Over the past 40 years, Hōkūleʻa has sailed 150,000 miles throughout the Pacific Ocean, reconnecting the nearly-lost voyaging traditions of islands throughout the Polynesian Triangle.
Did you know that xork stoppers are made by stripping bark from Cork Oaks? Here is a tree that was recently stripped in the San Pietro Forest in Southern Sicily (Italy).
Did you do anything for Earth Day? (By the way it was last month if you missed it.) Did you notice people wearing clothes inside out with the tag show...
Have our carnivorous ways become too much for Planet Earth? The short answer is yes. No matter how you slice it, red meat is not environmentally...
I enjoy the Mother Earth. I know she's on hard times. The warming, the extincting, the carbon footprints, the whole deal. I super get it. I am willing to help a gal out.
Solar panels are growing in popularity, and it doesn't look like a trend that will be going away anytime soon.
Not only is it great to be able to have centralized, remote control over one's devices but it is also a game changer to be able to collect data about the functioning and interaction of these machines.
Unfortunately, it seems that whenever there is progress, there's opposition. Some fossil-fuel-based utilities are getting uptight about losing market share. Determined to slow the growth of solar, the companies have persuaded authorities in Arizona and Wisconsin to slap a monthly surcharge on consumers for the practice of "net metering."
In a few cities, such as San Francisco and Seattle, you may already be required to separate your yard waste as part of the city waste program; composting this waste yourself is a natural next step!
What's the Collaborative Economy? An economic model where technologies enable people to get what they need from each other --rather than from centralized institutions. This has impacted cars, hotels, banks, retailers, manufactures, and more.
You've probably heard it all by now. Almondgate, the Devil Eats Marzipan, the 1.1 gallons of water it takes to grow an almond -- which is a lot, but a little misleading when it isn't put into perspective.
Most of us see old milk jugs as something for the recycle bin. But for toy maker Green Toys, the plastic jugs become the start of something fun: toys. Green Toys' line -- which ranges from kitchen sets to vehicles piloted by little bears -- is made completely from recycled milk jugs. To date, the company has recycled over 24,000,000 jugs.
Oh, don't get me wrong, we wide-eyed, bomb-fearing, TV-addicted, Beatles-worshipping, suburb-loving, post-war Baby Boomers did not invent environmental activism. We only learned it at the knees of rugged, daring, free-thinking individualists like Teddy Roosevelt.
With such bounty, keeping the soil healthy is key. How does the Blancaneaux team do it? Compost, compost, compost! During a private garden tour, I learned about the resort's super soil practices, large-scale compost strategy, and gardening techniques.
Broccoli City Festival 2015 will consist of a variety of activities aimed at highlighting accessible ways healthier and more environmentally sustainable lifestyles can be achieved in urban communities.
Planetary uses the unique perspective of astronauts to illustrate the earth's vulnerability in a way that is as extraordinary as it is simple.