Alan Greene hiking in Gombe National Stream Park Tanzania.
    October 10, 2017
    Podcast: Our unexpected African adventure to meet Jane Goodall & the chimpanzees

    In a wonderful and surprising turn of events my wife Cheryl and I were given the amazing opportunity to travel to Tanzania to meet Jane Goodall, meet the wild chimpanzees in the Gombe Stream Nation…

    Alan Greene, Jane Goodall, Cheryl Greene -- meeting Jane Goodall
    August 14, 2017
    Meeting Jane Goodall & The Chimpanzees

    After one of the hardest hikes of my life, I stepped into a small clearing and turned to see a full-grown male chimp perched in a tree just above and behind me. He was close enough to attack if he’d…

    Kitchen sink with water running. Drink tap water to save on plastic waste!
    August 1, 2017
    Make a positive change – Drink tap water!

    When you have a child, you look at the world in a different way. Many parents understand, often for the first time, what they do can use up our finite resourses or preserve them for future generations…

    Blue-eyed girl in a field of flowers - Gardening together with your kids gives them an appreciation for nature.
    October 27, 2015
    See Your Children Sprout By Planting Flowers

    Children are natural gardeners. They possess incredible curiosity and get excited to try and do new things--qualities that we adults can learn from! On top of that, children often learn better by doin…

    Mosaic of a hamburger using only pills to illustrate the antibiotic scorecard.
    September 15, 2015
    Antibiotic Scorecard: 1 Easy Way to Change the World for Your Child

    Your choice of chain restaurants could help make a profound difference. Thanks to the help of some impressive organizations, we now have an antibiotic Scorecard to help us along the way. Antibiotic ov…

    Closeup screen capture of Dr. Greene from Healthy Child video
    December 4, 2008
    Chemicals in Your Environment

    Parents are often surprised when I tell them that a great number of the products we use in our homes are not necessarily evaluated and declared safe by a government entity. The paints that cover your …

    Choosing a Green Pediatrician
    April 28, 2008
    Choosing a Green Pediatrician

    As you did when choosing an ob/gyn, you want to find a pediatrician who is top-notch medically. How much better if he or she is also on the journey to an environmentally sustainable perspective on ped…