Adventure

Birdwatchers Flock to Alaska, Bringing Millions in Revenue and Incentives for Habitat Conservation

Birdwatchers Flock to Alaska, Bringing Millions in Revenue and Incentives for Habitat Conservation

The popular pastime of birdwatching has many healthy benefits for people and the planet, including immersion in nature — which has been shown to be beneficial for mental health — breathing fresh air, exercise, exposure to natural vitamin D, socializing and building togetherness through birdwatching communities and increased appreciation for nature. There were approximately 15.23 […]

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    Vegan Picnic Foods for Your Spring Adventures

    Vegan Picnic Foods for Your Spring Adventures

    The warm, breezy days of spring are the perfect setting for a picnic. Whether you head to a local park, set up a spot on the side of your favorite hiking trail, or lay a blanket in the backyard, getting outside to dine al fresco is a dreamy way to spend a spring afternoon. Thankfully, […]

    7 Zero-Waste Air Travel Tips

    7 Zero-Waste Air Travel Tips

    Air travel is not good for the planet, but sometimes it’s the only feasible option to get to where you need to go. If you find yourself on a flight for one reason or another, it’s good to know your options for minimizing the impact of your trip. Sure, you can buy carbon offsets, but […]

    How to Get Involved This Earth Day

    How to Get Involved This Earth Day

    Earth Day is coming Friday, April 22, and this year’s theme is “Invest in Our Planet.” Regardless of how you choose to invest, there’s never been a more important time to celebrate this holiday. As humans run short on time to curb climate change and prevent catastrophic calamity, it’s important for everyone to take serious, […]

    A Beginner’s Guide to Foraging

    A Beginner’s Guide to Foraging

    Perusing the aisles of the grocery store, it’s easy to disconnect from where our food comes from, and forget the processes that bring it to our plate. Throughout history, 30,000 different plants have been used by humans for food and medicine, but now, only three plants – maize, rice, and wheat – account for half of all calories we consume.

    10 Environmental Podcasts to Listen to in 2022

    10 Environmental Podcasts to Listen to in 2022

    Fires in the Amazon and the Arctic, hurricanes in Europe, volcanic eruptions and polar vortexes … Extreme weather events are becoming much more widespread and routine, but we don’t have to be terrified. There is so much we can still do to stop the march of climate change. Many thoughtful activists, educators and leaders are working non-stop to fight the climate crisis. In 2022, it’s our time to learn and advocate, and these podcasts lead the way. Here are the top 10 environmental podcasts you should listen to this year