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Forget Star Wars. This is another kind of Skywalker tourism… and it’s getting the media and social media excited about nature again

Back in the day, if you wanted people to enjoy the mountains and nature,  it was enough to create a national park with some hiking trails. Then people wanted a visitor’s center and some roads to tour the area. Then it was ski resorts and helicopter tours. Now “skywalks” are all the rave. It started with […]

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Singapore’s freakishly modern garden park is a hit with tourists

Part of Singapore’s impressive and admirable effort to make their city greener includes a mechanical forest that looks about as organic as Keith Richard’s guitar.   However, the 18 steel “supertrees” are greener than they may seem.  They serve as 25-50 meter-high vertical gardens (with actual plants hanging on them), venting ducts for nearby conservatories, rainwater collectors and […]

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