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Comfort Zone
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
A train loaded with shipping containers inspires a Colorado rock climber's new home.
Mixed Media
Friday, April 4, 2014
Rachel Sussman's quest to photograph the oldest-living organisms.
Feature
Friday, November 1, 2013
Amid a life of sharp transitions, an Iraq War vet finds tranquility in the swing of an ice tool.
Repurpose: Bike Tire Belt
Repurpose
Monday, July 1, 2013
Turn a bike tire into a stylish belt.
Woe is Us
Woe is Us
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Uh oh: A giant hornet with a bad temper that can fly at 25 miles per hour and is attracted to the smell of sweat--or fear.
Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska
Explore
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A Glacier Bay kayak trip leaves the indelible smell of moose.
Graphic
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Your laptop outconsumes the average Haitian
Sierra Vlog Bioprospecting
Green Life
Monday, June 16, 2014
Sierra magazine's official video blog that explores the wonderful world of the outdoors, how we can protect it, and the awesome science that goes with it.
Drone Zone
Green Life
Monday, July 14, 2014
How are drones being used to help explore, enjoy and protect the planet?
Library (2007) is Brooklyn artist Lori Nix's photograph of her ongoing scale-model diorama series "The City," set in an imagined posthuman future.
Last Words
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Library (2007) is Brooklyn artist Lori Nix's photograph of her ongoing scale-model diorama series "The City," set in an imagined posthuman future.
MarsChumackGreenLifeBlog
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
This July Mars will take center stage and the moon starts to get "super." Read on to impress your friends at the next backyard barbecue.
Olmsted Point, Yosemite National Park
The Green Life
"Frederick Law Olmsted Jr.: A Vision for the American West" symposium at Stanford University offered a crash course in the landscape architect's influential practice as well in the state of national and local parks.
Cris Benton, Saltscapes
Cris Benton's stunning shots of a colorful San Francisco Bay landscape that may soon fade away.
Feature
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
There are many environmental reasons to eat insects. But first you have to get past the ick factor.
James Edward Mills
Spout
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?
The Green Life
Most of you don’t need any con
The Green Life
Robert Manni
The Green Life
Musical instruments can cost an arm and a leg. Good thing you can make them yourself from cheap materials like nails, tin cans, and dry pasta.
Surfing with dolphins
Explore
Monday, October 6, 2014
Daniel Duane's "cosmic" encounter while surfing with the dolphins off the San Francisco shore.
Pie Chart for Rick Perry
Green Life
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
"A tiny sliver of environmental extremists," illustrated.
Find ways that you can get involved with issues around population & the environment.
Grace
Taste Test
Monday, July 1, 2013
You don't have to force Fido or Fluffy into veganism to throw the planet a bone. These dog and cat chows will shrink your pet's environmental pawprint.
Graphic
Monday, July 1, 2013
Transportation counts for one quarter of all U.S. greenhouse emissions.
From National Political Director, Melissa Williams, "We don’t need any more evidence – the time for action on the climate crisis is now. The American people know. Polls show that huge majorities have been personally affected by extreme weather and want the government to do something about it. The market knows. Coal’s outlook is sinking and clean energy’s is skyrocketing."
Monbiot cover cropped
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
George Monbiot suffered from ecological boredom, so he began rewilding his world from the inside out.
After merging with the Yampa River, the Green River takes a U-turn around the monumental ridge of sandstone called Steamboat Rock.
Explore
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
A rafting adventure into the environmental and geologic history of Dinosaur National Monument. (No CGI raptors necessary.)
Lynn Hartung / Planet Fitness Recycling
Grilled
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Does your gym recycle plastic water bottles?
The Green Life
Here’s some good news, China-style.
The Green Life
I live in densely populated Berkeley, California, while my sister lives on a farm near bucolic Bowie, Maryland. Which one of us is greener?

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