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Business & Technology

Who protects electronic workers from toxic chemicals?

Inside the story of the hundreds of lawsuits filed against IBM in the late 1990s on behalf of cancer-stricken workers.

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Shell will be allowed to pester walruses in the Arctic, but not as much as it would like

The Obama administration is putting a few restraints on the company's Arctic drilling plans, but not nearly enough, say green activists.

Climate & Energy

Here’s why you shouldn’t worry about the Supreme Court’s latest environmental ruling

The court threw a wrench in Obama's mercury rule for power plants, but the real-world impacts should be negligible to nonexistent.

Science

Ocean acidification: Not just for oceans anymore!

Rivers are acidifying, too, and baby salmon are struggling.

Water flowing underground

This amazing map is a guide to San Francisco’s hidden waterways

A new map shows where you can catch glimpses of San Francisco's original watershed system underneath the urban skin.

Swine fu

Scientists take a page from super cows and engineer double-bacon hogs

Twice the muscle means twice the meat in these gene-edited hogs, fresh from the lab in South Korea.

Climate & Energy

Airlines are investing in biofuels. How’s that shaking out?

A California producer of airplane fuel derived from household waste gets a boost from United Airlines.

Cities

London will try to beat traffic and air pollution with this new electric bus

The Old Smoke's famous double-decker bus might be getting a whole lot greener.

literal garbage

These ocean trash shoes aren’t even ugly!

Yeah, we were surprised, too.

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