Good green things

Supertrees
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  • Vertical gardens will soon be sprouting in Singapore. The ‘supertrees’ will feature thousands of plants, serve as a source of solar power, and also collect rainwater.
  • Matevz Lenarcic has completed his flight around the world! He reports that the flight had almost no problems, and that he was able to complete his tasks of taking aerial photographs and measuring black carbon levels.
  • The LG Optimus Elite is being launched for Sprint on Earth Day. The phone is free from various harmful chemicals like mercury and phthalates, and its casing is made from 50% recycled plastics. Its packaging is recyclable and made with soy inks.
  • It’s not too late to check out Green Festival New York. The event is taking place at the Javits Convention Center.

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