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Green Life
Sunday, July 14, 2013
A running legend on what it takes to fuel up the right way.
Outdoor Blogs to Bookmark
Green Life
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Follow these 5 blogs to stay up-to-date with all the viral news from the outdoor community.
Black-crowned night heron, Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, Bob Croslin
Bob Croslin's stunning portraits of the residents—temporary and permanent—at Florida's Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary.
The carcass of the abandoned Moran Municipal Generation Station, on Burlington's lakefront, inspired Tad Cooke (left) and Erick Crockenberg. Their charge: Turn the cavernous interior into an "innovation space."
Cool Schools 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
Two college students are turning a coal-era relic into a cultural center.
The Green Life
Our lifestyle guru advises on the most ecofriendly way to clean up a spill.
Tiny stop-motion John Muir admiring a tree trunk
Green Life
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Ian Timothy spent a year making this tiny John Muir come to life in a stop-motion short.
Hetch Hetchy, by Albert Bierstadt
Green Life
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The median rent for an apartment in San Francisco is $3,285. It costs the city less than that to rent the Yosemite valley that broke John Muir's heart.
People's Climate March -- RSVP to attend and be a part of history!
Reporting, social media, and other news about the People's Climate March.
Cris Benton, Saltscapes
Cris Benton's stunning shots of a colorful San Francisco Bay landscape that may soon fade away.
What Ball Heroes by Candle Cafe
Green Life
Monday, November 10, 2014
Three food experts create a holiday feast that will appeal to all eaters.
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
Innovate
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Bikes are already pretty near perfect. Here are 5 ways to make them even more visible, safe, and fun.
Sweetwater mayor Greg Wortham-- foe of rattlesnakes, friend of wind.
Feature
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.
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.
Grand Prismatic Hot Spring
Green Life
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
How microorganisms color our waters
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."
Snowflakes, Alexey Kljatov
Photographer Alexey Kljatov uses a reverse-lens macro technique to capture snowflakes on his balcony in Moscow.
Offshore turbines are more expensive than those on land, so theres a fierce competition to make them more efficientlighter, simpler, bigger.
Feature
Friday, November 21, 2014
Denmark supplies three out of four of the world's offshore wind turbines, and it's on track to be free of fossil fuels by 2050.
Mr Green
Green Life
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Still have products with the dreaded "microbead?" Mr. Green tells us how to dispose of them.
A "teddy bear" cholla cactus in California's Joshua Tree Wilderness.
Feature
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.”
Nano Houses
We have the technology to build houses better, smaller, faster. But are you ready to live in 500 square feet?
Wildflowers
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
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
Feature
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.
Cheap Outdoor Gear
Green Life
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Climbing, hiking and boating season is upon us. Are you prepared?
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.
Feature
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.
Photographer Alexey Kljatov uses a reverse-lens macro technique to capture snowflakes on his balcony in Moscow.
Last Words
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Photographer Alexey Kljatov uses a reverse-lens macro technique to capture snowflakes on his balcony in Moscow.
Green Life
Friday, November 7, 2014
Just say no to receipts in fast food restaurants--especially if you've used a hand sanitizer--to avoid absorbing or ingesting high amounts of the endocrine-system-disrupting chemical BPA.
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!
Fly Geyser
10 otherworldly destinations for your bucket list

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