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If you encounter a rampant moose, simply duck behind a tree or boulder
Green Life
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Make yourself look big? Play dead? Run? We've got your wildlife defense poses covered.
Wandering among the alien rock formations of New Mexico's Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness Area, visitors often lose all sense of scale. This spire, known as a hoodoo, is barely six feet tall.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Wilderness is where we come from, and we are adapted through evolution to the rigors and beauties of such landscape. It's time for those of us who know wilderness, and who understand the idea of it, to wrest that idea back from its hijackers.
Happy Spring -- now is the time to grow your own herbs!
Green Life
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Herbs can be lovely—but if you're looking to buy the organic, locally sourced kind, prepare to leaf out a lot of green.
Cow posteriors
Green Life
Monday, October 13, 2014
Instead of filling our landfills with toxic animal poop, these innovative solutions might be another way to deal with the grubby facts of life.
Ryan Krueger's wheels, rigged onto his packraft, are lapped by the Dangerous River
Monday, March 31, 2014
Pedaling fat tire bikes on broad, bear-tracked Alaska beaches at midnight.
DIY Gift
Green Life
Monday, December 3, 2012
These 10 DIY projects make creative gifts.
Moab Under Canvas, an ideal braincation spot for families.
Green Life
Friday, October 17, 2014
You’ve got to give your brain a vacation. Seriously, science says so.
Novice carpenter Ella Jenkins built her dream house atop an 18-by-7-foot trailer.
Comfort Zone
Friday, April 4, 2014
Happiness in a 120-square-foot DIY house.
Mr Green
Green Life
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Mr. Green compares the efficiency of gas and wood-fueled fireplaces.
Jack Johnson
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Jack Johnson brings "On the Road" on the water--and finds rhythm at sea
Treehouse design goes out on a limb
coffee cup, coffee grounds
Green Life
Friday, October 17, 2014
Caffeine won't be the only reason you love coffee. Arthur Kay and his team at Bio Bean have developed the technology to convert coffee grounds into a uniquely sustainable, clean source of renewable energy.
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Is there a link between wind farms and nearby ground warming and drying? Mr. Green finds out!
Green Life
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
"There's a growing hunger in my generation for something raw and true."
A new study suggests cockroaches have individual tendencies.
Green Life
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
A new study suggests cockroaches have individual personalities.
Climate Changed, a graphic novel by Philippe Squarzoni.
Green Life
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Four graphic novels that will make you rethink and appreciate our place in nature
Taste Test Coffee
Taste Test
Thursday, April 3, 2014
There's more to eco-conscious coffee culture than bringing your own mug.
Orleans cover
Green Life
Monday, August 18, 2014
How will the future smell? How will it taste? The emerging Climate Fiction genre submerges all the senses in dystopias born from climate change chaos.
Coming Clean
What a difference a week makes. This morning we awoke to the news that President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry have negotiated a historic joint announcement on climate change and clean energy cooperation. Coming from the world's two largest economies and two biggest carbon emitters, the new targets set by President Obama and President Xi Jinping have put the international community on notice: It's time to put up or shut up.
Comet Lovejoy
Green Life
Friday, January 2, 2015
January is your last chance to see Comet Lovejoy for 8,000 years—and you may not even need binoculars.
Park bench on a summer day
Green Life
Friday, September 19, 2014
Living near leafy areas can provide perks you don’t even realize you’re getting, from lower blood pressure to lower crime rates.
Green Life
Thursday, November 6, 2014
If they're rechargeable, at loads of places. If they're single-use, you'll have to do some digging.
Susan Middleton, Spineless, Gold-Banded Hermit Crab
In "Spineless," Susan Middleton's intimate portraits of marine invertebrates bring the rarely seen creatures of the deep to luminous light
Valley Uprising features bold newcomer, Alex Honnold, as he free solos the big walls of Yosemite.
Green Life
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Caution to the fainthearted: This rock climbing documentary features swearing, drug use, and counterculture.
global warming denialism by country
Green Life
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
English-speaking countries are the most likely to doubt human-caused climate change.
Solar power is hot on the heels of fossil fuels.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Solar power is hot on the heels of fossil fuels.
Take your partner to one of these romantically-named outdoor spots this Valentine's Day.
Green Life
Thursday, February 12, 2015
These natural features prove Mother Nature is a romantic.
Green Life
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
What to watch for in the sky during the long, dark days of winter
Hey Mr. Green -- Find out the answer
Green Life
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Should the Sierra Club encourage travel to distant locales?
Bee Pollinating
Green Life
Friday, February 13, 2015
Humans will miss more than the honey if bee die-offs continue