Tag: Margaret Southern

Winter Biking Tips: What You Need to Know

Written by | October 15th, 2013

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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.

What is the Next “Silent Spring”?

Written by | September 20th, 2012

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In the 50 years since Rachel Carson’s book was published, new environmental threats deserve our undivided attention. We asked our scientists: What is the next “silent spring”?

Picnic for the Planet 2012: The Superlatives

Written by | April 26th, 2012

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From New York City to Antarctica, picnickers gathered across the world to celebrate Earth Day with a Picnic for the Planet. So we want to know: who had the best picnic?

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, February 14

Written by | February 14th, 2012

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Have a green Valentine’s Day!

  1. Could climate change affect chocolate, a Valentine’s Day staple? (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Recycle a CFL light blurb and get a cup of coffee. (Triple Pundit)
  3. Penguins help burn victims cope with pain. Virtual penguins, that is. (NPR)
  4. Google Street View comes to a river near you. (Green)
  5. A Nature Conservancy writer shares her tips for aspiring environmental writers. (Mongabay)

The Big Green (Living) Bus

Written by | August 19th, 2010

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It’s not your typical college road trip. Find out how a dozen students driving around the country on a bus actually helped the environment.

The Beautiful (Green?) Game

Written by | June 7th, 2010

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Football (soccer to us Americans) has been called the beautiful game. But our green blogger Margaret Southern asks: Is it also the world’s green game?

Get in Gear for Spring Bike Season, Part 3: Eco-Friendly Gear

Written by | June 2nd, 2010

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Solar-powered lights? Panniers made from recycled juice boxes? Bamboo bikes? Your green ride is about to get a whole lot greener.

Get in Gear for Spring Bike Season, Part 2: Bike to Work Week

Written by | May 13th, 2010

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It’s Bike to Work Week! Find out how you can start commuting to work by bike and why more bikers on the roads will actually mean enhanced bike safety.

Do You Know What a Radish Looks Like?

Written by | April 13th, 2010

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Eating fruits and vegetables isn’t just good for you — it’s good for the environment, too. But too many people don’t know what plant food looks like, says our green blogger Margaret Southern.

Get in Gear for Spring Biking Season, Part 1: New Routes

Written by | April 7th, 2010

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Google Maps now gives you directions “by bike” — and green blogger Margaret Southern says they’re shockingly good.

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