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What Is It About Trees?

Carl Pope | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

You can argue -- however hollowly -- that a political party has been suppressed because it was plotting with foreigners. It is difficult to make that argument against a sycamore tree.

Giant Sequoias -- Safe at Last?

Michael Brune | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

The giant sequoias are direct descendants of the enormous trees that once covered North America and loomed over dinosaurs in vast forests of fern and evergreen. Now they survive in just one small redoubt -- the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

How Much Will It Cost To Save The Amazon Rainforest?

Posted 09.06.2011 | Green

From Daniel Cooney of Center for International Forestry Research blog: JUMA RESERVE, Brazil -- Would $33 a month do? That is the amount a project i...

Student Project Breaks Record and Saves 112 Trees

Ted Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Wells

Canceling 6,705 individual catalogs stops 40,230 catalogs from being made next year. This will also save 112,644 gallons of water. Impressive results from a simple, kid-friendly project.

The Catalog Canceling Challenge: An Easy Earth Month Project for Kids

Ted Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Wells

We at Park School held a friendly "Catalog Canceling Challenge" among grades 3-5 to see which group of kids could cancel the most catalogs in 30 days.

Kids Cancel Catalogs to Save Trees and Planet

Ted Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Wells

At the school where I teach, we held a friendly "Catalog Canceling Challenge" among grades three, four, and five to see which group of kids could cancel the most catalogs in thirty days.

Dear Santa, Stop Putting Catalogs in My Mailbox

Ted Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Wells

Some of us recycle them, but more than half end up in the landfills where they decompose, releasing methane, an intense global warming gas. They're a massive misuse of natural resources and energy.

Will Recycled Fiber Toilet Paper Become the Next Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb?

Laurie David and Allen Hershkowitz, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David and Allen Hershkowitz, Ph.D

Toilet paper may not be the sexiest environmental issue, but it really is one of the most important.

Student YouTube Videos Save Trees

Ted Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Wells

We made the videos as we canceled unwanted sales catalogs for 30 days to save trees, water, energy, and climate. Our school canceled over 3,000 this year saving 40 trees!