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Happy Hallowe'en! Here is a roundup of our favorite posts over the years

Some go way back to when the internet made funny noises and the pictures were small.

Source: Culture feed | 31 Oct 2014 | 1:27 pm MSK

Meet Xiuhtezcatl, the 14-year-old activist

Rapper and activist Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh spreads the word about climate change, sustainability and indigenous rights

Source: Culture feed | 29 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm MSK

What do you give to the trick-or-treaters? (Survey)

It's hard, in these days when we worry about sugar and additives and obesity. What to do?

Source: Culture feed | 29 Oct 2014 | 3:28 pm MSK

Kids will love these non-candy Halloween treats!

Who says you have to hand out chocolate bars? Think outside the conventional candy box with these alternative and much healthier ideas.

Source: Culture feed | 29 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm MSK

Between hope and heartbreak: messages from the frontlines

This weekend, environmental leaders met in Rhinebeck, New York to discuss the future of the planet.

Source: Culture feed | 27 Oct 2014 | 7:52 pm MSK

Artist's Future Library conserves trees for book to be printed in year 2114

This conceptual public artwork will be a time capsule and a forest conservation project rolled up in one, targeting readers of a future generation yet unborn.

Source: Culture feed | 24 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm MSD

Wildlife Photograph of the Year is a pride of lions

Wildlife photography has been celebrated for 50 years now, and it's getting better and better.

Source: Culture feed | 22 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm MSD

School fundraisers are in desperate need of a makeover

With most fundraisers lost in a sea of sugar and junk food, an ingenious company called FarmRaiser is showing schools that there is an alternative and much healthier option that embraces local food vendors. It's about time!

Source: Culture feed | 21 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm MSD

More reasons why you should turn off the TV and take your kids outside

Whether you want to avoid setting your kids up for a fatter, less healthy adulthood, or wish to inspire them to careers that embrace nature, there are many reasons why turning off indoor distractions is a good idea.

Source: Culture feed | 20 Oct 2014 | 2:43 pm MSD

We can't give up on home cooking!

Cooking is the closest thing we've got to a silver bullet solution to countless health problems. Shrugging it off as "elitist" is foolish, since home-prepped meals are only as complicated as you make them.

Source: Culture feed | 17 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm MSD

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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