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How Climate Change Threatens Your Dinner

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 10.21.2013 | Green

Here’s a recipe for a headache: Try to figure out how the world’s farms will feed humanity in 2050. Pretty much everyone can agree on the term...

Stars Honored For Eco-Friendliness

AP | Posted 12.20.2013 | Green

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — TV's "House of Cards" and the movie "Promised Land" are being recognized for their eco-friendly messages. The ...

7 Things To Know About Fair Trade

Christine Prois | Posted 12.19.2013 | Impact
Christine Prois

Which would you purchase? A white shirt made in Indonesia selling for $14.99 with a "designer label" or a white shirt made in Indonesia for $25 which has a fair trade designation? Why do you think there is such a discrepancy?

Surviving Whole Foods

Kelly MacLean | Posted 11.16.2013 | Comedy
Kelly MacLean

She rings me up for $313. I resist the urge to unwrap and swallow whole another $6 truffle in protest. Barely. Instead, I reach for my wallet, flash her a quiet smile and say, "Namaste."

5 Ways to Become Eco-friendly

Michelle Weiss | Posted 11.13.2013 | Green
Michelle Weiss

When I get home in the evening I try my best not to turn on lamps. Instead I use candles to see what I'm cooking and reading, and to just lounge about. When it gets really dark and the candlelight is no longer sufficient, I go to bed.

7 Ways My Parents Were Eco-Chic Before Their Time

Jennifer Delaney | Posted 11.12.2013 | Green
Jennifer Delaney

My Mom is gone now, but I can still hear her say "Look around Jenny, isn't it wonderful what Mother Nature gave you!?" Yes, thank you for teaching me that Mom. And yes, I'll power down the computer when I'm finished.

Is Teaching Children to Recycle a Waste of Time?

Dawn Wynne | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Dawn Wynne

It's easy to throw a plastic bottle into a recycling bin and feel good. But eventually, that bottle will make its way to a landfill.

Tips On Making Sure Your New Home Is A Green Space, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.18.2013 | MarloThomas

When you're looking for a green space to live in, there are a number of things you need to take into account. Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Z...

6 Ways to Live a Homemade Life Without Driving Yourself Crazy

Caitlin Fisch | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
Caitlin Fisch

Whether due to budget, environmental awareness, or food allergies, many people are starting to move toward a more "homemade life." It may seem like a lot of work, but you don't have to drive yourself crazy! Here are some tips to go homemade without losing your mind.

Are You Making Efforts To "Go Green"? (POLL)

Posted 09.18.2013 | MarloThomas

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Could This Be The Healthiest Apartment Building In The World?

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Located all not that far from the biomass-tastic BIQ House, an eight-unit apartment complex billing itse...

Will This Be The Big Trend Of 2014?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Summer is winding down, so we're on the lookout for creative ways to bring a little life indoors once the weather cools starts blowing in. Since most ...

5 Cheap, Reliable And Fuel-Efficient Used Cars

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Last week, gas prices dropped a bit, to an average of $3.59 a gallon. Any drop in fuel costs always lea...

8 Ways To Reuse And Recycle Milk Jugs

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Networx's Chaya Kurtz: Milk jugs are a pretty perfect material for DIY projects. They're durable, lightweight, they float, they're flexible, a...

Why The Recycling Industry Is Fighting Bag Bans

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss: From Los Angeles to Nantucket, Mass., plastic and paper bag bans are on the rise across the nation. Som...

"Bee-friendly" Plants? Think Again

Paul Towers | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green
Paul Towers

Here in the U.S., we're still waiting for EPA to step up and take the kind of swift action that is needed to protect bees. But as pressure mounts on the agency, retailers have a chance to get ahead of the curve and begin to phase out neonicotinoids now.

A Ridiculously Easy Way To See If Your Batteries Are Duds

William Goodman | Posted 09.18.2013 | Technology

There always comes that frustrating moment when your television remote or other electronic device runs out of power, and you need to rummage through y...

The Cardboard Cathedral Is Finally Open

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Two-and-a-half years after a deadly magnitude-6.3 tremor rattled Christchurch, New Zealand, a 19th centu...

Mindy Kaling Has A Dirty New Hobby

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

We bet she has an adorable outfit for the occasion, too.

Why Putting Gardens On Top Of Buses Makes Total Sense

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From TakePart's Salvatore Cardoni: If you ever wanted to roll up a fistful of ethical practices into a single unit of living, breathing, carbon-neu...

PHOTO: Garden Furniture Made From...

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

This really doesn't seem like a such a bad idea.

WATCH: Smart Way To Put Old Wine Bottles To Use

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Finally, your

PHOTOS: This Is Just... WOW

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're clearly a little late to the game, but have you seen the Dubai Miracle Garden? This absolutely awe-inspiring space has more than 45 million ...

Is This The Bike Of The Future?

AP | VALERIE BONK | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

RESTON, Va. -- Mark Stewart turns quite a few heads as he zips through the streets on his neon green ELF bike. With each pedal, his feet take turns st...

PHOTOS: 8 Gorgeous Greenhouses

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

We love gardening. There's just something so relaxing about planting and tending to beautiful flowers. So, you can understand that we have a deep appr...