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Familiar layout gets the modern treatment in this bright tiny house (Video)

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3 mentions1 month ago
Though many tiny homes typically have a rustic feel to them, we've admittedly got a soft spot for those with a modern aesthetic. This stylish specimen comes from Australia's Designer ...

How a 1/2 acre urban garden became a hub for many more

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
From a 23 year old food forest to a 215 square foot cabin, Happen Films have produced some wonderful examples of people living closer to the land. As is always ...

The Living Building Challenge confronts us with a profound question

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5 mentions22 hours ago
We spend most our days inside hulking concrete and steel boxes that are fixed to the Earth. They don't exactly look like environmental warriors, but can buildings actually help heal ...

Meet Herbert, the vertical hydroponic wall garden

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
The latest edition of YAIGU (yet another indoor grow unit) brings you Herbert, an LED-powered indoor "farm" that grows greens & veggies on your wall. There's nothing like fresh homegrown ...

Tunisia bans disposable plastic shopping bags

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10 mentions8 hours ago
In an effort to reduce plastic waste, shoppers will no longer be able to get single-use bags at supermarkets. If you happen to be shopping for groceries in Tunisia, you ...

Norway wants tourists to slow down and travel more sustainably

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4 mentions2 months ago
Cruise ships and Disney's 'Frozen' have led to crowds of unprecedented size, about which Norwegians are not entirely happy. Most countries would love to attract more tourists, but Norway rather ...

Here's one small thing you can do about plastic pollution

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11 mentions2 weeks ago
A campaign by the Marine Conservation Society wants you to report any #wildbottlesightings on social media. A strange new creature has overtaken the shorelines and waterways of Great Britain. It’s ...

'The Smog of the Sea' is Jack Johnson's new film about plastic pollution

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10 mentions1 month ago
There's no such thing as a giant floating garbage patch. The reality is much, much worse. Musician Jack Johnson has released a 30-minute film called The Smog of the Sea.

Hip hop is used to teach kids about gardening

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7 mentions1 month ago
This innovative education model gets kids rapping, planting, and cooking in marginalized neighborhoods of London. Music is a universal language, but until last week, I never imagined it could be ...

12 ideas for observing an eco-minded Lent

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
Use this 40-day period as a time to experiment and establish sustainable lifestyle habits. Lent is the six-week lead-up to Christianity’s biggest celebration, Easter, and it starts today. It was ...

The principles behind designing a backyard food forest

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13 mentions1 month ago
Remember that awesome video showing the first three years of a backyard food forest? Even with the slideshow explaining how Dan from Plant Abundance turned a litter-strewn yard into an ...