Green Earth News

Photo: Summer hummingbird

Hummingbirds are migratory, typically spending winters in the southern part of the continent and summering in the north.

Top 10 posts of the week from cupboards to toilets

With a visit to a festival and a brown lawn.

Coastal wetlands could protect New York City from storms – and the Nature Conservancy is spreading the word

The Nature Conservancy is teaching New Yorkers about the protective natural ecosystems in the city

Photo: A stroll on the beach

Our photo contributor takes a walk with a doggie friend on Grand Caymen.

Landscape photographer’s staggering work reveals the vast environmental impact of desert cities

Richard Allenby-Pratt explores how humans are changing the desert in his series “Consumption.”

5 ways to improve global food security

The US produces more than enough food to feed the world, but hunger is still a major issue around the world. A new study proposes some ways to change that.

Uncommon Goods Review: Batik Bag

I love purses so much that I may actually have a problem. So when we had a chance to review some products from Uncommon Goods, I couldn’t wait to see what the Indonesian Batik Bag was like in real life. Be sure to check out all the great…

Organic skyscraper is built out of garbage generated by occupants

Chartier-Corbasson Architectes put waste to work in a tower that grows as needed.

Why we need more human breast milk banks

North America’s high-tech medical care system has overlooked something very basic, and that’s every baby’s right to have access to breast milk.

Wild City Mapping: Interactive online sharing of wild urban spaces (Video)

This Montreal collective is creating an online, crowd-sourced map that will document the city’s wild spaces.