This summer, a large meta-study published in the British Journal of Nutrition gathered together data from hundreds of studies comparing conventional and organic crops.
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 medieval town of Bruges is a UNESCO Heritage site, which among other things means that it is "an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates a significant stage in human history." It also means you can't mess around with the views; to keep its status, the whole site must be intact.
BBC news just featured a fascinating report on The green snot taking over the world's rivers. If you have seen the signs encouraging action to stop the spread of 'rock snot', aka Didymo, you will be interested to read in BBC's report that the Didymo may have been there all along.
This twist on analog timekeeping promises to help us shift the way we see time, and to stop chasing every minute.
A gazelle grazes on the savannah, unaware of the leopard lurking in the grasses, ready to pounce. As the leopard makes its move, the gazelle tries to escape, but it’s too late.
Wooden accessories often stand out, above their plastic counterparts, thanks to the natural grain and beauty of the wood.
“Dear Climate” is an art project that was conceived as “a new way to talk about the weather.” The project is a collection of posters and sound collages that take on climate change with a more personal and conversational tone.
As part of a new Hollywood Food Voices PSA series, electronic musician/DJ Moby speaks about his passion for bees and very real threat of their disappearance.
Is there such a thing as overdoing conservation? Sometimes life is unfair. If we succeed in avoiding the worst of global warming by changing how we do things, such as by switching to clean energy sources and stopping deforestation, those who are against those measures will say: "See, nothing's happening, we did all this for nothing." This backward way of looking at things is at the center of a recent Wall Street Journal piece that more or less tries to convince the reader that Germans are pointlessly frugal and conserving water too effectively.
By Michelle Carr, State Director of The Nature Conservancy in Illinois Growing up in the Midwest, I have fond childhood memories of hiking through the golden prairies that blanketed much of the region.
It's that time of year when people are canning like mad. Some people have got really good at it, and might even consider setting up a table at the farmers' market and selling their product, but in most places they can't.
That’s the concept explored by the BB.Suit 0.2, a garment presented at Beijing Design Week. Designboom reports that this concept model is the result of a collaboration between Dutch designers: Studio Eva de Laat, byBorre, Martijn ten Bhömer, StudioFriso and Want.
A new campaign launched by the Organic Consumers Association strives to educate people about the evils of factory farming and encourages them to refuse to eat those products.
Here is one last article about my current business venture in Barcelona. After having written about the VOC-free drywalls, tips on energy saving, the PVC-free piping, our reclaimed bathroom sinks, the natural wood fibre wall insulation, bathrooms and kitchens, beds, our office, and some of our furniture, I would like to mention a few more materials and actions we have taken at yök Casa + Cultura in Spain.
We've heard of geodesic domes and have seen them built as greenhouses, homes and more. But have you heard of a "zome"?
The Passive House, or Passivhaus Standard is one of the world's toughest energy standards. The NAPHN's "mission is to support and promote regional groups that promote the Passive House Standard to the public at large." Andrew Michler attended their recent conference; TreeHugger asked him to tell us what happened.
A Canadian man has been charged with smuggling and illegal trading, after border officers caught him with 51 turtles stuffed into his pants and taped to his legs.
One of the largest agricultural companies in the world has pledged to extend its zero deforestation commitments from just the palm oil sector to its entire supply chain.
The shedworking movement has never really caught on in North America like it has in the UK, and perhaps the reasons can be most clearly seen in this interesting shed shown recently on Alex Johnson's site Shedworking., built by Green Studios in South London.