Southern Arizonans are dealing with a mining company that is using its investors' money to buy political support to acquire permits that would allow it to blast a one-mile wide, half-mile deep, open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.
The Teaching Garden is an example of small-scale biodiversity, empowering the local community with local food culture.
By Rachelle Carson-Begley My father was an ardent admirer of the mother of the environmental movement, Rachel Carson. When it when his turn to name h...
As families flock to stores and online retailers to restock on clothing, shoes and school supplies, the less-is-more approach is the one that'll benefit wallets -- and the Earth -- in the end.
The pickers arrive just after 7:30 a.m. in an entourage of cars. From open doors emerge sundry shapes and sizes. The "gang" circles around its leader, anticipating another day of back-bending labor and hand-rolled cigarettes.
Cavallo Point excels when it comes to environmental sustainability.
We started the day on the STIHL Tour des Trees with a tree dedication of a Japanese lilac at the Jefferson County Historical Society Victorian Garden in Watertown, N.Y. Having just left Syracuse the day before, Watertown was a stark difference with its hometown atmosphere.
This month, while I was researching electric vehicle power stations, I came across a Northeastern utility company that is leading the nation in the pu...
I'd given away a lot of my clothes after making the decision to leave Los Angeles, but after several months it didn't make sense to keep my Fendi heels to wear in a rugged Maui jungle. I had been a classic female adorer of clothes all my life and now some adjustments had to be made to fit my new lifestyle.
Reducing plastic bag usage was just one of the things people around the world pledged as their Ocean Promise last World Oceans Day, and is part of addressing a larger need to prevent excessive environmental waste. It is one of the easier and simpler actions each of us can take to help reduce our individual impact.
The event was eye-opening for a lot of us. In just one hundred years, the entire fate of a species of tree has changed, and Powell and his team of researchers are working hard to change that.
There has been grave concern in the US about the chemicals used in fracking, which don't have to be declared there. We can only hope for more transparency on the issue of water contamination from fracking in the UK.
While beaches are wonderful places to enjoy the sun and sand, they're also fragile eco-systems that need to be protected. One way to do this is by keeping away toxic chemicals that can affect the health of humans and the environment. Here are some tips to keep you safe in the sun, while also keeping you and yours away from any toxic products.
Every pet parent worries. Will they be ok? Will they adjust to a strange atmosphere with people they don't know? Might it trigger more fear of being abandoned, or worse: the dreadful feeling of being left behind AGAIN?
I did not have the terrible fortune visited upon me that so many of my fellow New Yorkers did. But I did think: I'm so close. Could global warming put my house under water some day? Well, now I know. Yes it can, and yes it will.
I invited Param Jaggi to be a guest writer for my blog today. He founded the company Ecoviate, which is determined to solve some of our greatest issue...