Fresh veggies and berries are in abundance right now’s a perfect time to consider capturing the goodness with the age-old arts of freezing, drying and canning.
When it comes to beating the summer heat, air conditioning’s not the only option. Films, shades and solar screens offer a lot of cooling potential without raising your electricity rates.
The 62-mile Lower Owens River in California had all but disappeared 95 years ago. But a restoration project that began in 2006—the largest of its kind—has brought the river back , complete with cottonwood and willow trees and bobcats, minks and great horned owls.
Cosmetic dentistry has gone mainstream, and sales are booming for over-the-counter teeth whitening pastes, trays and strips. But is all this bleaching safe?
Hydroponic growing and windowfarms have great potential for growing fresh vegetables and herbs year round, no matter how urban (or small) the setting.
The Pollution-IQ Equation Smog Is Affecting More than Asthma Rates—It's a Factor in Falling IQ Scores
Smog is more than just a health hazard for the elderly and asthmatic. The latest research suggests living near a busy roadway with higher-than-average smog may be linked to lower IQ scores and other health impacts in developing newborns.
An estimated $300 billion in gold, copper and molybdenum have been discovered via exploratory drilling near Bristol Bay, Alaska. But extracting the minerals would have serious environmental repercussions, including untold toxic waste.
It looks like a giant soccer ball—but the Earth Ball is actually a livable, floatable, energy-efficient home. Its creator claims the Earth Ball may one day "become low-income housing for the whole planet."
We look at some greener grilling options, from electric and wood pellet grills to solar ovens…
If the massive Gulf oil spill has taught us anything, it’s that it’s time we get a smart grid up and running, and hasten the switch to renewable energy.