Starre Vartan

Starre Vartan
Starre Vartan has been an environmental journalist for over a decade, and has written for New York magazine, Metropolis, Inhabitat.com, Audubon magazine (where she was a columnist), Whole Living, Elle.com, Plenty, and E/The Environmental Magazine. She started her career by focusing on natural beauty, eco fashion and sustainable living on her blog, eco-chick.com, on which her book, "The Eco Chick Guide to Life: How to Be Fabulously Green" (St. Martin's Press, 2009), is based. Starre was chosen as one of Glamour magazine's Top Green Women for the 70th anniversary issue, and has been quoted by the New York Times for her ecological expertise. She currently contributes to The Huffington Post in the Green and Style sections and LuxuryTravel.About.com where she writes about sustainable travel destinations. Starre regularly consults for Fortune 500 companies and is working on a home linens collection (based on her nature photography) launched in Summer 2014. Starre has a BS in geology from Syracuse University and an MFA in writing from Columbia University. When not on the road visiting her family in Australia or checking out swimming holes the world over, she gardens, hikes, reads novels, mountain bikes and snowboards.

Starre's most recent content

Why are fireflies disappearing?

Last 2 wolves on Michigan's Isle Royale reveal new info about predator-prey relationships

Birds respond to human noise by singing louder, shorter songs

The brothers who wrote a manifesto about living a better life explain how to do it

Want to get happy? Remember that life is short

Genetic testing rules reveal a new dilemma

Would you wrap yourself up like a mummy to relax?

How about a bath instead of a workout?

5 key ways grocery stores are changing

Artist creates ingenious sculptures with food

Maple syrup: Why the real stuff makes all the difference

To break addictions, control your 'craving mind'

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