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Repurpose
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Give props to your favorite online recipes with an iPad holder for the kitchen counter.
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.
Clock
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.
Compass
The opportunity to power a car with sunshine just got a little brighter -- and cheaper. This week, the solar installer SunPower, the auto manufacturer Ford, and the environmental group Sierra Club where I work announced a new partnership to make it more appealing for consumers to literally go solar.
Whales
We have a complicated relationship with whales.
Welcome to the neighborhood
Green Life
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
"Dear Mr. Muir: Your home address is incorrectly configured. Please adjust your settings."
Underwater World
The cold, dark waters of the Pacific Northwest teem with otherworldly animals.
Surfing with dolphins
Explore
Monday, October 6, 2014
Daniel Duane's "cosmic" encounter while surfing with the dolphins off the San Francisco shore.
Animal families
They're the creatures we love to love. But how well do we really know these beloved animals?
Are you a semi-adventurer who's  chagrined by the array of pristine boots, bags, and jackets amassed in your  garage? Try these pieces of gear instead.
Gear Guide
Friday, December 12, 2014
Gear that works as well in town as it does on the trail.
backyard camping
Green Life
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Transform your abode with these 8 imaginative themes.
Harvesting Water from the air
Innovate
Monday, October 6, 2014
A new generation of environmental designers are working to grab water out of thin air.
Arthur Scott IV, Sungevity
Faces of Clean Energy
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The guy who makes sure your clean energy future starts with a clean Internet experience.
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.
Terrence Smith and Cody Oxendine, Growing Change
Act
Monday, October 6, 2014
Terrence Smith and Cody Oxendine, of Growing Change, are converting a former jail into a working farm.
People's Climate March
PARTNERSThere are over 800 local, national, and international organizations participating in the People's Climate March.14th Street Y
Boxwork formation in Wind Cave, SD courtesy of Wirepec
Green Life
Monday, October 13, 2014
From zombies to ghosts, these caverns are haunted by creepy stories. Do you dare visit?
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."
Barley risotto
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Food is more than individual ingredients. It’s a web of sustainable relationships.
bike in traffic
Green Life
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Forty percent of cyclists killed by cars are struck from behind.
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.
At the Sierra Student Coalition, we believe in people power and the ability for young people to make lasting change in our communities. Our goal is to empower students and youth to run effective grassroots campaigns that result in real victories for the environment, public health, energy, and climate change.
Repurpose Book into Bookshelf
Repurpose
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Turn a favorite tome into a bookshelf.
Mule Deer Migration
Green Life
Monday, June 16, 2014
These deer have to cross dangerous highways to follow their migration pattern.
Sierra catches up with Mickey Smith to discuss what it's like being in front of the lens, filming for Snow White and the Huntsmen, and why surfing trumps filmmaking.
Cool Schools 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
FAQs about our annual Cool Schools ranking
Mr Green
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Mr. Green compares the efficiency of gas and wood-fueled fireplaces.
The Planet
All across the country, the cost of coal is going up, while the price of clean energy is coming down. Coal is in decline, due in large part to the adverse public health impacts and climate consequences of mining and burning coal. Yet the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) announced in filed testimony on October 31 its interest in purchasing the San Juan coal mine in northwestern New Mexico. PNM faces a year-end deadline to decide whether or not it will purchase the mine, which feeds the...
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.  
Mini Gardens
A peek at miniature gardening's wee and wonderful worlds.
UC Santa Barbara
cool schools 2013
Saturday, September 14, 2013
All 162 qualified schools who participated in our survey ranked in order.
Coal carrier Shen Neng aground on the Great Barrier Reef
Grapple
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
How to hasten the demise of the already-depleted coral reef? Let coal companies dredge five major new port, build them a rail line, and offer them free water.

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