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Green Goods
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Some people have a cat wall calendar and a kitten screen saver at the office; others have a Cathy mug and a Dilbert mouse pad. You, bicycle fiend, have a cubicle full of gadgets upcycled from actual bikes.
Barley risotto
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Food is more than individual ingredients. It’s a web of sustainable relationships.
UC Santa Barbara
cool schools 2013
Saturday, September 14, 2013
All 162 qualified schools who participated in our survey ranked in order.
On the One Hand: Sunscreen
On the One Hand
Thursday, June 5, 2014
On the one hand: Climate change is depleting the ozone layer, so you need sunscreen to protect yourself from UV rays. On the other: Chemicals from washed-off sunscreen are damaging aquatic ecosystems.
Compass
The BMW i3 made its debut in U.S. markets in May. The best way to describe the car is that it's radically different. It really looks like a concept car; its design is futuristic and colorful, with the added bonus that you can actually buy it today. The i3, though dead silent, has impressed with a 22kwh battery that has a range of 81+ miles between electric charges and can take you from 0-60 in under 7 seconds.
Mule Deer Migration
Green Life
Monday, June 16, 2014
These deer have to cross dangerous highways to follow their migration pattern.
Stanford’s decision to divest its $18.7 billion endowment of coal stocks is a narrow response to the Fossil Free movement, but it carries a lot of clout.
Feature
Friday, July 25, 2014
Stanford and other universities are divesting from fossil fuel stocks—with varying degrees of commitment.
Cool Schools 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
FAQs about our annual Cool Schools ranking
Sea Butterfly
Critter
Friday, July 25, 2014
Zoom in on a subsurface blizzard in polar waters and you'll find that each flake is a winged, lentil-size snail with a translucent shell, a creature that seems to have sprung straight from Hieronymus Bosch's "Garden of Earthly Delights."
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Urban farmer Kitty Sharkey often takes her four Nigerian dwarf goats for walks through her Oakland, California, neighborhood.
Urban farming reaps the benefits of hyperlocal food
Green Life
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Citizen-science group Nerds for Nature is learning about how drones can help the environment. Let's change the way we think about drones!
Leila's infant daughter
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Bright, emotional, and endangered, chimpanzees remind us that we are too alike to watch each other suffer.
hear no evil
The Green Life
This morning on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition," Jim Zarroli had a story called "Political Rhetoric Bogs Down Future of Keystone XL Pipeline." It was billed as being about "what's at stake for the oil industry and for energy production." Here's who got quoted:
The Green Life
Trees, you guys
World's dumbest denier?
Green Life
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
When asked for evidence that the earth is getting colder, the "Palin of the South" flees the room.
People's Climate March
PARTNERSThere are over 800 local, national, and international organizations participating in the People's Climate March.14th Street Y
Repurpose
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Give props to your favorite online recipes with an iPad holder for the kitchen counter.
High Art
How climbing photographers get the shots that make us gasp
Drones could be a boon for conservation--but first, they need to overcome their stigma
Grapple
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Drones could be a boon for conservation--but first, they need to overcome their stigma.
S'mores
Gear Guide
Monday, July 1, 2013
Sitting around the warm glow of the campfire, telling tales, playing music, or just staring into dancing flames, is perhaps our oldest form of entertainment.
The Green Life
Cliven Bundy talks a big game, but he's nothing new.
Arctic Ice
Florian Schulz photographs the wildlife at the top of the world
Green Life
Monday, July 7, 2014
Ostentatious pollution surpasses the gun rack as the measure of Red State virility.
Taste Test Pickles
Taste Test
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
If you like your eating interesting and want to help the planet, it's hard to beat a local pickle--whether or not it's a cuke.
Trevor Thomas and Tennille
Feature
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Trevor Thomas went blind at age 36. He responded by hiking 18,000 miles. We trekked with him on North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
The bicycle
Michael Embacher's collection of strange, sleek, and classic bikes.
Repurpose
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Make a necktie into a padded pocket for your phone.
Repurpose Telephone Bookend
Repurpose
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Turn a rotary phone into a bookend.

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