1. Close encounters of the presidential kindChuck Leavell, co-founder of MNN and keyboard player with the Rolling Stones, recounts his brush with the president while attending the climate summit at the United Nations.

    Close encounters of the presidential kind
    Chuck Leavell, co-founder of MNN and keyboard player with the Rolling Stones, recounts his brush with the president while attending the climate summit at the United Nations.

  2. It’s Draw A Bird Day, so MNN took a quick break to…well, draw some birds.

    And once you read the story behind this unofficial holiday, you’ll want to draw a bird too.

  3. Notice anything different about us?If you’re a regular here at the Mother Nature Network, you’ll notice some changes on the site today. It’s most noticeable on our home page with a new larger image at the top and quicker navigation to important stories.Here are some of the other changes you’ll see.

    Notice anything different about us?
    If you’re a regular here at the Mother Nature Network, you’ll notice some changes on the site today. It’s most noticeable on our home page with a new larger image at the top and quicker navigation to important stories.

    Here are some of the other changes you’ll see.

  4. muttbombing:

If you’re interested in adopting or fostering Ivy CLICK HERE

Photo Editor Catie Leary has just been muttbombed!
Want to muttbomb your friends and help shelter dogs find homes? Click here to learn how.

    muttbombing:

    If you’re interested in adopting or fostering Ivy CLICK HERE

    Photo Editor Catie Leary has just been muttbombed!

    Want to muttbomb your friends and help shelter dogs find homes? Click here to learn how.

  5. We may be buried beneath a few inches (or feet) of snow, but MNN’s editors, writers and bloggers are managing to stay warm — and caffeinated!

  6. New York Times environmental writer Andrew Revkin stopped by the office today and entertained us with his original song “Liberated Carbon” about mankind’s relationship with fossil fuels.Listen to the song here, and check out Dot Earth, Revkin’s environmental blog for The Times’ Opinion Pages.

    New York Times environmental writer Andrew Revkin stopped by the office today and entertained us with his original song “Liberated Carbon” about mankind’s relationship with fossil fuels.

    Listen to the song here, and check out Dot Earth, Revkin’s environmental blog for The Times’ Opinion Pages.

  7. Check us out in Forbes!
Turning Red And Blue States Green, With Some Help From A Rolling Stone

    Check us out in Forbes!

    Turning Red And Blue States Green, With Some Help From A Rolling Stone

  8. MNN’s Atomic Fireball challenge

    It’s that time of year where candy appears in the office, and here at MNN, we found ourselves ready to take on a challenge we haven’t faced since we were children: The Atomic Fireball Challenge. Only a handful of us were able to tolerate the delicious cinnamon burn.

    What makes Atomic Fireballs so hot? We’ve got the answer here, as well as the science behind some other classic candies, including Warheads, Pop Rocks and Wint-O-Green Life Savers.

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  9. Ask Chuck Leavell anythingJoin the Rolling Stone keyboardist (and MNN co-founder) for a chat on Reddit right now.
Chuck has been the keyboardist for The Rolling Stones for more than 30 years. Prior to joining The Stones, he was a member of The Allman Brothers Band — receiving a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2012 for his tenure with the band. Chuck has performed and recorded with many of the world’s most prominent musicians, including George Harrison, Eric Clapton and John Mayer. In addition to his musical career, Chuck is one of the nation’s most respected voices for land conservation and the environment. In 1999, Chuck and his wife were named National Tree Farmers of the Year.

    Ask Chuck Leavell anything
    Join the Rolling Stone keyboardist (and MNN co-founder) for a chat on Reddit right now.

    Chuck has been the keyboardist for The Rolling Stones for more than 30 years. Prior to joining The Stones, he was a member of The Allman Brothers Band — receiving a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2012 for his tenure with the band. Chuck has performed and recorded with many of the world’s most prominent musicians, including George Harrison, Eric Clapton and John Mayer. In addition to his musical career, Chuck is one of the nation’s most respected voices for land conservation and the environment. In 1999, Chuck and his wife were named National Tree Farmers of the Year.

  10. Check out the Joy of Living Less’ New Home Ec Challenge, where you’ll learn how to make everything from candles to cleaning products.

    Check out the Joy of Living Less’ New Home Ec Challenge, where you’ll learn how to make everything from candles to cleaning products.