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Plastic State of Mind

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A rap parody with a purpose.

Filmmaker Ben Zolno's "Plastic State of Mind" parodizes the hit Jay-Z/Alicia Keys track on behalf of a cause we hold dear around here: banning single use plastic. Commissioned by Green Sangha, a Californian spiritual and activist group, the video reminds us that even though awareness is growing of the harm caused by plastic bags, shoppers use a million grocery bags every single......read more

What is the Plastiki?

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Oh, nothing major, just a 60 FOOT CATAMARAN made from reclaimed plastic bottles.

Eco-adventurer David de Rothschild readies reclaimed plastic sailboat for first sail across the Pacific Ocean. Lots more Plastiki vids on their Youtube page. ...read more

Bill Maher Slams BP

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Bill unleashes -- the last item of New Rules - Thank you.

When entertainment and environmental politics collide so beautifully, as they often do on Real Time, SHFT needs to share. Nobody does it better than Mr. Bill Maher. Not only does he take the piss out of the boneheads at BP who are "trying" to curtail this messs, but he frequently lands on answers that need to be seriously considered. Van Jones has been talking about the green economy......read more

Rise Above Plastics

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Animated short for worthy Surfrider Foundation initiative.

Rise Above Plastics is a charitable project that seeks to reduce the impact of plastic pollution on the marine environment. They just launched this awesome little animated promo vid with the help Portland creative agency Borders Perrin Norrander. For more information, check out the Rise Above Plastics website.....read more

Wired Store Opening

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SHFT co-founders Adrian and Peter at the WIRED store last year.

After producing their first season of ALTER ECO for Discovery's Planet Green, SHFT co-founders Peter and Adrian curated an eco section of WIRED magazine's holiday store, a tradition that's continued through today. Alongside Lauren Gropper, green deswign guru and SHFT partner, they've merchandised green sections in three WIRED pop up stores to date. ...read more

Bill Callahan "Javelin Unlanding" Video

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Singer/songwriter plays the moon in clip for 'Dream River' highlight

The artist formerly known as Smog travels through the solar system in the strange animated video for "Javelin Unlanding," from last year's excellent Dream River LP. The clip, laden with analog effects, was directed by Hanly Banks and Chris Rusch, and stars the deadpan singer as the moon, an apparent homage to the 1902 silent film Le Voyage Dans La Lune. Watch above. Dream River is out now on......read more

Fall by Jamie Scott

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Watch Central Park leaves magically change color in this brilliant time-lapse clip

With winter in full swing, it's a good time to look back at the beauty delivered by the season prior. This clip from Jamie Scott shows off autumnal amazingness better than any we've seen before. Twice a week for six months, Scott set up his camera at 15 locations around Central Park in NYC. Using the same lens and tripod in each location, and always shooting just after sunrise, Scott......read more

Chasing Ice: Trailer

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Jeff Orlowski's gorgeous documentary, in theatres now, is a mandatory climate change wake-up call

It's been six years since An Inconvenient Truth won two Oscars and got everyone talking about climate change. Then the recession hit, and the climate debate faded into the background. Chasing Ice, a newly released documentary from filmmaker Jeff Orlowski, is the latest global warming wake-up call. The film documents the work of photographer and scientist James Balog, who spent five......read more

Gardens NYC: Isa's Oasis

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Isa Brito's herbal elixirs spring from the healing plants in her Williamsburg garden.

Our good friend Isa Brito is the herbalist behind Isa's Restoratives, a line of wildcrafted, organic concoctions that we fully endorse (hot tip: try the Blue Chamomile Face Cream ). In this episode of Gardens NYC, we explore the Williamsburg garden where the lives of Isa's tinctures begin. But healing plants aren't the garden's only residents; Isa is down with weeds as well.......read more

Gardens NYC: Green Retreat

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A landscape designer's backyard oasis in Williamsburg.

In New York City, hidden among the cement and concrete, there lie pockets of plantlife, carefully nurtured by denizens of the city. In the SHFT series Gardens NYC, we give some shine to these gardens and the people who grow them. In this episode, we pay a visit to landscape designer Jamie Hardy's backyard oasis in Williamsburg, where peas, peonies, and tomatoes thrive in the Brooklyn air. ...read more

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