In today’s “shit you can’t afford even though it’s made of garbage” news: genuinely gorgeous, if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it patio furniture made from recycled food and drink packaging.
Can Melinda Gates do for family planning what Al Gore did for climate change? She has decided to make birth control her signature issue.
Including family planning and reproductive health in the Earth Summit agenda should be a no-brainer.
OK, I had always understood that Canadians build tree forts with little tiny fridges in them if, and only if, they have a million dollars. But Vancouver-area software developer Joel Allen built his insanely beautiful HemLoft when he went financially …
The award-winning environmental historian says humans have had a massive impact on the environment for centuries. Is it different now, in the "Anthropocene"? Yes and no.
What do you do with unwanted textbooks? Chinese artist Liu Wei makes spectacular carved-book cityscapes.
A reader says she’s littering the planet with her discarded spritzers. Umbra gets all misty eyed.
Saturday is the night to engage in your moon-related activities — blow it up, write your name on it, release your singing marmoset creatures, whatever — because you’ll have a pretty good view. It’s a “supermoon,” where the moon is …
It’s all very well to talk about the urban jungle, but how often are you supposed to water it? Carmichael Collective’s tongue-in-cheek urban plant tags offer care instructions for metropolitan flora like benches, fire hydrants, stop signs, and mailboxes.