Written by Ethan Kearns | May 1st, 2014
Ethan Kearns traded his car and his bus seat for a pair running shoes. And transformed one of the worst parts of his day — the morning commute — into one of his best.
Written by Trevor Martin | December 6th, 2013
Porpoises in the Thames?! The British would say, “Were they here for bickies and tea?”
- Thinking about gifts for mom this holiday season? Impress her by going green. (Examiner)
- They found it! More fresh water sources under the sea…giving hopes to the Atlantis theorists (ENS)
- A pop of Porpoises were spotted in the river Thames in London! A sign the river’s health is improving. (Guardian)
- Take cover! Air pollution sends school children running for cover in Shanghai. (Guardian)
- Older countries care more about the environment? (Slate)
Written by Margaret Southern | October 15th, 2013
The days are getting shorter, the temperatures are dropping and that can only mean one thing: more people getting off their bikes and into their cars. Here are 5 tips to keep you biking and warm, all winter-long.
Written by Megan Latour | September 16th, 2013
Why choose synthetic clothing dye when blueberries, spinach and turmeric can produce rich, natural colors? For the next step in the quest to follow wool from farm to closet, we’re turning to nature to find dye for our yarn.
Written by Megan Latour | September 9th, 2013
Next up in our Farm to Closet series, we’re getting behind a spinning wheel with freshly sheered sustainable wool and learning how to spin fiber into something usable. How hard could it be?
Written by Megan Latour | September 3rd, 2013
Knowing where your food comes from – the “farm to table” concept – is all the rage. But what about your clothes? Can it still be done “naturally”? Is it possible to follow that path?
Written by Trevor Martin | June 20th, 2013
Could you leave the city-life and live in a forest full-time? Thomas Backlund shares his story of leaving his apartment and job to get closer to nature.
Written by Megan Sheehan | May 10th, 2013
When the state of the environment feels overwhelming, it’s good to remind yourself — and your children — that little things can create big change.
Written by Eric Kripke | April 29th, 2013
Why is protecting the planet important to you? We sit down with NBC Revolution’s Elizabeth Mitchell and Billy Burke, two actors who are no strangers to going green, about their appreciation for nature and how they’re leaving lighter footprints on our planet.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | April 27th, 2013
A huge Earth Day thank you to everyone who participated and made Picnic for Earth a worldwide celebration. From D.C. to Afghanistan, over 12,000 nature-lovers celebrated Earth Day outdoors with good food and great company.