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it's not a bug, it's a feature

When they’re not busy weaving leaves, these ants make great insecticides

Ants can work together to fight pests that prey on crops. But can we learn to work with them?

Evil corporate henchman attacks Chipotle

An ad from a shady PR guy claims your favorite burritos will make you fat.

Politics

We better figure out a smarter way to take care of the world’s refugees — before the climate multiplies them

Hungary is building a wall to block refugees from entering the country. Sound familiar?

Politics

In the face of war, immigration, and climate change, let’s take care of our human family

On parenthood in the face of catastrophes, Aylan Kurdi, and the best thing for people and the planet.

Living

Dakota Johnson is in a new climate change movie. Too bad it looks awful

We're all for climate change movies. Just not this one. Watch the trailer and you'll understand why.

Climate & Energy

Did Mayan deforestation change the climate?

A new review illustrates the environmental impacts of the pre-Columbian Mayans.

Egg producers caught conspiring to shut down a vegan mayo startup

The American Egg Board has been waging a stealthy -- and possible illegal -- campaign to get Just Mayo off grocery-store shelves.

From the pork barrel

Republican candidates are obsessed with bacon

The GOP presidential pool has a weird thing for sizzling pork.

Science

Earth has way more trees than we thought, but not nearly as many as it used to

Scientists say there are more than 3 trillion trees on earth, but we're losing about 10 billion per year.

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