It talks a lot about cycling, but notes that we don’t do nearly enough about walking.
Source: TreeHugger – UK Report: Active transportation can fight climate change, air pollution and traffic congestion
Bird feeders, parks, and early morning walks can offer a mental boost.
Source: TreeHugger – 9 ways for city dwellers to feel closer to nature
Fun slogans remind people that kids should be allowed to play freely.
Source: TreeHugger – T-shirt campaign shows support for free-range parenting
In a nutshell, put down the guidebook and start following your senses.
Source: TreeHugger – 5 tips for sniffing out the best food while traveling
Our photo of the day comes from Calgary, Canada.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: Hummingbird visits the red clover
Researchers studying fossil clams in Florida believe they found the souvenirs of an ancient meteorite.
Source: TreeHugger – Ancient clams give forth glassy pearls that came from outer space
ZH architects faced a lot of serious challenges here, and came up with innovative solutions.
Source: TreeHugger – 24 storey Passive House tower built in Manhattan
The reward for information leading to an arrest has climbed to $12,000.
Source: TreeHugger – Sammy, the one-winged bald eagle, snatched from wildlife refuge
Could it also be the new 120 Volts AC?
Source: TreeHugger – 48 Volts DC is the new 12 Volts DC.
You think Big Ben is tall? It’s got nothing on the tallest tree in the world.
Source: TreeHugger – How tall is the tallest tree on Earth?
But can fast fashion ever be green? Fabrics are easier to change than business models.
Source: TreeHugger – Zara promises to use sustainable fabrics by 2025
Put down that burger and get out your bike, things are getting serious.
Source: TreeHugger – We don’t have 11 years to save the planet, we have to start today.
You’ve heard about risky play. Camping brings together many of those elements.
Source: TreeHugger – Why camping is so good for kids
These are for those nights when cooking feels impossible, but has to be done…
Source: TreeHugger – 5 meals for hot summer nights
Our photo of the day comes from the wilds of California.
Source: TreeHugger – Photo: World’s most handsome falcon
Changing attitudes about cities and getting people out of cars takes a lot of work.
Source: TreeHugger – When it comes to cycling, Delft wasn’t always Delft.
The authors of new report don’t want to take away your hamburgers, but say that US meat eaters need to cut back beef consumption by 40 percent to help keep the planet habitable.
Source: TreeHugger – US meat eaters need to cut back on beef by nearly half
From scooters to cargo bikes, a bunch of alternatives to driving that car.
Source: TreeHugger – Volkswagen designs “micromobiles” for life after traffic collapse
But video games are surprisingly OK, making teens feel happier.
Source: TreeHugger – Social media use linked to depression in teens, study finds
They are safe, effective, affordable, and reduce waste – an all-around great solution.
Source: TreeHugger – Menstrual cups should be used more widely, study concludes