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Food

A Republican governor just bucked his party to veto an ag-gag law

In a shocking move of moral consistency, a governor says that if we protect whistleblowers in nursing homes, we shouldn't prosecute them on farms.

Living

These maps show how rent is too damn high across America

You need to spend a lot of time working to make ends meet on minimum wage.

JUST BEAD IT

What do your mouth and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch have in common?

Those tiny, plastic particles really are everywhere.

Climate & Energy

Obama tweets it up on climate change and Arctic drilling

Obama's first significant act as @POTUS was to hold a chat on climate change.

Politics

Soda taxes bubbling up all over

Doctors support the idea of taxing sugary beverages, and the state budget could use the money, too.

Science

Conservationists are putting backpacks on owls — and it is so damn cute

This is about as adorable as it gets, folks.

Climate & Energy

Martin O’Malley could try to out-green Bernie Sanders

O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, is running for president. Will he make a push to be the biggest climate hawk in the Democratic field?

Climate & Energy

The climate movement doesn’t need conservatives

An environmentalist calling for the climate movement to incorporate conservatives is like a fundamentalist pastor calling for the anti–gay marriage movement to incorporate liberals.

Living

This little clinic is tackling the big problem of rural teen pregnancy

Organizations like Room One are invaluable to the women and girls they serve, but they’re too few and far between.