It's been said eloquently before that this world needs more dreamers, lovers, and storytellers "of every kind" to passionately tackle the variety of crises we are facing now as a species and as a planet of interconnected life.
Tools to create livable, healthy, green cities Below are 10 great ideas from 10 great cities. I'm not quite sure about the outdoor escalators, but everything else is pretty awesome.
Prefabricated homes are becoming more mainstream, with more and more models finding a better balance between quality, price and features.
From boosting memory to lowering blood pressure, some midday shuteye is a study in small miracles. Ah, the afternoon nap.
In a building that once housed a bakery, eco-conscious clothier Reformation designs, cuts and sews all of its garments in L.A.
Last week the New York Times reported on My Micro NY, the winner of adAPT NYC, the city's micro-apartment pilot program/competition, which waived the current zoning prohibition on building smaller than 400 square feet.
Cutting-edge retailer Zady proves that it is possible for fashion to be local, ethical, and sustainable, just the way it should be.
Coming to terms with your natural sleep inclinations can bring positive change to your life. The early bird catches the worm.
From used music CDs, to online consignment stores for both adults and babies, to supporting fashion designers who remix thrift store finds, TreeHugger is a big fan of buying used, because it cuts down on unnecessary waste by promoting re-use and creative upcycling.
A mini video series just released by the National Young Farmers Coalition illustrates the challenges and joys of starting one's own dairy farm.
It's a common dilemma for people living in small spaces and who also happen to own a bike: where and how to store this relatively bulky piece of equipment.
From Stockholm to Sydney to Singapore, these 28 cities work hard to keep things clean and green. Is your city on the list?
Convincing us that a food is healthy is a sure-fire marketing strategy for many processed food companies.
3,000 construction jobs for 3 years To change the world of transportation and leave oil behind in favor of clean sources of energy, you need batteries.
It's long been the most tiresome argument for maintaining the energy status quo: Why should we cut our emissions when China will just keep on polluting?
Across the globe, billions of people rely on creepy-crawly things with wings and legs for food – but in the United States we’ve been a bit shy about bringing bugs onto the plate.
The beauty industry doesn't want you to know how pointless moisturizing lotions actually are. All you need is high quality plant oil to do a better job for less money.
Richard Louv's 2008 book shows how direct exposure to nature is essential for children's development and wellbeing.
We don't need no stinkin' heatsinks! One of the recent major innovations in the fast-moving world of LED lightbulbs was Philips' flat Slimstyle, pictured below.
You may have heard of the “Dirty Dozen,” the Environmental Working Group’s annual list of the produce items with highest concentrations of pesticide residue.