Research has shown that crows can remember human faces and avoid those that harassed them in the past.
This guide on how to wash produce will help keep your foods safe. Avoid food-borne illness by washing fruits and vegetables thoroughly.
Cam describes a natural disaster on a small scale near his home.
With WASHDROPS™, consumers can wash everything from vehicles and patio furniture to aluminum siding, conserve water, a precious resource, and be environmentally responsible.
These space-saving, smart front loading units perfectly accommodate apartments and small spaces and eliminate the need to wash your clothes, remove them from the washer and place them into a separate machine for drying.
A spray bar and squeegee for washing your pets, all in one tool!
The Sierra Club’s top 100 greenest colleges and universities carve a clean energy future—students demand it.
The 2011 RecycleMania Tournament, a college recycling competition, ended April 2. See the college recycling statistics, and find out how college recycling programs across the United States and Canada are doing.
ForestryDegree.net provides a searchable database for people interested in forestry.
Three-hundred colleges and universities have been graded on their commitment to environmentalism. Did your alma mater make the Green Grade?
To what extent are manufacturers able to take advantage of the enigmatic nature of the term ‘sustainability’ to effectively green wash their products?
Students can now be officially accepted and enrolled at new campus for fall.
Extend the life of your washer and dryer and save money on repairs with these 10 tips.
The Jenzabar Foundation is dedicated to creating opportunities for students, as well as higher education organizations and non-profits, to encourage fellow students to be engaged citizens of the world.
Rice University's ZEROW HOUSE takes first place for hot water and second for architecture and market viability at the Solar Decathlon 2009 in D.C.
4-H is a youth organization that can be a great resource for skill-building in our communities. No matter what you do or what your interest, spending time with your local club is a worthy contribution.
Columbia University's Earth Institute will hold an informational session on its Sustainability Management program on February 10.
A new Facebook group, “I Want to Grow Hemp Like George Washington,” connects supporters of hemp reform and lets them share their views on hemp production in the United States.
The simple steps that increased my health and decreased my waste, and how easy it all was looking back.
Green is Universal and Etsy's The Art of Reuse Contest is a gold mine for DIY home project ideas. My favorite pays homage to Audrey Hepburn's ahead-of-its-time sofa made from an old clawfoot bathtub in Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Are you Weather-Ready? September is National Preparedness Month.
Claims for the Paleo diet benefits are substantial – improved cholesterol, improved blood pressure, improved blood sugar control, improved appetite control. How legit are these claims and do they make it worth a switch to this type diet?
Looking back the past three years and identifying what we have learned from our experiences.
Even progressive cities have work to do, and sometimes the biggest changes come from good people asking the right questions.
A natural kennel cough cure will be better for your pet and your wallet while not contributing to the antibiotic resistance problem.
This soft, tangy sourdough oatmeal bread may just be the best you’ve ever tasted.
Set up a washing station in your garden. Rinse your veggies there, saving the water for the garden and keeping your kitchen clean.
This DIY washing powder is simple to make, costs just pennies and smells heavenly.
Bastyr University and Premera Blue Cross today announced the launch of an innovative pilot program aimed at preventing or reversing childhood obesity.
Going to the beach? Get real-time info on Great Lakes beach water quality, weather and water conditions.
Buzz…sting…ouch! Why are yellow jackets more aggressive at this time of year?
Breaking down the misconception that wholesome and organic food is only reserved for the wealthy.
What makes a piece of land a wet-land? Not all wetlands are wet for the same reason.
There are a lot of things you can do right now to experience the homestead lifestyle right in your backyard.
Taking the guesswork out of rescuing a piece of rusty cast iron cookware, Sarah provides easy to follow step by step instructions on how to take cast iron from unusable to gleaming.
Headed back to school? Protect air quality, save energy and recycle for a healthier, greener school year.
Each year we learn more and more about living off grid and homesteading. These are just a few of the third-year experiences we wanted to share.
Celebrate the 20th anniversary National Public Lands Day on September 28! Find a volunteer site.
The 2013 MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Puyallup, Wash., last weekend was again a source of great energy and exceptional education, thanks to 15,000 attendees, more than 125 presenters and some 300 sponsors and exhibitors.
Getting ready to carve a jack-o-lantern masterpiece? Learn how weather impacts the pumpkin harvest
Fall is a great time to replace traditional light bulbs with energy-efficient bulbs. Save up to $50 per year.
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to power a laptop for 5 hours! America Recycles Day is Nov 15.
Compost and mulch material are in abundance in our backyard and our communities. What is ones man's yard waste is this man's treasure.
Are there any bread bakers on your holiday list? Now you know what to to give them. Delight them with these helpful gifts.
Learning to appreciate seasonal differences.
A description and pictures of a tornado force winds in Washington State in 2012.
Plant life along small streams starts a food chain that stretches all the way to the ocean.
Moms, protect your baby’s health with this safe, homemade sunscreen.
Whether you’re traveling or staying home, try these tips for a healthy & environmentally-friendly Thanksgiving. www.earthgauge.net/?p=33317
Things to look for in your soil before you break ground on your new home or cabin.
The Washington State Conservation Commission gave away trees at the Mother Earth News Fair as part of their conservation efforts.
Have you started your tomatoes and peppers yet? 'Tis the season to start seeding long season crops indoors. If you normally buy organic starts from your local nursery, try your hand at seed starting.
We sat down for an interview with James Duft, the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fair Planner and Programming Manager. Read about what you can expect to see, do and participate in if you attend the upcoming Fair in Puyallup, Wash. Sheep dog training, cheese making, bread baking and antique tractors await!
Visitors enjoyed hundreds of test drives of Ford hybrid and electric cars at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
We're getting revved up for winter seed swaps, and planning our tomato plantings to account for all the great tasting events next summer and fall. Find out how to find your own local events, or host your own!