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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?
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.
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:
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.
Green Life
Monday, July 7, 2014
Ostentatious pollution surpasses the gun rack as the measure of Red State virility.
Ladybugs mating
Green Life
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Sierra sat down with Jules Howard, author of new book Sex on Earth, for a totally serious conversation about animal sex.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Green Life
Trees, you guys
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.
Mini Gardens
A peek at miniature gardening's wee and wonderful worlds.
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.
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
Surfing with dolphins
Explore
Monday, October 6, 2014
Daniel Duane's "cosmic" encounter while surfing with the dolphins off the San Francisco shore.
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.
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
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.
Mr Green
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Mr. Green compares the efficiency of gas and wood-fueled fireplaces.
Cool Schools 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Animal families
They're the creatures we love to love. But how well do we really know these beloved animals?
Impossible Foods releases a vegan burger that sizzles and tastes just like a meat burger
Green Life
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Attention vegans and vegetarians: You can eat this.
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.
Feature
Monday, March 3, 2014
Why five Americans spent more than a month trekking through a jungle to summit an unclimbed peak in Myanmar.
The Sierra Student Coalition is a national network of young people and students working to win concrete victories for the environment. As part of the Sierra Club, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots organization, the SSC has the power to be equally influential in the Youth Climate Movement. Formed in 1991 by high-school students, the SSC has a rich history and large network doing amazing work across the country. You have an opportunity to be part of it!
Repurpose
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Make a necktie into a padded pocket for your phone.
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.
Innovate
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Solar engineers are scrambling to make their products smaller and more efficient.
The Green Life
Cliven Bundy talks a big game, but he's nothing new.

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