Any natural connection, no matter how small, can benefit certain species. But before a design is made, a thorough understanding of local, regional, and migrating species should be acknowledged and addressed in the design of a project.
I honor Vermont's lawmakers and their bravery in raising the bar on human health and the environment. I look forward to when other states will accomplish the same.
An article in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases reports that transplanting feces from healthy persons into diarrheic individuals can help their...
Often, planners, landscape architects, engineers, architects and other built environment professionals adopt ecological principles into their designs of regions, cities and individual developments. But do these designs function as originally intended?
Whatever your choice, make sure you are keeping the inside of your home as healthy and natural as the outside.
"We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully, nor for much longer, unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as c...
How can we intervene in this process to create moments of change? We might consider two ways of promoting habit formation within such 'moments'. First, we are all attuned to the environment around us and there is clear evidence that getting the 'choice architecture' right is critical.
So how does a regular showering guy end up going 365 days and counting without taking a shower? It started with a long bike ride across America to promote sustainability and eco-friendly living.
It was the great muppet philosopher Kermit the Frog who first proclaimed in 1970 that "it's not easy bein' green." While that may have been true d...
While you may be the neighborhood compost authority, planning your dream wedding while still being environmentally conscious can be a bit trickier. Here are a few tips to help you pull off the ultimate green wedding.
I tried to distance myself from California by moving to New York City, but I never was able to shake my connection to the tomato industry, so three years ago, I began an exposé on the labor practices in agriculture -- something my father, by the way, heartily endorsed.
I do care about the environment, but it's hard to do so when you live in a city, on a budget. As an alternative, I turn to tech to do so for me. Instead, of becoming obsessive, I simply choose to go eco-friendly using technology -- a method that doesn't completely tamper my lifestyle.
Let's celebrate Earth Day. But let's not forget to celebrate the planet the next day. Or on July 11 or December 3. Earth Day is a jumping off point where we can start thinking about our impact. Let's decide to remember the other 364, too.
It all started when a 65-year-old retired carpenter named Fred Colgan met Damon Ogle, an engineer with a new "green" stove design.
"If the adults don't do enough, we have to do it because we will live on earth for another 80 or 90 years and our children will live even longer." The...
No plant species on earth has the mix of awesome commercial, economic and environmental potential as hemp and yet sadly, no plant has been so stigmatized.