Environment

UK bans ad about palm oil as "too political"

TreeHugger - Fri, 2018/11/09 - 3:16pm
Evidently ads in Britain can be used to sell products but not stop rainforest and habitat destruction.
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Big Oil's death by a thousand small cuts

TreeHugger - Fri, 2018/11/09 - 2:05pm
Sure, we'll be using oil for a while. But where, exactly, is demand growth going to come from?
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It's official: Young people can sue the government over climate change

TreeHugger - Fri, 2018/11/09 - 1:00pm
The case is actually moving forward.
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Plant-based 'Impossible Burger' to hit grocery store shelves next year

TreeHugger - Fri, 2018/11/09 - 11:45am
So far, this 'bleeding' beef alternative has been restaurant-only.
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Photo: Water lily looks lit from within

TreeHugger - Fri, 2018/11/09 - 11:00am
Our photo of the day reveals the flower as muse.
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Taxing red meat would save lives and slow global warming

TreeHugger - Fri, 2018/11/09 - 11:00am
But many people still don't like the idea of paying more for their steak.
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Passive House and permaculture are a perfect mix

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 7:36pm
A lot of the permaculture design principles make just as much sense for buildings.
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This mysterious object could be an alien spaceship, says Harvard astronomer

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 6:04pm
Dr. Abraham Loeb has a history of bringing up extraterrestrial life. Oumuamua may not just be an asteroid or comet.
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Chairs hidden everywhere in this multifunctional furniture collection (Video)

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 5:29pm
Chairs take up a lot of space, but not in this line of space-saving furniture.
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The shopping mall isn't dead yet

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 3:54pm
Victor Gruen might have liked what is happening to them as they become more like cities.
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Don't touch that energy drink!

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 3:34pm
New research shows that just a single energy drink can impede blood vessel function.
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When you need antibiotics and when you do not

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 12:00pm
Half of antibiotics prescribed by primary-care doctors are done so inappropriately and are fueling the emergence of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
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Money can't fix circadian rhythm problems. Sunlight and freedom can.

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 11:00am
Circadian rhythm lighting products won't fix body clock problems.
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3 concepts from 'Your Money or Your Life' that blew my mind

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 11:00am
This book forced me to look at money through a totally new lens.
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Photo: Giant silk moth is inspired by a cyclops

TreeHugger - Thu, 2018/11/08 - 10:00am
Our photo of the day blends camouflage with the classics.
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Gas station benzene emissions 10 times as bad as previously thought

TreeHugger - Wed, 2018/11/07 - 7:25pm
Another very good reason to get fossil fuel powered cars out of our cities.
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The problem with paper receipts

TreeHugger - Wed, 2018/11/07 - 6:43pm
They seem so innocuous, but they're becoming an environmental nightmare.
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Experimental mini-greenhouse plays host to urban plants & bees

TreeHugger - Wed, 2018/11/07 - 6:17pm
This self-sustaining mini-ecosystem is made by a designer who wants to create habitable structures that are also themselves alive.
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"Eco-Luxurious" domes blend harmoniously with Quebec landscape

TreeHugger - Wed, 2018/11/07 - 5:22pm
Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects figure out how to square the circle.
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Thanks to the election, universal healthcare may be around the corner

TreeHugger - Wed, 2018/11/07 - 5:19pm
A number of states are edging out insurance companies. This could be huge for the environment.
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