CLIPS


Agrovoltaic Land Management Opportunities

This edition of “Green Gazette” covers ways to pair solar power with crops and livestock; repair cafés; Buy Nothing groups; and more.

Mother Earth News 
June/July 2019

A Network that Builds Communities

The Permaculture Action Network is dedicated to building sustainable systems for food production and community involvement.

Mother Earth News 
April/May 2019

Germany’s Declining Flying Insect Population

Entomologists in Germany reported a dramatic loss of flying insect biomass over the course of about three decades.

Mother Earth News 
February/March 2019

Farm Storage Facility Loan Options

The USDA has expanded the possibilities for producers who need low-interest loans to help purchase on-farm storage facilities.

Mother Earth News 
April/May 2016

Reliable Signs of Spoiled Meat You Shouldn't Eat

Here's how to tell whether a piece of meat is safe to eat or is a rotten product that's ready to be tossed.

Mother Earth News 
February/March 2016

Watch Documentary
'Small Is Beautiful'

Watch this tiny homes documentary for inspiration and understanding about the joys and challenges of living minimally.

Mother Earth News 
December 2015/January 2016

Are 'Green Globes' Guilty of Greenwashing?

A new sustainable-building certification system isn’t as green as it seems, according to Greenwash Action.

Mother Earth News 
April/May 2015

Catching Colds and Flying On Planes

Catching a cold after flying is common. Find out why plane travelers get sick after flying, and learn how to boost your immunity.

Mother Earth News 
February/March 2014

Food and Environment Reporting Network 

The nonprofit news organization FERN is a great go-to source for independent news on an array of environmental topics.

Mother Earth News
December 2012/January 2013

Wildlife Overcrossing Completed in Washington

To protect native species and minimize animal-car collisions, an ambitious wildlife bridge has been built in Washington State.

Mother Earth News 
April/May 2019

Food Hubs Offer Food Security

Consumers, producers, and grocers all benefit from the networking power of food hubs, which bring local options to retail locations.

Mother Earth News 
April/May 2019

Iceland Greenhouse grows Tomatoes in WINTER

Geothermal heat and sophisticated technology allow this greenhouse to grow 370 tons of tomatoes every year.

Mother Earth News 
February/March 2019

Is Sprouting Grains & Seeds for Chickens Worthwhile?

Sprouting grains or seeds in winter for poultry feed is popular, but may not provide any boost to nutrition over feeding dry grains.

Mother Earth News 
February/March 2016

Best Options for Homemade Syrups and Sweeteners

These homemade syrups and natural sweeteners offer a DIY way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Mother Earth News 
February/March 2016

Natural, Biodegradable Burial Options

Stay green beyond the grave by planning a natural burial, or choosing a biodegradable coffin or urn.

Mother Earth News 
December 2015/January 2016

Winners of the Wood Stove Decathlon

Look to the Wood Stove Decathlon winners for the best modern woodstove models on the market.

Mother Earth News 
December 2014/January 2015

Interactive Endangered Species Map

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Program’s new map allows users to learn about endangered species conservation.

Mother Earth News 
June/July 2013

Certified Humane Raised and Handled Program

The Certified Humane Raised and Handled Program ensures that the food you consume comes from well-treated animals.

Mother Earth News
December 2012/January 2013

Use Commercial Herbal Products Safely

A lack of oversight in the herbal supplements industry places the burden of checking supplements’ contents on consumers.

Mother Earth News 
April/May 2019

How Plants Farm Microbes for Food

Scientists recently described the process by which plant roots acquire nutrients from soil: They attract, farm, and consume microbes.

Mother Earth News 
February/March 2019

Flexible Solar Panels for Any Roof

A new lightweight innovation from solar manufacturer Sunflare can go where conventional solar panels can’t.

Mother Earth News 
February/March 2019

Why and How to Test Soil in Your Garden

Get the scoop on proper garden soil testing, evaluating soil pH, and home soil testing kits before you plant this season.

Mother Earth News 
April/May 2016

The Solar Impulse 2: An Innovative Airplane

The Solar Impulse 2 is in the midst of the first-ever round-the-world trip made by a solar-powered plane.

Mother Earth News 
December 2015/January 2016

Homemade Snack: Nutty Energy Bites

For a delicious and simple homemade snack food, try these energy bites made with nuts, coconut, and honey.

Mother Earth News 
October/November 2015

The History of Earth Day: A Movement Goes Global

This powerful environmental movement offers a springboard for local and global action to protect our planet.

Mother Earth News 
April/May 2014

New Grain Bin Homes by Sukup Manufacturing

Iowa company Sukup Manufacturing is making these sturdy, unconventional houses more widely available.

Mother Earth News 
June/July 2013

Global Water Supply Is Declining

The rising human population has led to an increase in water consumption, resulting in a strain on our global water supply.

Mother Earth News 
December 2012/January 2013