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5 Early Season Plants which Attract Pollinators to your Garden

5 Early Season Plants which Attract Pollinators to your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 19th, 2012

Most flowering plants need assistance from native insects for pollination…

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“Non-toxic” Nail Polishes Found to Contain Toxins

“Non-toxic” Nail Polishes Found to Contain Toxins

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 16th, 2012

California study finds 10 of 12 nail products tested to be mislabelled…

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Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 13th, 2012

Study: only 51 percent of children went outside to walk or play once a day with either parent…

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5 Easy Ways to Green your Landscaping

5 Easy Ways to Green your Landscaping

By Ashley M. Halligan, Posted April 5th, 2012

Converting your yard to a low-maintenance landscape is easy to do and healthier for your family and the environment…

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New Studies find Pesticide a Cause of Bee Colony Collapse

New Studies find Pesticide a Cause of Bee Colony Collapse

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 2nd, 2012

Non-lethal doses of common pesticides can still lead to colony collapse…

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Vestergaard Frandsen and Eartheasy Issue Three Million Liters Challenge

Vestergaard Frandsen and Eartheasy Issue Three Million Liters Challenge

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 29th, 2012

Swiss disease control technology company and online retailer—along with consumers— to give the gift of water filtration to communities in developing countries…

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Is Coal Going the way of the Dinosaur?

Is Coal Going the way of the Dinosaur?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 28th, 2012

New EPA carbon standards could end the construction of conventional coal-fired power plants…

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Now is your chance to help ban BPA

Now is your chance to help ban BPA

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 27th, 2012

This is the last week for you to sign the petition banning BPA from consumer products…

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Is the ‘Wind Lens’ a Green Energy Breakthrough?

Is the ‘Wind Lens’ a Green Energy Breakthrough?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 23rd, 2012

New design by Japanese researchers can double or even triple the energy output of wind turbines…

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8 Common Household Chemicals Harming your Pets, & their Non-Toxic Alternatives

8 Common Household Chemicals Harming your Pets, & their Non-Toxic Alternatives

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 16th, 2012

Are these hidden poisons harming your pets?

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Ocean Acidification Accelerates, Threatening Marine Ecosystems

Ocean Acidification Accelerates, Threatening Marine Ecosystems

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 8th, 2012

The cause of heightened CO2 levels and resulting ocean acidification, the researchers note, is human activity…

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World Water Day Focus: Carbon for Water

World Water Day Focus: Carbon for Water

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 7th, 2012

The Carbon for Water project provides access to safe drinking water for millions of people, while reducing CO2 emissions by 2 million tons per year…

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How to Ensure Replacement Windows Live up to Efficiency Claims

How to Ensure Replacement Windows Live up to Efficiency Claims

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 6th, 2012

Home energy savings from replacement windows may be overstated by marketers…

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Would you Expose your Family to Neurotoxins for a Greener Lawn?

Would you Expose your Family to Neurotoxins for a Greener Lawn?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 29th, 2012

The EPA is being sued for failing to respond to a 2008 petition to ban 2,4-D from lawn care products…

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Swallowing our Pride

Swallowing our Pride

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 22nd, 2012

Why do we celebrate the “champions” of modern day excess with eating competitions?

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How to ‘Grow-a-Row’ for Those in Need

How to ‘Grow-a-Row’ for Those in Need

By Greg Horner, Posted February 17th, 2012

“This is a great project to share; it’s easily replicable most anywhere and has been very well received in our town.”

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Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

By Brian Ziggy, Posted February 13th, 2012

Living in community with one another is the foundation for a new pioneering, sustainable culture…

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Microscopic Plastic Particles May be Entering Food Chain

Microscopic Plastic Particles May be Entering Food Chain

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2012

A new study reveals that tiny plastic fibers from synthetic clothing which pollute the marine environment, may be entering the food chain.

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6 Tips for Building Soil for Your Raised Garden Beds and Planters

6 Tips for Building Soil for Your Raised Garden Beds and Planters

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 31st, 2012

Here are some tips for building productive soil for your garden beds and planters – while there are some differences based on locale, these tips pretty much apply anywhere…

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How to Make a Simple ‘Ready-Kit’ for Your Daypack

How to Make a Simple ‘Ready-Kit’ for Your Daypack

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 26th, 2012

Be prepared during day hikes with this compact, lightweight ‘ready-kit’ you can make yourself.

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