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Falcon, city, raptor, bird of prey
Green Life
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Spot urban birds of prey and learn what they indicate about your city's ecosystem.
DIY natural olive oil soap: Get clean while keeping nasty chemicals out of the environment and away from your skin
Green Life
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Get clean while keeping nasty chemicals out of the environment and away from your skin.
When Samuel Slater sneaked out of England in the late eighteenth century with smuggled plans to build an innovative textile mill, little did he know that his bold idea for Pawtucket, Rhode Island, would ignite the Industrial Revolution that would transform America in major and inspired ways.
The master bedroom of the Venice, California, family home is swathed by a living wall on three sides and topped with a green roof.
Comfort Zone
Thursday, June 5, 2014
A California bungalow's living rooms, walls, and roof.
Drop-A-Brick in your toilet and save half a gallon per flush. Join the bowl movement, woud ya?
Green Life
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Drop-A-Brick in your toilet and save half a gallon per flush. Join the bowl movement.
Green Life
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Spoiler: It's not as bad as you think. If you want to worry, worry about wasting energy.
Crude leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico on April 28, 2010.
Green Life
Friday, October 31, 2014
Oil-giant BP wants us to think the Gulf of Mexico is doing just fine. Too bad we’re so willing to go along.
We have a complicated relationship with whales.
The Sierra Student Coalition is a national network of young people and students working to win concrete victories for the environment. As part of the Sierra Club, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots organization, the SSC has the power to be equally influential in the Youth Climate Movement. Formed in 1991 by high-school students, the SSC has a rich history and large network doing amazing work across the country. You have an opportunity to be part of it!
classic jello dish
Green Life
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
How the back country hiking diet has evolved--some of the surprising snack choices of Sierra Club members and how they reflect history
Stanford’s decision to divest its $18.7 billion endowment of coal stocks is a narrow response to the Fossil Free movement, but it carries a lot of clout.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Stanford and other universities are divesting from fossil fuel stocks—with varying degrees of commitment.
City Goat
Green Life
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Goats help cities control weeds and prevent fires. Can they also support economic and ecological revitalization in struggling urban neighborhoods?
The Sierra Club organizes into groups focused on the environmental concerns within our local communities. The Washington State Chapter encompasses the following groups. For further information on any group, please click the group name.If you're interested in working on the issues closest to your home, please contact the group chair listed for each group.  You can also find contact addresses in the Cascade Crest newsletter.
ThreadUp sends you this bag -- you fill it and send it back for free. When your clothes sell, you make money.
Green Biz
Friday, October 3, 2014
Start-ups are making it easier to nab secondhand style.
Boxwork formation in Wind Cave, SD courtesy of Wirepec
Green Life
Monday, October 13, 2014
From zombies to ghosts, these caverns are haunted by creepy stories. Do you dare visit?
Green Life
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
These apps will keep your carbon footprint slim and trim this summer.
Green Life
Monday, July 7, 2014
Ostentatious pollution surpasses the gun rack as the measure of Red State virility.
Kick the winter blues and plan your spring garden now!
Green Life
Monday, January 5, 2015
Wintry weather got you feeling like you’ll never see green again? Use the next few weeks to plan an epic gardening season to forget all about the short days and cold nights.
Every election cycle the Sierra Club endorses candidates at every level of government.
Coming Clean
It's incredible that, despite real progress in reducing climate-disrupting carbon emissions, the United States is still charging ahead with a "boom" in dirty fuels and extraction methods. It's like swallowing aspirin as you beat your head against a wall. What gives?
Fireworks and a holiday sparkler
Green Life
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Check out these 5 all-natural spectacles to enjoy this holiday instead of problematic man-made fireworks
Green Life
Friday, December 19, 2014
A University of Minnesota study finds out just how clean electric cars can be.
UPDATE: This post previously included a photo of the BMWi3 parked in a bike lane. Parking there - even for less than the two minutes it took to shake hands and take the photo - was a stupid mistake that we own and apologize for. We need all kinds of green transportation solutions, including EVs and bike lanes.
Impossible Foods releases a vegan burger that sizzles and tastes just like a meat burger
Green Life
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Attention vegans and vegetarians: You can eat this.
Dan Chu at Canyonlands National Park
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
In the face of climate change, the Sierra Club’s mission has expanded far beyond preserving wild places. Sierra pulled aside Dan Chu, head of the Club’s Our Wild America campaign, to ask him about wilderness protection in an overheating world.
Kalfatindar Peak on Honstrandir Peninsula, Iceland
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Less than one degree latitude south of the Arctic Circle, and isolated by a wall of glacier-capped mountains, Hornstrandir is the peninsula Europe forgot.
Pesticides? Check out the list.
Green Life
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
It's an unfortunate truth that many of our favorite fruits and vegetables contain pesticide residue. We've got just the list to help!
The Cougar Dubbed P22 Roams Griffith Park
Green Life
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Can a wildlife overpass help the wild animal trapped in LA's Griffith Park?
Coal carrier Shen Neng aground on the Great Barrier Reef
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
How to hasten the demise of the already-depleted coral reef? Let coal companies dredge five major new port, build them a rail line, and offer them free water.
If you wish you were relaxing in the clear waters of the Mediterranean right about now, let this incredibly excited Labrador take you there. Walter’s owner strapped a GoPro camera to his back and let him off his leash for Walter to run where he may. We watch the dog dash along winding gravel paths, under the shade of olive trees (did we mention Walter lives in Sicily?), through a crowd of beachgoers, and straight into the ocean. It’s basically 30 seconds of pure, unadulterated joy. Look at...
Black rhinos tempt poachers with their valuable horns.
Green Life
Friday, July 18, 2014
Drones are the newest tool for fighting poachers in Africa, but recent bans in South Africa and Kenya have thrown a wrench into protection plans. Thomas Snitch and the World Wildlife Fund talk about poaching, drones and the future of the two.