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Prius
Feature
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or battery electric: Here's what's good, better, and best for the environment when it comes to cars.
Ending Energy Poverty
 400 million people in India lack access to electricity. In Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, solar is helping rural people get light and other energy services. 
You don't have to be a pro to take a great Wilderness photo. It's all about timing--and gumption
Check out stunning photos taken by amateurs and learn how they got the winning shot.
Sierra Nevada red fox, provided by U.S. National Park Service
Green Life
Friday, January 30, 2015
Yosemite National Park sheds light on why the Sierra Nevada red fox is so rare
Green Life
Monday, November 24, 2014
There are lots to choose from--and lots more to choose against.
Misty Copeland
Artifact
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Misty Copeland is the third African American female soloist in the New York's American Ballet Theatre 74-year history -- and the first in 20 years.
A detail of Pam Longobardi's 20-foot-long Economies  of Scale (2013), made from plastic debris the artist found  in oceans from Greece to Alaska.
Cool Schools 2014
Friday, July 25, 2014
Art students and professors have lit fires under the civil rights and antiwar movements. Can they do the same for environmentalism?
Cool Schools 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
How we tallied our Cool Schools scores.
Survive: Snake Bite
Survive
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Miles from help and you're bitten by a snake. Now what?
Black-crowned night heron, Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, Bob Croslin
Bob Croslin's stunning portraits of the residents—temporary and permanent—at Florida's Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary.
Repurpose: Computer Cable Coasters
Repurpose
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
It's time to turn that tangle nest of outdated power cords into a handy coaster.
Green Life
Friday, May 30, 2014
Great views of the moon are in store for June.
The Green Life
Presidents Day is upon us once again, a holiday that encourages us to reflect on the legacy on some of our most influential presidents (and gives us an excuse to relax on our federally mandated day off). By the nature of their position, the POTUS has an unrivalled platform from which to dictate policy and enact legislation with regards to the environment. While many presidents have shirked their environmental responsibilities, others have championed our nation's greatest attribute, attempting...
Outdoor Blogs to Bookmark
Green Life
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Follow these 5 blogs to stay up-to-date with all the viral news from the outdoor community.
Inside a former brewery in St. Paul, Minnesota, a company called Urban Organics is perfecting a new model of aquaponic food production.
Innovate
Friday, February 13, 2015
Inside a former brewery in St. Paul, Minnesota, a company called Urban Organics is perfecting a new model of aquaponic food production.
DIY T-shirt Produce Bag
Repurpose
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time to sack your worn-out tee.
August Stargazing
Green Life
Monday, July 28, 2014
You won't want to miss August's astronomy highlights.
All the GFA-winning oils are pressed and bottled sans heat, artificial additives, or chemical extractors.
Taste Test
Friday, December 12, 2014
Buy your cooking grease from family-owned estates and you're much likelier to be helping the planet.
Celebrity wolf OR7 may be “too famous to kill,” but his pups will need to watch out if they wander into the wrong state
Feature
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Celebrity wolf OR7 may be “too famous to kill,” but his pups will need to watch out if they wander into the wrong state.
Trason
Green Life
Sunday, July 14, 2013
A running legend on what it takes to fuel up the right way.
The Green Life
Our lifestyle guru advises on the most ecofriendly way to clean up a spill.
Offshore turbines are more expensive than those on land, so theres a fierce competition to make them more efficientlighter, simpler, bigger.
Feature
Friday, November 21, 2014
Denmark supplies three out of four of the world's offshore wind turbines, and it's on track to be free of fossil fuels by 2050.
Bryant Terry
Taste Test
Monday, February 23, 2015
Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, Mark Bittman, Jamie Oliver—the pioneers of modern-day sustainable eating are household names by now. But do you know these nine fresh faces? If not, you will soon. Meet the new guard.
The carcass of the abandoned Moran Municipal Generation Station, on Burlington's lakefront, inspired Tad Cooke (left) and Erick Crockenberg. Their charge: Turn the cavernous interior into an "innovation space."
Cool Schools 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
Two college students are turning a coal-era relic into a cultural center.
Naomi Klein
Feature
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Naomi Klein dares to discuss the C-word.
15 New Year's Resolutions
Green Life
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
The New Year is here, and what better way to celebrate than by doing some good!
What Ball Heroes by Candle Cafe
Green Life
Monday, November 10, 2014
Three food experts create a holiday feast that will appeal to all eaters.
Chew on this: American kitchens devour up to 15 percent of a household's energy, and we trash about $165 billion worth of food per year.
Gear Guide
Thursday, February 12, 2015
American kitchens devour up to 15 percent of a household's energy, and we trash about $165 billion worth of food per year.
Blue Fin tuna illustration
Taste Test
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Spoiler alert: Stop reading now if you can't live without Quarter Pounders, packaged pastries, or expensive sushi
Tiny stop-motion John Muir admiring a tree trunk
Green Life
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Ian Timothy spent a year making this tiny John Muir come to life in a stop-motion short.
Cris Benton, Saltscapes
Cris Benton's stunning shots of a colorful San Francisco Bay landscape that may soon fade away.
Hetch Hetchy, by Albert Bierstadt
Green Life
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The median rent for an apartment in San Francisco is $3,285. It costs the city less than that to rent the Yosemite valley that broke John Muir's heart.

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