Our favorite blog posts and news stories from the ecosphere.
Out On a Limb
Yes, the name is kind of cheesy (Poetree), but this funeral urn/headstone/tree planter we read about on Treehugger is the greatest green burial idea we've seen.
A new art exhibit called "The Moving Garden" at the Brooklyn Museum is encouraging visitors to take a flower and give it to a stranger. See photos at WNYC.
There's a second hole in the ozone, and Popular Science explains why this one is kind of a big deal.
According to Inhabitat, the Japanese have unveiled a poop-powered motorcycle. Yup. Poop.
The Self-Cleaning Fabric of Our Lives?
Good news for lazy college students everywhere: scientists at UC Davis have developed a type of cotton that kills bacteria when exposed to light, says Ecouterre.
A Few Steps Above
The New York Times tells us about escalators that can feed the grid: hopefully coming to a shopping mall near you.