Environment

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

TreeHugger - 36 min 42 sec ago
In Baltimore and Toronto and many other cities, little gems are being lost.
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How the plastics industry is hijacking the circular economy

TreeHugger - 3 hours 2 min ago
What they are calling circular is a sham, just fantasy recycling so that they can maintain the status quo.
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3 new cookbooks to help get dinner on the table quickly

TreeHugger - 4 hours 26 min ago
These books get down to the bare-bones of home cooking.
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Borrowing a cup of sugar from a neighbor benefits everyone

TreeHugger - 7 hours 26 min ago
It fosters connection and community, boosts happiness... and results in delicious baked goods.
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Photo: Jackrabbit isn't a rabbit at all

TreeHugger - 8 hours 26 min ago
Our photo of the day is a lesson in misnomers.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Photo: Clearwing hummingbird moth goes incognito

TreeHugger - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 10:00am
Our photo of the day features the most majestic of masked moths.
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Adidas unveils running shoes that never have to be thrown away

TreeHugger - Wed, 2019/04/17 - 8:03pm
The Futurecraft Loop performance running shoes can be returned to Adidas, where they will be ground up to make more shoes, again and again..
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Extinction Rebellion spreads to North America

TreeHugger - Wed, 2019/04/17 - 8:02pm
But London is the epicenter, and the city has never seen anything like it. Climate arsonists should take notice.
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Family of three builds their own off-grid tiny house in Hawaii (Video)

TreeHugger - Wed, 2019/04/17 - 6:47pm
This family's self-built tiny house is part of a small off-grid homestead out in Maui.
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This Earth Day, take your kids outside to play

TreeHugger - Wed, 2019/04/17 - 3:58pm
Outdoor, child-directed play is critical in the fight against climate change.
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From old duvets to corn stalks, a look at bio-based insulations

TreeHugger - Wed, 2019/04/17 - 3:00pm
Blaine Brownell of Architect finds finds some new and interesting all-natural insulating ideas.
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Speak positively to kids about the weather

TreeHugger - Wed, 2019/04/17 - 2:00pm
The words we choose affect their desire to play outside.
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