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Feature
Monday, March 3, 2014
Why five Americans spent more than a month trekking through a jungle to summit an unclimbed peak in Myanmar.
Cool Schools 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
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.
Mini Gardens
A peek at miniature gardening's wee and wonderful worlds.
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.
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
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.
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.
Angela Sun, Los Angeles; filmmaker, journalist, and Yahoo! Sports Minute host
Act
Friday, April 4, 2014
Filmmaker Angela Sun debunks Pacific Garbage Patch myths
backyard camping
Green Life
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Transform your abode with these 8 imaginative themes.
Survive
Thursday, March 13, 2014
You're on a solo hike and get sucked into a muddy swamp. Now what?
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Friday, August 1, 2014
Sierra's eco-expert gives fresh tips for the college-bound.
Innovate
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Solar engineers are scrambling to make their products smaller and more efficient.
In some Southern states, leasing rooftop solar panels is illegal, energy efficiency is a novel concept, and the governor lobbies for the local coal-friendly utility. How does the South get to clean power from there?
Feature
Friday, October 3, 2014
In some Southern states, leasing rooftop solar panels is illegal, energy efficiency is a novel concept, and the governor lobbies for the local coal-friendly utility. How does the South get to clean power from there?
Noctilucent Clouds
Green Life
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The appearance of rare noctilucent clouds over Europe make be an indicator of global warming.
Salad
Green Life
Monday, October 7, 2013
Interesting reasons to eat your veggies in October.
Students in a greenhouse.
Cool Schools 2014
Friday, July 25, 2014
Why are colleges at the forefront of sustainability? Because their clientele demands it.
sea stars
Critter
Friday, April 4, 2014
It's a farewell to arms for California sea stars.
Green Goods
Thursday, March 6, 2014
It's time for the slackers to sack up.
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.
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.
Summer Citrus Shortage
The Green Life
Droughts, pests, and cartels may push citrus prices this summer.
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!
Animal families
They're the creatures we love to love. But how well do we really know these beloved animals?
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.
Whales
The sea's mysterious giants
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.
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.
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.

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