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You Are Now One of 7 Billion People on Planet Earth

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There are now 7 billion people sharing our little blue marble*, you and I included. That means 7 billion people who get hungry, need space, and disagree with things that the other 6.999999999 billion people say….Read…

Most Popular Articles of October: Gross Seat Savers, Sharks Invading a Golf Course, and More (Slideshow)

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One of the downsides of public transportation is that you can’t always expect a free seat, and you can’t save a place for yourself or a friend. But Jaymi showed us a novel solution — fake spilled ice cream cups and coffee to keep p…

There’s No Such Thing As Waste: A (Surprisingly) Awesome Permaculture Song (Video)

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As a general rule, I tend to get nervous when I hear about a “permaculture song”. While permaculture design may have brought us such genius innovations as chicken tunnel cultivation and working swimming pools growin…

How To Go Green: Halloween

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TreeHugger used to make a very big deal of Halloween but we are so much more serious now, and leave all the fun stuff with kids to Parentables. But back in the day we did a terrific How to Go Green: Halloween with everything you need …

Green Game: Play "Lifeboat" and See What Floats

LIFEBOAT: The Green21 Alternate Reality Game from Green21 on Vimeo.

In the future, what ideas will stick and which will sink? Follow Caspian as he scouts out ways to address our most pressing issues for a sustainable future in this alternative reality…

Audubon Releases Birding the Net, the Opposite of Angry Birds

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Birding can be fun. Except when you have to get up early and it’s cold. That’s why Birding the Net may be so appealing to Internet surfers out there, especially those still wearing pajamas late into the afternoon. Just…

Video Contest Offers Cash Prices for Ideas for Greener Cities (Video)

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When I was in high school, it was all too common to lament during math, science or other classes: …Read the full story on TreeHugger

The State of Science in America (Daily Show Video)

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Okay, so I already posted about one Daily Show segment today — that’d be Jon Stewart calling out the media for over-hyping ClimateGate while ignoring important climate change-confirming studies. But seeing as how it’s Friday…

David de Rothschild Prepares for a New Adventure in the Amazon (Interview)

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For the Plastiki expedition, David de Rothschild sailed across the Pacific in a boat made of plastic to raise awareness of ocean pollution. His newest adventure, which sets off next week, will take him into the heart of the Amazon r…

The Week in Pictures: Cherry Tree Sculptures, Catapulting LED Stars, and More (Slideshow)

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We’ve featured a lot of treehouses on TreeHugger, but the plans for this one are a little different: Ten cherry trees will be planted in a circle, and pruned and bent over time to form a unique, two story sculpture.

We’ve also got…