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This is how palm oil is made

Palm oil is found in nearly everything, yet have you ever wondered who makes it? how it's processed? what palm fruit looks like? Take a tour through a Honduran palm oil plantation to learn more.

Easing Hong Kong's housing crisis with bamboo micro-dwellings in vacant factories

Could these temporary shelters built with bamboo and located in the island's abandoned industrial spaces help the growing housing problem?

Photo: Eastern milk snake wakes up slowly

Eastern milk snakes are native to North America, and can be found as far north at Ontario and as far south as Alabama.

When it comes to Tesla, Washington state is the anti-New Jersey

Tesla wins this round, but the war will be long, as the electric car maker still has to fight auto dealer lobbyists in dozens of states.

Photo: Grape hyacinth braves the snow

It may be spring, but snow storms can still hit in April.

Billionaire Warren Buffett's son to fund anti-poaching efforts in Tanzania

He will provide a helicopter, equipment, and training to protect threatened wildlife and keep poachers out of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Flowersorri: Sensorial, Montessori-inspired ergonomic furniture for kids (Video)

Based on pioneering ideas of education developed by Maria Montessori, this line of sustainably made furniture for kids will enhance their learning environment.

Wondering how to make your hair grow better? Do it naturally with these 8 tips.

Hair is often a reflection of inner health, so treat your body right and your hair will thank you for it.

Build this open source DIY wind turbine for $30

If you're interested in learning how to build your own renewable energy devices, this DIY vertical axis wind turbine is a great place to start.

Compost for all! Choices for the city or suburbs

You'd think backyard composting would be easy, but our NYC writer might have an even more convenient option.

We're in the Great Dithering

Gabriel Metcalf asks "The waters are rising, and cities can’t move out of the way. Can we act decisively enough to avert catastrophic climate change?"

Ever wonder what to do with torn jeans, ripped sheets, and holey T-shirts?

We've all got those clothes that are too worn out to donate, but it doesn't feel right to toss them in the trash. Here's a good solution!

How a chicken coop became a cozy family home

Use what you have may be the first tenet of DIY green living. This family took that notion and ran with it.

Indoor air quality sensors could be coming to your smartphone

New nanotechnology could enable indoor air quality monitoring wherever we go.

American penitentiaries emphasize the need for sustainability

American penitentiaries are like small, resource-devouring cities. With over 2 million prisoners behind bars every year, just how sustainable can our correctional facilities be?

Show your love for renewable energy — it's #iheartrenewables week

Do you think we need to shift to solar, wind, and geothermal energy? Then show some love this week in order to help grow this important societal transition.

Photo: View from the top of Iguazu Falls

The falls are shared by two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Iguazu National Park of Argentina and the Iguacu National Park of Brazil.

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