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97% of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its first rigorous nationwide analysis Wednesday of the effects of pesticides on endangered …

How to make your compost - easy, cheap, and sustainable

Composting can make a big difference for the soil in your garden – or why not, even in your flower pots. If more people composted then we’d enjoy …

Where have all the insects gone?

I miss seeing the back end of a bug.<p>This summer I sensed a disturbance of some sort. There were hardly any ladybirds, almost no butterflies (only the odd cabbage white) and barely a wasp. Very, very odd. I noticed early on that the orchard would crop moderately (as opposed to well); I put this down …

Insects

Banning high seas fishing could increase nearshore stocks - Conservation

Many developing nations with coastlines depend on their exclusive fishing grounds for food security. They are also in an increasingly difficult …

Sustainable growth needs a radical new solution. Nature could be the answer

Last year’s Paris Agreement was a remarkable feat - 196 countries came together to reach consensus on a set of goals for halting climate change. …

Sustainability

Pioneering Conservation Biologist Reshaped Our Understanding of Bears and Yellowstone

John Craighead passed away at the age of 100.<p>John Craighead and his twin brother, Frank, were intrepid explorers and pioneering conservation biologists who helped reshape our scientific understanding of grizzly bears, the migration patterns of predators, and the ecology of the greater Yellowstone …

How to build your chest without a gym

If you think building a colossal chest is only possible with gym-based labor, you're wrong.<p>"You only need two things for growth: mechanical tension …

Why are so many sea lion pups starving? Scientists find the answer off the Central California coast

Government scientists say there's a simple explanation for the surge in starving sea lion pups along the Southern California coast: Their mothers can't find enough nutritious food.<p>The high-fat, high-calorie fish species that female sea lions prefer to eat have been harder to come by in their usual …

Sea Lions

Macro Photos Capture the Hidden World of Nature's Smallest Architects

Singapore-based photographer Nicky Bay constantly has his camera lens focused on the micro-world, shooting the minuscule details that he finds in the arthropod community. Exposing insects, spiders and micro fauna that make a home out of rainforests around the world, his new series concentrates on …

10 Mysterious Architectural Wonders Built By Tiny Insects

Case moths, bag moths or bagworms are names of moths belonging to the Family Psychidae, all of which build intricate and portable homes from silk. …

By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans, study says

There is a lot of plastic in the world’s oceans.<p>It coagulates into great floating “garbage patches” that cover large swaths of the Pacific. It washes up on urban beaches and remote islands, tossed about in the waves and transported across incredible distances before arriving, unwanted, back on …

Pollution

5 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts

Put in a little work on Sunday, and you'll be set for the rest of the week.<p>What better way to start the New Year off right then to re-think your …

Armenian Illustrator Completes His Cut-Out Dresses With Everyday Objects

Armenian fashion illustrator Edgar Artis uses stylized paper cut outs and everyday objects to create beautiful dresses. His creative fashion sketches …

Your Coffee Grounds Have a Much Better Fate Than the Compost

It's true: My coffee grounds—and your coffee grounds—are very happy in the compost, which is where I dump them every day, brown paper filter and all. (And then, thanks to the New York City greenmarket compost system, they go on to fertilize green spaces all over the city. It's a pretty good life …

Coffee

10 Gardening Trends That Will Blossom in 2016

Pinterest has the early scoop on what you'll be doing outside this spring.<p>It may still be cold outside, but we have a confession: We've already been filling our "gardening" Pinterest board with new ideas. Luckily, we're not the only ones looking ahead. The folks at Pinterest recently took a look …

David Bowie's last days: an 18-month burst of creativity

For more than a decade before his death David Bowie seemed to disappear. Beset by ill health after an on-stage heart attack in 2004, he largely withdrew into a life at home in New York, becoming a ghost in the city where he had lived for a quarter of a century.<p>Yet as the world comes to terms with …

Dance

Airstream x Pendleton National Park Edition Travel Trailer

Leveraging both companies' commitment to American craftsmanship, the Airstream x Pendleton National Park Edition Travel Trailer was built to honor …

DIY Pressed Flowers: No Fuss Art Frames from Copenhagen

Finally, instant pressed flowers. Copenhagen design team Anders Thams and Martin D. Christensen have created the Moebe frame, a simple affair …

Holiday Gift Guide for Hikers, Backpackers, Campers and Outdoor Adventurers

by Austin Campbell November 20, 2015 1 Comment<p>Can't Decide What To Get That Outdoorsy Someone?<p>The holiday season is fast approaching and we've been …

10 Tiny Towns For A Cozy, Low-Key Vacation

<i>This post was originally published on November 20, 2015.</i><br>Big cities may get most of the attention, but America's small towns have so much to offer …

13 Refreshing No-Bake Desserts to Beat the Heat

In the midst of a summer heat wave, the last thing I want to do is turn on my oven to bake. But a sweet tooth knows no season, and all those picnics and barbecues you're bound to attend this summer call for shareable treats. If you're looking for something that goes beyond a melty tub of Breyer's, …

Workouts You Can Do in 5 Minutes or Less That Are Actually Effective

We've got awesome moves for when you have very little time to exercise.<p>Best news ever: Even quickie workouts have plenty of benefits. (Science says so!) Knock out one—or all—of these drills faster than you can think of an excuse not to.<p>For more quick workouts, check out our Shape-Up Shortcuts …

Extinction of your favorite animal more real than you realize

This week a study published in Science Advances has suggested that the extinction of some of the world’s most beloved animals is a clear and present …

9 Fast Ways to Lose Thigh Fat

9 Quick Ways to Lose Your Thigh Fat<p>Those skinny jeans are calling your name.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Full disclosure: There's no one exercise or food that specifically helps you lose weight in your legs—spot reducing fat doesn't …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

National Parks

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

10 Easy Ways to Help Wildlife, Every Day (Photos)

<i>The WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) contributed these images to</i> Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.<p>While Earth Day usually comes and …

Wildlife

Your Do-Anywhere, Total-Body Strength Workout

The Routine<p>If the thought of strength training makes you squeamish but you're ready to build some muscle, we have a plan for you. This beginner …