Break out the champagne! Design^Sprout has just been named to the Top 100 Environmental Blogs list by the X-Ray Visionaries. Woo hoo - I'm always looking for valid excuses to drink! Check out their veerrrrry comprehensive list below:
The Top 100 Environmentalist Blogs
Keep your ear to the ground on environmental news with these blogs.
- environmentastic!: Environmentalist A. Caleb Hartley’s environmentastic! offers a refreshingly positive look at environmental news and developments.
- Green Times: Find the latest news and issues for environmentalists on this blog.
- The Environmentalist: Check out this blog for news on climate change, politics, and other important issues in environmentalism.
- Greenzone Online: This blog serves up a well-balanced mix of environmental topics.
- Fort Awesome: Find out what Fort Awesome says about peak oil, urbanization, and more on this blog.
- The Everyday Environmentalist: Follow this environmentalist on a journey to go green every day.
- Eco Beat: Neil Katz’ Eco Beat is all about environmental activism in the news, offering green technology, pollution, politics, and more.
- Down To Earth: On this blog, you’ll find environmental news and information about sustainability.
These environmentalists take their work outside.
- Flatbush Gardener: Read along with this environmentalist who specializes in organic and native plant gardening.
- Earth Friendly Gardening: Check out this blog to see sustainable gardening at work.
- GardenPunks: Check out the blog of this family that attempts to live as organically as possible.
- Green Bean Dreams: Follow this mom as she works to create a sustainable, environmentally friendly life for her family.
Learn more about global warming and what we can do to stop its effects on this blogs.
- Global Warming is Real: On this blog, you’ll find discussions of climate change, politics, and energy.
- cooltheplanet: This blogger aims to collect a wide variety of useful information for organizations who are working to address climate change.
- It’s Getting Hot in Here: Follow the youth movement in climate change on this blog.
- Global Warming Emergency Blog: Follow this blog along a campaign to stop global warming.
- Climate of Our Future: This blog offers a discussion on global climate change with the latest news, resources, and information on what’s happening.
- Climate Changer: This blogger is on a mission to stop climate change and global warming.
These blogs offer in-depth discussions on oil, alternative energy, and more.
- Brighter Energy Solutions: SolReka shares strategies for free energy, solar cooking, and useful eco-geek gadgets on this blog.
- Boiling Spot: Boiling Spot features information on alternative energy and beyond.
- fuel-it-forward: Check out this blog to find out how we can all cut down on our fuel consumption.
- Citizen Power Alliance: On Citizen Power Alliance, you’ll find news about regulating and improving upon energy and environmental policy.
- Clean Break: Clean Break focuses on clean technology and clean energy in particular.
- Vertigro: Follow along as this blog tracks the advancement of a highly useful biofuel.
- Eco Friendly Driver: On this blog, you’ll read the latest news and developments in environmentally friendly driving.
- Seacoast NRG: Blogger Adam discusses issues in energy, conservations, climate, and more.
- The Energy Collective: Read about power, policy, and climate as it relates to energy on this blog.
- EcoModder: Find hypermiling, fuel economy and ecomodding on this blog.
- Damon Clifford: Damon Clifford’s blog focuses on current events in energy, political energy policy, and more.
- Gas 2.0: Follow the biofuel revolution on this blog.
- Beyond Petro: Beyond Petro discusses life beyond peak oil and what we can do to live without cheap energy.
Take a look at how these environmentalists live their daily lives.
- Urban Subsistence Living: Follow this family as they embark upon a project to generate more than 90% of their living needs with environmentally friendly methods and materials.
- Greenfellow: On Greenfellow, you’ll find a celebration of sustainability in everyday life.
- Halcyon Green: This “creative environmentalist” discusses the art of making crafts with minimal footprint.
- Green Cotton: See how sustainability and fashion intersect in this blog.
- An Urban Plot: This urban gardener chronicles her quest for organic self-sufficiency.
- Off Grid Living: Learn about strategies for living off the grid with solar, wind, and geothermal energy on this blog.
- Sustainable Motherhood: This “recovering consumer” offers an ongoing look at her quest to be more sustainable.
- Victoria Everman: Victoria’s blog offers loads of resources for enlightened living.
- Green Globetrotter: Take a peek into the world of eco-friendly travel with this environmentalist globetrotter.
These environmentalists will help you to be more eco-friendly.
- Focus Organic: Focus Organic is a repository for all sorts of advice for living in an environmentally friendly way.
- The Lazy Environmentalist: Josh Dorfman explores easy, stylish, and convenient ways for everyday people to go green.
- Jolly Green Blogger: Check out this blog for great advice and products for going green.
- Neutral Existence: On neutral existence, you’ll get advice on how to help theplanet and save money at the same time.
- Practical Environmentalist: On this blog, you’ll find environmentally friendly advice that’s practical and useful for the average person.
- It’s the Planet, Didiot!: This environmentalist serves up a variety of useful tips for saving the planet from its inhabitants.
- EcoMerge: These budding environmentalists at Portland State University practice EcoMyth Busting, debunking bad eco-advice so that you can live a truly environmentally friendly life.
Learn a newfound respect for our world in these blogs.
- Izmet’s Dream: Izmet has a passion for nature, and discusses how we can all practice conservation in order to save our world’s natural wonders.
- Treasure Nature: This environmentalist discusses how we can nurture nature, offering a look at issues in biodiversity and beyond.
- Coffee and Conservation: Learn how sustainable coffee and other products can have a positive impact on the world.
- Get Wise about Energy & Water Efficiency: Check out this blog that discusses energy and water conservation, and what people are doing about it.
- Protecting Our Environment: Gina’s blog is full of resources, news, and information on environmental conservation.
- The Only One We Have: This blog encourages readers to think of their environmental impact.
- Endangered Spaces: Find out what you can do to protect our “endangered spaces” on this blog.
Reducing, Reusing & Recycling
These environmentalists focus on stopping the growth of our world’s landfills.
- The Earth is Not a Trash Can: Barbara Mathieson considers the life of trash that others have left behind.
- Every Day is Earth Day: Sarah Mint discusses a variety of ways you can reduce your energy consumption.
- Trash Watch: This blogger encourages readers to do something about all of the trash in their neighborhood.
- Car Free Family: Read how this family survives without a car in Minneapolis.
- My Recycled Bags: This blog is dedicated to making crafts from recycled materials.
- Look what I found!: Check out the journey of this blogger who designs her life and craft products using materials that others have cast aside.
- Technocycle: Find information on technology recycling on this blog.
- Recycleholic: Read along as this man tries his best to recycle everything he can.
These environmentalists will ask you to consider the connection between the environment and health.
- Asthma Mom: The Asthma Mom discusses how air quality and other environmental issues can affect children’s health.
- Beyond Pesticides: This blog features posts on the health and environmental hazards of pesticides.
- EarthForce Health and Wellness: Visit this blog for safe and natural ways to greate a safer, healthier planet.
- Healthy Child: On this blog, you’ll read about what people are doing to create a healthy world for their children.
Check out these blogs to learn about green development and how humanity’s growth intersects with the environment.
- Building Seattle Green: On this blog, you’ll find loads of news and information about green building in Seattle and beyond.
- Habitat OR Humanity: Visit this blog to see what’s happening to our world as we continue to develop.
- My Green Home: This blog offers a guide to green and healthy homes.
- Jetson Green: Stay on top of the latest in the green building revolution with this blog.
- The Landscape Blog: On this blog, you’ll find news and information about issues surrounding lanscape architects and urban planners.
These environmentalist blogs will help you consider the impact of the things you buy.
- The Daily Green: This blog offers great advice for green consumers.
- SaveChange: SaveChange asks readers to consider how their money impacts the world.
- 100 Mile Diet: Follow this challenge to eat healthy and save the environment.
- UseGreen: UseGreen highlights the choices you have when it comes to being green.
- Envirovore: On this blog, you’ll learn how you can eat for environmental sustainability.
- Design^Sprout: Check out Design^Sprout to find loads of innovative and environmentally friendly designs.
- The Alternative Consumer: Here you’ll find news, product reviews, and information to help you be a more environmentally responsible consumer.
- Fake Plastic Fish: Beth Terry Warns us that we need to stop consuming plastic, or the only fish we’ll have left will be plastic.
- Eat Local Challenge: This blog offers a challenge and advice for eating locally.
- Diane’s Big Green Purse: Diane encourages consumers to shop in an environmentally friendly way.
These environmentalists are pouring their passion into eco-friendly projects.
- Califauna: Read this blog to see how eco awareness and art education are being brought into California’s schools.
- WhatGives!?: This blog discusses and connects people to worthy social and environmental causes.
- My Yellowstone Wolves Blog: Read about how this environmental activist in the Northern Rockies defends wolves.
- 2 Wheels 4 Water: This couple is riding scooters across North and South Carolina to raise money and awareness for HydroMissions.
- Ripples of Improvement: Blogger Cathy Crovis is on a mission to turn her life of occasional activism to one that consistently makes a difference.
- Inca Kids: This project supports peruvian artisans, affording them a sustainable, environmentally friendly life.
- Eco-Libris: The Eco-Libris blog discusses books and their crusade to balance out the paper used for books by planting trees.
Business & Politics
See environmentalism at work in these blogs that highlight green legislature, marketing, and more.
- Green Advertising: Check out this blog to find out if companies are truly green or if they’re touting their credentials to sell.
- Triple Pundit: This blog aims to bring people, the planet, and profits together.
- Green in the Face: This marketing major discusses green marketing.
- Environmental Leader: For the latest in green business, be sure to check out this blog.
- Green Car Congress: Check out this blog for the politics of sustainable mobility.
- Hill Heat: Watch environmental policy at work in legislation on this blog.
- Sustainablog: Sustainablog regularly delivers the best information on sustainable business, environmental politics, and more.
Read about even more important issues in environmentalism on these blogs.
- SurfaceTension: Surface Tension takes a clarified look at renewable energy, environmentally friendly teachnology, and energy alternatives.
- EcoGeek: This blog explores technology aimed at improving the environment.
- Dismantle Civilization: This environmentalist recommends that we radically change direction in order to save the earth.
- Chemistry for a sustainable world: James Bashkin offers a professional view of green chemistry, and provides a view of what really helps our environment.
- The Green Skeptic: This environmentalist challenges common assumptions about environmentalism and living.