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Garbage Islands
By Heidi Wachter
Find out what you can do to decrease the amount of plastic in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans.
A picture of an empty door frame situated in a field of grass
By Stephanie Granada
Digging in the garden, walking by a river, and enjoying some sun during lunch do more than just lift your spirits — they’re good for your physical health, too.
By Experience Life Staff
Go behind the scenes with free diver and clean-water advocate Kimi Werner to learn why nature motivates her.
Kimi Werner
By Heidi Wachter
Honoring nature has helped world-class spearfisher, free diver, chef, artist, and environmental advocate Kimi Werner find her purpose.
Kallie Thomson
By Casie Leigh Lukes
How your stuff is made matters, says founder of 31 Bits.
Herbs in an Eggshell
By Kaelyn Riley
Nourishing and biodegradable, eggshells make the perfect seed-starter pots.
empty-nest
By Heidi Wachter
Recent findings reveal sharp losses in bird populations across Europe. Scientists think agricultural pesticide use may have a role.
Reed Diffuser
By Kaelyn Riley
A simple, DIY method to fill your home with healthier fragrances this holiday season.
flower-butterfly-bee-nature
By Heidi Wachter
A 76 percent drop in flying insects in German nature reserves has some experts concerned about an “ecological Armageddon.”
Safe Havens
By Heidi Wachter
Animal sanctuaries provide rewarding opportunities for volunteers and vacationers.
Lauren Singer at photoshoot
By Experience Life Staff
Go behind the scenes at our cover shoot with Lauren Singer and learn how she’s cut back on waste — and why she’s passionate about helping others do the same.
Lauren Singer
By Heidi Wachter
Zero-waste advocate Lauren Singer is helping people lighten their environmental footprint — one container at a time.
yellowstone
By Heidi Wachter
A new book highlights the diverse group of humans — including maintenance crews, wranglers, and scientists — that protect and conserve America’s first national park.
wine
By Casie Leigh Lukes
A wine maestro discusses best wine practices — and offers his top picks for biodynamic reds, whites, rosés, and sparkling wines.
Close to nature
By Laurel Kallenbach
These tips can help you spy wildflowers, bees, and butterflies near you.
roundup-monsanto-pesticides
By Michael Dregni
In milestone move, the state lists the world’s most applied herbicide as a human carcinogen.
bicycle-bike
By Craig Cox
If bicycling at my age wasn’t already a risky proposition, new research suggests that the simple act of breathing while pedaling may be unwise.
Five Elements Five Seasons
By Karen Olson
How getting in touch with wood, fire, earth, metal, and water can improve your health.
Boost Testosterone
By Catherine Guthrie
Here are 10 lifestyle-based ways to increase your testosterone levels.
katy-bowman-gardening
By Katy Bowman
Movement ecologist Katy Bowman offers 9 tips on how to cross-train in the garden.
A water sprinkler on a lawn
By Jon Spayde
The average American household uses 69 gallons of water daily. Here are five easy ways you can conserve water. 
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