Nikki Duong Koenig, the founder of Cykochik

This vegan handbag from Cykochik, based in Dallas, incorporates recycled material.

Cheetah

The Perot Museum hosts "Amazing Animals: Built to Survive" through Sept. 7.

Green Mother Goose

Jan Peck and David Davis thought it was time to update Mother Goose for a more eco-friendly generation.

​In June, Texas joined California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and other states in banning the shark fin trade.

Hiking and enjoying the outdoors should not be a bloodletting affair.

June 23, 2015 

Last week, Pope Francis delivered a blunt message to the world regarding the environment in a 184-page encyclical, entitled "Laudato Si," an Italian phrase meaning "Praised Be To You" taken from a song penned by St. Francis, the patron saint of ecology.

Lance Tahmahkera, great-great grandson of Quanah Parker, will speak June 17 at 7 p.m. at the Texas Historic Tree Coalition meeting in Dallas. Courtesy of Barkley.biz.

June 16, 2015 

Eco paint cans

North Texas interior designers keep pace with the latest green building, environmentally-conscious trends.

June 10, 2015

Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award finalist Kenneth Winn wears a black hat but he's one of Pleasant Grove's good guys. For nearly a decade, the 71-year-old has been picking up trash and discouraging litterbugs in his southeast Dallas neighborhood – all on his own initiative. 

Andrea Ridout, founder of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, is launching a new radio show this month called "Down to Earth." It will air at noon on Saturdays on 1190AM. Gecko's mascot George the Rooster is featured on the program's theme song. Listen here. Photo courtesy of Gecko Hardware.

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