Last week, the temporary closing of Frankfurt's airport in Germany, due to bad winter weather, affected 8000 people. In order to fight the ice and snow, the airport used 700.000 litres of antacid to get rid of the three-day snowfall. This is
Named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn, and Boreas, Greek for "northern wind," the aurora borealis is more commonly known as the "northern lights."
"Polar lights," however, is a more accurate name, as they occur in both the northern and southe
Searching for comfortable flats to dance into 2010, the right shoes for your LBD, or the perfect pumps to pair with one of our 6 Green Dresses for New Years? Get a jump start on green New Year's resolutions--don't forget to send or tweet us yours--and
Are you dreaming of a green holiday this year? Giving only green gifts sans wrapping paper--if you haven't already check out our Gift Guide--to family and friends? Planning to partake in outdoor fun like sledding, skiing, or
Image credit: Purdue University photo/Shepson Lab
digg_url = 'http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/12/beautiful-sweaty-snowflakes-dissolve-polar-ozone.php';Snowflakes, we have seen, are beautiful and diverse but they are not inert byproducts of cold
"Snow crystals," Ukichiro Nakaya wrote in 1939, "may be called letters sent from heaven." The Japanese physicist was one of a long line of scientists and scholars, philosophers and writers, who studied and mused on
"Snow crystals," Ukichiro Nakaya wrote in 1939, "may be called letters sent from heaven." The Japanese physicist spent his life studying snowflakes, eventually becoming the first to create an artificial snow crystal in the laboratory.His breakthrough le
Do you don bunny slippers or an old ratty bathrobe in the chilly winter months? Do you bring out the fuzzy hats, and fingerless gloves--ideal for typing and worn by one TreeHugger staffer--and woolly sweaters? Do you
When you've spent the better part of two decades out in the backcountry riding some of the toughest lines in snowboarding and developing a deep desire to protect mountain environments, global warming is undeniably a pressing and personal concern. When
Just when I thought I knew every app available for Apple's iPhone, I stumble across Enviro-Bear 2010: Operation Hibernation. If you've been searching for a quasi-green video game for your multimedia smartphone well,
Photo from Gregory Koch
Red wolves are one of the rarest mammals in North America. They are a mere 100 strong in their native habitat of North Carolina’s Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. But with the help of the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC)
You a runner? Or an exercise-oholic? And you want your workouts to reflect your green lifestyle? Well, the race is ON or at least for me and a few friends to find the best performing green running equipment.
Following closely on the heels of a recent report by the University of York, the Audubon Society today announced that the Carolina Wren is just one of over 305 bird species that are now spending their winters over 35 miles