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Crowd sourced apps for outdoor exploration
Green Life
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
These apps use crowdsourced data to make outdoor exploration even better.
Cryptid Vacation Spots
Green Life
Monday, June 16, 2014
Search for creatures of legend and explore their beautiful natural habitats.
UC Davis
cool schools 2013
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Sierra magazine's seventh annual rankings of America's greenest universities
Green Life
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
These TED Talks will inspire small changes for a more environmentally responsible lifestyle.
Bioplastic Innovations of 2014
Green Life
Monday, June 9, 2014
Your next plastic coffee cup could be made from shrimp and the straw from avocados. Read up on the 5 bioplastic creations that could change the future of waste and our dependence on petroleum-based plastics by using innovative ingredients.
Nano Houses
We have the technology to build houses better, smaller, faster. But are you ready to live in 500 square feet?
Do Green Schools Matter?
cool schools 2013
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Campuses are more focused on sustainability than ever. But what happens when students graduate?
Repurpose: Cereal box to notebook
Repurpose
Friday, August 8, 2014
Turn a cereal box and scratch paper into a bound notebook.
Samuel Wohns, Cambridge, Mass.; co-coordinator, Responsible Investment at Harvard Coalition
Act
Monday, August 25, 2014
Sam Wohns tries to stop Harvard from funding eco-negative companies.
Trash piles up in our world as well as in WALL-E's
Green Life
Monday, June 30, 2014
See which of your favorite eco-apocalypse movies are scientifically improbable--and which ones could really happen.
The 500-foot exhaust stack of the Mohave Generating Station  in Laughlin, Nevada, was felled by explosives on March 11, 2011.
Feature
Friday, July 25, 2014
As renewables get cheaper and climate risks grow, Wall Street sours on the coal industry.
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Urban gardeners beware - lead may be lurking in your soil. Mr. Green tells us how to remedy the problem.
cool schools full ranking
Spout
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Behind the scenes of Sierra's Cool Schools cover.
Bat-eating spider
Critter
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Large tropical orb weavers of the genus Nephila, whose strong webs can span five feet, are voracious bat-chompers.
The Green Life
Check out how this fashion trend could help out the earth.
The master bedroom of the Venice, California, family home is swathed by a living wall on three sides and topped with a green roof.
Comfort Zone
Thursday, June 5, 2014
A California bungalow's living rooms, walls, and roof.
Green Life
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
These apps will keep your carbon footprint slim and trim this summer.
classic jello dish
Green Life
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
How the back country hiking diet has evolved--some of the surprising snack choices of Sierra Club members and how they reflect history
Survive
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
What to do when marble-size hail and ice rain interrupt your bike ride.
Fireworks and a holiday sparkler
Green Life
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Check out these 5 all-natural spectacles to enjoy this holiday instead of problematic man-made fireworks
City Goat
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Goats help cities control weeds and prevent fires. Can they also support economic and ecological revitalization in struggling urban neighborhoods?
Coming Clean
Years ago, the conventional wisdom was that going up against the coal industry was a losing proposition. After all, there was a reason the industry was called "King Coal." But after a decade in which more than 180 proposed coal plants were defeated or withdrawn -- and an additional 170 coal plants have been or will soon be retired -- dirty coal's size, power, and influence is rapidly diminishing. And this week's defeat of a proposed export terminal in Oregon will only accelerate that trend.
Looking to spread the word about the March, or maybe just look like a really smart designer the day of the event?We've got what you need. Check out our graphic downloads where you can create your own stickers, social media shares, posters, and flyers.
Will off-grid solar fix India's  energy problem?
Feature
Friday, July 25, 2014
A few years from now, 80,000 new Indian households a month could extend their lives beyond sunset.
Tío Tobas cave hotel, Andalucía, Spain
Escape
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Escape to cave hotel in Andalucia, Spain.
Dan Chu at Canyonlands National Park
Feature
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
In the face of climate change, the Sierra Club’s mission has expanded far beyond preserving wild places. Sierra pulled aside Dan Chu, head of the Club’s Our Wild America campaign, to ask him about wilderness protection in an overheating world.
bike in traffic
Green Life
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Forty percent of cyclists killed by cars are struck from behind.
The Green Life
While you were watching a CGI Godzilla emerge from the Pacific this weekend, these stormchasers were capturing the birth of a monster storm (no special effects required). Thanks to the time-lapse video made by Basehunters, we can see this supercell thunderstorm taking shape over Newcastle, Wyoming.  
September Stargazing and Super Moon
Green Life
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Days get shorter and planets come out to play. See what stargazing you should be doing in September.
Repurpose Book into Bookshelf
Repurpose
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Turn a favorite tome into a bookshelf.
Black rhinos tempt poachers with their valuable horns.
Green Life
Friday, July 18, 2014
Drones are the newest tool for fighting poachers in Africa, but recent bans in South Africa and Kenya have thrown a wrench into protection plans. Thomas Snitch and the World Wildlife Fund talk about poaching, drones and the future of the two.

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