Practical Ways You Can Spark Change

Learn how to become a savvier consumer and an effective environmental and public health advocate with these toolkits and how-tos.

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How to Stay Safe From Wildfire Smoke

How-ToUnited States, WestAlisa Opar

Breathe more easily with these tips on choosing the right protective mask, maintaining your indoor air quality, recognizing when to avoid the outdoors, and knowing who is most at risk.

Protect Your Community from “Bomb Trains”

How-ToUnited States, Gibbstown, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, PhiladelphiaNicole Greenfield, Amanda MacMillan

Trains carrying highly explosive fossil fuels barrel through unsuspecting communities every day. Is yours one of them?

How to Raise an Environmentalist

How-ToJordan Davidson

Kids have a natural connection to the earth, as well as a drive to heal it. And that may be our saving grace.

Climate Change Is In the Air

How-ToUnited States, JacksonMolly M. Ginty

As rising carbon emissions boost smog and pollen production, even breathing can be a challenge. Here’s what you can do to help clear the air.

Attention, Online Shoppers

How-ToUnited States, InternationalMelissa Denchak

Is shopping online or in-store better for the environment? It depends—on you.

How to Buy Good Wood

How-ToUnited StatesAmanda MacMillan

Your guide to purchasing sustainably sourced lumber and furniture.

How to Block Big Polluters

How-ToUnited States

A step-by-step guide to protecting your community from dirty development projects.

9 Places to See Before They're Gone

How-ToUnited States, Montana, Hawaii, Florida, Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts, Alaska, Louisiana, Nevada, ArizonaStarre Vartan

Due to climate change, these iconic American vacation spots will soon become unrecognizable—or worse, vanish. Pack your bags, quick!