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Glass offices, Canary Wharf, London. Photo:  Cristian Teichner / Shutterstock.com.

Glass buildings kill birds - architects must act!

James Fischer

1st December 2013

Horrified at the giga-scale death of birds caused by collisions with trendy expanses of plate glass in modern buildings, James Fischer calls on architects to bring an end to the needless slaughter - and "save a billion birds"! more...
specs

Specs appeal: the eco-friendly glasses you’ll want to wear

Ruth Styles

17th May, 2011

Specs might be the accessory du jour but metal and plastic glasses come at a heavy cost to the planet. Luckily, Herrlicht’s chic wooden frames are the perfect alternative more...
New York

Greening the Big Apple: how building got sustainable in the Bronx

Gwen Schantz

24th September, 2010

Things are looking up in one of New York's least affluent boroughs, with the construction of the latest cutting-edge green development designed for low-income families more...
Natalie Merchant

Q & A: Natalie Merchant, musician

Matilda Lee

24th November, 2009

Former lead singer of 10,000 Maniacs and now solo musician, Natalie Merchant, talks about campaigning against cement plants and leafletting her gigs more...

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