A bird’s eye view of the first ever ‘zero emission’ scientific station in Antarctica

This looks a bit like the Hoth rebel station in Return of the Jedi…

Photo: A perfect day in Nosara, Costa Rica

Bright blue sky, golden sun, and the shade of a leafy tree.

Is Trying to Lose Weight Setting You Up to Fail? #CoreUndiet

Do you keep telling yourself you are trying to lose weight? See why ‘trying’ to lose weight may actually be setting you up for failure here!

Puritan’s Pride Healthy New Year Giveaway

Want to be healthier in 2015? Enter to win a Puritan’s Pride healthy living prize pack here!

Sainsbury’s Inching Toward 100% Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

UK grocery giant Sainsbury’s has announced that 95 percent of the palm oil used in its own-brand products is now certified as sustainably sourced. The supermarket revealed this statistic late last month, on the day it also became the first UK retailer to launch a dishwashing liquid made with palm oil certified as sustainable by mass balance analysis.Sainsbury’s now has almost 400 certified own-brand products (396 to be precise) — ranging from food items to household, health and cosmetic products — made with fully segregated, certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO), meaning the ingredient in each of these products has been fully guaranteed throughout

The Push for Bioplastics and the Myth of Biodegradability

This is the first of a three-part series by TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky that examines the benefits, risks, misconceptions and long-term viability of bioplastics.Since the relatively recent rise in conscious consumerism, bioplastics — plastics made from biomass such as plants and algae – have been receiving significant attention. With the bioplastic market projected to grow in the next few years, many are pointing

10 green business predictions for 2015

From tumbling renewables records to political dog-fights, here are the trends that will define the green economy over the next 12 months.

Austin’s balancing act: Solar policy and affordability

Cities can play a key role in advancing renewable energy — as long as it’s affordable in the long-term.

The Lipstick League – week of 1.5.15

That’s our girl crush and favorite redhead Christina Hendricks, who Clairol Nice ‘n Easy just announced as their Hair Color Ambassador. Her shade? Nice ‘n Easy 6R Natural Light Auburn. The campaign will encourage woman to “shift a shade” to find their true, natural-looking hair color. We couldn’t be more happy with Clariol’s choice! Question of the Week: What’s your beauty resolution for 2015? Answer: I need to wash my brushes and sponges more often. I’ve

Lush Decor $200 Gift Card Giveaway

Want to make decorating easier? Enter to win a Lush Decor $200 Gift Card here!

Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

Looking for a recipe for leftover turkey? Check out this yummy and easy to make turkey pot pie recipe!

Hershey Exceeds Sustainable Cocoa Goals in 2014, Sets New Targets

The Hershey Company has announced that 30 percent of its globally sourced cocoa was independently certified and verified in 2014—this reflects an accelerated pace for achieving its goal of sourcing 100 percent of its cocoa supply from certified and sustainable cocoa farms by 2020.The announcement follows the company’s 2013 achievement of sourcing 18 percent certified cocoa globally, nearly double its original goal of 10 percent for the first year of its 2020 commitment

New Report Finds Forest Certification Program Misleads Consumers

On Wednesday, forest conservation NGO ForestEthics released Peeling Back the Eco-Labels, a report comparing the rigor of forest audits conducted in Canada by the two leading forest certification systems: the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). The report found that the SFI certification program has serious

Say sayonara to Styrofoam and hello to Mushroom Materials

The fungi-inspired startup Ecovative is making packing, insulation and building materials with mycelium, the root structures of mushrooms.

Stranded assets: One study says just keep coal, oil in the ground

University College London Institute for Sustainable Resources says that if all coal, oil and gas reserves were exploited, the carbon emitted would increase global temperatures way beyond 2 degrees C.

Eco Echoes: Tricks for Keeping a Kitchen Greener

The kitchen is the most high traffic area of any home. It’s a place where everyone gathers, and where memories are made. It is also a great space to incorporate green ideas. Read on for some practical and helpful tips on how to keep your kitchen as earth friendly as possible. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Use Food WiselyPreserve food longer and allow everyone a clear view of what you have, by utilizing clear glass jars for food storage. If you have a small space,

Hope For The Future: What’s Changing In Green Technology Next Year

Making the world a healthier place to live is something on everyone’s mind. With rising pollution and populations, it’s no secret our world isn’t doing well. Going green is such a buzz word today, from changing your showerheads at home, to multi-million dollar industries changing their image, doing our part to save the world is something we all strive for. And whether you’re looking to invest or just looking for hope, these avenues of greener energy are something to watch for in the coming year.

Horizon Organic 1 % Low Fat Milk, 8-Ounce Aseptic Cartons (Pack of 18)

A cold, creamy glass of organic milk – good for your family and for the environment! Our delicious organic milk is produced without antibiotics, pesticides or cloning, from cows not given added growth hormones. Our milk is as good for you as it is delicious because it’s produced with no antibiotics, no added growth hormones […]

The hazardous side of green living – Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)

Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)The hazardous side of green livingLewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)Those twisty compact fluorescent light bulbs are energy efficient and cost-effective – but they contain mercury and are illegal to throw in the regular garbage in the state of Washington. A program called LightRecycle Washington has established 130 …and more »

Living green – HSPH News

HSPH NewsLiving greenHSPH NewsOn a clear day, the air outside Anthony Cortese's office in downtown Boston is filled with the unmistakable smell of the ocean—a pungent, brinelike perfume that hangs in the morning air. It floats in from the Inner Harbor, where fishing boats lazily …

Watch Vandana Shiva: ‘We Are All Seeds’

Shiva compares us all to seeds, saying “for a while we might lie underground, but…The post Watch Vandana Shiva: ‘We Are All Seeds’ appeared first on EcoWatch.

House Approves Keystone XL—Again

Following a short floor discussion that reiterated all the familiar arguments pro and con, the House voted 266-153 to…The post House Approves Keystone XL—Again appeared first on EcoWatch.

Powerful revolving outdoor sculpture lets you sit, spin and watch nature

Inspired by Japanese garden “moon gates”, this impressive outdoor artwork doubles as a lounge chair where people can sit and enjoy the landscape.