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The-Green-Hour
By Experience Life Staff
A daily dose of nature can improve your health and well-being. Here are 27 ways to get more green in your day.
Robin-Emmons
By Heidi Wachter
Robin Emmons is creating gardens from food deserts and empowering Charlotte’s impoverished communities to feed themselves.
The-Do-Good-Traveler
By Laurel Kallenbach
Roll up your sleeves and make a difference with voluntourism.
An illustrated woman holding a stinky t-shirt and holding her nose are shown.
By Margret Aldrich
Why you may want to avoid anti-odor clothes, and alternatives for lessening the stink.
a biohazard sign on a phone being held by a field
By Catherine Guthrie
Mercury in fish and dental fillings. Lead in old paint. Cadmium and arsenic in industrial wastes. There's a lot of talk about heavy-metal toxins these days. But how worried should you be, really? And what can you do to protect yourself?
detox-your-life
By Stacy Malkan
What’s best for our health and the planet can also be great for our bank accounts. All it takes is shifting how we spend our money and our time.
Wash-before-you-wear
By Experience Life Staff
As many as 2,000 chemicals may be involved in making the clothes in your closet. They include pesticides, toxic dyes, and formaldehyde — a known carcinogen used as a mildew preventive in the fashion world (and as an embalming agent in the funeral industry).
Tyson-Mayr
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
World traveler Tyson Mayr crusades for clean water in the Third World — and proves that simple acts can make a big difference.
Angela-Sun
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
The journalist, documentary filmmaker, and surfer talks about her passions for storytelling and protecting the environment.
By the Experience Life Team
Eco-adventurer and journalist Angela Sun shares her passion for getting plastic out of oceans.
Bed covers
By Experience Life Staff
Mattresses, pillows, and other bedding can contain chemicals that, while intended to make sleep safer, actually have the opposite effect.
Arbor-Day: Image taken by Casie Leigh Lukes
By Casie Leigh Lukes
A modern anecdote to encourage you to be aware of what's happening in your environment — and take action when needed.
A sign that says "Beyond the Harvest" and has many plants attached to it
By Jill Metzler Patton
Garden produce provides nutritional benefits, but the very act of digging in the dirt nurtures mind, body, and soul.
Gardening
By Elizabeth Millard
Create your own victory garden with this handful of informative books.
Women walking in gardens
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Giving gardens, a growing phenomenon, provide wellness for corporate employees, food for those in need — with far-reaching ripple effects.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Air pollution is now considered the world’s largest environmental health risk, taking the blame for an estimated seven million premature deaths in 2012, the World Health Organization said.
Troubled Waters, June 2010
By Casie Leigh Lukes
On Tuesday, March 22, we recognize the important role that water plays in the health of our planet and our bodies.
The Soil Will Save Us
By Anjula Razdan
The New York Times bestselling author talks to us about her new book and why the health of our soil determines the health of our planet.
The Birds and the Bees
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Bees are under attack. Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl shares some ideas on what you can do to save them.
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Casie Leigh Lukes on her new favorite ethically made underwear from PACT.
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