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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.
Bees pollinating purple flower
By Heidi Wachter
Pollinators play a critical role in maintaining ecosystems and human food supplies, but several factors are making it harder for them to do so. You can help in many ways.
Person gardening
By Molly Tynjala
Tending to your garden may help cultivate calm, strengthen immunity, and build community.
Repotting a houseplant
By Kaelyn Riley
Give your plant a new home with this step-by-step guide.
Rooftop Yard
By Heidi Wachter
Pavement is ubiquitous in our cities, but its use can harm human health and the environment. Learn about innovative urban designs that may curb the impact of climate change.
Person holding thermostat which registers at 68 degrees
By Heidi Wachter
Here's how to reduce your carbon footprint and your utility bills.
White linens drying outside on clothesline
By Heidi Wachter
Here are some tips to cut down your water use — inside and outside the house.
A variety of reusable straws
By Experience Life Staff
Check out these reusable straws for any beverage.
A person changes a light bulb.
By Heidi Wachter
Repairing or replacing items in your home can reduce your carbon footprint and save you money.
A selection of items, including an aluminum can, paper towels, and a plastic bottle
By Heidi Wachter
Everything takes time to break down. Here's the time frame for a plastic bottle — and 11 other commonly consumed items.
By Heidi Wachter
Our trash is harming the environment — and human health. Discover how to tackle the trash.
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