Billions of plastic fibers from synthetic clothing are washing up on every seashore on Earth.
Facing down budget cuts and environmental threats, Scott Davis works overtime to protect a crucial pollinator
This startup’s modular greenhouses make farming easier for rural Indians, and use 90 percent less water, too.
With restrictions eased, many Americans are discovering Cuba. Here’s how to enjoy the island nation’s beauty while minimizing your U.S.-shaped footprint.
As the country struggles to meet basic health care demands, should it be easier for foreign physicians to practice here?
The internet of things finds an admirable purpose in assisting senior citizens in leading longer, healthier, and more independent lives.
Anxy magazine, a richly designed and seriously curated print publication, wants readers to know that it’s OK to not feel OK sometimes.
ABC political analyst Matthew Dowd on his new book, what Trump represents, and how to fight back
An interview with Barbara Pyle, co-creator of Captain Planet and expat activist protesting the Trump administration, about why the beloved ’90s cartoon still matters
If switching up your peanut butter meant saving a starving child’s life, would you do it?
While you're out there soaking up the sun, why not choose to live your life in a way that makes that fun more sustainable. These items are what every eco-warrior needs this summer.
“It’s just me on the internet, giving some money away”
Earth has been top dog in the solar system for billions of years—it would be pretty embarrassing to break the streak now.
Tom Cridland’s high-quality clothing and long-term guarantee challenge the unsustainable business of fast fashion
This Brazilian company is dedicated to solving its country’s literacy crisis by engaging students with reading tools inspired by the news.
If you’d like to avoid thousands of residents protesting your arrival to their city, we have a few ideas. Here's how to travel in Barcelona.
On Equal Pay Day, an argument for rethinking flexibility as a workplace benefit.
In part 2 of our Southern women in business series, we talk to an auto shop owner, a fly-fishing pro, and a waste manager.
Brooklyn Grange, one of the largest rooftop farms in the world, operates year-round to grow thousands of pounds of produce, educate kids, and try, in their humble way, to develop solutions for a food insecure future.
Rancho Gordo’s heirloom beans have a cult following among chefs and foodies. We talk to founder Steve Sando about his biggest culinary fan, how Trump is already making business difficult, GMOs, and when organic doesn’t make sense.
The showdown is here and it's about being paleo vs. vegan. Both paleo and vegan dieters have made claims that their lifestyle is better for the environment, but does one have an edge? And carbon footprint aside, will either of these diets help you save money?
How Drop the Ball, an entertaining memoir by Tiffany Dufu, helped me achieve more at work by doing a lot less at home (and yes, the house is still standing).
Julius Tillery doesn’t want to be the youngest black cotton farmer in America forever, but he’s got to convince consumers and his community that a crop long associated with slavery represents a cool new opportunity.
From tech companies to fast food chains, corporations are stepping up to help refugees fleeing violence and persecution. Here's why it takes a small village to resettle one refugee.
From bounty hunter to architect to demolition expert, these Southern belles are busting up boys’ clubs. This is the first in a two-part series of interviews with female business owners operating in some of the most male-dominated industries in the country.
If you have unwanted stuff, a box, and a printer, you can now ship donations to Goodwill for free. Here’s how this simple idea turned into a profitable business with major partners.
There’s obviously some merit to being able to successfully snag a good deal, but I was in a country where “inflated” prices were still considerably cheaper than anything I’d ever find in the States. At what point does bargaining stop being ethical? And should you haggle for goods in Mexico at all?
The founders of parenting site Motherly, who have five kids under 5, prove it’s possible to launch a startup and a family at the same time.
If you haven’t heard about it yet, our Moral Compass column is a new series about traveling ethically while on a budget. We’ll be talking about the ethical dilemmas that can arise from country to country, and discuss about what it means to be a guest in someone else’s home, and argue the ethics around popular travel hacks.
A component in urine, sweat, and fertilizer may be the renewable energy puzzle’s missing piece.
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