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11 unique edible plants for your garden

Part of the joy of gardening is falling in love with the plants you choose to nurture, especially those with a tasty reward. While the traditional carrots and raspberries certainly have their place, you can create a yard full of unique, yummy, and eye-catching produce when you select plants that are a little less traditional. The produce department at your local supermarket might have a few dozen choices, there are actually hundreds of fruits and vegetables that you may have never even heard…


Celebrate inclusivity and sustainability with these outdoor Pride activities

LGBTQ+-focused outdoor activities and safe spaces are increasing in number and visibility, and though there are more this month than ever, they are all part of a movement to promote inclusivity and representation among those who love the outdoors.

Why you should kick the plastic straw habit

Instead of using a plastic straw (which could potentially end up in the ocean), opt for a paper one instead. (Photo: Rich Carey/Aba/Shutterstock) The worst thing about plastic straws is that most of the time, they’re not a choice. Like…


A massive urban vineyard will envelop a new research center in Milan

International design and innovation firm Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA) has won first place in the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group’s international competition with VITAE, a new research center in Milan that will be covered in a 650-foot-long urban vineyard.


LAW: The kids of Juliana prep for big day in court

PORTLAND, Ore. — Alex Loznak walks into the restaurant of his hotel with a camera crew trailing closely behind — a fixture in the public life of the 21 youth plaintiffs of the kids’ climate case.


Escape to the Azores at this charming eco resort by the sea

Looking for a summer getaway that checks the boxes for chic and environmentally friendly style? Meet Lava Homes, a new eco-resort on Azores’ Pico Island that’s a relaxing escape for nature and yoga lovers alike. Tucked into a hillside with breathtaking views of the sea, the 14-villa resort was designed by Portuguese architectural firm Diogo Mega Architects to embody nature conservation and sustainable principles as evidenced by its minimized site disturbance, use of renewable energy, and locally…