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Quitting our Petroleum Addiction: Top 5 New Bioplastic Innovations
Your next plastic coffee cup could be made from shrimp and the straw from avocados. Read up on the 5 bioplastic creations that could change the future of waste and our dependence on petroleum-based plastics by using innovative ingredients.
90 companies around the world have caused nearly two-thirds of all global greenhouse gas emissions since the beginning of the Industrial Age.
A Better Bicycle
Bikes are already pretty near perfect. Here are 5 ways to make them even more visible, safe, and fun.
A California bungalow's living rooms, walls, and roof.
William (Brad) Bradley
Meet Brad Bradley, conservative conservationist, renovator of abused land and Sierra Club Life Member.
Rocky Mountain High Five
Colorado activists celebrate first-of-their-kind statewide fracking rules.
On the One Hand
On the one hand: Climate change is depleting the ozone layer, so you need sunscreen to protect yourself from UV rays. On the other: Chemicals from washed-off sunscreen are damaging aquatic ecosystems.
Wild Hamsters of Alsace
The fearsome European hamster is described by BBC Wildlife as "somewhat laddish" and "bolshy in temperament" (i.e., macho and aggressive). It's also too tasty for it's own good.
Why There Are No Republican Scientists
"I'm not a scientist, so I'm going to ignore 97% of scientists."
Those Not-So-Wild Europeans
In Ireland's Nephin Beg Mountains, the state-owned forestry company Coillte is rewilding roughly 11,000 acres of pine and spruce plantation.
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