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How Would The Rainforest Handle Alzheimer's Disease?

April L. Bogle | Posted 10.06.2011 | Healthy Living
April L. Bogle

It's simply unnatural to encourage old people to live on well past their functionality; I'm convinced of this now more than ever since I returned from...

Would You Trust Management Consultants With the World's Rainforests? Our Governments Have -- Disastrously

Johann Hari | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Management consultants have now been, in effect, tasked with setting the future of the world's rainforests -- and they are facing accusations that they are using our money to draw up plans that will result in their more rapid destruction.

David Lohr

Barbie Accused Of Being a 'Serial Killer' | David Lohr | Posted 06.08.2016 | Weird News

An environmental organization has accused Barbie, the world's most popular doll, of being a sadistic serial killer. According to Greenpeace, the 52...

Rainforest Destruction Drops 25 Percent: Report

Posted 08.03.2011 | Green

There's reason to breathe easier. Rainforest destruction in the word's largest rainforests plunged by 25 percent over the last decade, according to...

The Deal We Dare Not Turn Down: Save This Rainforest, or Trigger Our Destruction

Johann Hari | Posted 07.25.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Ecuador's government says that if the rest of the world offers just half of what the oil beneath their rainforest is worth -- $3.5 billion -- they will keep the rainforest standing and alive and working for us all.

Amazon Watch Brings the Fight To Chevron's Doorstep

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 05.17.2011 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Cross-posted from Today Amazon Watch, in partnership with the Rainforest Action Network, brought 3 Ecuadorian community activists to the U...

Nicaragua's Beauty

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 07.11.2011 | Travel
Howard Steven Friedman

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, with a size comparable to Greece. It has a tremendous mix of natural beauty and historical sites.

The Sacred and the Dead

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.28.2011 | Green
Robert Koehler

The Bolivian national legislature may be about to birth a stunning global precedent in the creation of an environmentally sane future: establishing legal rights for Mother Earth.

An Earth Day Letter to Michelle Obama: Save the Sumatran Tigers

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

This Earth Day, Rainforest Action Network is asking Michelle Obama to help protect endangered Sumatran tigers by encouraging Girl Scouts USA to acknowledge its role in the fate of these magnificent animals.

Entering Sloth Country: The Best of Ecotourism in Costa Rica (PHOTOS)

Clare Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Clare Richardson


I Am the Lorax, And So Are You: Five Reasons to Love Forests

Todd Paglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Paglia

In terms of battling climate change, forests are tough to beat: they're not waiting for government seed funding or venture capital for research; they don't require a senate supermajority.

Best Spas for 2011

Departures Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Departures Magazine

With impeccable service, singular treatments and gorgeous surroundings, each of these nine spas has an edge that sets it apart from the rest.

Rainforest, USA

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Everybody knows about the great tropical rainforests in the Amazon, Southeast Asia, and central Africa. But it's not the location that makes a rainforest

In Chevron RICO Suit Against Amazonians, Who's the Real Gangster?

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Last week, Chevron filed a RICO suit against a remote Ecuadorian community. That's right: the oil giant is using a law intended to rein in the Mafia against 47 inhabitants of the Amazon rainforest.

Top Five Ways to Protect Rainforests in 2011

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Many of us live thousands of miles away from Brazil, Indonesia and the Congo Basin, where the last stands of tropical rainforests still exist. It's ea...

Easy on the Eye, Easy on the Planet!

Anna Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anna Griffin

One of the more brilliant aspects of my job as Editor in Chief of Coco Eco is meeting amazing and inspiring people who are out there actively engaged ...

A Journey to the Amazon Basin of Peru

Tucker Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tucker Hassler

I peer out the window of our Boeing 757 and see nothing but unyielding darkness. It's a strange dichotomy, considering we're about to land in a place teaming with more life than anywhere on the planet.

Green News Report: November 30, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: After failu...

Rainy Days and Jungle Nights

Suzan Crane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Suzan Crane

One of the problems with living in the Costa Rican rainforest is that is rains. The skies weep incessantly, rendering the rutted streets puddle-laden bogs, my house a receptacle for all things musty and moldy.

Go Wild and Green in Costa Rica!

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

In Costa Rica I got a real sense of what the planet may have been like before humans destructive behavior.

Will Scientists' Calls For Climate Action Fall on Negotiators' Deaf Ears?

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

With only days remaining until diplomats are due to arrive in Tianjin for the final round of climate negotiations before the Cancun summit, scientists...

Introducing -- One Step Better Than Reusing Your Hotel Towels.

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James Boyce

If we really want to make a difference while we travel, we need to make better, more informed choices. Real sustainable travel is about more than reusing towels, turning off lights and hotel recycling programs. These days, it has to be.

General Mills Joins Race to Save Rainforests

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Yesterday, General Mills took the lead at the front of an increasing number of companies who are tackling unsustainable palm oil, the controversial substance that is causing rampant deforestation.

Top 11 Romantic Caribbean Hideaways

Juliet Kinsman | Posted 09.21.2010 | Travel
Juliet Kinsman

Sleek pavilions, teak terraces, impressive restaurants, romantic wooden cottages, and free spa treatments every day? These are only some of the features of these top Caribbean hotels.

Quick! Do Something! 9 Disappearing Habitats From Around The World

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes it's development. Sometimes it's ignorance about how nature works. Sometimes it's just plain greed. And of course, throwing climate change i...