>> Monday, August 23, 2010
Have you heard of the Mother Nature Network yet? I just discovered it and I think it is great. It is basically a community driven site that desires to help "improve your world." They have a very broad definition of "world" and use it to encompass many different aspects— your family, your health, your lifestyle, your business, your community… AND your planet. I think they do a great job of being informative and fun!
About Mother Nature Network:
"With a goal of providing the most accurate and up-to-date news and information available, we cover the broadest scope of environmental and social responsibility issues on the internet. And, we do so in a way that is engaging and easy-to-understand. As opposed to scientists, activists or experts—MNN is designed for the rest of us—everyday people who simply want to make our world better."
Special features include:
* THE DAILY BRIEFING: Get a speed read of the morning headlines: From politics to health to transportation, our green cowboy ropes in the most interesting, must-read stories from around the Web every weekday.
* ASK MOTHER NATURE: Get guidance and tips from our advice team on everything from safe cookware to raising a green pet.
* ECO-GLOSSARY: Definitions for hundreds of terms—from the simple to the most complex.
* TRANSLATING UNCLE SAM: Information on government sites can be confusing to say the least. This feature translates that information into much simpler language—using interactives and engaging graphics.
* STATE REPORTS: State-by-state news and information. Find out what’s happening in your own backyard.
* NEWSLETTERS: Get daily tips and solutions sent straight to your in-box with free newsletters that offer coverage on green innovation, seasonal recipes, clean air, and the best ways to lead a sustainable lifestyle.
* FEATURED BLOGGERS: Get ideas on transportation, food, home, travel, and business by following some of the most respected personalities in their field.
Speaking of featured bloggers, you can check out my 6 Everyday Green Tips on Mother Nature Network. You can also like the Mother Nature Network facebook page if you want occasional highlights brought to you!