Photos of students with all their possessions show how to live with less Unstable employment opportunities have turned Swedish teenagers into nomads who have to live light to get by. [Grist]
Crazy bike rides in Peru's Mountains (video) Set to full screen, stand back and watch Peruvian downhill champion at 10,500 feet. [Treehugger]
$11.6m won't clean NZ's most polluted lake Govt's effort to clean up Lake Ellesmere is "woefully inadequate". [Stuff]
Wikado playground is built from recycled wind turbine blades in The Netherlands What do you do with retired wind turbine blades? Why, you turn them into a super fun playground of course! [Inhabitat]
In Bangladesh, a battle between farmers and climate change Bangladesh was winning the fight against hunger until climate change came along. [Mother Jones]
Shell in court over Nigeria oil spill compensation Ogoni people say their land has been devastated by pollution from the oil industry over many years. [BBC]
Reflections on a thirsty planet for World Water Day Water, I have learned, means different things to different people. [National Geographic]
Great Barrier Reef suffering from Australia's decision to allow pesticides WWF says Australian government's lifting of three-month moratorium on diuron could spell disaster for 1,600-mile reef. [SMH]
DIY eco wallpaper paste back in the day, this stuff was just a mix of flour and water. [Treehugger]
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