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Old buses turned into mobile shelters for Hawaii's homeless

Decommissioned buses are getting a second useful life as mobile shelters for Honolulu's homeless.

Photo: Cute Gray Jay spotted among the leaves

The bird’s round body and short beak make for a pretty adorable combo.

“Washed Up” gathers ocean pollution to create environmental art

Alejandro Durán collects garbage from the shores of Mexico’s largest nature reserve to make art with a message from the ocean.

Study shows that experiences, not things, will make you happier

Many people know that experiences will make them happier, and yet they continue to spend money on material objects because of their perceived greater value.

Open source project grows & prunes trees into furniture (Video)

This designer believes we can balance mass production with nature by growing and pruning trees into furniture on a large scale.

Psychedelic twisting tunnel is a new summer pavilion

This year's specially designed and built pavilion looks like a colourful worm on the ground.

Ocean plastic is like smog, not a floating island

The founders of 5 Gyres, a non-profit dedicated to researching ocean pollution, want to change the way people think about plastics in the seas.

Photo: Pretty poppies in the evening

“The sun set but the light was still nice,” writes Wendy Chapman of this lovely scene.

Lego plans to make their iconic plastic blocks … without plastic

The company will spend $1 billion and employ a team of 100 to find a sustainable alternative.

Ryan Gosling criticizes Costco for selling eggs from caged hens

An investigation by the Humane Society revealed appalling conditions for hens in one of Costco's main egg suppliers, which spurred Gosling to action.

Everybody is against Enbridge on Haida Gwaii

You can see the opposition to the big pipe from the tar sands on every house and every stop sign.

How to start a time bank

By encouraging neighbors to share skills and cooperate, time banks can build strong communities and a vibrant informal economy.

Photo: Black-headed Grosbeak inspects a plum

According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, fruit isn’t the only thing these birds feed on.

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