Nutrient-rich forests are more effective at taking carbon out of the atmosphere and keeping it locked away, which may have subtle yet important implications for climate change.
Outdoor composting is possible in any climate, and especially benefit gardens in the most extreme soils and temperatures.
Electric cars require heavy duty batteries that will need to be replaced in a car’s lifespan, but with battery recycling programs, electric vehicles are still a greener choice than gas-fueled ones.
A Stanford research study, along with an independent study out of the University of Chicago both show that leaves – particularly leaves of flowering plants – play critical roles in the environment’s water cycles.
Green is the new black. Stanford earth science students recommend places to buy eco-friendly clothing — from green jeans to dresses to outerwear. The clothes come from sustainable fabric without harmful dyes.
‘Carbon footprint’ is a buzzword today. It’s one way to measure something’s environmental impact. But there are other measures for eco-friendly living. A quiz helps individuals’ calculate personal impact on the globe.