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Cliven Bundy talks a big game, but he's nothing new.
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 calm gaze of a grey wolf
Green Life
Monday, August 11, 2014
Animal Planet's Monster Week Programming causes controversial media attention for wolves
Repurpose Telephone Bookend
Repurpose
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Turn a rotary phone into a bookend.
Repurpose
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Make a necktie into a padded pocket for your phone.
That Tree: A Year in the Life of a Lonely Oak
An entire year documented in the life of the single bur oak.
Spruce Flats Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Explore
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A dozen fifth-graders explore a mossy green paradise in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Underwater World
The cold, dark waters of the Pacific Northwest teem with otherworldly animals.
The Green Life
Remember the Lorax who spoke for the trees? As colorful as they may be,Truffula Trees have nothing on the ones in our own backyard. These six magnificent trees would leave even the Lorax speechless — and you don't have to venture into a Dr. Suess book to find them.
Pas de deux: Teamwork gets Conor and Kim Mihell down one of many rapids on northwestern Ontario's Otoskwin River.
Feature
Monday, March 31, 2014
In Ontario's Little North, you can paddle 500 miles without passing a bridge, touching a road, or seeing another canoeist.
Orleans cover
Green Life
Monday, August 18, 2014
How will the future smell? How will it taste? The emerging Climate Fiction genre submerges all the senses in dystopias born from climate change chaos.
Leela, 10, spent most of her life in a cage at a puppy mill as a breeding female  until Wonder Dog Rescue found her a home.
"Recycled" dog photo shoot.
Aspen tree in snow
Green Life
Monday, August 11, 2014
Renowned nature photographer Peter Essick discusses Ansel Adams, forgetting about your cell phone, and changing perspectives on wilderness.
Angela Sun, Los Angeles; filmmaker, journalist, and Yahoo! Sports Minute host
Act
Friday, April 4, 2014
Filmmaker Angela Sun debunks Pacific Garbage Patch myths
Mini Gardens
A peek at miniature gardening's wee and wonderful worlds.
Cool Schools 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Friday, August 1, 2014
Sierra's eco-expert gives fresh tips for the college-bound.
Noctilucent Clouds
Green Life
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The appearance of rare noctilucent clouds over Europe make be an indicator of global warming.
Rain, shine, or snow, Ruthy Woodring, cofounder of Pedal People, hauls away trash and recyclables for clients in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Green Biz
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Forget bulky garbage trucks and moving vans--these two start-ups haul everything by bike
sea stars
Critter
Friday, April 4, 2014
It's a farewell to arms for California sea stars.
Feature
Monday, March 3, 2014
A team of black climbers blazes a new kind of trail on Mt. Denali
David Brower
Green Life
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Take our quiz to find out how similar you are to David Brower!
Next Big Thing: Mushrooms
Next Big Thing
Thursday, June 5, 2014
A 'shroom-based alternative to Styrofoam; fungi's crucial role in carbon storage; and using oyster mushrooms to "mycoremediate" damage from pesticides and storm runoff.
Graphic: Dirty Dozen
Graphic
Thursday, June 5, 2014
90 companies around the world have caused nearly two-thirds of all global greenhouse gas emissions since the beginning of the Industrial Age.
Green Goods
Thursday, March 6, 2014
It's time for the slackers to sack up.
Summer Citrus Shortage
The Green Life
Droughts, pests, and cartels may push citrus prices this summer.
Drone
Green Life
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Commercial drones are becoming more ubiquitous every day — here's how to make a short film with one.
Stanford University
The Green Life
Last week, Stanford University announced that it would not make any direct investments in coal companies, making it the 12th U.S. college, and the most prominent, to eschew coal. While the university doesn't disclose its investment holdings, its endowment was worth $18.7 billion in 2013.
Every election cycle the Sierra Club endorses candidates at every level of government.
Looking across Ballycroy National Park to the Nephin Beg Mountains, which are at the heart of Ireland's first wilderness area.
Grapple
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
In Ireland's Nephin Beg Mountains, the state-owned forestry company Coillte is rewilding roughly 11,000 acres of pine and spruce plantation.
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a Bozeman based conservation organization, is connecting scientists and outdoor enthusiasts to help fight ocean pollution.

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