Skincare Elixir from the Gods: Pixi Beauty Glow Tonic

press sample affiliate link Winter is always tough on my skin. But this year has been ridiculous! Between extra-cold temps and a weekly dose of Retin-A (which is almost more than my face can tolerate right now), my face has never been this parched and flaky. I actually felt embarrassed about how unsightly my skin had become. So when I saw that I was testing Pixi Beauty Glow Tonic ($29.00 250ml), I was a little concerned. I’ve heard people rave about Glow Tonic ever since it hit the shelves

In protecting their forests, these women transformed their futures

For International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the women of the Roro tribe in Papua New Guinea.

Planes, slaves (!) and tree loss: 3 new science stories you should know about

Three recent studies by Conservation International shed light on how humans can stop harming the environment, and help people in the process.

Carbon, clouds, lakes with legal rights: 3 big stories you may have missed

Editor’s note: News about conservation and the environment is made every day, but some of it can fly under the radar. In

The simplest trick cured my chronic insomnia

After decades of increasingly complicated insomnia fixes, this one little thing changed everything.

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming Digest #9

Story of the Week… Opinion of the Week… Toon of the Week… Coming Soon on SkS… Climate Feedback Reviews… SkS Week in Review… Poster of the Week… Story of the Week… How the Weather Gets Weaponized in Climate Change Messaging Clearing snow in Buffalo, N.Y., in January. Credit:Lindsay Dedario/Reuters< In the summer, when heat waves scorch cities or heavy rains flood the coasts, some climate scientists and environmentalists will point out any plausible connections to global warming, hoping today’s weather will help people understand tomorrow’s danger from climate change. Then winter comes. And, like

New Zealand bemoans water pollution, but won’t limit dairy

It’s uncomfortable to face the source of the pollution.

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #9

A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Feb 24 through Sat, Mar 2, 2019 Editor’s Pick Youth climate strikers: ‘We are going to change the fate of humanity’ Exclusive: Students issue an open letter ahead of global day of action on 15 March, when young people are expected to strike across 50 nations Read the climate strikers’ letter Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaking at a protest in front of the city hall in Hambourg, Germany. Photograph: Axel Heimken/Getty The

Remembering nature poet Mary Oliver

In memory of Mary Oliver, a renowned nature poet.

Update day

So Wednesday was temperature series update day. The HadCRUT4, NOAA NCEI and GISTEMP time-series were all updated through to the end of 2018 (slightly delayed by the federal government shutdown). Berkeley Earth and the MSU satellite datasets were updated a couple of weeks ago. And that means that everyone gets to add a single additional annual

The best case for worst case scenarios

The “end of the world” or “good for you” are the two least likely among the spectrum of potential outcomes.Stephen Schneider Scientists have been looking at best, middling and worst case scenarios for anthropogenic climate change for decades. For instance, Stephen Schneider himself took a turn back in 2009. And others have postulated both far more rosy and far more catastrophic possibilities as well (with somewhat variable evidentiary bases). This question came up last year in the wake of a high

Best Natural Toothpaste Brands For Everyone in the Family

Find the best natural toothpaste brands, get to know popular toothpaste ingredients and learn why…Read the whole entry… » ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

Healthy Home Detox Checklist to Jumpstart Your Spring

Use this home detox checklist to go beyond Spring cleaning to rid your home of toxic chemicals and…Read the whole entry… » ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

It’s Time for Spring Fashion: up to 25% off at Shopbop

press sample affiliate link I know; it feels like spring isn’t coming anytime soon. I mean, it just snowed at my house in Joshua Tree, CA. We’re not talking flurries, we got 10 inches of snow. In. The. California. Desert. But we all just need to hang in there. Because spring IS coming. And what better to get us more in the mood for warmer weather than spring fashion? Perfect timing as well, because there’s a Shopbop sale going on right now! CLICK HERE for all the details (exclusions, etc.) But here’s a cheat sheet

Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate review

press sample affiliate link I’ve known for a while now that Vitamin C isn’t only good for staving off colds and scurvy. Pure Vitamin C is a big-time antioxidant with powerful skin protection. That same Vitamin C you take in a pill or in your OJ to protect your body

Greentraveller’s Guide to Pelion

Greentraveller and the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO UK & Ireland) have published an online guide to Pelion, Greece.Greentraveller’s Guide to Pelion is an online guide to over 50 recommendations for where to stay, eat and what to do on the peninsula.The guide features a range of accommodation from the grand stone mansions that grace Pelion’s mountain villages to a simple guesthouses nestled in the chestnut woods, as well as a

A foodie tour of Pelion

Description: Clare Hargeaves samples some of the best local food and drink on a foodie tour of Greece's Pelion Peninsula As we launch our Greentraveller’s Guide to Pelion, Clare Hargreaves surveys the region’s foodie scene.Greece’s Pelion Peninsula is the mountainous boot that sweeps its heel into the Aegean Sea midway between Athens and Thessaloniki. Here, bare rocky landscapes give way to lush sweet chestnut woods that jostle for space with fruit orchards and olive groves, gurgling streams and fountains, and stone and slate villages that tumble down the flanks of mighty Mount Pelion. Homer

The culture and heritage of the Pelion Peninsula

Description: Clare Hargreaves learns about the rich culture and heritage of the Pelion Peninsula, midway between Athens and Thessaloniki. As we launch our Greentraveller’s Guide to Pelion, Clare Hargreaves learns about the culture and heritage of the Pelion peninsula, midway between Athens and Thessaloniki.Giants, centaurs, Olympian gods and demi-gods, Jason and the Argonauts…. the Pelion Peninsula

Where to target ocean conservation? New research points the way

Around the world, oceans are providers: of food, of livelihoods, of entire economies. But, where do people depend on them

Best of 2018: Satellite tags shed light on sea turtle treks

Knowing where the turtles go is the first step to protecting them.

This kid dices onions and wields a kitchen torch

Week 6 of our meal-prepping series will introduce you to a dad who’s serious about teaching his kids how to cook.

Here’s a dash of hope for climate change

This speech cheered me up, so I thought I’d share.

How to design a truly sustainable office building

Here’s a checklist for an extreme green dream office, courtesy of Dr. Peter Rickaby.