Exercise before breakfast for ‘profound and positive’ changes

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Study finds that those who exercise before breakfast burn double the amount of fat than those who exercise after. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

6 houseplants to boost well-being

Latest Items from TreeHugger - From improving sleep and indoor air quality to reducing anxiety and fatigue ... houseplants are powerful allies. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Should green homes have gas stoves and wood fireplaces?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - One Passive House architect gives his clients what they want. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Here’s what happened to opioid users after 8 weeks of mindfulness training

Latest Items from TreeHugger - New research finds that a special mindfulness therapy works as an antidote to opioid misuse. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Modern DIY yurt has a dreamy garden bedroom

Latest Items from TreeHugger - An Oregon couple built this spectacular houseplant-filled yurt, and are offering a detailed online guide for free. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Paris zoo exhibits the world’s weirdest living thing

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The mysterious organism looks like a mushroom but acts like an animal, and it's one of my favorite beings ever. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Help build an eco-friendly secondary school in Kenya

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A young Toronto-based woman is working to build a school in the Kenyan village near where she grew up. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Go plastic-free for Global Handwashing Day

Latest Items from TreeHugger - If you're not into bar soap, here's an innovative option for liquid hand soap. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Bank of England Governor: companies that ignore climate crisis will go bankrupt

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Are we about to have a "Minsky Moment?" (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The easiest, most delicious pie crust recipe

Latest Items from TreeHugger - This tender, buttery, flaky crust is one of the easiest I've ever made, and also the most delicious. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

All of Patagonia’s waterproof shells are now recycled and Fair Trade

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Can we hear them saying, "I told you so!" to the rest of the outdoor gear industry? (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Fast food is fueling Brazilian wildfires

Latest Items from TreeHugger - When you buy a burger, it could be from a cow raised on Brazilian soy feed. That's a problem. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The benefits of grouping houseplants together

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Strategically clustering indoor plants in a group is a great idea, here's why and how to do it. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Transportation for America calls for no more funding for new roads and highways

Latest Items from TreeHugger - They say it's time to fix what we've got, and make roads slower and safer. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The e-bike revolution advances with the Swytch conversion kit

Latest Items from TreeHugger - There are some significant advantages to an affordable kit like this. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How to make the best pumpkin spice blend

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Learn how to elevate a basic DIY pumpkin pie spice blend with these simple tweaks. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Should eating on public transport be banned? (Survey)

Latest Items from TreeHugger - It is recommended in the UK to reduce obesity. I recommend it to reduce obnoxious smells and garbage. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Photos of the world’s 25 most endangered primates

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Meet the primate species that are among the most endangered on the planet, and the most in need of conservation measures. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Warm autumn weather brings out troops of amorous tarantulas

Latest Items from TreeHugger - An extended mating season is bringing California's tarantulas out in droves; here's a reminder to go easy on the gentle giants. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

What’s the future of the gas station?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A competition invites designers to come up with ideas, but really, it's old news, they have been disappearing for years. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Solar Impulse Begins Round-the-World Journey

EcoGeek - Earlier this week, the Solar Impulse aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi on the first leg of it’s atempt to fly around the globe entirely on solar power.  We’ve been especially interested in this project from its beginnings as it has moved along setting new records, and we will now be watching as they make this trip around the world. Pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg will not fly non-stop (which Picard did in 1999 in the Breitling Orbiter 3, completing the first … [Read more...]

Superhydrophobic Coating Makes Better Solar Panels

EcoGeek - Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a coating for glass that is superhydrophobic, making it so that it will literally bounce water off the surface. This coating also decreases the amount of light that reflects away from the glass. The benefits for solar collectors are immediately evident. The ability to be self-cleaning would be an enormous benefit for solar panels, even without the additional conversion efficiency benefits. Although many of the best … [Read more...]

Opus Mind crafts minimalist bags entirely from recycled leather

Latest Items from TreeHugger - These bags are built to last, both in terms of usability and style. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]