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  • Photo: Opossum peeks out from under a rail

    24 October 2014, 8:47 pm by: Margaret Badore

    We often think of opossums as looking a bit frightening while playing dead—their defense mechanism against threats—but this one looks quite cute as it explores.
  • Common Good cleaners want to help you to reduce and reuse

    24 October 2014, 4:40 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Common Good was started by Sacha Dunn and her husband Edmund Levine out of their personal desire to have refillable and eco-friendly option when it comes to cleaning supplies.
  • Warmer temperatures may cause more girl births

    24 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Manon Verchot

    Scientists in Japan are finding that when temperatures are warmer, fewer boys are born
  • DIY 2.0: Fountain app is like having a home & garden expert in your pocket

    24 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Derek Markham

    Quickly get connected via video chat to a home & garden expert to get help with your projects through Fountain. We've got beta invites for you to check it out yourself.
  • Artist's Future Library conserves trees for book to be printed in year 2114

    24 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Kimberley Mok

    This conceptual public artwork will be a time capsule and a forest conservation project rolled up in one, targeting readers of a future generation yet unborn.
  • Zero Waste: Backbone needed!

    24 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    There's more to it than "just getting started," despite what many blogs will tell you. You've got to be prepared for a number of ongoing challenges.
  • Photo: Pine forest looks like the setting for a fairytale

    23 October 2014, 7:24 pm by: Margaret Badore

    This pine forest grows in Denmark.
  • The great biannual clothing storage swap

    23 October 2014, 6:30 pm by: Town and Country

    In many ways, modern green living is very different depending on where you live. In this installment of our Town & Country series, Margaret and Katherine discuss one thing that is almost exactly the same.
  • Yikes! Global animal populations are roughly 50% smaller than they were in 1970!

    23 October 2014, 3:05 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    The tree of life is starting to seriously rot. Something must be done before it's too late...
  • This Halloween, banish these bloodsucking vampires from your home

    23 October 2014, 2:10 pm by: Derek Markham

    Sink your teeth into these vampire slaying tips to cut electricity use at home, which can save you money and increase your overall energy efficiency.
  • Minimalist multifunctional transformer boxes hide bed, office & kitchen

    23 October 2014, 1:31 pm by: Kimberley Mok

    These mystery transformer units conceal everything and the kitchen sink in these renovated accommodations in Portugal.
  • Two Years' Time: The Nature of Hurricane Sandy

    23 October 2014, 12:55 pm by: The Nature Conservancy

    Marking 2 years since Hurricane Sandy and the reality of a changing climate
  • British supermarket chain will have 40MW of rooftop solar by 2015

    23 October 2014, 7:43 am by: Sami Grover

    Sainsbury's is now the largest, multi-roof solar array operator in Europe. More importantly, investing in solar has made good commercial sense.
  • The 'greenlighting' innovation every city cyclist wants

    23 October 2014, 7:02 am by: A.K. Streeter

    How many times have you sat on your bicycling waiting in vain at a red light, with no cars in sight?
  • Drinking soda daily will age you as much as smoking

    23 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    A new study reveals yet another reason to kick the soda habit: it makes your cells age faster!
  • Retro lamps made from recycled vintage Danish vacuum cleaners

    23 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Kimberley Mok

    These imaginative lamps are a blast from the Danish past.
  • Photo: Swan stretch

    22 October 2014, 6:07 pm by: Margaret Badore

    A swan extends its wings, making for a picture-perfect action shot.
  • Solar battery pack allows you be a Freeloader with your gadgets (Review)

    22 October 2014, 5:31 pm by: Derek Markham

    The iSIS Freeloader battery pack and Supercharger solar panel, when combined with the CamCaddy camera battery charger, make up a solid globetrotting gadget-charging bundle.
  • The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

    22 October 2014, 5:00 pm by: Margaret Badore

    A new report ranks countries by their green investments, and also compares performance to our perceptions.
  • Meet the dog that's allergic to people

    22 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Manon Verchot

    Tables turned: dogs can be allergic to human dander just like humans can be allergic to dog hairs.
  • Wildlife Photograph of the Year is a pride of lions

    22 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Bonnie Alter

    Wildlife photography has been celebrated for 50 years now, and it's getting better and better.
  • Artist to collect Beijing's smog & transform it into unique rings

    22 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Kimberley Mok

    It's an innovative scheme to clean the city's air, and to get people to think differently about how pollution can be transformed into something valuable.
  • Scientists use drones to monitor killer whales

    22 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Megan Treacy

    NOAA researchers are observing and taking photographs of endangered killer whale species with the technology.
  • 10 winter camping tips for every camper

    22 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    Winter camping is a great way to get outside during the cold months, provided you plan ahead in detail. Here are some tips on how to get started.
  • Photo: Sweet chipmunk perches on a fence post

    21 October 2014, 8:57 pm by: Margaret Badore

    This chipmunk looks cute as can be in the greenery.
  • Scientists uncover how colorful pygmy seahorses camouflage themselves

    21 October 2014, 4:50 pm by: Margaret Badore

    But how do these tiny seahorses come to be the right color?
  • Deja vu all over again: Michigan auto dealers sneakily try to lock Tesla out of the state

    21 October 2014, 3:58 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    When the incumbents do everything in their power to keep you out of the market, rather than try to compete with you directly on the merit of their products, you know you're on to something.
  • Drop a brick in your toilet to fight the drought

    21 October 2014, 2:31 pm by: Derek Markham

    Dropping a brick isn't something you normally brag about, but in this instance, it could help you go from water hog to water hero at home.
  • Oven-baked rutabaga fries [vegan]

    21 October 2014, 12:45 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Rutabagas can be used in most dishes that call for root vegetables, so we offer here a yummy alternative to french fries.
  • Is resurrecting extinct animals conservation?

    21 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Manon Verchot

    With the recent 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon, de-extinction has been on everyone's mind...

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