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  • Container vegetable gardening can provide fresh homegrown produce in small spaces

    23 April 2014, 2:00 pm by: Derek Markham

    No space in the yard for vegetables? No problem. Plant your veggies in containers and reap a harvest of fresh produce anyway.
  • Photo: Meet the sweet tuco-tuco

    23 April 2014, 1:48 pm by: Margaret Badore

    This gopher-like rodent is found in South America.
  • What is kinetic energy? Can it be harnessed to power our stuff?

    23 April 2014, 1:39 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    There's motion everywhere in our world. What if we could harness energy that would otherwise be wasted to power our gadgets and generate clean electricity? Is it too good to be true?
  • NRDC: Agenda 21 conspiracy theorists threaten cities' sustainability efforts

    23 April 2014, 1:28 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    Jacob Scherr of NRDC (a group that helped write the Agenda 21 document) looks at the success that the conspiracy theorists are having.
  • Google and SunPower pump $250 million more into residential solar leasing

    23 April 2014, 1:07 pm by: Zachary Shahan

    Making its 16th investment into renewable energy, Google is teaming up with SunPower this time.
  • Earth Day march brings green message to Wall Street

    23 April 2014, 12:37 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Yesterday’s demonstration brought demands, plants and art to New York City’s financial district.
  • AIA/ COTE top ten green buildings awards announced

    23 April 2014, 12:20 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    That's the American Institute of Architects and the Committee for the Environment
  • Wearable electronics could be powered by body heat

    23 April 2014, 9:52 am by: Megan Treacy

    A new technology developed by Korean researchers uses ultra-thin, flexible materials to generate electricity from body heat.
  • First stretch of the glow-in-the-dark Smart Highway opens in the Netherlands

    23 April 2014, 9:27 am by: Lloyd Alter

    The award-winning proposal to reinvent roadways gets its first trial.
  • Wear your clothes #InsideOut for Fashion Revolution Day!

    23 April 2014, 8:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    April 24 marks one year since the Rana Plaza factory collapse. It's also the first-ever Fashion Revolution Day, created to raise awareness about clothing supply chains.
  • Creating electric car clusters to test the grid of the future

    23 April 2014, 7:35 am by: Sami Grover

    A UK-based experiment looks at what happens to the grid when everyone wants to charge their car.
  • 5 ways biking is getting better in the U.S. (and one way it's not)

    23 April 2014, 6:13 am by: A.K. Streeter

    If your are passionate about bikes as transportation, you'll be happy to know biking is getting a little better, all the time.
  • 9 green living options that improve your quality of life

    22 April 2014, 8:34 pm by: Zachary Shahan

    Think living green is all about sacrifice? Think again!
  • Plastic bag bans are spreading in the United States

    22 April 2014, 3:23 pm by: Janet Larsen

    More than 20 million Americans live in communities with plastic bag bans or fees.
  • Planting trees for Arbor Day gives roots and branches to Earth Day celebrations

    22 April 2014, 2:33 pm by: Derek Markham

    Instead of buying some new "green" products for Earth Day, start a legacy for your community by planting trees for Arbor Day.
  • Photo: Earth Day, 1970

    22 April 2014, 2:04 pm by: Margaret Badore

    The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970. This is what it looked like in Manhattan.
  • Video showdown: Vote for the best in the United Nations Environment Programme’s competition

    22 April 2014, 1:28 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Send one of these video bloggers to cover World Environment Day.
  • The new Apple headquarters may be suburban office park, but it is the sexiest and greenest one ever…

    22 April 2014, 11:23 am by: Lloyd Alter

    I have called this building an anti-urban gated city, a glass prison. But it is also going to be astonishingly beautiful, a technical tour-de-force and a model of modern green building.
  • Did the environmental movement start in the suburbs? (Book Review)

    22 April 2014, 9:22 am by: Lloyd Alter

    The Crabgrass Crucible by Christopher Sellers tells a different story than the one we usually hear on Earth Day.
  • It's Earth Day and we should write something about it

    22 April 2014, 8:31 am by: Lloyd Alter

    Earth Day was such a big deal back in the day. What happened?
  • Does oil pulling actually work?

    22 April 2014, 8:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    A dental professor got surprising results when she prescribed oil pulling, but a skeptical reporter thinks it's overrated.
  • Earth Day Nature Selfies are totally silly and that’s why you should take one

    22 April 2014, 7:00 am by: Margaret Badore

    It's Earth Day. Let’s go outside and have some fun.
  • Make your own solar backpack

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

    Sure, you can buy one, but making one means it's customizable and you get to hone your DIY skills.
  • Book review: The Oldest Living Things in the World

    22 April 2014, 5:00 am by: Bonnie Alter

    Fabulous photos of some of the oldest living bits of nature on earth.
  • Vermont poised to enact mandatory GMO-labeling

    21 April 2014, 5:35 pm by: Margaret Badore

    The state may soon require foods with genetically modified organisms be labeled.
  • There’s reason to be optimistic this Earth Day

    21 April 2014, 4:17 pm by: The Nature Conservancy

    Guest post by Mark Tercek, The Nature Conservancy's President and CEO.
  • Air pollution from China = stronger storms in the Pacific?

    21 April 2014, 3:53 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    Since all weather systems on Earth are connected in one way or another, these effects in the Pacific could in turn affect climate systems elsewhere.
  • Apple gives us a glimpse of their environmental efforts for Earth Day

    21 April 2014, 2:46 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    The company is reaffirming its commitment to being more environmentally-friendly. Based on the data, it's not just fluff, they've made real progress, though they still have lots to do...
  • Can this app make an organic gardener out of you?

    21 April 2014, 2:28 pm by: Derek Markham

    If the desire to start an organic garden in your yard hits you, but you feel like you don't yet have the skills or knowledge to begin, this garden planning site has you covered.
  • Flipping anti-bike arguments on their heads (+funny video)

    21 April 2014, 1:30 pm by: Zachary Shahan

    More bikers take to Twitter to mock bike haters.

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