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July 1, 2016 Climate & Energy

A Firsthand Look at the Vanishing Beauty of Glacier National Park

By: Monica Heger

Next week, I will be biking through Glacier National Park in Montana, taking in the beauty, huffing and puffing up hills at altitudes I am not used to. Most importantly,...

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June 24, 2016 Lifestyle

Alan Shadduck's Photography Will Make You Want to Drop Everything and Visit Colorado

By: Jay Jasinski

From endless hikes to majestic sunsets over the Rocky Mountains, The Centennial State has always been a nature-lovers dream. Home to 13 National Parks and 14 National Natural Landmarks, it's...

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June 22, 2016 Lifestyle

Living With a Zero-Waste Family

By: FUTUREPERFECT

Written by Nolwenn Weiler, translated by Kerstin Trimble Overflowing trash cans could be a thing of the past: It is absolutely possible to produce less than eleven pounds of trash...

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June 20, 2016 Lifestyle

7 Non-Harmful, Clean and Natural Makeup Lines

By: Eliza Krpoyan

Whether you’re a natural makeup novice or clean beauty expert, here are some of our favorite brands to know 1) Emani Organic, vegan, and gluten-free line Emani offers a full range...

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June 17, 2016 Lifestyle

This Recycling Initiative Is Inspiring Young Artists in Palestine

By: FUTUREPERFECT

Written by Tala Halawa A recycling academy, an agent to beautify public space, a learning place for children – the Orient & Dance Theatre in Palestine is all these things...

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June 14, 2016 Lifestyle

These Spectacular Pictures Will Make You Want to Visit Every National Park

By: Planet Editor

Our National Park System Celebrates its Centennial 100 years of amazing views, breathtaking sunsets and sunrises, hikes, wildlife, and so much more. As our National Parks celebrate its centennial, it's...

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June 10, 2016 Lifestyle

If We Want to Recycle More Clothes, We Need to Look at the Big Picture

By: Eliza Krpoyan

It's Not Just a Waste Problem, Study Warns In order to increase fiber-to-fiber recycling of textiles (aka recycling clothing), a holistic approach must be taken, reports a new study from...

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June 6, 2016 Lifestyle

How You Can Reduce the Trillions of Microfibers That Endanger Your Lungs

By: Marcus Eriksen

Your clothes, blankets, curtains, carpets, that umbrella covering your picnic table, seat cushions, all of it, is shedding trillions of nano- and micro-fibers of synthetic polymers. It’s found in bottled...

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June 3, 2016 Lifestyle

Taryn Hipwell Encourages Consumers to Make Shift Happen

By: Eliza Krpoyan

Taryn Hipwell founder of Beyond the Label and EcoDivas hosts a second TEDxLA event, including an expert panel discussion following the screening of the documentary The True Cost Sustainable fashion...

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May 25, 2016 Business

Erik Assadourian Talks Settlers of Catan, Reality TV & How to Prosper in the Post-Consumer Era

By: Jedamiah Wolf

Erik Assadourian, a senior fellow at the Worldwatch Institute, is an environmentalist, an anthropologist and a concerned parent obsessed with “how (if at all) the human species is going to...

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May 19, 2016 Lifestyle

7 All-Natural Skincare Lines We Love

By: Eliza Krpoyan

Beauty is skin deep, which is why it’s important to know the ingredients that go into our products and, in turn, our bodies There’s more to beauty than meets the...

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May 18, 2016 Lifestyle

Did You Know Las Vegas Offers One of the Largest Eco-Friendly Hotels?

By: Eliza Krpoyan

Green Getaway: Eco-Friendly and LEED Certified Hotels and Spas to Visit in Las Vegas When you think of green getaways or a holistic wellness center, Las Vegas probably doesn’t come...

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May 6, 2016 Lifestyle

10 Things I Discovered When I Got an Electric Car

By: Plug In America

Written by Joel Levin, Executive Director, Plug In America 1. Merging onto the highway can be the best part of the trip. The ability of an electric motor to give...

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May 6, 2016 Lifestyle

Where Can You Buy Natural & Non-Harmful Beauty Products?

By: Eliza Krpoyan

From Los Angeles to London, here are our favorite beauty shops for non-harmful cosmetics and skincare products. Photo Credit: Tom Merton / Flickr 1. The Detox...

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April 25, 2016 Lifestyle

Dive Into the Emerald Dreamworld of the Angelita Cenote

By: Jon Slayer

Diving underwater caverns can be a risky experience but hugely rewarding, as the sights within these unique environments are like nothing else on the planet. The cenotes of the Yucatan...

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April 24, 2016 Lifestyle

Do You Know Who Made Your Clothes?

By: Eliza Krpoyan

Zady Co-Founder Maxine Bédat Discusses Fashion Revolution Day If you learned that child laborers in Bangladesh manufactured the clothing you are wearing, would you still purchase them? Savar...

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April 18, 2016 Lifestyle

Oceanfront Resort Is Not Only Luxurious, but Also Green & Sustainable

By: Eliza Krpoyan

Terranea Resort: A Destination Hotel That Offers a Green Getaway in Palos Verdes From the humanely-raised foods we eat to the clothes manufactured in fair workplace environments we wear, eco-friendly...

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April 12, 2016 Lifestyle

Palawan: Eden Found or Paradise Lost?

By: Jedamiah Wolf

Palawan: A Story of Ecological Conservation, Fishing, Tourism, Development & Corruption As the airplane descended on Palawan’s capital city, Puerto Prinecesa, I could see the jungle-covered mountains and groupings of small...

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