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Summer Citrus Shortage
The Green Life
Droughts, pests, and cartels may push citrus prices this summer.
Green Goods
Thursday, March 6, 2014
It's time for the slackers to sack up.
Green Life
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Commercial drones are becoming more ubiquitous every day — here's how to make a short film with one.
David Brower
Green Life
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Take our quiz to find out how similar you are to David Brower!
Today there are more young organizers than ever, running savvy campaigns and changing policies at the local, state, and national level. At the SSC, we’ve tried to transform more than 120 years of Sierra Club experience into useful resources that can make your campaigns and groups even better. From our campaign toolkits to our organizing skill trainings, you’re sure to find helpful resources!
slow lorris
Monday, October 6, 2014
The slow loris, one of the world's most adorable creatures, is also the only venomous primate.
Monday, March 3, 2014
A team of black climbers blazes a new kind of trail on Mt. Denali
Logging Truck in Para StateA truck loaded with timber on the Curua-Una road after crossing the River of the same name, near Santarem, Para State.
Friday, October 3, 2014
How a little-known U.S. trade law has clipped the global market for illegal lumber
Michael Brune
Monday, March 31, 2014
Is your bank using your savings to level Appalachia?
Lay of the Land
By Hilary Shelton, senior vice president for advocacy and policy and director of the Washington Bureau of the NAACP, and Dan Chu, senior director of the Sierra Club's Our Wild America campaign.
Looking across Ballycroy National Park to the Nephin Beg Mountains, which are at the heart of Ireland's first wilderness area.
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.
Leaf sex toy
Green Life
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
You recycle, use public transport, switch off the lights when you leave the room. . . so why not green your life in the bedroom?
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Turn used chopsticks into a container that really sticks out.
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.
Great view from the top!
Green Life
Monday, October 21, 2013
Check out these four hikes which provide easy, family friendly access to spectacular views.
Friday, November 1, 2013
You're backcountry skiing and your knee snaps. Now what?
Monday, March 3, 2014
In Africa, photographer Nick Brandt assembles an anti-poaching army.
Mixed Media
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Understanding what we grow, cook, eat, and throw out can be empowering and tasty.
Coming Clean
Riding alone on the D.C. Metro Silver Line late last Thursday night, I shut my laptop in disgust. I had just left my sister's house in northern Virginia. And now, reading some comments on a Facebook post had wiped out much of the good feeling of reconnecting with family. The Sierra Club's expression of solidarity for organizations protesting the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and other victims of injustice provoked many reactions, some of which were racist, vicious, and crude. So I...
organic vegetables
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
As far as the planet is concerned, a vegan diet beats a meat diet any day.
Approximately 1.3 billion people around the world live in darkness, often without access to even small amounts of life-changing electricity. The good news is that we can change this by deploying off-grid renewable energy technologies. These technologies are available today, and are better suited to meeting the challenges of energy access than centralized coal projects and grid extension. That means we can solve energy poverty and climate change at the same time.
Three paragliders descend along the curvy flanks of Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Wind athletes move in the space where earth and air converge.
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor with one of her stained glass brains.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor's story about her trusty Buck knife has become river guide lore.
A storm front rolls in toward Sydney, Australia.
Last Words
Thursday, July 24, 2014
How far would you swim to get the shot?
The chapter organizes its environmental advocacy through the committees listed below. Click on any committee name for more information about the committee.
James Edward Mills
Friday, October 3, 2014
James Edward Mills, continue to be one of the very few African Americans who earn their living in the business of outdoor recreation. Why?
Greenpeace takes on Lego's partnership with Shell.
Green Life
Friday, July 11, 2014
Greenpeace wants Shell Oil out of your kids' Legos.
Vegan Salad
The Green Life
Spring is upon us, and with it come asparagus, beets, artichokes, and citrus fruits. Here are three fantastic dishes using the best that spring has to offer. Try them together for a vegan meal that’ll even have carnivores begging for seconds.
This week marks the six-month anniversary of the Dan River coal ash spill in North Carolina.