Sealy Nature Couture Cotton Bliss 2 Stage Infant-Toddler Crib Mattress

Nature and technology combine in the Sealy Nature Couture Cotton Bliss 2-Stage Crib Mattress and Toddler Bed Mattress to offer babies premium luxury sleep. Designed with organic cotton materials plus the sturdiness of a high coil count core, the Sealy Cotton Bliss offers the best crib mattress option for parents looking for top quality innerspring […]

Michelin Green Guide Italy (Green Guide/Michelin)

New Green Guide Italy, completely updated with increased coverage and more photos, features the country’s rich culture, heritage and history. Michelin’s celebrated star-rating system pinpoints Italy’s highlights, from the stunning coastlines of Sardinia and Sicily to historic city centers of Rome and Florence. A new section inspires travel ideas, while Practical Information is now split […]

The Joys of Slow Travel

Description: I wrote a small piece in the Guardian this weekend about the joys of slow travel. Here is an extended version of the article… I wrote a small piece in the Guardian this weekend about the joys of slow travel. Here is an extended version of the article…Aareschlucht Ost is one of Europe’s most extraordinary stations. Inside a tunnel on the line between Meiringen and Innertkirchen, in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland, as the train comes to a stop within the rock, the train’s sliding doors open out

ALABAMA: Mobile Carnival Museum/The 1st US Mardi Gras

ALABAMA: Mobile Carnival Museum/The 1st US Mardi Gras originally appeared on Green Global Travel. The Mobile Carnival Museum& America’s First Mardi Gras Held every year on the day before Ash Wednesday, Mardi Gras (a.k.a. Fat Tuesday, which falls on February 17 in 2015) in New Orleans is a cultural spectacle to behold, rivaled only by Carnival in Brazil and the Holi Festival of India. But, as impressive as the Crescent City’s celebration of the historically French Catholic holiday is, America’s first Mardi Gras festivities were held in what is

Green Living: Don’t feed the animals — Compost correctly – The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalGreen Living: Don't feed the animals — Compost correctlyThe Providence JournalGreen Living: Don't feed the animals — Compost correctly. Published: February 02, 2015 01:00 AM. Comments 0. AP / Gene J. Puskar. Don't worry about Phil; he won't bother your compost pile if it's maintained correctly. +1. Krystal Noiseux. Krystal …

Racing Extinction: A Must-See Documentary of 2015, World Premier at Sundance

There have been five mass extinctions in the history of our planet and now…

5 Ways to Teach Children About Climate Change

Kids are receptive to new information and there are fun ways out there to make…

Photo: Little Blue Heron takes some time to preen

These birds may also use their feet to groom themselves.

Secrets of the groundhog revealed

In 22 sentences, we present everything you ever needed to know about the patron rodent of February 2.

2015 SkS Weekly Digest #5

SkS Highlights Climate researcher Bart Strengers wins wager with climate sceptic Hans Labohm, a guest post article by Bart Strengers drew the highnest number of comments of the articles posted on SkS during the past week. El Niño Watch ENSO Alert System Status: El Niño Watch ENSO-neutral conditions continue.* Positive equatorial sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies continue across most of the Pacific Ocean. There is an approximately 50-60% chance of El Niño conditions during the next two months, with ENSO-neutral favored thereafter.* *

Think green products are too expensive?

This post will introduce you to the companies listed on our Special Offers Page. I received no compensation for this post … I simply want to introduce you to companies doing their best to operate in an earth-friendly manner.We’ve talked about the power of our purchases and how supporting green companies and products is one of the best ways to tell manufacturers that we want products and

Celebrate Diversity & Unity Through Cloth Diapers #ClothCommunity

Join us February 2nd as we celebrate the cloth diapering community. It’s a day in which parents everywhere celebrate our diversities and our unity. #ClothCommunity Day is a campaign brought to you from many of your favorite cloth diaper bloggers. I have to give most of the credit to Mindy (Inquisitive Mom) for organizing the communities efforts to bring this to life. As a community

Mrs. Fields Fill N Flip Locking Layer Baking Pan Review

Looking for a delicious red velvet cake recipe? Check out our recipe made with the Mrs. Fields Fill N Flip Locking Layer Baking Pan here!

$200 BeddingStyle Giveaway

Want to redecorate your bedroom? Enter to win a $200 BeddingStyle Gift Card here!

Carlsberg Working to Develop Biodegradable Wood Fiber Bottle

Beer giant Carlsberg last week announced its plans to develop the world’s first fully biodegradable wood-fiber bottle.After its participation on a panel on “Wasteless Supply” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Carlsberg launched its three-year project with development partners to design a bio-based, biodegradable bottle made from sustainably sourced wood fiber, which it is calling the “Green Fiber Bottle.” The company will work alongside packaging

Norwegian Reality Series Shows Fashionistas the Dark Side of ‘Dead Cheap Fashion’

What happens when you send three young fashionistas to a Cambodian sweatshop for a month? Aftenposten, Norway’s biggest newspaper, answered this question with a five-part, online reality TV series.In “Sweatshop: Dead Cheap Fashion,” fashion-conscious Norwegians Anniken Jorgensen, Frida Ottesen and Ludvig Hambro fly to Phnom Penh, where they work with and interview people that work in the type of facility that produces clothes for some of their favorite brands. The three step fully into the life of the average textile worker, sleeping on concrete, living on $3 a day and sewing for eight hours

It’s the value, stupid: 11 tools to boost the business case for CSR

Connecting sustainability to the bottom line is a major corporate social responsibility challenge — and opportunity. Here’s how to make your case.

Air traffic controllers plan route to fuel-saving flights

New technology and smoother routes help U.K. air traffic services save airlines 1 million tons of CO2 a year — and now they’re aiming higher.

405 Wild Bison Slaughtered in Yellowstone National Park So Far This Season

Within two days, roughly 55 wild buffalo were taken from the trap to slaughter facilities by…

Jason Mraz, Maroon 5, Linkin Park, Guster Speak Out Against Illegal Logging

For decades, mahogany, ebony, rosewood and other rare tropical hardwoods have been extensively logged to…

Artist’s jewel-like recycled glass mosaics reveal nature’s consciousness

Fusing her own blends of recycled glass to create jewels of light and color, this artist’s gorgeous mosaics remind us of the spirit of nature.

This little animal can potentially live forever

Immortality, much? Scientists believe that the hydra may be able to eternally resist going gentle into that good night.

Making Valentine’s Day Delicious with The Piping Gourmets Whoopie Pies

Looking for a gluten-free, allergy friendly treat for Valentine’s Day? See what we think of The Piping Gourmets Gluten Free Whoopie Pies here!