Kendra Torgie

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Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

The <b>Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden</b> is a 66-acre (267,000 m²) botanical garden located at 8525 Garland Road in East Dallas, Dallas, Texas, on …

How to grow orchids

Experts from the Royal Horticultural Society share tips on how to choose and care for orchids<p><b>Meet the expert</b><p>Rob Stirling is a horticultural adviser at Wisley and has been collecting and growing orchids, especially those with scent, for the past 30 years.<p>The moth orchid, <i>Phalaenopsis</i>, is still a …

Mint ~ Mentha Plant Care Guide

Mentha (also known as mint, from Greek míntha, Linear B mi-ta) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae (mint family). The species are not …

The World’s Largest Marine Reserve

Notorious as the vicinity from which Amelia Earhart made her final distress calls, the equatorial Pacific between Hawaii and Fiji is becoming a little safer—at least for marine life.<p>United States President Obama recently added a new protected area larger than the size of Alaska to the existing</b> …

Travel 365: The remains of a colossal statue of Emperor Constantine sit in separate pieces against a wall in the entrance courtyard to the Musei Capitolini in Rome. http://on.natgeo.com/1vHfk7n

Three Essential Photo Tips

In the age of Instagram, everyone’s a photographer. But a few simple tricks still make snapshots actually worth showing off.<p><b>Traveler senior photo editor Dan Westergren offers his top three tips for shooting in the field:</b><p>1. <b>Understand light.</b> Get going before sunrise; everything photographs better in …

Travel 365: A graveyard at the Abbaye de Mont St.-Michel in Normandy offers a sweeping view of the Bay of Mont St.-Michel. http://on.natgeo.com/1vlu9sO

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

How Did Manatees Inspire Mermaid Legends?

Sailors across cultures thought the aquatic mammals were young women of the sea.<p>It's that time of year when manatees, the slow-moving aquatic mammals of the southeast coast of North America, start to migrate south into warmer waters—and often run into trouble.<p>In Florida, many of the languid …

Obama Builds Environmental Legacy With 1970 Law

President Obama could leave office with the most aggressive, far-reaching environmental legacy of any occupant of the White House. Yet it is very …

Clean Technology

Renewables are now Scotland's biggest energy source

If we're to protect our planet for future generations, it's paramount that governments invest in renewable sources of energy. Scotland appears to have turned that corner, after government figures revealed it's now generating more power from "clean" technologies than nuclear, coal and gas. The …

DIY Solar+Wind House

Introduction: DIY Solar+Wind House<p>View Contest<p><b>Human Dependence on Electricity</b><p>Electricity is one of the most important need of the 21st Century. Most …

£177m Scottish incinerator plant gets green light

A NEW £177 million waste-burning plant which will incinerate more than 300,000 tonnes of rubbish a year has been given the stamp of approval.<p>Part of …

Renewable Energy

Eco-Friendly House Is Healthy House | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

House maintenance is one an expensive process. It is true that apartments need regular updating, but the amount of care and repair that a house …

Outsourcing

Here's How the US Could Pretty Much Eliminate Carbon Dioxide Pollution | VICE News

A common refrain heard from boosters of the fossil fuel industry states that converting the US economy to run on renewables would be too costly and rely too heavily on unproven technologies. Why risk tanking the nation's economy, they ask, when coal, oil, and natural gas have powered our vehicles …

Fossil Fuels

World's largest solar farm is up and running in California

The world's largest solar plant is up and running in California, with the completion of Topaz, a 550 megawatt plant; the Topaz solar project …

Justin Michael Williams's 5-Minute A.M. Gratitude Practice

0<p>SHARES<p><b>YogaJournal.com is challenging you to get in the season’s thankful state of mind with gratitude-geared practices all month long. Share yours</b> …

Happiness

Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste

You’ll notice a HUGE difference when you try Down Dog before and after this move.<p>It was practically ordained by Paramahansa Yogananda that Finger …

6 Snowga Poses to Get Warm this Winter

6<p>SHARES<p>Ever think about practicing yoga in the snow? Here, our favorite hip-warming, heart-opening poses to get you started.<p>It's snowing, <i>again</i> …

Yoga

Stress-Less Travel Survival Kit for Yogis

A gear kit to not only help you survive the planes, trains, and automobiles but also to find a bit of bliss en route.<p>2<p>SHARES<p>Whether you’re flying …

Asana for Snowboarders: 4 Poses to Shred the Slopes

Strengthen your feet, tone your quads, and protect your knees with these poses for snowboarders. Agility and quick turns have never been …

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Everglades National Park

Black Friday Rhyolite

Bear Lake, RMNP

Cholia Catus Garden

Autumn Leaves on Boardwalk