FAQ

  • Moms Versus Scott Pruitt
    Dominique Browning of Moms Clean Air Force Weighs In on Donald Trump's pick of Scott Pruitt to head up EPA...

GOING GREEN

  • Ocean Escapes
    Dreaming of an ocean getaway? Rather than hop on a ferry or spread out the beach towel, dive into the world’s most pristine waters while helping to support conservation efforts. Biosphere Expeditions is one of the pioneering organizations behind this philosophy. Since 1999, the nonprofit has joined “voluntourists” with scientists working in remote areas around […]

MONEY MATTERS

  • Changing the Climate
    As human-induced climate change makes its ominous presence known, investors are starting to size up corporations on the basis of their preparedness for associated risks and opportunities.

EATING RIGHT

  • Enlightened Indulgence
    Organic Chocolate Companies Help Make Calories Count Toward Conservation Whether you have found yourself ogling the assortment of gourmet truffles at a confectioner's shop or grabbing the nearest candy bar in the supermarket checkout aisle, you know that cravings for chocolate demand immediate satisfaction. But chocoholics beware! Your sweet tooth could be taking a bite […]

HOUSE & HOME

  • Gardening with Moss
    Despite environmentalists" warnings, Americans spend large amounts of time and money on products that eliminate moss from their manicured lawns. This, along with unchecked commercial harvesting and damage by pollution, has caused a serious decline in the low-profile plant, even though moss is an important component of many ecosystems, from cave walls to the forest floor.

BEHIND THE GREENS

CONSCIOUS CONSUMER

  • Juicing the Waste Stream
    If there's juice in your child's school backpack, it's more than likely that it's stored in a paper-and-foil aseptic package, complete with a colorful cartoon logo. Although aseptic packaging was invented to safely ship foods without refrigeration—a feature that has helped feed many people in the developing world—it is more familiarly used in the U.S. for convenience drinks. And while some environmentalists applaud the merits of aseptics, a number of important questions remain.

TOOLS FOR GREEN LIVING

  • Summertime Fun
    From Hand-Woven Picnic Baskets, to Surf-Ready Bikinis, to a Recycled Cooler