Leaf blowers can be a noise and pollution nuisance, so 170 different U.S. cities and towns now have new rules on the books to regulate their use.
Vegetarian or Vegan Diet: Key To Personal and Environmental Health? Vegetables May Just Be The Answer To Our Environmental Woes
A vegetarian or vegan diet can do wonders for your own health, not to mention the health of the planet and its other living inhabitants.
Water pollution is an insidious threat to our health given the dependence of humans and all animals (including the ones we eat) on safe water supplies.
Electric Vehicles: Choices Abound These Days New models from Audi, Volkswagen, and Mini Give Tesla a run for its $35,000
New electric vehicles (EVs) from Audi, Volkswagen, Mini and others will give Tesla’s lower cost Model 3 a run for its $35,000.
Plastic in the Ocean: Too Late to Fix? Marine Boom Could Reduce Pacific Garbage Patch By Half Given Full Deployment
Dutch inventor Boyan Slat hopes his marine plastic collector will help solve the growing problem of too much plastic in the ocean.
Air Quality at Home: 10 Ways to Purify Your Indoor Environment Naturally Indoor Plants, Essential Oils, Filters & Natural Cleaners Key To Breathing Easier
Air quality at home isn’t something we should take for granted, so use these tips to purify your indoor environment for yourself and for your family.
Go green on your next trip by choosing eco-friendly hotels & rental homes, vendors & tour operators, and purchasing carbon offsets for air travel.
Pathophysiology & The Spread of Misinformation Just Because It's On The Internet Doesn't Mean It's True
The ease of posting to the internet makes it easy to stumble across untrue information that is harmful to health and environmental communities.
Climate change is a major environmental problem for all of us, so check your carbon footprint and take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Global warming AKA climate change is not going away unless we fight against it with all of our resources. The first step is measuring your carbon footprint.
Toying with the idea of putting solar panels on your roof? Our Green Guide to Going Solar can help you find out about incentives, reputable installers, etc.
Better sleep can be a function of choosing greener sheets, blankets, mattresses, box springs & bed frames, but also in cleaning up your indoor air quality.
Hygiene Hypothesis Says Mess Is Best Exposure to More Bacteria & Viruses Seems To Be Trick to Staying Healthy
According to the “Hygiene Hypothesis,” less exposure to bacteria & viruses during childhood could explain the rise in allergic diseases in recent decades.
Eco-Friendly Fall Lawn Care Tips It's All About Fertilizing, Aerating, Weeding, Composting, Mowing & Planting
Fertilize, aerate, weed, compost, mow and plant — these are the secrets to fall lawn care that keeps your geas healthy and respects the environment.
As technology develops, prices fall and interest grows, offshore wind energy is poised to become a notable player in the world energy market.
Being a Good Green Neighbor Evaluating environmental performance at the neighborhood level can spur thousands into action
Evaluating the sustainability of your neighborhood and community can spur hundreds or thousands of neighbors to take positive steps against climate change and other environmental problems.
Access Land and other groups want the government to make campground availability data freely available to help more Americans access public land.
For those who want to live a green lifestyle, pets can do more damage to the environment than you might think, so careful planning is key.
Is The Company You’re Buying From Really Eco-Friendly? Dig deep to find out just how green a company may be
If you want to be a more conscientious consumer, only buy from companies that walk the talk on being green…
Monarch Butterfly Flutters on the Edge of Extinction Environmentalists' Lawsuit Forces Fed To Decide on Endangered Listing by 2019
Environmentalists won a lawsuit forcing the federal government to decide by 2019 whether or not to list the once abundant Monarch butterfly as endangered.
While big cats around the world are endangered, the mountain lion (or puma) of North and South America are thriving in our ever increasingly urbanized landscapes…
The Pros and Cons of DIY Landscaping Get exercise and save money by tending to your backyard or garden yourself
Landscaping your own garden or backyard yourself is a great way to save money and get in touch with the land surrounding your home.
The nations of the world were able to come together to phase out ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons, so why can’t we do the same to fight global warming?
The Environmental Impact of Alcohol Beer, wine and liquor aren't just bad for your body, but also harm the environment
Beer, wine and hard liquor aren’t just bad for the human body, but it turns out they are bad for the environment as well.
What’s Old Is New As Sustainable Ranching Comes of Age Modern Ranchers Embrace Pasture Rotation, Range Composting and Long-Term Stewardship
Sustainable ranching involves techniques like pasture rotation, range composting and other ways to reuse nature’s resources for the health of the land.
Seasteading Concept Gets “Off the Ground” New Visions of Off Shore Communities Not Your Grandfather's Homestead
A new breed of homesteaders are looking to the sea (“seasteading”) to create new communities focusing on human and environmental health.
Can Green Living Really Make You Happier? Your Environment Could Be Key To Mental and Physical Health
The secret to achieving mental and physical health, as well as increased productivity, may lie in the buildings you work and live in…
6 Tips for Growing Tomatoes In Your Own Garden Nothing Beats the Fragrance and Taste of Growing Your Own
Harvest fresh tomatoes from your garden with this guide about everything you need to know about growing tomatoes in your own backyard.
Greener Gear: A new set of sustainability guidelines from leading outdoor gear retailer REI will force upwards of 1,000 brands to go greener.
International Green Jobs Beckon Eco-Conscious Workers Opportunities To Do Good & Do Well Abound Abroad
Opportunities to do good for the Earth while doing well for yourself abound abroad as workers turn increasingly to international green jobs.