Plastic pollution and over-tourism: It’s not (totally) your fault

When it comes to the relationship between over-tourism and plastic pollution, the headlines don’t paint the full picture.

Spotlight On: Natrol Melatonin for Managing Your Sleep Schedule

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All About Beautycounter – Products, Mission & How to Get the Best Deals

Everything you want to know about Beautycounter – The mission behind the brand, favorite…Read the whole entry… » ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

Roses; From the Vase to Your Face

press sample affiliate link Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist and Rose Moisture Plus Moisturising Lotion Review I’ve always thought of Australia’s Jurlique as the pioneer of natural skincare, but I had no idea that the company has been around for over 30 years! Unlike many brands who hawk “natural” products that are anything but, Jurlique is the real deal. Their powerful

Valentine’s Day, animal edition: 6 weird ways animals get it on

From kinky spider bondage to death-inducing foreplay, Human Nature dives into the fascinatingly depraved world of animal mating rituals.

Deforestation, heat waves, rejected recyclables: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

New documentary features an unlikely, and silent, hero

“Dulce” features an unsung star — one that has ramifications for all of humanity.

Climate strikes, sage grouse, polluting floods: 3 big stories you might have missed

Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.

Wallace Broecker: Scientists memorialize a titan of climate science

This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Bud Ward Wally Broecker, photographed around 2010 (Credit: Bruce Gilbert, via Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory) The climate science community has lost one of the real titans of its field. Geochemist Wallace Broecker – known as “Wally” – passed away February 18 in New York at age 87 of congestive heart failure. A pioneer in identifying Earth’s warming as a result of human emissions of carbon dioxide, Broecker is widely credited with introducing in the 1970s the term “global warming.” A 1996

Modern 226 sq. ft. micro-home is hidden in converted garage

A derelict garage is transformed into a compact, minimalist living space.

New rebuttal to the myth ‘Holistic Management can reverse Climate Change’

This is the new Basic rebuttal to the myth ‘Holistic Management can reverse Climate Change’. There’s also an Advanced rebuttal. The Myth: Holistic Management can reverse Climate Change “Holistic management as a planned grazing strategy is able to reverse desertification and sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide into soil, reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide levels to pre-industrial levels in a period of forty years.” (Allan Savory, 2014) The Rebuttal: Holistic Management is a form of grazing management that has become popularised in recent years by Allan Savory, founder of the Savory Institute. The management technique has been subject of international attention, mainly due to the

The Deliverator electric cargo motorcycle covers the last mile in style

It’s a lot cleaner and greener than your usual delivery van and takes up a lot less space.

5 ways you can help fight climate change

Conservation International’s climate lead shares 5 ways youth can help stop climate change.

New Ocean Heat Content Histories

Guest commentary from Laure Zanna (U. Oxford) and G. Jake Gebbie (WHOI) Two recent papers, Zanna et al. (2019) (hereafter ZKGIH19) and Gebbie & Huybers (2019) (hereafter GH19), independently reconstructed ocean heat content (OHC) changes prior to the instrumentally-based records (which start ~1950). The goals (and methodologies) of the two papers were quite different – ZKGIH19 investigated regional patterns of ocean warming and thermal sea level rise, while GH19 analyzed the long-term memory of

What the 2018 climate assessments say about the Gulf Stream System slowdown

Last year, twenty thousand peer reviewed studies on ‘climate change’ were published. No single person can keep track of all those – you’d have to read 55 papers every single day. (And, by the way, that huge mass of publications is why climate deniers will always find something to cherry-pick that suits their agenda.) That is why climate assessments are so important, where a lot of scientists pool their expertise and

Organic Cotton Bedding for the Perfect Night’s Sleep

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How to Make a DIY Facial Oil to Nourish Your Skin

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Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray 12 Hour Wear Test

press sample affiliate link Urban Decay has been one of my favorite brands for a long time. As a teen I was obsessed with their cool packaging, ‘wild’ colors and edgy vibe. And today, UD continues to CRUSH IT when it comes to creating some of the best shades on the market. But what good is an amazing shade if it doesn’t last? So, we decided to put the classic Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray to the test ($32/4oz, $15/1 oz). UD calls it a weightless spray that keeps makeup looking “just-applied” for up to 16 hours. If you&#

Hourglass Cosmetics Veil Mineral Primer and Illusion Skin Tint Review

press sample affiliate link Hourglass Cosmetics’ Veil and Illusion does a magic act on skin I’ve never used anything by Hourglass Cosmetics that I didn’t love unconditionally. So, I squealed with happiness when I saw not one but TWO of their products in my mailbox to review for we heart this. Hourglass always gets it right, down to the tiniest details. Even the cardboard of their outer packaging has a warm glow. The actual product packaging is always well-designed and modern, the kind of cosmetics I’m proud to leave out on my vanity…and the products inside

Culture and Heritage of Green Spain

Description: As we launch our Greentraveller’s Guide to Green Spain, Ginny Light experiences the culture and heritage of the four regions – Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country. As we launch our Greentraveller’s Guide to Green Spain, Ginny Light experiences the culture and heritage of the four regions – Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country.Green Spain is so named for its favourable temperate climate. It is in the north

6 ways you can help marine life today

Human Nature asked six Conservation International experts for their best tips to help marine species.

A summer escape to Italian organic farms

Description: The acclaimed garden designer and horticulturalist Hannah Gardner visits two Italian family run organic farms that she has been ordering produce from for several years The acclaimed garden designer and horticulturalist Hannah Gardner visits two Italian family run organic farms from where she has been ordering produce for several yearsPhoto: La Fattoria

Urban Decay Street Style Brow Collection

press sample affiliate link I saw the brow craze coming a long time ago… Back in 2013, my British niece came over from London for a visit. I took her to an LA industry makeup event, and as you do, you chat about beauty. I asked her what the current craze in British makeup was. Brows, she told me. “Brows, as in eyebrows?” I asked, thinking I had heard her wrong. (Because brows? How boring!) But I heard her right