To psychologically prepare for cold weather, I've been planning a trip to somewhere warm this winter. Like me, more and more people who love to travel are also concerned about the eco-friendliness of the hotels they're
Green cruises? Sounds like an oxymoron, right? When it comes to carbon emissions, these floating monstrosities can pack a punch greater than an airplane. Yikes. Surfrider reports that a typical cruise ship with 3,000 passengers
Want to get involved with pushing social media charitable fundraising to a new level? Well, Mashable has just kicked off the Summer of Social Good to do just that, utilizing the vast reach of Facebook Twitter, Myspace and online media more broadly to
Cities go dark for Earth Hour 2009
Tell us as well as Tweet us what you did for Earth Hour 2009 and bask in the reduction of dirty fossil fuel use if ever so fleetingly. Eyeball these videos featuring the efforts of hundreds of millions of
Average cell phone lifetime: between 14 and 18 months. Main reason for getting a new phone (in addition to iPhone lust) is: having a new phone foisted upon you by your cellular provider for a ridiculously low monthly fee. That's why it's a brilliant
The Dragon Millipede is one of the recently discovered specimens found in the area of the Mekong River in Southeast Asia. This area had been kept under wraps with political turmoil for many decades. It was not until the 90's when scientists were
It's that time of year when non-profits of every environmental stripe come looking for donations, and not surprisingly I've already seen gift guides, requests to "adopt" animals, purchase green holiday cards and plain old-fashioned
The Vancouver Sun reports on the state of the pulp and paper sector in British Columbia, Canada. The Report by the big guys at PriceWaterhouse Coopers says that greenhouse gas emissions from manufacturing have been reduced by 62 per cent since 1990.
In one of the most intriguing marketing and fundraising strategies I've come across in my time writing about kids and education on Treehugger, the popular web-based virtual world of Club Penguin, geared towards kids ages 6-14, asked them to donate some
We’re pretty familiar with the One Planet Living (OPL) concept that was developed by a partnership between the Bioregional Development Group and WWF. We’ve heard from one of its leading proponents about how OPL is taking off in North America, seen how
There are those who say that a green consumer is an oxymoron; there are others who say that buying green is better than buying the normal crap. Owen Ward lowers the bar another notch with Clickgreener, a new shopping portal. It aggregates retailers'
According to the BBC, the Brazillian government has just announced that the rate at which the Amazon rainforest is being destroyed slowed by as much as 20% between August 2006 and July 2007. Good news indeed for us TreeHuggers it would seem. And it’s