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The Green Life
Our lifestyle guru advises on the most ecofriendly way to clean up a spill.
Blue Fin tuna illustration
Taste Test
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Spoiler alert: Stop reading now if you can't live without Quarter Pounders, packaged pastries, or expensive sushi
October skies
Green Life
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Watch the skies for a lunar eclipse, a solar eclipse, a comet threatening Mars, and more.
Better Bicycle
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Bikes are already pretty near perfect. Here are 5 ways to make them even more visible, safe, and fun.
See that bushy-tailed rodent chattering in the tree outside your house? It could be preparing to take down the electric grid.
Woe is Us
Friday, July 25, 2014
See that bushy-tailed rodent chattering in the tree outside your house? It could be preparing to take down the electric grid.
Sweetwater mayor Greg Wortham-- foe of rattlesnakes, friend of wind.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
The Tea Party and the Koch brothers are trying to end Texas's wind energy boom. They didn't reckon with Greg Wortham.
You don't have to be a pro to take a great Wilderness photo. It's all about timing--and gumption
Check out stunning photos taken by amateurs and learn how they got the winning shot.
Morgan Massen Water
Green Life
Monday, June 16, 2014
Surf filmmaker Morgan Maassen stuns viewers with his passion and appreciation for the ocean in his latest short, "Water."
Grand Prismatic Hot Spring
Green Life
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
How microorganisms color our waters
A "teddy bear" cholla cactus in California's Joshua Tree Wilderness.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Half a century ago, the United States resolved to protect vast tracts of undeveloped land “where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.”
Mr Green
Green Life
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Still have products with the dreaded "microbead?" Mr. Green tells us how to dispose of them.
The Green Life
With spring in full swing, chances are you’ve had flowers on the mind lately. Perhaps a getaway to see some of the finest wildflowers in the country is in order? These six places have been hailed as some of the best areas for spring and summer blossom viewing in the nation.  Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, California
Cris Benton, Saltscapes
Cris Benton's stunning shots of a colorful San Francisco Bay landscape that may soon fade away.
Green Life
Friday, September 26, 2014
Some cycling advocates think that if we stopped wearing helmets the U.S. could be more like Copenhagen. Maybe we should just learn Danish instead!
Electric Vehicles
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
The future may be coming to your garage soon. Batteries that deliver 150 or 200 miles of range are poised to make electric cars ubiquitous.
Gear: Pack Leader
Gear Guide
Monday, June 2, 2014
Next time you trek, pick a route where you're allowed to bring your best bud.
Wandering among the alien rock formations of New Mexico's Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness Area, visitors often lose all sense of scale. This spire, known as a hoodoo, is barely six feet tall.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Wilderness is where we come from, and we are adapted through evolution to the rigors and beauties of such landscape. It's time for those of us who know wilderness, and who understand the idea of it, to wrest that idea back from its hijackers.
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Is there a link between wind farms and nearby ground warming and drying? Mr. Green finds out!
Novice carpenter Ella Jenkins built her dream house atop an 18-by-7-foot trailer.
Comfort Zone
Friday, April 4, 2014
Happiness in a 120-square-foot DIY house.
Ryan Krueger's wheels, rigged onto his packraft, are lapped by the Dangerous River
Monday, March 31, 2014
Pedaling fat tire bikes on broad, bear-tracked Alaska beaches at midnight.
Cheap Outdoor Gear
Green Life
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Climbing, hiking and boating season is upon us. Are you prepared?
Jack Johnson
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Jack Johnson brings "On the Road" on the water--and finds rhythm at sea
global warming denialism by country
Green Life
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
English-speaking countries are the most likely to doubt human-caused climate change.
coffee cup, coffee grounds
Green Life
Friday, October 17, 2014
Caffeine won't be the only reason you love coffee. Arthur Kay and his team at Bio Bean have developed the technology to convert coffee grounds into a uniquely sustainable, clean source of renewable energy.
Taste Test Coffee
Taste Test
Thursday, April 3, 2014
There's more to eco-conscious coffee culture than bringing your own mug.
Fly Geyser
10 otherworldly destinations for your bucket list
Take a look our videos and see why we need you at the People's Climate March. Watch and share with your friends. And don't forget to RSVP to attend!1 PERSON MARCH -- IT WON'T WORK WITHOUT YOU GET TO THE PEOPLE'S CLIMATE MARCH -- NYC SEPT. 21
Treehouse design goes out on a limb
Jen and Grant Clean Bin Project
Green Life
Thursday, July 31, 2014
When these zero waste families eliminated their household trash, they stumbled on some unexpected benefits. The less they waste, the more they can live.
Park bench on a summer day
Green Life
Friday, September 19, 2014
Living near leafy areas can provide perks you don’t even realize you’re getting, from lower blood pressure to lower crime rates.
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Should the Sierra Club encourage travel to distant locales?