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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
Intermarché launches Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables to sell ugly produce at a discount
Green Life
Monday, September 22, 2014
Optically deficient, aesthetically challenged, Frankenstein-esque, and just plain ugly – are you avoiding this type of produce when grocery shopping?
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Did you know that some urban landscapes offer more variety for foragers than the wilderness? Grab your basket and enjoy your city's abundance!
Find out your options to recycle a used car seat.
Green Life
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Ten million car seats are purchased each year; most end up in the landfill. That doesn't have to happen to yours--but it will take some legwork on your part. Thus sayeth Mr. Green.
Ask Mr. Green
Green Life
Monday, October 27, 2014
Find out if you're spending too much money on hot showers.
Bat-eating spider
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Large tropical orb weavers of the genus Nephila, whose strong webs can span five feet, are voracious bat-chompers.
The weather had just cleared after monster storms in the Tetons. I went With some other experienced backcountry skiers To check conditions at a step couloir called Double Dog Leg. There'd been an avalanche nearby the day before, but on a different aspect.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The weather had just cleared after monster storms in the Tetons. I went with some other experienced backcountry skiers to check conditions at a steep couloir called Double Dog Leg. There'd been an avalanche nearby the day before, but on a different aspect. We decided to give it a try.
How to win the 5 most competitive park permit lotteries in America
Green Life
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The odds of you winning one of these lotteries are lower than any other park in America.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Clean energy—we have the will, and we have the way.
Samuel Wohns, Cambridge, Mass.; co-coordinator, Responsible Investment at Harvard Coalition
Monday, August 25, 2014
Sam Wohns tries to stop Harvard from funding eco-negative companies.
Next Big Thing
Monday, October 6, 2014
In the future, will pavement solve all our problems?
The Green Life
Check out how this fashion trend could help out the earth.
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?
Eco-Gear for Winter Outings
Gear Guide
Friday, October 3, 2014
These trail-tested gadgets and garments will keep you cozy from hood to toe.
Lay of the Land
A coalition of organizations has developed a national campaign to save the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from proposed copper-nickel, or sulfide, mining projects that would inject toxic waste into the pristine waters of the nation’s most visited wilderness.
Birds possess an innate ability to build delicate nests from grass, twigs, or mud that regularly pass the most difficult test for any species: they cradle and protect the next generation.
Grass, twigs and mud that cradle the next generation.
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.
Climate Changed, a graphic novel by Philippe Squarzoni.
Green Life
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Four graphic novels that will make you rethink and appreciate our place in nature
What's a good holiday present?
Green Life
Thursday, December 11, 2014
This all-purpose holiday gifts saves energy, keeps you warm and cozy, and comes in a wide variety of lurid seasonal patterns.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
What to do when marble-size hail and ice rain interrupt your bike ride.
High Art
How climbing photographers get the shots that make us gasp
Mini Gardens
A peek at miniature gardening's wee and wonderful worlds.
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.
The bicycle
Michael Embacher's collection of strange, sleek, and classic bikes.
Green Life
Friday, December 19, 2014
You know the scene in those science fiction movies when the gigantic starship passes overhead? It's kind of like that.
Falcon, city, raptor, bird of prey
Green Life
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Spot urban birds of prey and learn what they indicate about your city's ecosystem.
Arctic Ice
Florian Schulz photographs the wildlife at the top of the world
Green Life
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
What's better to burn by the campfire?
Next Big Thing
Next Big Thing
Sunday, September 1, 2013
In the future, will pee solve all our problems?
Coconut Octopus
Thursday, December 4, 2014
To many, Amphioctopus marginatus looks like a mouthful of sashimi. To protect itself, it acts like an octopus. As one does.
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?