GE demonstrated their commitment to helping reduce the National Gallery’s carbon footprint by creating the world’s first “living masterpiece.” Van Gogh’s “A Wheatfield, With Cypresses” was recreated using 8,000 plants which took 4 months to grow into the masterpiece. Making of video here.
Bar codes create a legitimate and legal timber trade to boost the Liberian economy.
Companies bringing Liberian lumber into the EU now have to prove that it was harvested legally. To make that possible, every legally harvestable tree and every cut log will carry a barcode that makes it traceable.