Green Living & the Environment

A Catalyst For Change: Gen Z And The Climate Movement

(BPT) - In recent years, Gen Z has emerged as a pivotal force in the climate industry, significantly influencing the way climate change is addressed in our local and regional communities across the …

100% Grass-Fed Organic Dairy Benefits Consumers, Environment, Cows and Family Farms

(Family Features) While the difference between dairy alternatives such as oat, almond and other nut milks is easier to decipher, choosing between organic dairy varieties can be more difficult.

Billions of cicadas are about to emerge from underground in a rare double-brood convergence

In the wake of North America’s recent solar eclipse, another historic natural event is on the horizon. From late April through June 2024, the largest brood of 13-year cicadas, known as Brood XIX, will co-emerge with a midwestern brood of 17-year cicadas, Brood XIII.

Purina’s commitment to pets, people and planet Earth

(BPT) - By Gopi Sandhu, vice president of Environmental Sustainability at Nestle PurinaEfforts to protect the planet are important for every creature that calls Earth home, including people and their …

How small businesses can build a greener future through sustainable sourcing

(BPT) - Sustainability has been a buzzword in the business world for years, with many businesses looking for different ways to introduce “green” products to a market that is demanding …

How to clean your home and live more sustainably

(BPT) - Do you want to live more sustainably but don’t know where to start? Leading a sustainable life doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, you can make a difference right at home. …

Why Wild Bird Lovers Should Choose Top-of-the-Crop Natural Feed: If you can't read it, don't feed it

(Family Features) People who feed wild birds also want to know they're feeding the most natural and nutritious options. It's hard to be confident when reading the mystifying ingredient list on feed bags makes you feel like a bird brain.

What every homeowner should know about the new clean energy tax credit

(BPT) - Whether you are in the market for a new home or ready to upgrade your current residence, investing in energy-efficient home improvements could help you save money thanks to the Inflation …

During the 2024 eclipse, biologists like us want to find out how birds will respond to darkness in the middle of the day

The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, coincides with an exciting time for wild birds. Local birds are singing for mates and fighting for territories as they gear up for their once-a-year chance to breed. …
Environment matters
America’s green manufacturing boom, from EV batteries to solar panel production, isn’t powered by renewable energy − yet
Renewable energy provides about 20% of U.S. electricity. AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez Panasonic’s new US$4 billion battery factory in De Soto, Kansas, is designed to be a model of sustainability …
Who are today’s climate activists? Dispelling 3 big myths for Earth Month
Climate rallies, like this one in New York City in 2022, draw activists of all ages. AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe As Earth Month 2024 gets underway, climate activists around the world are planning …
Female mosquitoes rely on one another to choose the best breeding sites − and with the arrival of spring, they’re already on the hunt
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, one of the most common species in the U.S., love everything about humans. They love our body heat and odors, which enable them to find us. They love to feed on our blood to make their eggs mature. …
City mouse or country mouse? I collect mice from Philly homes to study how they got so good at urban living
Dusty barns, gleaming stables and damp basements. These are all places where you might find a house mouse – or a member of my research team. I’m an evolutionary biologist, and my lab at Drexel University studies wild house mice. …
National parks teach students about environmental issues in this course
The University of Tennessee is a natural fit for this course, with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and all the learning opportunities it offers being only a one-hour drive away. ... Uncommon Courses is an occasional series from The Conversation U.S. highlighting unconventional approaches to teaching. …

National Grid: Improving Jobs with the Clean Energy Transition

Doing well by doing good: Many New Yorkers may soon find good jobs in the clean energy sector.
(NAPSI)—Addressing climate change is an all-hands-on-deck undertaking. It requires a smarter, stronger, and cleaner energy grid that provides affordable, reliable power when and where people need …

Gone Viral: 'Miniclover' is a top trending grass alternative for yards across America

(Family Features) If you're looking to renovate your yard, there's a sustainable, drought-tolerant alternative to high-maintenance, water-guzzling grass that also reduces your environmental footprint.

3 Reasons to Ditch Your Laundry Detergent for Eco Strips

3 Reasons to Ditch Your Laundry Detergent for Eco Strips
(NewsUSA) - The laundry industry would have you believe that in order to get brilliant, clean laundry, you need to use powders, liquids and pods that are diluted with water, and come in bulky, …

Sanctuary, self-care and sustainability top outdoor living trends

(BPT) - Over the past several years, our backyards have become much more than spaces for weekend barbecues. They’re sanctuaries where we go to decompress from our increasingly hectic lives and …
Lifestyle features
Is it safe to shop on Temu? Here are 5 scams to avoid on the popular online shopping platform
Spokeo warns that while Temu offers a promising shopping experience, consumers should be aware of potential scams.
Try adding these 10 healthiest snacks for weight loss into your daily food plan
Hers rounded up 10 healthy snacks that can help with weight loss goal, based on science.
10 outdoor sites to learn more about Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander heritage
Stacker used data from the National Park Service and other sources to compile this list of 10 historical sites to learn more about AA & NHPI heritage.
10 states that will likely face the most financial losses from climate change
SmartAsset assesses the financial risk for states due to potential natural disasters and weather events such as tornadoes, flooding and earthquakes.
In 2024, 180 state legislators are facing term limits. Here's everything you need to know about which states will be most impacted
Ballotpedia explains the impact that term limits in state senates and state houses will have in the 2024 election.