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Get funding to help your big idea grow with the World's Shortest Grant Application

So Delicious wants to help you make a difference with awards of $30,000 in micro-grants, and your application only has to be 140 characters long.

Source: Culture feed | 22 Apr 2015 | 10:23 pm MSD

10 tips to make every day Earth Day

We can do lists too; here are some of the simple things you can do that do not involve spending money and buying stuff.

Source: Culture feed | 20 Apr 2015 | 9:14 pm MSD

Enter the World Environment Day blogging competition and win a trip to Milan

In anticipation of World Environment Day on June 5, the United Nations Environment Programme is hosting a blogging competition to raise awareness about this year’s theme of sustainable consumption.

Source: Culture feed | 17 Apr 2015 | 8:48 pm MSD

6 compelling books for those craving outdoor adventures

If you're in need of a literary wilderness escape, these non-fiction books are a great place to start.

Source: Culture feed | 16 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm MSD

Artist's hyper-realistic bird sculptures are made from wood and paper

Love birds? So does this artist, who creates life-sized and life-like sculptures of birds, down to individually cut feathers.

Source: Culture feed | 8 Apr 2015 | 6:00 pm MSD

World Environment Day launches logo design competition

Design a logo for this year’s World Environment Day and win a trip to Milan, Italy.

Source: Culture feed | 6 Apr 2015 | 7:00 pm MSD

Artist's awesome patterned sculptures come alive in laser-cut 3D

This artist's experiments with handmade paper cuts expanded into bold, laser-cut wood sculptures, thanks to a Kickstarter campaign.

Source: Culture feed | 2 Apr 2015 | 3:00 pm MSD

From my inbox: 7 ways to celebrate Earth Day that I wish were jokes

I’m way too earnest to make this stuff up.

Source: Culture feed | 1 Apr 2015 | 6:15 pm MSD

Celebrating the great scoops of April 1

A roundup of our favorites of past years.

Source: Culture feed | 1 Apr 2015 | 3:34 pm MSD

Inhabit documentary explores permaculture in principle and practice (Review)

This Kickstarter-funded film delivers a beautiful portrait of permaculture's potential in both rural and urban settings.

Source: Culture feed | 28 Mar 2015 | 12:53 am MSK

Oh No Mommy! Will the Greenies Take Fireworks Away From Us?

Obligatory Post About Green Fireworks for the 4th of July Fireworks are fun - who doesn't like explosions? - and a good excuse to get together with family and friends, but they're also not very clean. In Beijing, China, the smoke from fireworks during the new year celebrations tripled pollution levels overnight, and the toxic metals used to get the bright colorful sparks fall back to Earth, contaminating soil and water. Is there something we can do without losing the fireworks?

Source: LivingECHO | 3 Jul 2009 | 12:11 am MSD

Do Roses Stink?

For Valentine’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions, giving flowers often seems like a gift from Mother Nature herself.

But when flowers are doused in pesticides and transported long (i.e., energy-intensive) distances, their eco-appeal quickly evaporates.  The health impact conventionally-grown flowers has makes them even less desirable.

Source: LivingECHO | 14 Feb 2008 | 10:19 am MSK

The Natural Collection Supports Peace One Day Today

We're sure that millions of people all around the world have made a commitment to today's International Day of Peace.

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 2:07 am MSD

Taking Back the Streets: TreeHugger Tips For Car Free Day

Here are some ideas for World Car Free Day to take back our streets:...

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 1:57 am MSD

Seven Easy Pieces for Fall: Women

A new wind is starting to blow and you can almost smell change crackle in the air,...

Source: LivingECHO | 12 Oct 2007 | 1:56 am MSD


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