Lauren McMillan

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#TheLIST: The New Places to Honeymoon in 2015

Our picks for the the hottest untapped romantic getaways.<p>A honeymoon is meant to be anything but typical and, let's face it, a little about bragging rights. Tried-and-true standbys may work for any old holiday, but this special trip should be once in a lifetime. For the newly-engaged couple or …

Zero-waste blogger launches 3-ingredient laundry detergent

Lauren Singer, the creator of the Trash is for Tossers blog who bravely let us look through her cabinets, is launching a zero-waste cleaning supply …

DiCaprio: In a Few Decades, Renewable Energy Could Supply 100% of Our World's Needs

Green World Rising, one episode of a four-part documentary series produced in collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, is a clarion call to save our species.<p>U.N. delegates and the world's leading scientists are meeting in Copenhagen this week before releasing another frightening report by the …

How young minds may create a new energy revolution

Creating energy from carbon dioxide could be the solution to our environmental woes – yet the problem has so far stumped top scientists. Surprisingly, some students might have found the answer.<p>Photosynthesis is how every plant on Earth creates energy from water, carbon dioxide and sunlight. But …

Carbon Dioxide

Brooklyn Outfitters Launches Outdoor Gear Line with Locally-Made Packs

1/11<p>PeopleTowels Winners Lead<p>And now for the moment you've all been waiting for! Last month we announced the talented finalists who made it through …

40% decline in polar bears in Alaska, western Canada heightens concern

The number of polar bears in eastern Alaska and western Canada has declined by 40%, according to a scientific study that raises more questions about the impact of global warming on the creature that has become the symbol of some of its worst effects.<p>The study, published in the current issue of …

Wildlife

5 poisonous berries that you should steer clear of – and 3 wild berries you can eat

A number of common houseplants and decorative plants have highly toxic berries, which make them a risky choice to keep around if you have small …

Plants

Renewable energy v fossil fuel: how the states stack up

New South Wales and Victoria are ‘going backwards on renewable energy’, according to the latest report from the Climate Council.<p>Within the report are detailed statistics on emissions, renewable energy production and investment for each state and territory in Australia. So how do the states match up?<p>…

WATCH: How Carbon Dioxide Travels Around The Globe

We're a few days late on this, but it's too cool not to share.<p>Here's a NASA video made from a new model that shows how carbon dioxide moves throughout Earth:<p>NASA explains what you just watched:<p>"Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as winds disperse the greenhouse gas away from …

In 'Antarctica,' human element adds warmth to frigid land

Filmmaker Anthony Powell has, he says, spent most of his adult life in Antarctica, living at the bottom of the world for more than 100 months (including nine very cold winters) spread out over a 15-year period.<p>What his friends back home in New Zealand most want to know, he says, is "what's it like …

Northern Lights

DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this …

Aquaponics

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking