Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
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How a mild-mannered children's celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.
The race to stop a killer, using acoustic monitoring and pheromone traps
Any face. Even on a trash can.
We've chosen our 2013 Science Fair Winners!
The legendary urban planning game has a lot to say about the way our societies affect the environment. And the newest edition says one thing in particular.
"Transient electronics" could deliver drugs, monitor buildings and more. Could they be an eco-friendly solution for obsolescent tech?
Growing kale and tilapia--and brewing beer--in an abandoned stretch of Chicago
Our dependence on big systems--big oil, big coal--steers us away from little ones, such as biofuel made from garbage, that are transforming communities in other countries
Conceptual shelters that will protect us all from the perils of our rapidly changing environment: rising waters, extreme heat, rampant pollution and overpopulation
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And they cost only three cents each
Drilling a geothermal well to help cool and heat the dream home
Welcome to the wonderful world of compost toilet tech
Will Marc Norman's secret ice recipe set speed skating records in Salt Lake City?
The tobacco plant could make cheap detergent instead of cigarettes.
The journey from stool to sod.
A complete guide to carrying your groceries without fueling climate change.
Here's what life cycle assessments miss.
After a study uncovered PFAS in compost, regulators in Washington moved to ban this class of synthetic compounds.
Most of us will keep polluting post-mortem.
Misleading labels and life cycle studies make for a messy story.
No dirt necessary.
“When the paradigm shifts past a certain point, they will all follow.”
Fuzzy pests don't belong in your trash.
Well-intentioned “aspirational recycling” is actually making to harder to recover materials.
Worm farms, weeders, push mowers... The whole nine yards to control fine yards.
They may be past their prime, but that doesn't make them useless.
Don't stress about what kind you buy—stress about what you do about it after the holidays.
Presents for the people who are, uh, less concerned about the planet than you are.
Make your diet green in every way.
Actually good gifts based on "green" puns.
And don't buy more.
Enjoy the day without killing the planet.
It would be so much easier to just...leave them.
Bill Gates took a jar of poop on stage to remind us of this fact.
Fallen leaves are absolutely wonderful—until the rain comes.
Protect your pets and your pelt.
The horrifying pig poop floods in North Carolina are not a one-time thing.
When you let broccoli rot in your fridge, you add noxious gases to more than just your veggie drawer.
It's bad to waste food. Like, really bad.
We consumed a year's worth of natural resources in just seven months.
Inside the mind of Scott Amron.
Organic waste doesn't belong in a landfill. Use this kit to turn it into mulch your plants will devour.
For fertilizer, not drinking.
Little changes can make a big difference
And it doesn't have to smell.
Sustainable rum? I'll drink to that!
It's the trashiest time of the year—but it doesn't have to be.
Find me somebody to love.
Kick your garbage habit.
Bread-powered beer and other delights.
From tomato tires to toast-based beer
Meals into wheels
We sort through the garbage heap
A third of fast food wrappers test positive for chemicals linked to negative health effects
Short answer: Sure, if you're willing to wait
How scientists and entrepreneurs are tackling the growing problem of our ocean's trash
Waste not, want not—and don't destroy the planet
This has nothing to do with politics
Say hello to my wriggly friend
Of course, it's called the C.R.A.P.P.E.R.
Brewing up environmental solutions
Just call them wood chips
Reducing trash is easier said than done
Additive manufacturing can make almost anything, from fun experiments to paradigm-shifters. Here's how the innovations stack up.
The Alaskan Brewing Company burns its own spent grain for fuel.
An eco-minded couple hits the road in a DIY covered wagon--with a bonus outdoor cat porch.
Those spiky things around the stadium's top? Those are 20-foot-tall wind turbines. 80 of them
The fastest, most powerful Bentley ever is serious fun for the big-bucks crowd. It can also burn ethanol, adding just a touch of greenness
Father's Day -- June 21st -- is right around the corner
Agriculture is broken. Traditional techniques use too much energy and produce too little food for our growing planet. One fix: skyscrapers filled with robotically tended hydroponic crops and lab-grown meat
It's not too late to reverse the damage. See some bold steps any DIYer can take
The first nose-friendly indoor composter reaches the U.S.
An ambitious plan to make Mars inhabitable in just 1,000 years