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6 Tips to Find Sustainable Seafood

By Heidi Wachter

Look for smaller, more abundant species, buy a share in a community-supported fishery, and four other tips to find sustainable seafood.

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17 Types of Seafood to Avoid

By Heidi Wachter

Some fish are high in mercury, overfished, or caught in a way that is harmful for the environment. Here are some seafood to avoid.

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Are Some Fishing ­Methods More Sustainable Than Others?

By Heidi Wachter

Pole and line, spearfishing and harpooning, trolling, and floating fish traps are some of the most sustainable methods out there. Here’s why.

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4 Simple Ways to Detox the Air in Your Home

By Jacqueline White

Do you know what you’re breathing in your home? Here’s how to improve your indoor air quality and create a healthier living environment in your home.

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New USDA “Bioengineered” Food Label: What You Need to Know

By Casie Leigh Lukes

Here are some of the loopholes and exemptions you might know about.

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How Much Does Pollution Affect Seafood Quality?

By Heidi Wachter

Fish are frequently contaminated with persistent organic pollutants. Here are some tips on how to avoid toxins when you eat fish.

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The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

By Courtney Helgoe

Leave No Trace principles help us protect and care for our wild spaces.

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How to Find Sustainable Seafood

By Heidi Wachter

Fish offers a host of health benefits, but pollution, overfishing, and human-rights abuses have muddied the waters. Learn how to make more sustainable choices.

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5 Reasons to Opt for a CSA This Summer

By Laurel Kallenbach

Buying a share of a local farm’s harvest offers more than fresh, seasonal produce. It supports your community.

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Are Plant-Based Meats Truly More Sustainable?

By Michael Dregni

The answer, it seems, is complex.

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4 Endangered Foods

By Michael Dregni

The climate crisis is threatening the foods we love. Here’s what we can do about it.

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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Arctic Ice Project

By Elizabeth Millard

This transformative climate project — focused on protecting ice caps — offers surprising hope for the future.

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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Santa Cruz Mountains Stewardship Network

By Elizabeth Millard

This transformative climate project — focused on protecting ecosystems in the Santa Cruz region — offers surprising hope for the future.

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CLIMATE CHAMPION: SCAPE Studio

By Elizabeth Millard

This transformative climate project — that uses “oyster- tecture” to combat shoreline erosion — offers surprising hope for the future.

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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Kiss the Ground

By Elizabeth Millard

This transformative climate project — focused on regenerative agriculture — offers surprising hope for the future.

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Do the Chemicals in Single-Serve Coffee Pods Disrupt Hormones?

By Marco Dregni

A recent study looked at estrogenic chemicals in pod- brewed coffee. Here’s what it found out.

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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Reef Life Foundation

By Elizabeth Millard

This transformative climate project — which uses IntelliReefs to help rebuild coral reefs — offers surprising hope for the future.

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Can Bicycles Help Create a Better World?

By Michael Dregni

We often think of cycling in terms of personal health, but it has many social, economic, and environmental impacts.

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CLIMATE CHAMPION: One Tree Planted

By Elizabeth Millard

This transformative climate project — focused on reforestation strategy — offers surprising hope for the future.

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12 Tips to Create an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

By Camille Berry

Try these tips to cut back on food and plastic waste in your kitchen.

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