The New Environmental Activists Despite Apathy and Climate Skepticism, a New Grassroots Environmental Movement Is On the Rise
Despite Apathy and Climate Skepticism, a New Grassroots Environmental Movement Is On the Rise Across the United States and beyond…
Don’t Mess with Grandma Michigan Farmer and Grandmother Lynn Henning Wins the Goldman Prize for Challenging Dirty Feed Lots
Michigan farmer & grandmother Lynn Henning talks about how she challenged dirty feedlots in her state & won the prestigious Goldman Prize in the process.
Lessons from Swine Flu The Once-Looming Public Health Threat Has Receded...But We're Still Understanding Our Role in Such Outbreaks
The scare surrounding the H1N1 “swine flu” virus is mostly gone, but the circumstances that led to the pandemic are more worrisome than ever.
A young chef named Ali Howard, concerned about the dangers facing the Skeena River in British Columbia, swam the river’s entire 380-mile length…
Bottled water is no solution, but at least the bottles weigh less.
Ditch the cartons with soil blockers; ventilate small spaces with a Whisper wall fan and re-imagine copper in kitchen sinks.
Until the mid-1980s, North America’s native nine-spotted ladybug, Coccinella novemnotata, ranged across North America. Then they vanished…
Postum may be gone, but there are a slew of other tasty grain-based drinks on the market for a caffeine-free cuppa.
From the trendy to the practical, today’s eco sunglasses can accommodate any style.
Lilith Fair is back, and more eco-conscious than ever.
No natural pest- and weed-prevention methods are perfect (although flame weeders sure look fun). But keeping your garden healthy is the place to start.
Ratings from the Environmental Working Group help us sort through top sunscreen picks.
There’s no need to risk it all as a green entrepreneur, as companies across the country can set you up with everything from direct-selling to franchises…
The San Juan Islands offer endless places for outdoor exploration, provided you prefer the slow life.
The Other Heat Pump Gas Absorption Heat Pumps Make Sense in Cool Climates—Can They Cool Homes Efficiently, Too?
Geothermal heat pumps are all the rage, but gas absorption heat pumps don’t require all that pricey drilling, and can even cool effectively.
The Green Mountain State has worked hard to maintain its rural, land-loving image, but policies protecting the environment have been slow to follow.
Rangeland ecosystems cover one-third of the land area in the U.S. and hold enormous potential for sequestering global warming-causing carbon emissions.
The disappearance of the Aral Sea in central Asia may be an indicator for the future of climate change—and its political repercussions.
Today’s environmentalists feel the urgency of climate change & all it implies & they’re convinced that lobbying Congress isn’t going to solve the crisis.