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An Englishman Abroad: Greg Holland in Myanmar

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Vibrant photos of Burmese culture from a foreigner's lens

Earlier this year, photographer Greg Holland fled the inhospitable British winter for the tropical climes of Southeast Asia, setting up shop in one of the least visited countries on earth: Myanmar. Based in Yangon, he's been staying busy exploring the country and capturing evocative pics of a place that has seen very few foreigners within its borders. The photos paint a colorful picture of a......read more

A Year on the Road: Endless Simmer

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Will my search for the Endless Summer end in 2013?

It's around this time of year again when sleeves get longer and the sun begins to get that familiar autumn slant, signs that shorter days are swiftly approaching. Though this summer was particularly long and hot, it inevitably feels too short, the sweet days and nights playing on repeat in your mind like the perfect film you don't want to forget. I recall watching Bruce Brown's......read more

Jellyfish Lake

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Sublime snorkeling video by Sarosh Jacob

On Eli Malik island in the South Pacific nation of Palau lies Jellyfish Lake, home to a unique species of harmless jellyfish. Adventure photographer Sarosh Jacob dove into the lake armed with a Canon 5D Mark II and fisheye lens with underwater housing, and cobbled together this gem from the footage. From his description: These fascinating creatures survive by sharing a symbiotic......read more

South of Haiti

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Beautiful travel video shows a side of Haiti that you won't see on the news

As far as nation's images go, it's hard to imagine a worse one than Haiti's, which in the West is defined by media images of poverty, disease, and civil war. While those are important stories, they don't show the whole picture, as Alex Horner demonstrates with "South of Haiti": In October 2012, Nick, Dave, Francisco and I, set off on a 10 day journey along the Southern coast of Haiti in the......read more

South Korea's Green Mission

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Government hopes to spur a green revolution by pouring cash into clean industry.

South Korea is taking bold steps to become a global green leader. Under the country's national “green growth” plans, released last year, the government has pledged $97 billion worth of funding for environment-related industries, and another $36 billion toward renewable energy. The planned influx of cash is aimed to help the country achieve lofty environmental goals by 2020,......read more

The Streets Of South Korea

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Photography by Ann Lee

The photographs are kept in soft tones and zoom in on small details in the urban environment, which can be easily overlooked. Lee shares her latest works mainly on her Instagram. As Lee puts it: “I like to capture ordinary people and objects in a subtle way. People are not aware of they have been photographed so they are in their own world and I observe them from outside without......read more

Aaron Huey: Images of the Lakota Sioux

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Photographer and storyteller writes about his work on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

From photojournalist/activist Aaron Huey: "They made us many promises, more than I can remember. But they kept but one - They promised to take our land...and they took it." 
- Chief Red Cloud Over the past seven years I have made many stories, but one project has come to own me. It is the story of the Oglala Lakota, who live on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation near South Dakota's......read more

Massive Wind Farm Planned in South Dakota

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State looks to build on its reputation as American wind energy leader

Best known for its mountain carvings of presidential faces, South Dakota is earning a new reputation as one of America's wind energy leaders. The prairie state is already home to nearly 500 turbines that collectively generate 784 megawatts of power, and now it's looking to double that capacity. A group of over 80 landowners are joining forces to build a one-gigawatt wind farm, to......read more

The Perennial Plate: Carolina Gold

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In South Carolina, a seed farmer and a chef lead the return to age-old ingredients and methods

In Carolina Gold, a new episode of the excellent sustainable food series The Perennial Plate, we get a fascinating look at a renaissance in Southern cooking, with heirloom grains playing a starring role. Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills is leading the heritage food movement in South Carolina, supplying chefs like Sean Brock of Husk and McCrady's in Charleston. After filming Roberts at the Anson Mills......read more

TimeScapes

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Say hello to the most epic time-lapse nature video ever

We're not shy about sharing our love for time-lapse videos around here, but this one stands head and shoulders above 99 percent of them. It's actually a trailer for an hour-long film, TimeScapes, shot by photographer Tom Lowe over two years throughout the American Southwest. Lowe took it to the next level by shooting in 4k resolution. To get a sense of how intensely detailed that is, regular old......read more

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