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Could Plastic Water Bottles Be Better for Nature Enthusiasts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews by Candice Gaukel Andrews | December 29th, 2010 | 12 Comments
topic: Detox, Eco Travel, Green Living | tags: bottled water, carbon emissions, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, China, Churchill, CO2, crude oil, Eco Travel, eco-friendly, environment, environmentally friendly, fleece, garbage, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, health, hiking, landfills, nature, nature enthusiasts, oil, pet, plastic, plastic bottles, polar-bears, polyethylene terephthalate, recycling, reusable, stainless steel, stainless steel water bottles, tap, toxins, travel, waste, water bottles

Polar Bear in Chuchill

In the ten years since I’ve been embarking on nature travels, I’ve seen a lot of outdoor gear evolve. Hiking boots, thermal undergarments and GPS units are just some of the items that have undergone striking advances.

But the one essential piece of outdoor equipment that has gone through a gamut of changes, caused the most controversy and been the most intriguing is the water bottle.

5 Easy Tips for Greener Holiday Travel

Wendy Worrall Redal by Wendy Worrall Redal | November 22nd, 2010 | 1 Comment
topic: Eco Travel, Green Living | tags: airplane, airport shuttle, bus, car, carbon emissions, Carbonfund.org, carryon, christmas, climate change, CO2, driving, eco transportation, flight, flying, fuel, gas mileage, global-warming, holiday travel, luggage, offsetting, oil, packing, plane, road trip, TerraPass, thanksgiving, train, traveler

Man at the train station

“Over the river and through the woods …”

Chances are, you’ll be traveling this holiday season, whether it’s a road trip to Grandma’s house or a cross-country flight to join relatives around the table for a seasonal feast. Though we all know that travel contributes to a warming climate, none of us is likely to call off the family gathering as a means of reducing C02 emissions.

Living Roundup: Mother’s Day, Prenatal Yoga, & More

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | May 9th, 2008 | No Comments
topic: Conscious Living News | tags: biodegradable, furniture, garden, mothers-day, obama, oil, organic, prenatal, the-office, vegetable, Yoga

Every week we highlight the best articles, blogs, news, videos and interesting Web tidbits to help you live green, be healthy, and connect with your sense of spirituality. Read our roundup for info that just helps you live better.

Meditations on Mom

Living Roundup: Obama’s Green Proposal, How to Get What You Want & More

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | February 15th, 2008 | 3 Comments
topic: Conscious Living News | tags: cholesterol, confidence, drought, eco-design, global-warming, green-jobs, health, heart, love, oil

Every week we highlight the best articles, blogs, news, videos and interesting Web tidbits to help you live green, be healthy, and connect with your sense of spirituality. Read our roundup for info that just helps you live better.

Being Clear About Desires: Getting What We Want

Extra-Virgin Tuscan Olive Harvest!

John Schaeffer by John Schaeffer | December 10th, 2007 | 4 Comments
topic: Green Living | tags: biodynamic, farming, oil, olive-oil, organic

There’s nothing quite so satisfying as seeing the harvest come in after years of planning and toiling. This year’s olive harvest at our farm was no exception!