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Finding Hope for the Rainforests of Malaysia

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 05.25.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

I joined the WCS Malaysia team on a trek recently through the rainforest of Endau-Rompin, a state park in the southern part of Johor on Peninsular Malaysia. To get to this remote rainforest, you drive many hours past acre after acre of oil palm, through a forest reserve, and then you are there.

NASCAR, the NBA, Rubber and the Rainforest

Mark J. Plotkin, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2014 | Impact
Mark J. Plotkin, Ph.D.

As you watch the NBA playoffs this spring, impress your friends with this fact: the idea for those Nikes worn by LeBron James and Kevin Durant was actually born in the rainforests of the northeast Amazon.

Yacht Market, Struggling In U.S., Supported By Newly-Wealthy Brazilians

AP | By BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business

SAO PAULO -- Marcio Christiansen reeled off tales of the growing ranks of rich Brazilians who visit his luxury Ferretti yacht showroom, where clients ...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Quentin Dupieux on Rubber

Dan Persons | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Rubber was released theatrically on April 1st. No, it's not some kind of a joke -- I've seen it, I know. It's actually a film about a tire that gains consciousness in the middle of the desert.

HuffPost Review: Rubber

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's no reason to go on at much length about Rubber, a new film by Quentin Dupieux. This is the kind of oddball entry that's popular at film festi...

How to Love Mother Earth on Valentine's Day

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Monogamy seems greener than the alternative -- think of all that rubber saved from the landfill. If you're not there yet, buy contraceptives from a company that offsets its carbon footprint.

2010 Fantastic Fest #2: Good Movies, Stupid Plots

Farihah Zaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

Quentin Dupieux's Rubber is a movie about, no joke, an evil tire that can blow things up with its mind.The director is aided by what I believe to be one of the most powerful performances by an inanimate object in decades.

Nine Years Later: Still Thinking About Rubber

Kelly Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kelly Caldwell

After 9/11, Americans were eager to be called. They flocked to Ground Zero. They jammed the Red Cross switchboard for weeks, calling to volunteer. But the national call to action never came.

Life Cycle: Think Yoga is Healthy? Not on a PVC mat.

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Life Cycle is a series of posts that takes a closer look at the stuff we use and love. It's the end of class. You're breathing deeply, surrenderi...