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Fly Geyser
10 otherworldly destinations for your bucket list
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DIY Gift
Green Life
Monday, December 3, 2012
These 10 DIY projects make creative gifts.
Time to downsize your life.
Green Life
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Could you live in a 500-square-foot house? If the answer is yes, kudos! For the rest of us, it can be a struggle to consume less energy, buy less stuff, and keep the house clean and green.
Ryan Krueger's wheels, rigged onto his packraft, are lapped by the Dangerous River
Feature
Monday, March 31, 2014
Pedaling fat tire bikes on broad, bear-tracked Alaska beaches at midnight.
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.
Jack Johnson
Artifact
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Jack Johnson brings "On the Road" on the water--and finds rhythm at sea
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!
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.
Nolan Gould, youth ambassador of the Sierra Club and star of hit TV series Modern Family, had a revelation on his Sierra Outing to the Grand Canyon in 2012: We need to protect this place.
Green Life
Monday, December 8, 2014
On his new hybrid car, being a member of Mensa, and the most environmentally conscious character on "Modern Family."
Treehouse design goes out on a limb
Mr Green
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Mr. Green compares the efficiency of gas and wood-fueled fireplaces.
sunrise
Green Life
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
"There's a growing hunger in my generation for something raw and true."
Moab Under Canvas, an ideal braincation spot for families.
Green Life
Friday, October 17, 2014
You’ve got to give your brain a vacation. Seriously, science says so.
Taste Test Coffee
Taste Test
Thursday, April 3, 2014
There's more to eco-conscious coffee culture than bringing your own mug.
Coming Clean
What a difference a week makes. This morning we awoke to the news that President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry have negotiated a historic joint announcement on climate change and clean energy cooperation. Coming from the world's two largest economies and two biggest carbon emitters, the new targets set by President Obama and President Xi Jinping have put the international community on notice: It's time to put up or shut up.
Comet Lovejoy
Green Life
Friday, January 2, 2015
January is your last chance to see Comet Lovejoy for 8,000 years—and you may not even need binoculars.
global warming denialism by country
Green Life
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
English-speaking countries are the most likely to doubt human-caused climate change.
If you encounter a rampant moose, simply duck behind a tree or boulder
Green Life
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Make yourself look big? Play dead? Run? We've got your wildlife defense poses covered.
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.
Cow posteriors
Green Life
Monday, October 13, 2014
Instead of filling our landfills with toxic animal poop, these innovative solutions might be another way to deal with the grubby facts of life.
Green Life
Thursday, November 6, 2014
If they're rechargeable, at loads of places. If they're single-use, you'll have to do some digging.
Green Life
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
What to watch for in the sky during the long, dark days of winter
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Should the Sierra Club encourage travel to distant locales?
Valley Uprising features bold newcomer, Alex Honnold, as he free solos the big walls of Yosemite.
Green Life
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Caution to the fainthearted: This rock climbing documentary features swearing, drug use, and counterculture.
DamNation
Green Life
Monday, August 18, 2014
This year’s top environmental documentary explores the critical, yet often overlooked effects of dams across the U.S.
Backcountry Headhunter
Green Biz
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A little web company helps people find jobs far from the urban bustle.

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