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Living

Awesome necklaces are an air pollution visualization

These statement necklaces actually say something.

Rio Olympics already tainted with poo

An AP investigation reveals there's something in the water in Rio, and it's shit.

Climate & Energy

Poll: Californians are more worried about climate change because drought

As the state's water shortage deepens, its residents get more serious about responding to climate change.

Climate & Energy

Portland activists force Shell to turn around

Protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge stall plans for Arctic drilling.

Avian flu is hammering hens — should poultry farmers get a bailout?

Egg farmers are asking for help to recover from a disease outbreak. Would a bailout fix the problem or make it worse?

Living

Two-day shipping: Free to you, but how costly to the planet?

The journey your package takes doesn't have to be a guilt(y) trip. But the faster you want it, the more likely you'll be doing some damage, green-ly speaking.

Food

Just how big can bug-ranching grow?

Today, growing insects for food is a fringe phenomenon. And unless we can figure out ways to bring down the price of edible bugs, it may stay that way.

Food

Starbucks food: May contain deforestation palm oil

Activists are demanding Starbucks take meaningful action on its palm oil policies.

Food

What you need to know about antibiotics in livestock

A look at the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.