Movement to save grizzly bears from hunters scores a victory

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Thomas Mangelsen who brought fame to “Grizzly 399″, a female Yellowstone bear with her three cubs now recognized all over the world, has been selected to receive a hunting license in Wyoming. The photographer was one of 7,000 hopeful lottery applicants to appear on the “Issuance List” released on Thursday by the state’s Game and Fish Department. However, unlike the majority of entrants in Yellowstone’s first bear hunt in nearly half a century, Mangelsen hopes to tag his catch in a photo rather than… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Tiny house rental startup Getaway scores $15 million in funding

The tiny-house movement just got a colossal endorsement. Getaway, a Harvard Innovation Lab startup that builds and rents petite cabins for glamping in the woods, has recently closed a round of funding to the tune of $15 million. This is a significant step up from the $1.4 million it secured in seed financing, the company told CNBC. Backing the round was View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building