On March 22, 1922, the discovery of Insulin was announced. Here’s what happened after.
Source: TreeHugger – The inventors of insulin sold their patent for a buck. Why is it so expensive?
With a warming climate, the remains of unlucky mountaineers are beginning to rise from the ice.
Source: TreeHugger – Dead bodies are emerging from Mount Everest’s melting glaciers
Full of vibrant colors, patterns and eclectic decor, this tiny house is not as minimalist as its exterior might suggest.
Source: TreeHugger – Eye-popping ‘maximalist’ tiny house suggests that ‘more is more’
In honor of World Water Day, here are the sobering numbers behind the billions of people living without safe water.
Source: TreeHugger – The world water crisis by the numbers
The theme for 2019 is “forests and education,” with the goal to increase understanding that sustainable forests are critical to our future.
Source: TreeHugger – Forests are easy to love: how to show it for the International Day of Forests
Sticking to the sales and basics can stretch your dollar further than planning everything in advance – another great lesson from our weekly meal-planning series.
Source: TreeHugger – Can less meal-planning save more money?
The industry is booming and could overtake fast fashion, according to thredUP’s annual resale report.
Source: TreeHugger – Secondhand clothing market is growing faster than apparel retail
He says it is all part of the grand plan and we shouldn’t worry.
Source: TreeHugger – Is Elon Musk’s SolarCity circling the drain?
It’s even easier than taking a trip to your local farmers’ market.
Source: TreeHugger – Seedsheet makes it ‘ridiculously easy’ to grow your own food
Our photo of the day shows how an otter prepares its food.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: So this is how they do it
This alternative to single-use plastics uses a range of custom-designed machines to create a recyclable and compostable bioplastic, sourced from discarded crustacean shells.
Source: TreeHugger – Shellworks creates sustainable packaging with seafood shells (Video)
But what does that mean?
Source: TreeHugger – The Sonic-X is the first “self-sustainable” RV
This popular test of mortality seems too simple to be true – is how easily you sit down and get up from the floor really an indicator of longevity?
Source: TreeHugger – Does the sitting-rising test really predict how long you’ll live?
This is very smart marketing, and not a bad looking bike.
Source: TreeHugger – Wing Bikes is selling an e-bike that costs less than a New York Metrocard
British journalist Stacey Dooley reveals what our fast fashion addiction is doing to the planet.
Source: TreeHugger – ‘Fashion’s Dirty Secrets’ is a film that will change your shopping habits
It uses 87% less water and 96% less land.
Source: TreeHugger – Impossible Burger 2.0 produces 89% less emissions than beef
Now if only he can keep his job in the fall election.
Source: TreeHugger – Trudeau government promises electric car subsidies, public transit support, wind and tidal power
Don’t wait for a big exotic trip to get outdoors. How about squeezing it in between 5 pm and 9 am?
Source: TreeHugger – Why you should embrace the ‘microadventure’
The World Happiness Report 2019 is out – Scandinavia remains pleased, the US takes a tumble.
Source: TreeHugger – These are the 20 happiest countries
The newest book by Francine Jay, a.k.a. Miss Minimalist, doesn’t stop at physical belongings.
Source: TreeHugger – ‘Lightly’ wants to declutter everything about you, from stuff to soul