关于我们

我们是谁

Local or organic? Hybrid or electric? Paper or plastic or neither? Nearly all decisions today affect the environment, 和 figuring out which choices matter most often feels impossible. 

That’s why we made 环境保护狂, the only modern sustainability site that offers advice, clarity, 和 inspiration for both the eco-savvy 和 the green living novice. With more than 120 million readers each year, 环境保护狂 is the world’s largest information site dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream.

Staying informed 和 making smart choices is critical during this time of environmental change 和 opportunity; you’ll find that our nearly 20-year-strong library of sustainability content gives you the confidence to purchase a better dishwasher, build a green beauty routine, or simply learn more about the world around you.

我们不在乎您是刚开始使用BYO袋还是已经堆肥了数十年,欢迎来到Treehugger。所有人的可持续性。

我们保证

It’s not always easy to discern reliable sustainability content from 文章s that are agenda-driven or 销售量y. We strive to cut 通过 the noise, providing trustworthy content that’s both authoritative 和 accessible. Everything we publish on 环境保护狂 is created with these core promises in mind: 

  • 完整报告。 When it comes to our content, we’re committed to full transparency. Sponsored content is clearly marked as such, 和 we disclose all potential conflicts of interest. We never accept payment in exchange for editorial coverage.
  • 永不宣扬。 仅仅因为我们是专家,并不意味着我们自以为是。我们可能是桃子,但从来没有布道。
  • 信任科学。 We’ll never be swayed 由 latest hot takes or political spin. The foundation of our writing, editing, 和 fact-checking processes is rigorous scientific research—and we always cite our sources.
  • 拒绝水洗。 Companies spend billions of dollars a year on marketing 和 know the power of an eco-friendly spin, even when it’s deceptive. We approach corporate environmental claims with a healthy dose of skepticism 和 refuse to play into misleading narratives.
  • 欢迎大家。 Saving the planet isn’t a special club. At 环境保护狂, there are no secret codewords or handshakes. This is a place where everyone should feel comfortable; where everyone can ask, learn, share, 和 be a part of a global globe-loving community.

编辑指南

Our in-house editorial staff oversees every 文章 on our site. Our 写rs are experts in their topics, with years of knowledge gleaned from the academic world, the professional world, 和 the real world too. We have advanced degrees 和 teach at universities; we’ve designed buildings, studied science, lived zero waste, gone plant-based, 和 have even tried life without shampoo. We are passionate about the planet – we talk the talk 和 walk the walk.  

We add relevant links to our content that may help you further your knowledge or enrich your planning about a specific destination. Occasionally, we link to outside websites if they’re relevant to the story, especially in the case of directing readers to businesses or products that we have tested 和 recommend. In some cases, we may receive a small commission should you click a link 和 make a purchase. All of these links are clearly labeled. 

质量标准

Our editors review our text, images, 和 illustrations before publishing to make sure that our 文章s are accurate 和 of the highest quality.

Once a story has been published, we have a stable of experienced freelance editors responsible for fact-checking 和 updating our content library, regularly ensuring that every piece of content on the site is up to date, accurate, 和 free of ethical concerns, conflicts, or misinformation. If an 文章 has been modified, the date of the most recent update is provided at the top of the page. Spot something out of date? Let us know by emailing us at 联系@treehugger.com. We review all reader feedback 和 make updates to our content as needed. 

In addition to our editors, our team also consists of visual editors 和 illustrators, as well as product managers, designers, 和 engineers monitor who monitor the usage of our sites, per our 隐私政策, to improve your experience across all devices 和 develop new features.

多元化& Inclusion

Our mission at 环境保护狂 may be to help the planet, but we can’t do that in a vacuum. Issues of oppression 和 systemic racism are inextricable from the climate crisis, 和 its consequences disproportionately affect marginalized groups. More than simply standing for the environment, we must stand for environmental justice, which includes speaking up about inclusivity, equality, 和 human rights.  

2020年6月,我们 发誓 to diversify our in-house staff, prioritize hiring diverse contributors, center diverse voices 和 perspectives in our content, 和 share our platform with grassroots Black, Indigenous, 和 People of Color (BIPOC)-led environmental organizations. We are committed to being fully transparent about our progress on these initiatives 和 will regularly update our pledge with information about steps we’ve taken.

我们的历史

环境保护狂 was founded by entrepreneur 和 eco-advocate Graham Hill in 2004. With a background in architecture 和 design, Hill’s vision was for the site to serve as a vehicle for driving sustainability mainstream – 和 to do so with a modern twist.

In 2007, TIME included 环境保护狂 in their selection of “Top 25 Blogs” 和 Nielsen Online ranked 环境保护狂 as the number one sustainability blog. The small staff grew into an international team of experts, 和 more accolades followed.

The site was acquired by Discovery Communications in 2007, 和 in 2012 Mother Nature Network (part of the Narrative Content Group) took over. In 2020, both Mother Nature Network 和 环境保护狂 were acquired by 点破他们现在是一个幸福的大家庭。

在2004年 发布 about the criteria 环境保护狂 would use in deciding what to cover, the team explained that the primary goal of the site was to make it easy for consumers to research 和 purchase environmental yet compelling products 和 services, as well as to inspire corporate responsibility. “TreeHugger’s criterion will evolve over time,” they wrote. “Our initial approach will be loose as we get our sea-legs.” 

We’ve grown a lot since then, 和 we’re steady on our feet. But the 环境保护狂 mission remains true to those original values, 和 we will continue driving sustainability mainstream until the job is done. 

我们的队伍

莫莉·弗格斯(Molly Fergus)
副总裁兼总经理

莫莉(Molly)自2013年以来一直在Dotdash工作。她将自己的整个职业都献给了数字媒体。在加入Dotdash之前,她是Cond的副数字编辑éNast 旅行er,她在那里协助创办了《杂志》’s first proprietary website 和 an editorial assistant at Sherman’的旅行。她的作品还出现在《自我》,《红皮书》,《女性》中’s Wear Daily, 和 CNN.

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查克·莱弗尔
一般编辑

查克·莱维尔(Chuck Leavell)是一位音乐家,保护主义者和林务员。他曾是 奥曼兄弟乐队 through 他们成功的高峰 and has been the keyboardist for the Rolling Stones since 1982. He has a 4,000-acre sustainable tree farm in Georgia 和 was named an Honorary Ranger by the 美国林业局,其中 he has said was as meaningful to him as winning a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award. He co-founded the website Mother Nature Network in 2009 和 became 环境保护狂'是2020年的总编辑。

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Melissa has been campaigning for the planet ever since her first Save the Whales protest when she was a kid. She has expertise in food, health, nature, 和 design 和 has been writing about sustainability since 2001. Her work has been featured in publications including The New York Times 和 National Geographic; she is co-author of the books “锻炼身体,” 和 “真正的食物:八个简单的步骤让您更健康。”自2012年以来,布雷耶一直在Treehugger工作。

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奥利维亚·瓦尔德斯(Olivia Valdes) is the 高级编辑 for 环境保护狂. She has been with 点破 since 2017, first as a 写r 和 then as an editor for ThoughtCo. Before joining 点破, Olivia worked in the manuscript editorial department at Yale University Press. She has also written for The Economist 招贤纳士 Network 和 other education outlets. She grew up in South Florida 和 lives in New York City.

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劳埃德·阿尔特
设计编辑

劳埃德·阿尔特 has been an architect, real estate developer, prefab entrepreneur 和 写r, 和 contributor to The Guardian, Corporate Knights 和 Azure Magazines. He has been a keynote speaker on sustainability at conferences from Seattle to Munich. He teaches sustainable design at the Ryerson School of 室内设计 和 is currently writing a book about living the 1.5 degree lifestyle.

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林赛·雷诺兹
视觉与内容质量编辑器

林赛·雷诺兹 is a 写r 和 enthusiast in all things sustainable. Her work has appeared in 花园 & Gun, CNN Eatocracy, The Daily Mississippian, Good Grit, 和 Oxford magazine. She lives with her two rescue pitties in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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克里斯蒂安(Christian)是Treehugger的社交媒体编辑。他是《加拿大赫芬顿邮报》的创始编辑。在此之前,他是驻南亚的外国记者。此前,他是《多伦多星报》的记者。在两者之间的某个地方,他找到了写《渡渡鸟》动物的时间。 

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凯瑟琳 Martinko
高级作家

凯瑟琳'对环境的热爱始于童年,成长于加拿大荒野中偏远湖泊的边缘。她'从那时起,她就一直在写作,在多伦多大学(University of Toronto)进一步提高了她的技能,然后创建了一个成功的个人博客,为Discovery Network工作'的Parentables网站,并于2012年移至Treehugger。她在可持续发展方面的专家之声–零浪费和低影响的生活,道德时尚,清洁的化妆品,自由放养的父母,当地食品等等–已成为该网站的中流。柱。她的著作发表在《赫芬顿邮报》,《绿色父母》杂志(英国)上,并被多本书引用。

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玛丽·乔·迪罗纳多 covers a wide range of topics focused on nature, health, science, 和 anything that helps make the world a better place. She particularly loves learning about animals 和 nature 和 always has a stray pet or two in her home. Now a 高级作家 for 环境保护狂, she spent six years as a 写r 和 editor for the Mother Nature Network. Her work has been featured on WebMD, CNN, 和 in many newspapers, magazines, websites, 和 broadcast shows.

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罗素·麦克伦登
高级作家

罗素·麦克伦登 is a science journalist who covers a wide range of topics related to the natural world, from agriculture 和 astronomy to wildlife declines 和 the climate crisis. Now a 高级作家 for 环境保护狂, he previously spent 12 years as a 写r 和 editor for Mother Nature Network.

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艾米丽·曼彻斯特
高级SEO分析师

艾米丽·曼彻斯特 has been with 点破 since 2016. A former editor for 云杉, she was a part of the team that launched the original site in 2017. Before working in lifestyle editorial, 和 eventually transitioning to growth & strategy, Emily began her career in fashion as an editor 和 stylist. She is now the 高级SEO分析师 for 环境保护狂, TripSavvy, 和 ThoughtCo.

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昆汀华盛顿
产品管理副总监

昆汀华盛顿 leads the product development team for 环境保护狂, as well as 生命线, 和 the ThoughtCo family of sites.  自2017年以来,他一直在Dotdash工作。

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尼克·瑞特
高级UX / UI设计师

尼克·瑞特 is the 高级UX / UI设计师 for 环境保护狂, 生命线, 和 ThoughtCo. He has been with 点破 for three years on both ad 和 product development teams. He also takes care of some of the office plants. 

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关于点点

环境保护狂是Dotdash出版家族的一部分。

点破品牌可帮助人们找到答案,解决问题并获得启发。 comScore的数据显示,我们每月覆盖1亿多人,占美国在线人口的35%以上,并且是互联网上最大的内容发布商之一。仅去年一年,Dotdash品牌就共同获得了50多个行业奖项,并且是其类别中增长最快的品牌之一。我们的品牌包括Verywell,Investopedia,The Balance,Spruce,Lifewire,Byrdie,MyDomaine,TripSavvy,Brides,Liquor.com,Treehugger和ThoughtCo。

这是我们的属性的概述:

Verywell (Health 和 养生): Verywell品牌家族,包括 非常健康非常适合很好的家庭, 和 极心, take a human approach to health 和 wellness content 和 are a welcome alternative to hyper-clinical health sites. More than 34 million people use Verywell sites each month to feel better 和 be healthier.

云杉 (Home 和 Food): 云杉品牌家族,包括 云杉云杉吃云杉宠物, 和 云杉工艺品 将灵感与操作建议相结合,以帮助用户创建自己喜欢的房屋。 Spruce站点每月总共有近4400万人。

余额(个人理财): Balance系列品牌,包括 余额平衡职业, 和 平衡小型企业, deliver clear, practical, 和 straightforward personal financial advice to nearly 19 million people each month.

Investopedia (Investing 和 Financial Education): Investopedia helps investors understand financial concepts, improve investing skills, 和 learn how to manage their money. Investopedia reaches nearly 19 million people each month.

生命线(技术): 生命线 provides helpful, actionable tech tips, advice, 和 answers, without confusing jargon. 生命线 helps nearly 8.5 million people each month get the most out of their technology.

TripSavvy(旅行): TripSavvy delivers curated expert advice for family 和 vacation travelers. We help over two million people each month have the best travel experiences.

伯蒂(美容): 伯迪 is dedicated to all things beauty, inside 和 out. From hair 和 makeup to health 和 wellness, 伯迪 takes a fresh, no-nonsense approach to feeling 和 looking your best. 伯迪 reaches nearly 6.5 million people each month.

MyDomaine(生活方式): MyDomaine makes an aspirational life achievable—and affordable—with curated home-design inspiration, quick 和 fresh recipes, 和 healthy relationship advice that awaken a life well lived. MyDomaine reaches 2.5 million people each month.

新娘(婚礼): 新娘们 inspires 和 guides our nearly 2.3M monthly users as they make decisions from pre-engagement 通过 the honeymoon. 新娘们 is committed to bringing you an inclusive look at the world of weddings, with every type of couple, every type of wedding, 和 every type of celebration.

ThoughtCo (Education 和 Information): ThoughtCo is one of the largest 和 most comprehensive learning, information, 和 education sites online. ThoughtCo helps 8 million people a month become lifelong learners.

Liquor.com (Home 和 Food): Liquor.com is dedicated to helping 3 million people monthly drink 和 live well. We inspire, entertain 和 educate anyone—and everyone—interested in what happens in the glass 和 out of it.

(comScore 2020年4月)

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