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By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
The source and production of supplements is important to both the health of you and our planet. See what to look out for when selecting these supplements with close environmental ties.
An illustration of the front of a home with a scarf wrapped around its base and a snowy ground and sky.
By Michael Dregni
With the polar vortex becoming more unpredictable each year, home winterproofing can help save energy, fight climate change — and keep you warm.
Man wrapping a holiday gift.
By Michael Dregni
Homemade gifts, alternatives to ribbons, and several other tips to make the holidays festive and environmentally friendly!
Two people looking at a bottle of wine
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Most bottles contain more than just grapes and yeast. Find out which ingredients find their way into wine — plus 9 tips to make healthier choices without sacrificing taste.
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By Aviva Romm, MD
Here are a few surprising ways we can be triggered without even knowing it.
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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
This type of farming helps rebuild soil, decrease atmospheric carbon dioxide, and slow climate change.
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By Heidi Wachter
Keystone species are essential for ecosystem resilience, yet many are considered pests. Learn why we need these important animals and plants.
hot water coming out of faucet
By Michael Dregni
Curious what's in your tap water? Check out the Environmental Working Group's new Tap Water Database.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
A call for alignment on a global scale — for the good of our planet and future generations.
A wildfire burns behind several houses.
By Heidi Wachter
Wildfires are important for ecosystems, but they are dangerous as well.
Author and activist Terry Tempest
By Heidi Wachter
Acclaimed author and conservationist Terry Tempest Williams discusses themes from her new book of essays.
A wildfire is pictured.
By Heidi Wachter
Wildfires are becoming more frequent and dangerous. Learn why it matters — even if you don't live in a burn hotspot.
Jason Momoa stands in a warehouse.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Jason Momoa shares his passion for ocean conservation, water equity, and eliminating single-use plastics once and for all.
Bird conservation nest
By Heidi Wachter
How technology is helping scientists monitor and protect wildlife habitats and species.
Bowl of dandelion stems
By Elizabeth Millard
Foraging for the first time can be intimidating, but there are many ways to ease into the adventure.
Person picking up plastic on beach.
By Heidi Wachter
Try a water flosser, say no to thermal-paper receipts, and 10 other ways to fight plastic.
Person holding basket of foraged plants.
By Elizabeth Millard
Tap into your hunter-gatherer roots by learning to find and eat these five wild plants.
Illustration of a plastic water bottle, bag and silverware.
By Heidi Wachter
People have done without plastics for most of history. In the interest of human and planetary health, we can again — if we're willing to shift our buying habits and push for large-scale change.
Experience Life editor in chief Jamie Martin
By Jamie Martin
A backyard garden can connect us to the past — and channel hope for the future.
Dollar bills growing from the ground.
By Elizabeth Millard
Small-scale farming is rife with challenges, including finanical instability and higher rates of depression and suicide.
Bird eating food out of the palm of a hand
By Heidi Wachter
Here are several ways to stem the decline of critical pollinator species.
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