We're definitely hurtling towards doom, but take heart: At least the world isn't going to end for a stupid reason like "Mayan prophecy."
Finding a good, green wedding present can be quite the commitment. Umbra vows to help out.
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.