The Mother Nature Network (or MNN) is all about helping people improve their world. By "world' they mean your home, your office and business, your family, your health, your community, and, oh yeah, your planet. MNN covers the "broadest scope of environmental and social responsibility issues on the internet." But they don't lecture. It's not written for and by scientists. MNN is designed for "everyday people who simply want to make our world better."
And the site has a lot of great features designed to help readers go about doing this. There's a Daily Briefing providing a morning digest of the day's top stories. There's also the Ask Mother Nature feature, which allows readers to ask questions on how to save money doing laundry, where to shop, and how best to compost. Really, the content of this section is determined by the readers of the site. And maybe my favorite feature (though really they're all great) is the Translating Uncle Sam feature. Let me just say: Thank you, MNN! Policy jargon can sometimes be cryptic. Other times, it's downright incomprehensible. Fortunately, MNN is out there with their Rosetta Stone breaking down how these laws and policies will effect us in real life. That's really helpful.
The truth is being green is no longer just for college kids and hippies. We all must do our part to improve our world. Luckily, sites like MNN are here to make that a little bit easier.