Living

Living

When the Big One hits, here’s some of the gear you’re going to need

Disaster prep isn't a realm in which to get too obsessive about sustainability, but it makes all sorts of sense to stock your own kit, Umbra advises.

Living

These Burners want to clean up Burning Man

A new petition seeks to make Burner Shame a thing of the past.

Living

America’s biggest irrigated crop brings nothing but trouble

What can we say? We love our lawns!

Hey, Burning Man: Your desert party sucks for the rest of us

The annual pilgrimage of tech executives and Dusty Unicorns to the Nevada desert is an environmental nightmare.

Lawns are dumb. Arresting people for poor lawn care is dumber

In parts of the U.S., you can go to jail for not mowing. It's time to give up the fixation on green grass.

Climate & Energy

Spending time in a controversial camp that’s blocking tar-sands pipelines

The Unist’ot’en Camp in Canada isn't just out to block tar-sands pipelines. Campers are also developing a resilient community.

The Survivor

This surfer is committed to saving sharks — even though he lost his leg to one of them

Mike Coots lost his leg in a shark attack. Then he joined the group Shark Attack Survivors for Shark Conservation, and started fighting to save SHARKS from US.

Climate & Energy

Costa Rica’s green plans: Sustainable coffee, bikes, and clean energy

Costa Rica has set an ambitious goal for itself: To be entirely carbon-neutral by 2021. But it’s really not that crazy.

California is sinking. Blame the drought.

And you can blame up to 25 percent of the drought on climate change.