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What Are the Ingredients for the Perfect Public Trash Bin?
Open Source Local Food Marketplace Aims to Make It Easier to Find, Buy, and Sell Sustainable Foods
Rubbish floating on the Pearl River
These 10 Rivers Likely the Source of Millions of Tons of Ocean Plastic
Over and under water view of the ocean and a reef
What Adidas and Parley Are Doing for the Oceans
Why the Search for Life on Other Planets Depends on Hydrogen
Bird-Watching Has Boomed During the Pandemic
A baby Olive Ridley sea turtle crawling on the beach.
Sea Turtles Return to Mumbai Beach After 20-Year Absence
Earth Enjoys a Surge of Ocean Sanctuaries
These 2 Towns Have Dimmed Their Lights to Show Off the Glorious Night Sky
Time Actually Existed Before the Big Bang, According to New Theory
City of Fresno Legalizes Tiny Homes, and Steven M. Johnson Is on It
Modern Farmer Explains Why There Are No GMO Oats
Neil Young in concert
Neil Young's Electric Car Company Sued for Half-Million Dollars Over 2010 Fire
Trash on the beach in Mumbai
Mumbai Is Home to the World's Largest Beach Cleanup
Monarch Butterflies Make a Pit Stop in Colorado
Twikes parked outside the factory, ready for delivery
The Hyper-Efficient TWIKE Human-Electric Hybrid Vehicle
Jimmy Carter's Solar Farm Now Powers More Than Half of His Hometown
Kiss House Is a Modern Passivhaus Flatpack Made From CLT
mom holds beautiful bouquet of toxic roses in front of window
One of the Biggest Problems With Mother's Day Flowers
'Migrating With the Sandhill Cranes': Follow the Journey
National park posters
Artist’s Brilliant National Park Posters Advertise a Grim Future
little girl bends over in grass to pick up easter eggs with pink basket
Let's Not Turn Easter Into the New Christmas
a snowy small town street for shopping with holiday decorations
Main Streets Matter: Shop Local This Holiday Season
UPS driver uses electric bike for deliveries
UPS Will Be Making Some London Holiday Deliveries With Electric Bike Trailers
sad dog in ugly Christmas sweater outfit with christmas tree in background
Don't Rush Out to Buy a New 'Ugly' Christmas Sweater
three kids stand in snow in christmas tree farm to pick their fir tree
Why I Always Choose a Real Christmas Tree
cat peers into christmas tree to look for animals hiding
Look Out for Wild Animals in Your Christmas Tree!
cardboard box full of christmas junk and lights marked for donation
It's Hard to Downsize Christmas
American suburb homes decked out with huge christmas light display
US Uses More Electricity on Christmas Lights Than Ethiopia Does All Year
rows of Christmas trees with snow patches on tree farm
A Canadian Forester Argues in Favor of Real Christmas Trees
giant blue ocean wave crests in Pacific Ocean off California
Monster 75-Foot Wave Loomed Off the California Coast During the Holiday Weekend
woman stands in front of overflowing food display consumer overload
7 Fake, Annoying Holidays Brought to You by Consumerism
open books are hung on white wall with lights to create Christmas tree
Make Your Next Christmas Tree Out of Books
How Small-Scale Farmers Are Growing More Rice With Less Water and Fewer Chemicals
Happy Birthday, Fridtjof Nansen, a Pioneer of Passive House
A woman combing her wet hair out with a wide tooth comb.
The No Shampoo Experiment, 2.0
Asian baby grabs veggies from adult hand while sitting in high chair
Moms Turn Dried Fruit Into Organic Baby-Food Empire
A blue Tesla Roadster car recharging.
Tesla Sues the BBC and Top Gear for Libel Over "Falsehoods" in Roadster Episode
group of palm trees stretch toward clear dark sky filled with stars
Welcome to Niue, the First Country Recognized as a Dark Sky Place
pile of fresh oranges with stem and leaves still attached
This 12,000-Ton Pile of Orange Peels Is Now a Lush Costa Rican Forest
great white shark swims upward toward surface of water
Sharks Found Living Inside an Active Volcano
black cat sits at windowsill looking out
Homer, the Blind Cat Who Inspired a Bestseller, Has Died
Marie Kondo's Magic Lies Not in Tidying, but in Regarding 'Stuff' in a Whole New Way
Australian Wildfires Spawn Rarely Seen Weather Phenomena
Loop Could Be the Major Packaging Shift We've Been Waiting For
Most Plastics in Our Recycling Bins Aren't Getting Recycled, New Report Finds
Nathan Devine Australian founder of ReTrash
10 Beautifully Useful Things Made From 'Useless' Trash
Vieques: A Caribbean Island With Beaches and Eco-Hotels Galore
Why Meat Consumption Isn't Sustainable
Rachel Carson Documentary Exposes Author's Heartbreak and Passion
Dutch Inventor Launches Ocean Cleanup Mission
This Fashion Company Is Doing Something About Textile Waste—Using It
Jane Goodall Documentary Is Beautiful, Gut-Wrenching, Profound
'Blood Snow' Invades the Antarctic
Hands baking dough with rolling pin on wooden table
Why Radical Homemaking Makes Sense
Are You One of the 'Weirdos' Who Picks Up Litter?
Plastic Bags Emit Methane, Too
Sneakers Made From Kangaroo Leather: Why I'm OK With It
What Can Wolf Packs Teach Us About Being Better Humans?