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Environment Articles

4 challenges facing America’s national parks in 2016 (and what you can do)

by Danielle Taylor

America’s landfill addiction, by the numbers

by Hailey Hirst

Worst tourists on earth destroy 18 million-year-old sandstone formation

by Matt Hershberger

California’s 3 least visited National Parks are some of the raddest places in the US. Here’s why.

by Hayley Goerisch

Watch this killer timelapse of a superadobe earthbag house

by Emma Thieme

Here’s a great reading list if you’re at all interested in self-sufficient living

by Emma Thieme

WATCH: this couple built a tiny house for $420 in two months

by Emma Thieme

Here’s what scientists found when they opened a cave that had been isolated for more than five million years

by Cathy Brown

These ideas might sound extreme, but they would have a massive positive impact on our environment.

by Emma Thieme

The US government is considering killing 45,000 wild horses. Here’s why.

by Daniel Proctor

A New Zealand court just granted this national park the same rights as a human being

by Amanda Machado

How a cross-country trip led me to buy a piece of rural land at 27

by Emma Thieme

6 destinations being ruined by mega-cruise ships

by Valerie Stimac

Mindfulness matters #Dontfeedthelandfills

by Matador Media House

5 beautiful species you can only find in Hawaii and how to help them thrive

by Ali Wunderman

10 paradise spots in Venezuela that you’ve probably never heard of

by Adriana Herrera

Australia boldly just made a nationwide ban on all cosmetics that have been tested on animals

by Cathy Brown

When you visit a national park, #DontFeedTheLandfills. Here’s how.

by Matador Media House
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