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Grand funeral for a tree to be held in NYC

TreeHugger - Mon, 2019/04/22 - 4:31pm
Actor Matthew Morrison will preside over services for the felled “Will O. Baum,” in what promises to be quite a celebration, complete with gospel choirs, poetry, music, & more.
Categories: Environment

It's time to dump Earth Day and join the Extinction Rebellion

TreeHugger - Mon, 2019/04/22 - 2:40pm
There is a big green wave coming this way that makes Earth Day look like tired baby boomer nostalgia.
Categories: Environment

Carnival Corp. violates environmental laws, even on probation

TreeHugger - Mon, 2019/04/22 - 1:00pm
The giant cruise company is supposed to be cleaning up its act, but continues to dump heavy fuel oil, sewage, and food overboard.
Categories: Environment

Why you should join the 'do nothing' club

TreeHugger - Mon, 2019/04/22 - 11:00am
It's not lazy, it's restorative.
Categories: Environment

The problem with online shopping

TreeHugger - Mon, 2019/04/22 - 11:00am
Our brains can't handle it.
Categories: Environment

Photo: Snowy egret takes to the sky

TreeHugger - Mon, 2019/04/22 - 10:00am
Our photo of the day comes from Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Utah.
Categories: Environment

16th-century text shows ginkgo seeds can fight skin infections

TreeHugger - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 6:12pm
Inspired by a centuries-old text on traditional Chinese medicine, a young researcher has found that seeds from the gingko tree could prove helpful for acne, psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema.
Categories: Environment

The problem with preservation: How do we save beautiful but obsolete buildings?

TreeHugger - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 5:49pm
In Baltimore and Toronto and many other cities, little gems are being lost.
Categories: Environment

How the plastics industry is hijacking the circular economy

TreeHugger - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 3:23pm
What they are calling circular is a sham, just fantasy recycling so that they can maintain the status quo.
Categories: Environment

3 new cookbooks to help get dinner on the table quickly

TreeHugger - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 2:00pm
These books get down to the bare-bones of home cooking.
Categories: Environment

Borrowing a cup of sugar from a neighbor benefits everyone

TreeHugger - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 11:00am
It fosters connection and community, boosts happiness... and results in delicious baked goods.
Categories: Environment

Photo: Jackrabbit isn't a rabbit at all

TreeHugger - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 10:00am
Our photo of the day is a lesson in misnomers.
Categories: Environment

This could be the biggest advance in toilet design in over a hundred years

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 5:47pm
The Orca Helix moves up and down so that it is easy to get on and off when high, easy on the body when low.
Categories: Environment

Off-grid 'micro-refuge' re-interprets the classic A-frame cabin

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 5:07pm
Visitors to this regional park can rent this minimalist cabin in the woods.
Categories: Environment

Are you throwing out the best part of your citrus fruits?

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 4:13pm
Behold the delicious treasures of the glorious citrus peel.
Categories: Environment

People for Bikes introduces Ride Spot, a social network for sharing routes

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 4:12pm
This is not for the Lycra crowd, but to encourage safe and enjoyable biking for everyone.
Categories: Environment

What's the most eco-friendly chocolate to buy for Easter?

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 3:51pm
Mighty Earth has released a scorecard for chocolate brands and retailers to help you make a good choice.
Categories: Environment

Australian study finds gas stoves increase rate of childhood asthma

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 2:33pm
Perhaps having kids cooking with gas is not such a good idea after all.
Categories: Environment

Canadian grocer to allow reusable containers for meat, seafood, deli

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 2:00pm
Starting next week, shoppers at Metro stores in Quebec can go zero waste more easily than ever.
Categories: Environment

Plastic particles are raining down on remote areas

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 11:00am
Scientists are shocked at the quantity of microplastics deposited daily in the French Pyrenees.
Categories: Environment
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