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Five #greenreads to peruse while humming along to Weird Al's "Word Crimes."
Why, a man of the cloth wonders, do people of faith so readily exalt the symbols of creation over creation itself?
Five #greenreads to enjoy while sipping your hot cocoa.
Our technology-driven world demands that we do everything faster. But when we live slowly, we're rewarded with a deeper understanding of the real world—and our connection to it.
Drugs given to humans and livestock may be creating superbugs in nature.
Naturespace makes all previous audio technologies seem as obsolete as the buggy whip. On with the headphones!
As the wildfire and hurricane seasons begin, a little less hubris—and a lot more awe, humility, and quiet communion with nature—might be the key to reaching détente with the forces of destruction.
If unwatched solitude is what you're seeking, wilderness may not be where you find it.
Our top picks: the best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Four excuses for not hitting the gym this weekend. (Yeah, our resolutions are suddenly seeming less urgent, too.)
Our top picks: today's best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Citizen science has grown exponentially in recent years, connecting average individuals with the natural world around them in new ways. Can we keep up?
Geoengineering, take 2: Last year public outcry in the United Kingdom shelved a controversial plan to try to slow global warming by releasing particles into the atmosphere. Now, a similar idea is coming to the United States... read more >
In an editorial entitled "Pig Out" this week, the prestigious science journal Nature called for an end to the overuse of antibiotics in the production of livestock. The editorial says the ever-increasing problem of multi-... read more >
Five greenreads to read by the light of fireworks (or wildfires...). Josh Schonwald at Slate on finding your inner insectivore: If we’re going to continue feeding more than seven billion people, we’re going to have to find... read more >
David George Haskell's new book explores how plants and animals adapt to changing seasons and paints a vivid picture of biological processes.