Countless Green Brands Have Been Snapped Up By Big Corporations. Can They Still Be Trusted?
CEOs discuss the ins and outs of building a responsible brand…
Organic Cereal Maker Nature’s Path Has Charted Its Own Course and Thrived…
Beetlemania, and Other Kid’s Stuff A review of The Mountain Pine Beetle: Tiny but Mighty by Kay Turnbaugh, Sheila Says We’re Weird by Ruth Ann Smalley and Riparia’s River by Olga Pastuchiv
A review of The Mountain Pine Beetle: Tiny but Mighty by Kay Turnbaugh, Sheila Says We’re Weird by Ruth Ann Smalley and Riparia’s River by Olga Pastuchiv
Rooftops Gone Green A review of Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Greener Living by Nigel Dunnett, Dusty Gedge, John Little, and Edmund C. Snodgrass
A review of Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Greener Living by Nigel Dunnett, Dusty Gedge, John Little, and Edmund C. Snodgrass
© Journey of the Universe A New Documentary and Book Explore Not Only the Origins of the Universe — But Our Place In It, Too We are “sailing through the great ocean of the universe,” says Brian Thomas Swimme, as he stands framed by the scenic island of Samos, Greece, in the documentary Journey of […]
A midlife crisis—with its depression & desire to break out of old patterns and even long-standing relationships—often leads to a bigger carbon footprint.
A gluten-free cake was served at Chelsea Clinton’s wedding. Actresses Mary Louise Parker, Deborah Ann Woll, Anne Hathaway and Gwyneth Paltrow have all stopped eating gluten…
A BBQ Built For Two There’s nothing quite so satisfying as a multifunctional tool, appliance or home product when space is in short supply. Particularly when said object manages two unlikely combined tasks. Enter the Hot-Pot BBQ ($124) from Black+Blum, a terracotta pot (14.6 X 10.6 in.) whose top portion is ideal for growing herbs […]
While they come in all shapes and sizes, most prefab homes are an energy-efficient and environmentally sound alternative to traditional homes…
Earth Aid, a software company that has upended assumptions about online energy websites, insists that chipping away at home energy costs can be fun…
Getting fancy in the thick of summer’s heat can be a challenge—key is keeping adornments light: dresses that move, shoes & accessories that don’t add bulk.
A review of Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted by Justin Martin
Actress Kristin Bauer is an outspoken advocate for animals and the environment on a personal quest to transform her own habits and enlighten others, too…
SHADES OF GREEN This summer, Juicy Couture launched their Choose Green eco-sunglasses collection. The Peony style ($135), available in black, tortoise or “organic green,” is cat-eye inspired and made with 55% bio-based renewable plant material. The frames, which feature Juicy Couture’s signature stamp logo, are made from “green plastic” derived from the beans of castor […]
GreenDeals is one of the latest shopping sites to follow in Groupon’s footsteps, but with bargains centered on green goods & services…
Theme parks have come a long way & a couple of eco-themed parks are even in the works, boasting environmental literacy centers & conservation programs.
By The Numbers: Marine Life Lost to BP The Dolphins and Whales Washed Ashore Don't Tell the Whole Story
The Dolphins and Whales Washed Ashore Don’t Tell the Whole Story
Bats Under Attack White Nose Syndrome Is Killing Bats and Poses a Major Financial Burden and Environmental Threat
White Nose Syndrome Is Killing Bats and Poses a Major Financial Burden and Environmental Threat
Geothermal power, which draws heat from deep beneath the earth’s surface and converts it into electricity, is an underutilized resource with huge potential.
From Collapsible to Filtered to Stainless Steel: A Brief Reusable Bottle Roundup1. The Sip N’ Go 17-ounce bottle ($6.99) is reusable and collapsible—so once you’ve quenched your thirst you can fold it, snap it shut and tuck it in your pocket. When it’s full, use the accompanying carrying ring and sturdy clip to attach the […]
The First Food Day Launches October 2011 to Celebrate Healthy, Sustainable Eating…
Greener office buildings are worth more to landlords and real estate investors. On average, the study shows, a green-certified office building is worth $5.6 million more than an office building without any certifications.
Life from a Freegan Perspective A Veteran "Dumpster Diver" from Brooklyn Explains What It's All About
It’s eight o’clock on a sticky hot August night. The members of the New York freegan movement have gathered by a subway entrance in west Brooklyn, New York. It’s time for the trash tour, a monthly event where members forage local dumpsters for discarded, but still edible, food. These are not your typical trash divers, […]
Planners of a new offshore wind power transmission platform in the Atlantic say they have overcome previous hurdles to such a project….
Hair Scare The Brazilian Blowout Hair Treatment Contains Dangerous Levels of Formaldehyde, But the FDA Is Slow to Act
A Portland, Oregon, hairstylist experienced shortness of breath, eye irritation and nosebleeds when using Brazilian Blowout products and filed a complaint with the local OSHA.