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Turning Toilet Water into Beer

Brewing beer uses a lot of water: from the irrigation needed to grow barley and... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 24, 2020
Gully Washers

The following excerpt is adapted from Perilous Bounty by Tom Philpott, a new book that aims... (more)

Tom Philpott
August 12, 2020
5 Times Fishermen Became Eco-Pirates

Commercial fishermen have often been painted as a callous bunch. And to an extent, the... (more)

Brian Barth
January 25, 2020
5 Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree Alternatives

Some folks use artificial Christmas trees because they can’t be bothered to deal with a... (more)

Brian Barth
December 16, 2019
An Activist’s Farm-to-Closet Journey

Rebecca Burgess wants people to think as critically about their clothes as they do about... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 19, 2019
Climate Change Is Threatening a Treasured Harvesting Tradition

For Dylan Jennings, the annual wild rice harvest is a cherished practice that connects him... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 23, 2019
Researchers Say Overeating Contributes to Global Food Waste

Americans are eating way too much. And it’s hurting the environment. That was the conclusion... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 4, 2019
The Gulf Oyster Situation Is Very Bad, But There’s Hope

A new report details how the struggling oyster population in the Gulf of Mexico could... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 23, 2018
5 Ways to Be a More Earth-Conscious Beauty Consumer

This Earth Day, make a pledge to green your beauty routine.

Annie Tomlin
April 20, 2018
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