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TreeHugger logo.png
Web address
Type of site
Environmental sustainability
Registration None
Owner Discovery Communications
Created by Graham Hill
Launched 2005
Alexa rank
negative increase 5,604 (April 2014)[1]
Current status active

TreeHugger is a sustainability website that was rated the top sustainability blog of 2007 by Nielsen Netratings,[2] and was included in Time Magazine's 2009 blog index as one of the top twenty-five blogs.[3]

TreeHugger was acquired by Discovery Communications on August 1, 2007, for $10 million.[4][5][6]

The Best of Green Awards is TreeHugger‍ '​s annual award program for the best green initiatives within various sectors and categories.[7]

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  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Online Consumers Call For Greater Transparency in Strategies for Environmental Sustainability" (PDF). Nielsen Online. Retrieved 2008-09-16. 
  3. ^ "TreeHugger -'s First Annual Blog Index". Time. 2008-04-06. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  4. ^ Riley, Duncan (2007-08-01). "Discovery Acquires For $10million". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2010-02-07. 
  5. ^ Hill, Graham (2007-08-01). "TreeHugger Acquires Discovery Communications". TreeHugger. Retrieved 2010-02-07. 
  6. ^ DCI :: Businesses & Brands :: Digital Media
  7. ^ "Best of Green". TreeHugger. Retrieved 2010-04-09. 

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