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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.
backyard camping
Green Life
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Transform your abode with these 8 imaginative themes.
Green Life
Friday, December 19, 2014
A University of Minnesota study finds out just how clean electric cars can be.
polar bears in Canadian Arctic
Green Life
Friday, November 7, 2014
What happens when cuddly wildlife icons go extinct?
Repurpose: Snow Globes
Friday, November 1, 2013
Turn old jars into wintry wonderlands
Lay of the Land
Hello 2015! At the start of the New Year I often find myself looking ahead to what may come, eagerly anticipating new opportunities and preparing for new challenges. Looking ahead also requires celebrating victories in 2014.
A healthy Africa begins with healthy mothers and children
Thursday, October 2, 2014
A healthy Africa begins with healthy mothers and children
Terrence Smith and Cody Oxendine, Growing Change
Monday, October 6, 2014
Terrence Smith and Cody Oxendine, of Growing Change, are converting a former jail into a working farm.
Mule Deer Migration
Green Life
Monday, June 16, 2014
These deer have to cross dangerous highways to follow their migration pattern.
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.
Sea Butterfly
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."
Coal carrier Shen Neng aground on the Great Barrier Reef
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.
Repurpose Book into Bookshelf
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Turn a favorite tome into a bookshelf.
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!
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.
Green Life
Monday, October 7, 2013
Interesting reasons to eat your veggies in October.
birds building nests
Green Life
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Does practice make perfect?
bike in traffic
Green Life
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Forty percent of cyclists killed by cars are struck from behind.
Barley risotto
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Food is more than individual ingredients. It’s a web of sustainable relationships.
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.
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...
What caused the 4-inch-thick, crystal clear ice?
The Sierra Club organizes into groups focused on the environmental concerns within our local communities. The Washington State Chapter encompasses the following groups.
Cool Schools 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
FAQs about our annual Cool Schools ranking
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.
Daily Ray of Hope
Understanding the power of a breathtaking nature photograph.
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.  
UC Santa Barbara
cool schools 2013
Saturday, September 14, 2013
All 162 qualified schools who participated in our survey ranked in order.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
An 8-mile trek turns into a New Year's Eve bust.
If you wish you were relaxing in the clear waters of the Mediterranean right about now, let this incredibly excited Labrador take you there. Walter’s owner strapped a GoPro camera to his back and let him off his leash for Walter to run where he may. We watch the dog dash along winding gravel paths, under the shade of olive trees (did we mention Walter lives in Sicily?), through a crowd of beachgoers, and straight into the ocean. It’s basically 30 seconds of pure, unadulterated joy. Look at...
Green Life
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Citizen-science group Nerds for Nature is learning about how drones can help the environment. Let's change the way we think about drones!