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"Our only choice, whatever our dogma, is to protect the Earth. This is our common progress or our common ruin. There is nothing in between."
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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

12 clever new uses for cats and dogs

Pets, they’re not just for cuddling anymore!

Source: Culture feed | 26 Mar 2015 | 9:14 pm MSK

The CrossFit Open invites the whole world to compete and have fun in the gym

Regardless of what you may think of CrossFit, it's difficult to argue with an approach to fitness that is so inclusive, uplifting, and motivating.

Source: Culture feed | 26 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm MSK

This is what smog sounds like when set to music

A NYC-based artist and programmer makes music out of pollution; listen to it here.

Source: Culture feed | 25 Mar 2015 | 8:10 pm MSK

World Environment Day 2015 to promote sustainable lifestyles

The UN Environment Program takes aim at unsustainable consumption in 2015.

Source: Culture feed | 25 Mar 2015 | 4:45 pm MSK

Artist's mythical animal sculptures are chimeras of the imagination

Using clay and more, this artist makes nature's principle of metamorphosis visible in ephemeral forms.

Source: Culture feed | 24 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm MSK

Why I love to walk every day

Nietzsche said, "All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking." There's nothing like the combination of fresh air and physical activity to make one feel great while fuelling creativity. What's not to love about that?

Source: Culture feed | 23 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm MSK

Let the kids play: Nature can take it

Kids can be hard on a forest if left to run wild and free, but that's the best way to teach them to love nature. And kids' games will never be as destructive as what adults continue to do to the planet.

Source: Culture feed | 18 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm MSK

Ben & Jerry's new 'ice cream Tesla' will deliver free scoops during climate tour

What's better than a free scoop of Ben & Jerry's ice cream? Free scoops delivered by an ice cream Tesla, along with a healthy topping of climate activism, that's what.

Source: Culture feed | 18 Mar 2015 | 12:26 am MSK

Is Fahrenheit a better temperature scale than Celsius? (Survey)

This is one area of measurement where perhaps the Americans, Liberians and Burmese get it right.

Source: Culture feed | 17 Mar 2015 | 7:47 pm 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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