Krill fishers partner with Greenpeace to protect Antarctic wildlife

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An unlikely alliance has formed between krill fishing companies and environmental protection groups over a common cause: protecting the Antarctic Ocean. Greenpeace is teaming with members of the Association for Responsible Krill Harvesting (ARK) to ensure wildlife sustainability of the southern ice cap.

The agreement was announced during the Greenpeace Antarctic 360° event in Cambridge. The individual fishing companies honoring the agreement are all ARK members, representing 85 percent… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Foster + Partners-designed Apple Store glows like a paper lantern in Macau

Foster + Partners has unveiled a new Apple Store in Macau—and it’s very different from the all-glass buildings we’ve come to expect. In response to the hustle bustle of the port city known as the “Las Vegas of Asia”, the British international architecture studio crafted Apple Cotai Central as an oasis of calm housed in a glowing cube surrounded by bamboo. Instead of the Apple brand’s iconic full-height glazing, the architects applied a “first-of-its-kind” glass-stone composite facade… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building