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How to Make Twig Pencils

Twig pencils are fun, easy and cheap to make. And the expressions on your friends’ faces when you start scribbling with a stick will be writetious!

What you’re doing to Go Green!

gogreen-200x148Conservation and responsible outdoorsmanship is a huge part of being a Scout. Here are some of the things that readers have told us they are doing or plan to do to GO GREEN!

BL Go Green Heroes

Throughout the year, Boys' Life has profiled those who are making a difference for the environment. Read about these Go Green! heroes.

The Earth-friendly community of the future

Welcome to the green, Earth-friendly community of the future. For the past seven months, we have told you how to Go Green! Here's what our world might look like once we have all gone green. Imagine the possibilities.

Hot Spot

Feeling a little warm lately? The 10 hottest years in recorded history have occurred since 1991. 2005 topped the charts. And animals are feeling the heat.

How to start a hydroponic garden

Plants don't need soil as long as they have five things: food, water, light, air and support. You can provide all five in a hydroponic garden. Here's how to create your own.

Thinking Outside the Recycling Box

Wait! Don't just throw that bottle in the recycling bin. You could use it to build your own private island. Across the globe, people are coming up with remarkable -- and sometimes zany -- new ways to help our environment. Here are some of our favorites.

From Sea to Not-so-Shining Sea

ocean4-200x148.jpgMouth-watering seafood. Beach and water adventure. A convenient, vast waste dump. Oceans have provided us many things over the centuries, but we are pushing them beyond their limits. Here’s a look at what’s going on in our oceans and how you can help.

Getting a Green Grip

globe21.gifGet a grip on what it means to go green. Get the basics on what's going on with the environment.

What you can do

gogreen-youdo-200x148.jpgWe are all part of the problem. Here are some easy things you can do to be a part of the solution.