Animal whisperer Sy Montgomery argues that we share greater similarities than differences with our fellow animals, and that fact should make us reexamine our relationships with them.
Researchers are discovering plenty of ecological impacts — positive and negative — when humans interfere with wild animals’ natural eating routines.
“Stop What You’re Doing And Watch This”: Intense Praise For Apocalypse-Themed Climate 2020 Campaign Ad
“It's a catastrophe of our own creation—but it doesn’t have to end this way,” says Andrew Romanoff, a Democratic hopeful for U.S. Senate running in Colorado.
Living on a farm with five different species, including chickens and dogs, has convinced me of an animal’s right to place, too.
Do “Environmentally Responsible” Products Help The Planet? Or Do They Just Get Us To Buy More Stuff?
Some say that so-called “conscious consumerism” is good for our planet. Others see it as just a way to assuage our overconsuming consciences.
Consumerism is a major part of Western culture all year, but there is no day more iconic for shopping and spending than Black Friday. For socially conscious consumers hoping to reduce their impact, there is another option: MAKE SMTHNG Week which begins on November 29th, 2019.
Visit any drugstore and you’ll find a dizzying array of choices for skin-care products. That’s no surprise, says UC San Francisco dermatology professor Peter Elias, MD…
While global leaders fiddle as the world burns, citizens are acting to support indigenous tribes and ecosystems.
As the public conversation about climate change gets increasingly serious, many Americans may be wondering: How do my individual choices affect climate change?
Overproduction and planned obsolescence are the new normal. But fixing your broken things is a way to resist—and build community.
Composed of a single cell, amoeba seem harmless enough: They look like playful critters waltzing under the spotlight of a microscope until they come upon a group of bacteria.
Many libraries loan far more than books — unique libraries around the world offer patrons the chance to check out everything from baking pans to robotics kits.
Despite being largely phased out a decade ago because of their adverse health effects, PBDEs continue to show up in everyday products made from recycled plastics.
We take plants for granted because they are all around us, but more than 20 percent of the world's known plant species are threatened with extinction. It’s time to urge our elected representatives to protect plants with a stronger Endangered Species Act.
Confusion among terms like bioplastics, bio-based and biodegradable plastics makes it hard to discern — and make — the environmentally responsible choice.
Freshly cut grass is a quintessential smell of summer. While the smell might conjure memories of lemonade stands and kids playing outside, it also serves another purpose.
Interest is surging in tiny homes – livable dwelling units that typically measure under 400 square feet.