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Type of site
Environmental sustainability
OwnerNarrative Content Group
Created byGraham Hill
Alexa rankIncrease 18,963 (As of 19 March 2019)[1]
Current statusactive

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]

In 2012, Mother Nature Network, founded by Joel Babbit and Chuck Leavell (now Narrative Content Group) acquired TreeHugger.

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. ^ " Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  2. ^ "Online Consumers Call For Greater Transparency in Strategies for Environmental Sustainability" (PDF). Nielsen Online. Retrieved 2008-09-16. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  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 Archived 2008-07-27 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Best of Green". TreeHugger. Retrieved 2010-04-09.

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