Eco News

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Nature News

    Break Free From Plastic

    #thebreakfreefromplastic Movement is a global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Nature News

    Can’t Sleep? Check the Night Sky

    Live stream the Northern Lights from the comfort of your couch.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Sustainable Design

    How to Build a Resilient Future

    Julia Watson researches enduring innovations that could help us counter the challenges of climate change.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac

    WPA

    Also known as Works Progress Administration, the WPA was active from 1939-1943. It was a work program for the unemployed,…

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Gamechanger

    In Conversation – Part 2

    Land as a Commons: Building the New Economy

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Gamechanger

    In Conversation – Part 1

    Winona LaDuke and Leah Penniman Moderated by Nwamaka Agbo

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Inspiring Brand: Solo New York

    We all know that one of the easiest ways to help the environment is by using eco-friendly bags, the kind…

  • Eco News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    WE NEED YOU!

    We need your support whether it’s your voice, your social media presence or financially, to help environmental non-profits that are…

  • Eco News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    The Time Has Come: Adjustments are not enough

    Please, let’s not go back to normal.

  • Eco News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Emergence Magazine

    Emergence Magazine is an online publication with an annual print edition, featuring innovative stories that explore the threads connecting ecology,…

  • Eco News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Someone to Follow

    Joseph Simcox is a botanical explorer, a leading expert on rare food plants and one of the most experienced and…

  • Blog, Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    What to Do instead of being on the computer, during times of self-isolation

    Things to do in quarantine.

  • Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac, Tree News

    Undamming the Hudson River

    Free-flowing creeks are part of what binds ecosystems together. These waterways are the circulatory system of our landscape.

  • Eco News, Nature News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Great News! Plastic bags are banned in New York!

    Plastic Bags are Banned in New York as of March 1st, Second Statewide Ban, After California. Nature is celebrating this…

  • Eco News, Eco Tip, Spring 2020 Almanac

    PW Tip 3: Recycling a Bamboo Toothbrush

    Bamboo toothbrushes are easy to recycle. You can reuse, repurpose or compost them.

  • Eco News, Nature News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Free Illustrations of the Natural World

    You Can Now Download 150,000 Free Illustrations of the Natural World

  • Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    The Joys of Nature

    The National Trust in England, is launching a series of activities to help people engage more with their natural surroundings,…

  • Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac, Tree News

    World’s oldest known fossil forest found in Upstate New York

    The world’s oldest known fossil forest has been discovered in a sandstone quarry in the town of Cairo, in upstate…

  • Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Luffas and Lice

    While researching medicinal plants found in Mexico for a medicinal plant garden I am designing in Cuixmala, Mexico, I was…

  • Eco News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Perspectives in Farming with Nature, 11/16/19

    What can wild nature do for food production and how can food production help wild nature?

  • Eco News, Nature News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Refuse Gourmet Teabags

    Since billions of microplastics have been found in those silken tea bags (which are actually made of plastic), a much…

  • Blog, Eco News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Litterless

    A zero waste grocery guide

  • Blog, Eco News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Five Foods Made From Trash

    At least 30 percent of food ends up in landfills each year in the United States. Thanks to these five…

  • Eco News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Ecosystem Restoration Camps

    Ecosystem Restoration Camps are hubs of restoration activity where campers can work together with the local community to actively implement…

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Action Alert

    TAKE ACTION!

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Reduce Food Waste and Save Time by Freezing It

    This is how I save leftovers, bread, fresh herbs and bananas at home: simply store the foods in freezer safe…

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    People Helping: The Nurdle Patrol

    Nurdle Patrol is a citizen science project lead by the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve at the University of Texas…

  • Blog, Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Pharmacy to Farm

    New York City Is Giving Out Prescriptions For Free Fruits And Vegetables.

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Project Coral

    Very encouraging news for the world’s depleted coral reefs thanks to scientists who successfully reproduced endangered corals in a laboratory…

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Reducing Waste by Reusing Materials in the Garden

    Reducing Waste by Reusing Materials in the Garden by Priscilla Woolworth **originally published in Green America

  • Blog, Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Sounds of Nature

    A group of professional nature recordists from around the globe have collaborated to develop Nature Soundmap , an enjoyable and…

  • Eco Garden, Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Hidden Treasures

    CALIFORNIA GOLD-MINING SITES HOLD HIDDEN TREASURE: RARE HEIRLOOM FRUITS AND NUTS.

  • Blog, Eco News, Gamechanger, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Zach Bush

    Zach Bush is a triple board certified physician, master healer & consciousness, and is the founder and director of M…

  • Eco News, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Good News Lately!

    A sample of some recent good news.

  • Eco News, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Monarch Butterfly News

    In order to protect monarch butterflies from becoming an endangered species in 2019, millions of acres of native milkweed need…

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    A Feast for the Senses

    Chinese vlogger Li Ziqi films her videos in the serene countryside of China.

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    The Rocky Hill Coal Mine Case

    A Group of Residents Prevented a Coal Mine from Being Built in their community in Australia.

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    I Have a Crush on Your Mind

    My generation and the generations that went before have failed you. We failed to grasp the basic premise of intergenerational…

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    March 15th, 2019

    A Global Youth Strike for Climate Action is planned for March 15 and the movement is rapidly building momentum.

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Cover of the Spring Issue

    It was fun creating the flower motif cover for this issue, using recycled paper and filling the triangle pouches with…

  • Eco News, Winter 2018/19 Almanac

    How to Change the World by What We Buy

    As a consumer, be informed about products that contain palm oil. You might not cook with it, but you would…

  • Eco News, Winter 2018/19 Almanac

    The Green America Chocolate Score Card

    Most major chocolate companies have commitments to source more sustainable cocoa. Many of them have plans to have 100% certified…

  • Eco News, Winter 2018/19 Almanac

    Organic Food May Reduce Cancer Risk

    People who regularly eat organic food are much less likelyto get cancer than those who don’t, a major new study…

  • Eco News, Fall 2018 Almanac

    Ecosia

    Ecosia is a search engine, and when you use it to search the web, they plant trees.

  • Eco News, Fall 2018 Almanac

    Don’t Even Think About Turning the Air Conditioning on the Second you Get In your Car

    Does you car’s owner’s manual tell you to roll down the windows to let out all the hot air before…

  • Eco News, Fall 2018 Almanac

    Make Your Own Non-toxic Homemade Bubbles

    Why make your own? Did you know that conventional bubble soap contains unhealthy ingredients ( dishsoap and handsoap as well),…

  • Eco News, Summer 2018 Almanac

    Demand Real Organic Food from Real Organic Farmers

    We need the largest retailers of organic food in the country to stand with organic farmers and consumers for the…

  • Eco News, Summer 2018 Almanac

    The End is Near for Plastic Bags and Straws

    Times are changing. Just as it became socially unacceptable to smoke indoors, the use of plastic bags and plastic straws…

  • Eco News, Spring 2018 Almanac

    Plastic-eating fungus found at a landfill site in Pakistan

    Currently, around the world, landfills are full of billions of tons of plastics. These plastics are attracting organisms that are…

  • Eco News, Winter 2017/18 Almanac

    Gaga’s Gloves

    There was a time, up to the 1960’s, when women wore gloves every time they left the house.

  • Eco News, Winter 2017/18 Almanac

    Zero Waste Shops

    ZERO WASTE SHOPS are opening up all over Europe!!

  • Eco News, Winter 2017/18 Almanac

    Druid’s Corner

    A druid is a member of a high-ranking professional class in ancient Celtic cultures. Druids revered nature, the wilderness and…

  • Eco Cinema, Eco News, Winter 2017/18 Almanac

    The Story of Microfibers

    Most of us wear synthetic fabrics like polyester every day…This is a big problem.

  • Eco News, Winter 2017/18 Almanac

    Green Burials

    Natural or Green burials are environmentally friendly, and more so than conventional burials.

  • Eco News, Fall 2017 Almanac

    Great News from the EWG!

    Procter & Gamble, the world’s biggest maker of both household cleaning and personal care products, announced the most sweeping fragrance…

  • Eco News, Fall 2017 Almanac

    Sept. 16th: International Coastal Clean Up Day

    We know that ocean trash is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people, wildlife and local economies…But…

  • Eco News, Fall 2017 Almanac

    Food Companies Fighting Climate Change

    Staple food items that take some of the bite out of global warming.

  • Eco News, Fall 2017 Almanac

    Change.org

    These petitions are made possible thanks to the generous support of Change.org members, who contribute on a monthly basis to…

  • Eco Cinema, Eco News, Fall 2017 Almanac

    This Land is Our Land

    California is facing a drought of historic proportions and while individuals are being forced to reduce their water usage, Nestlé…

  • Blog, Eco News

    Dairy Company makes a healthy change

    Large dairy company ditches dairy after 90 years and starts producing plant-based milks instead…

  • Blog, Eco News

    Why we must defend the Arctic refuge

    The Arctic Refuge contains one of the most fragile and ecologically sensitive ecosystems in the world. Its environment is extremely…

  • Blog, Eco News

    Solar Eclipse

    An awesome natural phenomenon will happen on August 21, 2017.

  • Blog, Eco News

    Man plants trees every day for 37 years

    Since 1979, Jadav Payeng has been planting hundreds of trees on an Indian island threatened by erosion.

  • Blog, Eco News

    Chemical Free Tick Protection

    The next time you’re out enjoying what the great outdoors has to offer, consider these toxin-free simple tricks and you…

  • Blog, Eco News

    The Honey Gatherers

    All over the planet, the humble honeybee busies itself with a singular purpose – perpetuation of the hive.

  • Blog, Eco News

    Why Transhumance Matters

    Transhumance is a type of nomadism, where shepherds move their livestock between fixed summer and winter pastures.