Entertaining, enlightening books make for great gifts, so pick up The Nature Fix, The Biological Mind, The Omega Principle or The Evolution of Beauty…
Skipping Rocks Lab, a London-based sustainability-focused start-up, hopes to wean the world off plastic bottles with its Ooho edible water pods.
If you’re dreaming of a green holiday season this year, you’ll have to take care to shop and decorate with the planet in mind.
How to Save Energy — And Stay Warm — This Winter Tightening Up Your Home's Shell and Taking Indoor Precautions Are Key To Efficient Heating
Don’t fret the freeze: follow our low- or no-cost tips to make the most of your heating system and stay warm while saving energy this winter…
Food-Borne Illness & Climate Change: What’s The Connection? Warming-Exaggerated Flooding, Drought Bad For Crops, Livestock
Warming-exaggerated flooding, drought and other weather extremes can lead to contamination of crops and livestock that in turn could make us sick.
Although the winter season is usually the dormant grass season, there are still plenty of things to do to care for your lawn.
Getting Off Opioids and Other Drugs With Nature’s Remedies Plant-Based Treatments All The Rage When It Comes To Addiction Recovery & Detoxification
All-natural plant-based treatments are all the rage when it comes to kicking addictions to everything from alcohol to opioids.
The Risks of Eating: Steering Clear of Foodborne Illness 100+ Years Beyond Upton Sinclair's The Jungle And Still Worried About What We Are Eating
It’s been 100+ years since the publication of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle yet we are still worried about foodborne illness.
Is skiing dead due to global warming? It depends on whether we can get our carbon emissions in check by the middle of this century….
The Mental Health Benefits of Spending a Day in the Woods In Shakespeare's Words: "One Touch of Nature Makes the Whole World Kin"
While many conventional therapies effectually treat most mental health afflictions, spending even one day in nature can be of great benefit as well.
Swapping in organic toothpaste, swapping out mercury fillings, going paperless — there are lots of ways dentists can make their dental practices greener.
Tube-Free Toilet Paper: Is It Really Greener? Environmentalists Consider Tubeless TP At Least A Step In The Right Direction
Does the Scott brand’s “tube-free” toilet paper really save much paper or is it just another form of corporate greenwashing?
For those of us whose yards aren’t suitable or are apartment dwellers, indoor gardening can be just as satisfying and eco-friendly as outdoor gardening.
Eco-Justice Poetry: Celebrating A New/Old Form Talking Ghost Fishing With Poets Melissa Tuckey and Camille Dungy
The new book Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology sheds new light on the eco-justice poetry movement.
Greening Your Coffee Habit Tropical Deforestation, Biodiversity Loss & Climate Change: All In Your Morning Joe
Our coffee habit takes a toll on the environment in terms of deforestation and biodiversity loss in the tropics as well as raising our carbon footprint.
Consciously trying to live with less — minimalism — is one of the best things you can do to live a greener and sustainable lifestyle.
Avoiding PFAS And Other Synthetic Chemicals In Our Food Keeping Yourself & Family Healthy By Eating Right
PFASs are synthetic chemicals of various formulations (PFCs, PFOA, PFOS and GenX, among others) that are used widely for moisture and stain resistance.
Why add compost to your lawn? It is an essential part of supporting your soil and a vital energy source for grass, especially given winter is coming.
Plastic Waste: Are We Stuck With It Forever? Less Plastic Is A Realistic Goal, But Only If We Reduce What We Use and Recycle It Responsibly
Getting rid of plastic waste across the board is unrealistic, but learning how to use less plastic overall — and recycle the rest — may be our best hope.
The fact that agriculture is dependent on fossil fuels is a big problem given we may run out of oil some day. Is renewable energy the answer?
Almost 2 billion people will be living in countries with a water shortage by 2025, but we can avoid this grim future if we change the way we use water.
Even though the temperatures are starting to cool down across most of the country, there is plenty of time to harvest vegetables this fall.
Going for green structural materials and finishes and energy-efficient appliances gets you well on your way to creating a truly eco-friendly home.
Is Fall Foliage Compromised Due To Climate Change? Unpredictable weather, shifting habitat and insect outbreaks conspire against autumnal color riot
Thanks to global warming, we can expect shorter and less intense fall foliage displays in the United States moving forward.
A rap video from Australian climate scientists is helping convey the rage many in the scientific community feel about being ignored about global warming.
As frightening as the IPCC’s predictions are, we’re not yet cooked. Congress can still protect us from climate change by passing a carbon tax now.
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.