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Compass
This week marks the six-month anniversary of the Dan River coal ash spill in North Carolina.
fish canon
Green Life
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Who needs a fish ladder to transport salmon past blockading dams when you can use a fish canon?
Michael Brune
Create
Monday, March 31, 2014
Is your bank using your savings to level Appalachia?
Mr Green
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Mr. Green compares the efficiency of gas and wood-fueled fireplaces.
Organic coconut sugar from Madhava
Taste Test
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Winter is for hot toddies and nogs, pies still warm from the oven, and fudge that makes your teeth ache. Here are some sweeteners that can ease the guilt that comes with each glorious bite.
A bison ambles on a groomed road in winter in Yellowstone National Park's Lamar Valley.
Feature
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Can the last wild bison roam free?
Whales
The sea's mysterious giants
Repurpose
Repurpose
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Turn used chopsticks into a container that really sticks out.
Greenpeace takes on Lego's partnership with Shell.
Green Life
Friday, July 11, 2014
Greenpeace wants Shell Oil out of your kids' Legos.
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor with one of her stained glass brains.
Artifact
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor's story about her trusty Buck knife has become river guide lore.
CALCIFIED FISH EAGLE | LAKE NATRON, TANZANIA, 2012
Feature
Monday, March 3, 2014
In Africa, photographer Nick Brandt assembles an anti-poaching army.
Survive
Thursday, March 13, 2014
You're on a solo hike and get sucked into a muddy swamp. Now what?
No Republican Scientists
Green Life
Thursday, June 5, 2014
"I'm not a scientist, so I'm going to ignore 97% of scientists."
Biz Stone
Artifact
Thursday, April 3, 2014
The tech wizard's lost treasure at the bottom of Tomales Bay.
Seize the Grid campaign
Through the Sierra Student Coalition’s Seize the Grid Campaign, young people can lead a transformative movement that dramatically increases clean energy in this country.
Survive
Friday, November 1, 2013
You're backcountry skiing and your knee snaps. Now what?
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The Green Life
National Bike Month
The Green Life
New to biking or just want a way to spice up your daily commute? Check out our bike blog roundup.
Daily Ray of Hope
Understanding the power of a breathtaking nature photograph.
Rain Barrels on the Riverfront
Bulletin
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
An easy way to reduce Great Lakes pollution? Use a rain barrel.
Canoe
Gear Guide
Monday, March 31, 2014
Check off all your paddling needs, and get more time on the water.
Coming Clean
For the 10th consecutive year, the president signed a proclamation declaring that June is Great Outdoors Month. This is to encourage us to get outdoors and enjoy our natural heritage. While the president certainly wants Americans to enjoy themselves, there's an even more compelling reason to take that advice -- it could save your life. We’ve all heard the statistics about how much exercise we need and how little of it the majority of Americans get. This trend is especially worrisome among...
Green Life
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Climate denialist coal baron to sue EPA over easily disprovable right-wing talking point. Pass the popcorn!
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.
Critter
Monday, July 1, 2013
With its doll eyes and fuzzy mouthparts, the Australian peacock spider could endear itself to even the most skittish arachnophobe.
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.
A storm front rolls in toward Sydney, Australia.
Last Words
Thursday, July 24, 2014
How far would you swim to get the shot?
Carbon Sequestration
Green Life
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
What are some climate change solutions we can implement in our own backyards? What the heck is carbon sequestration? Those answers and more in the latest vlog.

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