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The Maze, Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Green Life
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Find out which six hikes are considered the most dangerous in America.
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.
Students in a greenhouse.
Cool Schools 2014
Friday, July 25, 2014
Why are colleges at the forefront of sustainability? Because their clientele demands it.
It won't take but 10 minutes to learn not just the history of us, not just the earth, not just the solar system, but the entire universe. This video will make you a better informed human being who basically knows all there is to know about creation. Check it out and, if you like big explosions, scroll to 3:11 where there's a spectacular display of planet Theia as she plunges into Earth to create our very own moon. And if that isn't enough, stick around to see when life first climbed out of the...
The Planet
Members of the Sierra Club's Middle Snake Group in Boise, Idaho, were brainstorming earlier this fall about what they could do to encourage more Boiseans to make the shift from gasoline-powered vehicles to electric cars. Read on to find out what they came up with.
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.
Sunlight to Spare
Graphic
Friday, July 25, 2014
The world's annual energy consumption with its available fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy resources—in one handy graphic.
Repurpose Telephone Bookend
Repurpose
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Turn a rotary phone into a bookend.
Repurpose
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Make a necktie into a padded pocket for your phone.
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.
The Sierra Club organizes into groups focused on the environmental concerns within our local communities. The Washington State Chapter encompasses the following groups.
The Green Life
Cliven Bundy talks a big game, but he's nothing new.
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.
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Friday, August 1, 2014
Sierra's eco-expert gives fresh tips for the college-bound.
Angela Sun, Los Angeles; filmmaker, journalist, and Yahoo! Sports Minute host
Act
Friday, April 4, 2014
Filmmaker Angela Sun debunks Pacific Garbage Patch myths
The Planet
By Javier Sierra Juan Parras knows well what it means to live surrounded by rolling bombs, and the frequent sound of the whistling engines pulling more than 100-car trains loaded with oil crude into his community is a constant reminder.Parras lives and works in Manchester, the Houston Latino barrio with some of the heaviest oil train traffic in the country.
Loggerhead turtle
A photographer takes a closer look at animals fighting for survival.
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?
“This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands.” - President Barack Obama
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.
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.
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.
Mountain biking isn't all reckless Evil Knievel’s: There's a new top dog on the scene.
If you want laws that will help solve the problem of global warming and protect clean water, clean air, and our parks and forests, then check out our endorsed candidates and vote!For more information about our endorsements, please contact the chapter Political Committee chair. 
sea stars
Critter
Friday, April 4, 2014
It's a farewell to arms for California sea stars.
Salad
Green Life
Monday, October 7, 2013
Interesting reasons to eat your veggies in October.
Your Future City?
6 Visions for the Green City of Tomorrow
Noctilucent Clouds
Green Life
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The appearance of rare noctilucent clouds over Europe make be an indicator of global warming.
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.
IntroductionThe Sierra Club's Global Population and Environment Program recognizes that protecting the world's environmental resources requires addressing human needs. The combination of rapid population growth in developing countries, with unsustainable consumption in developed countries, is threatening the health and well-being of families, communities, and our planet.

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