What the circular economy’s early days look like for Amazon and Nike

Billions upon billions of products and consumers served.

Favorite Natural & Organic Bedding for Sweet Eco-Friendly Dreams {GIVEAWAY!}

Guide to natural & organic bedding including sustainable fabrics like organic cotton and…Read the whole entry… » ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

5 of the Best Fruit Flavored Kombucha Recipes + How to Get That Fizz!

My favorite fruit flavored kombucha recipes using fresh fruit, frozen fruit or dried fruit –…Read the whole entry… » ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

The Lipstick League – week of 10.1.18

Here’s what was up with The Lipstick League last week… Phyrra – I’ve switched up my skincare routine for Fall, have you? Check out my Fall Skincare Routine for Dry Skin! Prime Beauty – I love it when a beloved YouTuber has an opportunity to collaborate with a beloved brand! YouTuber Emily Noel collaborated with Makeup Revolution to create this travel-friendy Emily Edit The Needs Palette. Find out if YOU need it. we heart this – shimmer, glimmer, glitter…we’re talking all that twinkles in these new beauties from Pixi Beauty. Beautygeeks – has a tale of acetone and nail-polish fumes, pollen and dust and toxic-mold exposure, and Manigeek’s new No.1 fan. Blushing

Finally! Murad Offers a Way to Outsmart Acne…

press sample affiliate link Murad Acne Control Outsmart Acne Clarifying Treatment review I had hoped that by the time I passed 30, I wouldn’t still be struggling with acne. These days, at 32, it’s mostly under control–although stress and a bad habit of resting my chin on my hand can cause my acne

Nat Geo, Wattpad Call for Stories About Global Plastic Crisis

The only positive side of the marine plastic problem is the growing tide of actions from the global business community to try and solve it — in the past year alone, the issue has spawned campaigns, documentaries, cross-industry collaborations, scientific breakthroughs, startup incubators and accelerators, widespread bans on single-use plastics and more. Now, to build on its multiyear

Activating Community: How Box Inspired Real-Time Digital Social Impact

How do you get a community to take immediate social action when you have just a handful of minutes onstage? This question doesn’t get asked often — or sound plausible — because most organizations have created an imaginary line between things that happen in ‘real life’ and things that happen in ‘digital life.’ At

Brexit deal must safeguard environment standards on the island of Ireland

This post is by Mike Walker, Brexit advisor to the Irish Environmental Pillar and Donal McCarthy, senior policy officer at the RSPB and member of Greener UK’s ‘EU-UK negotiations group’.  The past few days have seen a frenzy of activity in Brussels as negotiators have burrowed deep in the ‘tunnel’ (the term used to describe intense negotiations without third party disclosure)

You can’t reach net zero without resource efficiency

Earlier this week, the climate minister, Claire Perry, asked the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to investigate a pathway for the UK to become a net zero emissions economy. This followed the publication of a major International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report warning that the world must make deep cuts in carbon emissions. These, the scientists say, are necessary

Episode 145: A ballad to Oakland during VERGE 18, clearing the air on carbon removal

Plus, two unique examples of corporate innovation in renewable electricity procurement.

Financing an equitable, sharing city

With private economic inequity at a high, public financing for community health and wealth is more important than ever.

End-of-summer reading list: 4 staff picks

As summer draws to a close, here are the five environmental books Conservation International staff can’t put down.

In global climate change fight, half a degree could make all the difference

Scientists say if Earth’s temperature were to warm any more than 1.5°C, we would experience devastating losses.

Sustainable coffee: What it really means

What does sustainably grown coffee mean?

In case you missed it: 4 big stories from our world

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

Can Green Living Really Make You Happier? – E/The Environmental Magazine

E/The Environmental MagazineCan Green Living Really Make You Happier?E/The Environmental MagazineGreen living means anything from using natural light, improving air quality inside and shopping with reusable bags instead of plastic ones. For example, eating more organic products as opposed to meat and processed food counts as green living.

Iowa State celebrates ten years of sustainability initiative ‘Live Green!’ – Iowa State Daily

Iowa State DailyIowa State celebrates ten years of sustainability initiative 'Live Green!'Iowa State DailyThis academic year marks 10 years of the "Live Green!" Initiative at Iowa State. To celebrate, the Office of Sustainability will be hosting events every month highlighting different aspects of the campus-wide initiative. The "Live Green!" movement …

20 Longest Rivers in the World by Continent (For Your World Travel Bucket List)

Did you know that less than three percent of all the water in the world is freshwater? Of that, nearly 99% is stored in glaciers, ice caps, and underground. In other words, freshwater on the surface of the earth only makes up a fraction of one percent of the planet’s water. Whether despite this fact or because of it, travelers are captivated by continental waterways all around the world. Rivers are perhaps the most romantic of them all. They cascade

Protecting the planet’s freshwater: 3 things you need to know 

Nature-based solutions were mainstream at last week’s Stockholm World Water Week.

52 Percent of World’s Birds of Prey Populations in Decline

Grim news for the world’s raptors—an iconic group of birds consisting of hawks, falcons, kites, eagles, vultures and owls. After analyzing the status of all 557 raptor species, biologists discovered that 18 percent of these birds are threatened with extinction and 52 percent have declining global populations, making them more threatened than all birds as a whole. Comparatively, 40 percent of the world’s 11,000 bird species are in decline, according to an April report from BirdLife International. The new

40 Best Backpacks for Travelers

As responsible travelers who travel light and never check our bags (unless the airline forces us to), carryon luggage is essential for transporting our gear. The value of a good rolling bag can never be overstated, but having a great backpack is arguably even more important. Think about it: Your carryon roller takes a leading role in getting your gear to

Energy Transfer Pipeline Explodes in Pennsylvania

A pipeline exploded in Beaver County, Pennsylvania at approximately 5 a.m. Monday morning, causing a large fire and prompting the evacuation of dozens of homes in the area. The 24-inch natural gas line, owned by Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners and its subsidiary Sunoco, was buried three feet deep and activated only a week ago on Sept. 3. The valves to the pipeline were shut off and the fire extinguished itself by 7 a.m., the company

For climate expert, California summit will be momentous homecoming

Conservation International’s Climate Change Lead Shyla Raghav discusses California’s climate goals and the Global Climate Action Summit.