These three young men having been walking across Britain without any money, camping out and relying on the kindness of strangers to survive. Calling themselves "singing adventurers", they have taken three major trips in the past three years, sleeping
At the time of this writing, Barack Obama has been president-elect for less than a week and no one is wasting any time in making suggestions for actions he should take once he's President Obama. The Center for Progressive Reform
An increasing number of voices in the past two weeks are reminding people that though many nations are facing some serious financial problems at the moment, collectively we’re facing a problem with longer lasting and greater existential consequences
Natural processes was the third theme of the Biomimicry in Design course at Schumacher College last week. This built on Part 1 - Natural Forms and Part 2 - Natural Systems by taking us deep into the biological processes which can help us re-evaluate
What was a large downtown parking lot in Houston just a year ago, is now Discovery Green, downtown Houston’s new urban park. Underneath the park, an underground parking garage now accommodates the same number of cars as
Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization is a venerable old institution that has slowly realized the value of "eco" in design. Their Good Design Award has developed into a comprehensive design evaluation system that centers on industrial products
Living in the urban jungle of Istanbul, it's easy to forget how lush and beautiful much of Turkey is. Forests cover 27 percent of the country, giving the photographers who entered the 'Trees and Forests of Turkey' contest plenty of material to work with.
When I first got my reviewers copy of the Encyclopedia of Earth, I thought, what a dumb idea, nobody uses encyclopedia anymore with Wikipedia or Google around. In fact, there already is an online version with the same name. Why bother?
Artists from around the world have gone to Greenland to respond to climate change and now another group is going to eight different UNESCO World Heritage sites around the globe to record their responses. Why artists? Answers one: "...Art changes the
TreeHugger has been following the Cape Farewell expeditions which started in 2001 because they are such a fascinating and important source of first-hand information about the impact of climate change. In this sixth expedition to the High Arctic, Cape
Experimenting with Mother Nature is one way to figure out how climate change will look in 90 years. And with increased cues that climate change is imminent, we're starting to get curious about what changes are going to occur so
Though it's been known for some time that there was a small amount of electrical potential between many plants and the soil (the effect is described in an article at PLoS One) only recently has anyone put that trickle of electricity
Last year it was October 6th. In 2008, September 23rd is Earth Overshoot Day according to the calculations of the Global Footprint Network. That means that for the rest of the year more resources will be consumed globally than
While the issue of the immigration prevention wall the US is building along the Mexico border and its potentially devastating environmental impact has been featured on TreeHugger before, it’s not an issue which seems to be in the forefront of many