The meat industry is an environmental monster, responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than worldwide transportation, gobbling up 26 percent of the Earth’s land for grazing and releasing countless toxins—from nitrogen to antibiotics—into our water supplies.
Most Americans consume 200 pounds of meat a year without considering the environmental or health impacts.
An interview with Robert Martin, executive director of the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production.
It is naive to think that the meat industry can be transformed into the scenic farms of old.
Olympic athletes like swimmer Aaron Peirsol and beach volleyball star Misty May-Treanor are standing up for environmental causes.
Wild things grow all around us—like fiddlehead ferns, chickweed and dandelions—and they are delicious, nutritious and free for the taking.
Forget the sunblock and sunscreen debates—sun-protective clothing offers the ultimate protection from rays, and styles are growing.
At the Steung Meanchey landfill in Cambodia, workers and children live among trash, scavenging for metal and plastics to escape crushing poverty.
The lush, tropical Jungle Bay Resort on the Caribbean island of Dominica offers a natural retreat of the highest order…
When the town of Fairfax, California decided to ban plastic bags, the plastics industry threatened to sue.
The Consumer Confidence Index and GNP measure the wrong things. Our health, our happiness, our connection to the natural world and our local community are far more important.
With online carbon calculators, everyone from Rachael Ray to Dell computers is tracking their impact.
Green condominium projects may be the most responsible housing on the market today.
Planet Green, and even cable news networks, are upping environmental TV coverage. But green is still considered “nerdy” …
EcoFlight raises awareness of the mounting threats to western public lands by giving aerial tours of environmental hotspots.
We spend $1 billion a year on over-the-counter headache medications. But there are a host of drug-free remedies that can provide more lasting relief…
Ireland is launching several wave power projects.
The number of measles cases in the U.S. has reached a six-year high.
Chemical pollutants have been found in peregrine falcons and freshwater eels.
Internet-based RecycleBank is transforming the way cities recycle.
Chevy dealer Chuck Frank and other auto industry insiders are fighting for stronger fuel efficiency standards.
Across the world, coral reefs are dying because of over-fishing.