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By Robin Emmons
Gambling is a fool’s game, but there are some things worth taking a chance on — namely, you!
man on bike
By Michael Dregni
A new study finds that it's six times more costly to travel by car than bicycle.
5 Chemicals to Avoid in Fertilizer
By Care2 Team
Tips to keep your lawn healthier this year.
By Experience Life Staff
Hear from Sow Much Good founder Robin Emmons about how she's working to make fresh, affordable food available to everyone.
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.
By Heidi Wachter
Robin Emmons is creating gardens from food deserts and empowering Charlotte’s impoverished communities to feed themselves.
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.
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.
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).
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.
a man rests his arms over a tree branch and looks into the ocean
By Karen Bannan
Excess noise isn’t just irritating — it can undermine your health. Learn why it’s important to calm the clamor with these strategies.
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.
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.
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