3 cities that are going green
Green business practices are booming in Chicago, Illinois; Seattle, Washington; and Portland, Oregon.
A beautiful but view-blocking Chinese pine has pitted two once amicable neighbors, a pastor and a Bible-thumping former baseball star, against one another in an upscale Seattle suburb.
A food forest grows in Seattle
Taking Seattle’s P-Patch concept to dizzying, permaculture-tastic new heights, a 7-acre plot of unused land in the middle of the city will be transformed into the nation’s largest ‘food forest.’
Seattle (finally) bans plastic shopping bags
After a groundbreaking measure to discourage consumers from using disposable plastic shopping bags was squashed by voters in 2009, Seattle is back in the bag-banning game in a big way.
Seattle corpse flower causing stink, promoting plant sex
It sends out a smell of rotting flesh to attract pollinating beetles.