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Peculiar Transportations

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Last friday, these curious next natural transportations happened around our office in Amsterdam. All within the timeframe of a few hours. The surrealists where right. Have a nice weekend.

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Next Nature and the Curse of Oil

The Next Nature network is admirably raising awareness of the fact that our received and even critical understanding of nature as something opposed and underlying culture (“old nature”) is outdated – if it ever has been valid. Following this, the project wants to take the insight further by insisting that because nature has always been cultural, the next step is to embrace and celebrate how cultural artifacts are (and always have been) escaping control, becoming autonomous, and thereby forming the eponymous “next nature”.

By TERE VADÉN

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Camouflaged Ships

Some animals use camouflage on different levels. The ones mimicking the environment are the most difficult for predators to find. Far more fascinating way of camouflage consist in confusing the predators with certain acts or body prints.
Sins guns and vessels found each other, people were looking for solutions to hide from the enemy, giving life to a peculiar species of ship: the camouflaged ship.

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Bowerbirds’ Plastic Love Nest

The male bowerbird has a colorful way to sededuce females. To attract them, the male builds peculiar structures, decorated with colorful plastic ornaments. They collect all kinds of bright colored small objects, and place them visibly outside their love nest.

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Marine Plastic Creatures

Australia-based photographer Kim Preston draws the attention on plastic pollution of marine ecosystems. With a series of brilliant pictures, titled Plastic Pacific, she explores the devastating impact of plastics accumulation in the oceans by transforming everyday household objects into sea creatures.

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All-Natural E-nemies

Chemistry teacher James Kennedy sat down to show us that if we speak in terms of good and evil, Mother Nature’s products are far sneakier and complex than the lab’s. He virtually listed all the ingredients of non-GM fruits (excluding pesticides, fertilizers, insecticides or other contaminants), to reveal 13 E-numbers “naturally” packed in your morning blueberries, together with flavorings and fresh air.

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Printing with Grass

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence? Try a completely new way of gardening! This 3D Grass Printer allows to create a garden in any shape you can imagine!

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Plastic makes the world go round

Cockroaches will inherit the world after humans are gone? Maybe not. Seeing plastic as the new moss, or algae, photographer Jeanny Kaethoven makes this beautiful pictures of plastic left behind.

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