fascinating way these new solar cells absorb extra energy.
Using the Japanese art of kirigami, researchers at the University of Michigan have created lattice-like strips of solar cells that can stretch to follow the sun throughout the day.
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Researchers at Kogakuin University in Japan have developed an elegant design that fuses battery storage with renewable energy generation.
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"Here’s the thing: We may not like the idea of eating insects, but over the years, our collective attitude will likely change – mostly because it has to. With rampant population growth and scarce land, we have no choice but to embrace alternative forms of protein if we hope to survive. Even our overfished oceans, which will comprise 50 percent plastic waste by 2050, won’t keep us alive."
Learn why some people are opting for edible insects over beef and chicken as their go to source for protein.
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I recently photographed this gorgeous Elementary school in Wyoming, where the winds and snow make design challenging. It's gorgeous - inside and out. http://inhabitat.com/rural-mountain-school-in-wyoming-gets-a-rugged-weathering-steel-skin/
Ward + Blake Architects renovated this small mountain school in Wyoming with a stunning weathering skin and large windows that open to an immense view.
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What the people who have brought National Geographic to our homes for over 100 years have to say about the expanded Fox partnership. 
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Desertification is a serious, but often overlooked environmental threat. Here are 6 potential solutions.
We’ve rounded up six thought-provoking proposals to fight desertification.
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This innovative project has huge implications for desert regions - like the Gulf.
Eric Geboers has designed a closed-loop system that separates salt from water to produce bricks for constructing buildings and grow food in the desert.
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Freelance editor, writer, photographer
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SEO, blogging, features, editing, photoshop, video, travel writing, content strategy, environmental news, PR
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  • The Guardian
    Freelance contributor, present
  • http://inhabitat.com/
    News Editor, present
  • http://www.greenprophet.com
    Managing Editor, 2014
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Colorado
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Under the stars! - Abu Dhabi - Henley-on-Klip - Crozet - Cairo - Washington DC - Johannesburg - Seattle - Ho Chi Minh - Prescott - Wallington - Grand Junction - Los Angeles
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Freelance editor, writer, photographer
Introduction
My travel habit gets me in trouble but writing about the environment keeps me down to the Earth. Except when I'm daydreaming about exploring far-flung places and people. It's a vicious cycle.
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Born in Iran, raised in South Africa, educated in the U.S., published in more than a dozen international publications.
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  • Northern Arizona University
    English/Philosophy
  • Yavapai College
    English/Philosophy
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