More than 140 different intentional communities based around sustainability are in operation across the U.S., including Ecovillage at Ithaca (pictured here) which started in the early 1990s.
Monthly Archives: January 2018
Is a Green Build Too Expensive for Me? How to Compromise You don't need every green feature, but may as well pick a few
If you’re building a new home, it’s both eco-friendly and economically prudent to make it as green as it can be. So go ahead and incorporate solar power, buy hyper-efficient appliances and incorporate natural and recycled materials where you can.
Pedal Power: How Biking Could Change American Society Get on that bike and get in shape, lower your carbon footprint and save lots of money
Get on that bike and get in shape, lower your carbon footprint and save lots of money…
Eco-Friendly Winter Lawn Care Preventing Weather-Related Injuries, Using Non-Toxic De-Icers and Debating Lawn Winterizers
Winter lawn care: There’s a lot you can do over the winter to nourish and protect your lawn — from preventing weather-related injuries to using non-toxic de-icers to choosing the right lawn winterizer — so that next spring it comes roaring back from the cold weather healthy and lush.
The Russell Family Foundation Transitions Puyallup Watershed Initiative to Independent Nonprofit Issues $1.8M to Support Communities of Interest
The Puyallup Watershed Initiative is a new model for community-centered change to improve the social and environmental health of the Puyallup Watershed in Washington State that has brought together hundreds of local leaders and nonprofit organizations…
Renewable Sector Reeling from Trump’s Tariff on Foreign-Made Solar Panels Greens Keeping Fingers Crossed for Rejection by WTO
Consumers can expect to pay 15% more overall for rooftop solar installations once President Trump’s 30% tariff on foreign-made photovoltaic panels kicks in.
A massive glacial mudslide — probably indirectly resulting from global warming — forces raft guides on the Futaleufú River in Chilean Patagonia to reassess their priorities…
Showers typically use less water than baths, but only if the bather doesn’t linger under the spray for too long and if he has a newer model — that is, more efficient — shower head.
Giant Iguana Being Nursed Back To Health in Florida Wildlife Rescuers Keeping Fingers Crossed for Godzilla Shot With Arrows
Wildlife rescuers found a six foot long iguana with arrow wounds wandering around the wilds of South Florida and are now hoping to get “Godzilla” back to health…
With a new strategic vision, Jonas Philanthropies is funding scalable solutions aimed at the most vulnerable and neglected, such as preventing children’s exposure to harmful environmental toxins…