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8 Fracking Myths Debunked – Updated

Earlier this year I penned a popular mythbusting guide to hydraulic fracturing, also known as ‘fracking’, the process of extracting shale gas by drilling and injecting fluid into the ground at a very high pressure. This process is intensive and potentially risky because the pressure is required to fracture the shale rocks and release the […]

July 16th

Green Your Memorial Day: 5 Sustainable Holiday Favorites

Memorial Day is a great American tradition, in which we take a day to remember and to celebrate our fallen soldiers. Here is Green Living Ideas’ top five list of ways to have an awesome, and sustainable, Memorial Day. Play some carbon-free games with friends and family. Get out from behind the TV, skip the […]

May 26th

Putting Reforestation On the Dollar Menu

What can you get for a dollar these days? Well, a quick google search would show that you can buy any wide number of items for such a bargain. Things like cheeseburgers, music downloads and you’re favorite watered down brew can all be had for such a price.  But what if I told you, that […]

May 16th

Al Gore, on solutions for our climate change crisis

Former Vice President Al Gore delivered a powerful address to a packed house at the Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa last night. Environmentally, Gore is most famous, perhaps, for his 2006 speaking tour and subsequent documentary called An Inconvenient Truth, but as opening speaker Senator Brian Schatz pointed out, Mr. Gore […]

April 15th

How to Help our Bees

In case you have not heard, our bee populations are in big trouble. Experts from around the world have been reporting on declining bee populations across the world, and the disappearance of our winged friends. Bee populations help pollinate the majority of our food crops around the world, and without bees pollinating our crops, our […]

February 26th

Soybeans Causing Devastation in Argentina

Ed. note: Today we have some startling news about soybeans, shared from our sister site Eat. Drink. Better. Learn more about how soy growing companies are ruining the ecology and economy of Argentina, in pursuit of cheaper meat. Soybeans: Factory Farming and the Destruction of Lands and Lives in Argentina (via Jonty Whittleton in […]

December 31st