TreeHugger Emeritus Mat McDermott describes his experience of living through Sandy. Two years ago this day I was in the midst of what ultimately, I would learn, was getting off easy.
Animal reserves in Africa are fighting a losing battle. No matter what measures they take, they can't protect their rhinos from the market demands for their horns.
Desktop 3D printing has become increasingly affordable in recent years; there are still some limitations and some debate on how home 3D printing will or will not change manufacturing.
The small space living website Living in a Shoebox certainly lives up to its name with this apartment in Paris.
Fixing and making feels good, and everyone's doing it, so don't be shy. Experience the Joy of Fix. We TreeHuggers love fixit initiatives, DIY projects, and home and gadget hacks with an eco-focus, and are big advocates of repairing and reusing products, because it not only makes environmental sense, but also because in our modern disposable society, taking the time to fix something to prolong its useful life isn't nearly as common as it once was.
A ribbon cutting ceremony for a green apartment building was held today in Brighton Beach, on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated this neighborhood in southern Brooklyn.
While we often showcase tiny homes with modernist leanings, some of us may secretly yearn for a more rustic package -- on wheels.
The fight against one of the most common nutritional blood disorders in the world may be getting an effective low-tech tool that could be used for better diagnosis in the developing world.
According to Deutsche Bank Right now, the cost of a rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system has reached grid parity - which means it costs the same or less than getting electricity from the power grid - in 10 U.S.
Burning wood for heat has several advantages: it's cheap, it burns hot and it's relatively better suited to places that are off-the-grid and rurally located.
The following post is sponsored by Plated. We’ve all been there. It’s 7:30 on a Wednesday night, you’re just getting home, and all you’ve got in your refrigerated arsenal is frozen shrimp and—if you’re lucky—some cocktail sauce.
The grey wolf was taken off the federal list of protected species in 2012, having recovered from being nearly hunted to extinction by the mid-twentieth century.
Frank Gehry made a rude gesture recently, that can't be shown on a family friendly site like TreeHugger.
Kids spend anywhere from 5 to 7 hours per day in front of a screen, often without supervision. This app allows parents to easily discover constructive media that fits their family values.
Alternative energy cannot take over from fossil fuels without a way to bridge over the peaks and troughs that can occur when the wind fades or the sun dips.
The European Union recently agreed to a 40% reduction in CO2 emissions, based on 1990 levels, by 2030.
Say goodbye to toxic cleaners. Look no further than the fridge and pantry to learn how to clean everything from pots and pans to yucky grills to carpets.
Want some help choosing healthier, simpler, and greener food choices? EWG's new Food Scores has you covered.
Sweet potatoes aren’t the only challenger to the conventional potato’s French-fried dominance. In fact, there are many fruits and veggies that make for a great alternative to french fries (or what our British friends might call chips).
If you live in a hot, dry climate like much of Australia or the southwest United States, grey water recovery and reuse makes a lot of sense.