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A sketch and garden of biodiverse plants
What Will Our Gardens Look Like in 2050?
Street with Beautiful Brownstone Homes in Greenwich Village of New York City
Consider Watering Your Street Trees
There's No Such Thing as a Styrofoam Cup
Crop Spraying
The Legacy of 'Silent Spring' Continues 60+ Years After Publication
Rows of mixed planting in a vegetable garden in summer
How I Prepare for Summer in My Garden
Business woman working at office with documents on his desk, Business woman holding pens and papers making notes in documents on the table, Hands of financial manager taking notes
The Many Mighty Benefits of Writing By Hand
Tropical Tree Toppled in Hurricane Irma Miami
The Significance of Trees After Natural Disasters Hit
Allotment garden, aerial view
How to Build Community Resilience
Man showing compost
No-Dig Gardening Tips For Small Farms and Gardens
A travel journal dated December 12, 2019
How to Keep a Travel Journal
Central Park Mall with green trees, New York City, USA
Trees Are a ‘Must-Have’ Medicine When Addressing Mental Health
14 Foods to Cook in a Cast Iron Skillet
Group Of Urban Farmers Tending To Organic Crops
How to Establish an Intentional Community
Young brother and sister picking fresh tomatoes from garden
For a Community Food Forest, Consider a Creative Location
digging up organic potatoes
Don't Underestimate the Importance of Soil in a Garden
Beautiful Rolling Scottish Countryside At Dusk
Why the 'Right to Roam' Is So Important
Cigarette butts overflowing outdoor ashtray
It's Time to Ban Cigarette Filters
Sunrays Through Treetops
94% of Americans Agree This Nature-Based Superhero is Good for the Planet
A row of dairy cows feeding from a trough
The Texas Mega-Dairy Fire is an Urgent Call to Address the Costly Clean-Up of Big Ag’s Cruelty
Planting evergreen tree
The Power of Planting With a Purpose
a slice of vanilla cake against a rustic white background
The 15 Foods I Most Frequently Freeze
Take Time to Look at the Clouds
basket of cotton rags
Forget Fancy Cleaning Cloths, Make a Stash of Rags Instead
A child's hand reaching towards springtime snowdrops growing in a back yard.
An Ode to the First Signs of Spring in a Garden
Rocky the pitbull mix smiles for the camera
Why Do Pit Bulls Have Such a Bad Reputation?
Bastion House
How to Understand the Scale of Embodied Carbon
kids in a tree fort
Create a Garden That Grows With Your Family
Mazda and an A-Frame
Mazda's Electric Car Gets a Rotary Range Extender
LED Bulbs
US Government to Crank Lightbulb Efficiency Up to 120 Lumens Per Watt
Pickup Truck doing work
The Comeback of Small Cars and Trucks Is Good for Everyone
Caterpillars on cabbage leaves,
Why I Want Some 'Pests' in My Organic Garden
Food Inflation Continues To Increase With Eggs Costing 38% More Than A Year Ago
The Egg Shortage Reflects a Cruel, Unsustainable System
Moving Parts
'Moving Parts' Exhibit at Toronto's Interior Design Show Spotlights Tackling Climate Through Design
could this be decarbonized?
New Sublime Process Decarbonizes Cement With Low-Carbon Lime
Reverse Vending Machine
England Is Finally Getting a Deposit Return Scheme for Some Bottles
Crowded street in New York
Let's Talk About 'Induced Distance' Instead of 'Induced Demand'
The Black and White Building
London's 'Black and White' Building Is Complete—and It's a Knockout
grandfather and grandson watering plants in garden
Where We Live Affects Who We Are
A forest of glulam
Architects Need to Consider Human Health When Designing Any Structure
Skinny glass towers on Billionaires' Row, New York City
What Really Matters in Multi-Story Design? A New Study Looks at It All
Yet another baby with gas stove and no exhaust hood
America's Gas Stove Freak-Out Is a Culture War, Not a Scientific Disagreement
woman reading in a cozy garden
The Importance of Scale in a Garden
shadowy picture of man in shower
Could You Start Having 4-Minute Showers?
Cube in park
CAKE Is Going to Build the Cleanest Dirt Bike Ever
Was Roman Concrete Especially Durable or Is Modern Concrete Exceptionally Crappy?
measuring a garden path
Why It's Crucial to Establish Goals for Your Garden
Seriously people, stop it with the babies and gas stoves on islands.
There's No Gas Stove Ban But Regulations Can Reduce Indoor Air Pollution
Burger with label
Climate Impact Labels on Fast Food Reduce Red Meat Consumption
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg with electric cars
US Agencies Release Blueprint for Decarbonizing Transportation and It's Amazing
fossil fuel fumes
Is Uncertainty Now Our Friend in the Climate Fight?
Earth's Ozone
Ozone Hole Is Slowly Healing Thanks to the Montreal Protocol
Smart thermostats
Do Smart Thermostats Save Energy? New Research Makes Surprising Findings
do not hve a gas stove on an island
US Considers Gas Stove Regulations as Research Mounts on Indoor Air Pollution Risks
Cigarette butts on beach
Tobacco Companies to Pay for Cigarette Butt Pollution in Spain
e-bike in city
This CAKE E-Cargo Bike Can Carry Your Anvils to Adrigole
family eating outdoors
Meet the 'Social Omnivore'
exterior of building
This Parisian Apartment Building Could Only Work With Single Stairs
Butterfly patch pinned over a rip above the pocket of a pair of jeans.
Creative Mending Is My New Strategy to Make Favorite Clothes Last Forever
The British love their conservatory additions
A 'Rebound Effect' May Cancel the Energy Benefits of Insulation