Mother Nature Network

Mother Nature Network ( is a website with news and information related to sustainability, health, lifestyle, technology, money, food, home, and family. Founded in 2009 by former marketing executive Joel Babbit and Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell, it is the flagship property of Narrative Content Group, whose equity partners include CNN and Discovery Inc.[1]

Mother Nature Network
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Type of site
News and information related to sustainability and responsible living
Available inEnglish
Created byJoel Babbit & Chuck Leavell
Current statusActive


It covers a wide range of topics beyond traditional "green" issues – including family, pets, travel, health, home, and food.[2][3]

Board of directorsEdit

  • Joel Babbit, CEO of Narrative Content Group and Mother Nature Network
  • Thomas Bell Jr., Chairman of Mesa Capital Partners (former Chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam and Chairman of U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
  • Gerald Benjamin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Atlanta Equity
  • A.D. "Pete" Correll, Co-Founder and Chairman of Atlanta Equity (former Chairman and CEO of Georgia-Pacific Corporation)
  • Doug Hertz, CEO of United Distributors Inc. and Partner in the Atlanta Falcons
  • Chuck Leavell, Keyboardist for the Rolling Stones

Nonprofit partnersEdit

MNN has worked with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, including:


  1. ^ " Analytics" SimilarWeb. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  2. ^ "Has Mother Nature found key to Web success?," USA Today (2012-12-24)
  3. ^ "Mother Nature becomes a dot-com," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (2008-07-20)

External linksEdit