After spending most of her life in search and rescue, this grand 13-year-old Australian Shepherd is enjoying her golden years with her companion human.
Source: TreeHugger – Sky the avalanche dog is having a beautiful retirement (video)
Nestled in a backyard in sunny Arizona, this contemporary tiny house on wheels offers big comforts in a tiny footprint.
Source: TreeHugger – The Nest is a modern tiny house that visitors can rent
That’s what Alexandra Lange says about the possible loss of New York’s Union Carbide Building.
Source: TreeHugger – Renovation is always a better use of resources than demolition and replacement
People are often surprised to learn that tea bags contain up to 25% plastic, which raises concerns about health and environmental implications. Good news is, there’s a better way to make the perfect cuppa.
Source: TreeHugger – Will you take plastic with your tea?
There is something about toasters that inspires designers.
Source: TreeHugger – It’s National Toast Day, and we celebrate with past posts on toasts
This seems to be a problem across North America
Source: TreeHugger – Another reason to make transit free: Fewer kids will get beat up by fare inspectors
The season of summer bounty may seem far off, but it happens to be National CSA Sign-Up Day!
Source: TreeHugger – Why you should sign up for a CSA share today
Is this an answer to the problem of affordable housing?
Source: TreeHugger – UK may allow “upfilling”- building homes on rooftops
Order your next drink without a straw and talk to local businesses about why they should #breakfreefromplastic.
Source: TreeHugger – Today is National Skip the Straw Day
Dogs may be humankind’s best friend, but horses have secret powers all their own.
Source: TreeHugger – What is it about horses? 13 quotes that explain the allure
Not too tall, not too short, but just right.
Source: TreeHugger – Student residence in Marseille is not so tall wood
Sometimes a bit of struggle is a good thing.
Source: TreeHugger – The inconvenient truth about convenience
It’s lighter, cheaper and better than an aluminum can, and a great example of appropriate design.
Source: TreeHugger – Bigelow Space Ops founded to build bouncy castle space station
People who live within view of water have lower psychological distress, study finds.
Source: TreeHugger – Living near water boosts mental health
The resin reduces the energy needed to manufacture turbine blades and allows them to be recycled.
Source: TreeHugger – Recyclable resin makes wind turbines more eco-friendly
Study finds that unhealthy foods hold children’s attention for longer than healthy foods do.
Source: TreeHugger – Kids are more responsive to junk food when watching cartoons
Our photo of the day comes all the way from beautiful Canada.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Snowy owl rides the ice on Lake Ontario
It costs 2,000 times more too.
Source: TreeHugger – 64% of bottled water comes from a tap
The longleaf pine ecosystem in the United States has shrunk from 90 million acres to just 3.4 million over time. Consequently, nearly thirty animal species that rely on it for habitat are now endangered or threatened.
Source: TreeHugger – Sustainable forests: training and jobs add fire power
“This Lent let’s give ocean creatures a better chance to renew themselves, free of our trash!” –Church of England’s Diocese of London
Source: TreeHugger – Church of England urges parishioners to give up plastic for Lent