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Sustainable Living

Interview with Wangari Maathai, Environmental Activist and Nobel Laureate

Marianne Schnall | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green
Marianne Schnall

We are on one planet; some of the impact of what human beings do in one corner of the world is going to affect people in a distant corner of the world.

The Greenpeace vs. Trader Joe's Sustainable Seafood War

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The usually environmentally friendly Trader Joe's fared the worst of the national chains on Greenpeace's recently released seafood sustainability scor...

The American Dream, Reimagined

Andrea Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Robinson

As Paul Hawken recently reminded the Class of 2009, "The earth is hiring."

How To Go Green At Work (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You may not be able to control everything that happens in your office, but there are definitely things you can do to make sure your office is on its w...

Canada Comes Last On WWF Climate Report Card

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To the surprise of nobody who lives there, Canada has come in dead last on a climate report card prepared by the World Wildlife Foundation. The US is ...

World's Largest Solar Project Planned For Saharan Desert

inhabitat.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If just 0.3% of the Saharan Desert was used for a concentrating solar plant, it would produce enough power to provide all of Europe with clean renewab...

DIY: 7 Great Weekend Solar Power Projects

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Looking for a fun project to take on this weekend? Looking to improve your skills with solar? We have some suggestions to accomplish both of these to-...

Prison Doubles Up As Sustainable Living Center

Earth 911 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A prison in Aberdeen, Wash. looks a little different than the bleak landscape, dirty walls and lifeless structure that are standard throughout the U.S...

Simplicity Doesn't Mean Easy

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

Things aren't always as easy as they seem, but in the case of the environment, we must realize that sacrifices must be made to achieve greater sustainability.

Conspiring Against Consumerism at Christmas

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

In the midst of these tumultuous economic times in our world, it's curious how our culture perceives increased consumption as the answer to this problem.

Fantastic And Visionary Designs Of Green Living (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post via Web Urbanist | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Web Urbanist has compiled a list of fantastic and visionary designs for "green" living. Check out a sampling below. (Many more designs and images h...

Reduce Energy Use At Home: How To Easily Cut Back

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There sure is a lot of energy being spent on the energy debate lately. Sometimes it's best to hone in on what you can do, personally, at home, before ...

Is A Sustainable Trend Sustainable?

Brand Week | Becky Ebenkamp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Is the environmental trend "sustainable"? To be so, marketers mad about the mantra might want to make sure their customers know what it means to maint...

Health in Context for Our Children: Family Dinner Never Mattered So Much

Laura Turner Seydel | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Laura Turner Seydel

Way too many mothers in places around the world do not have the opportunity to cook a healthy meal for their children in a safe environment. We can provide the seeds of change and help moms and their children to have a better quality of life.