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Living

Blackfish, dwindling revenues sink SeaWorld’s CEO

A film shot on a shoestring has gone from a publicity problem to a serious financial threat for the corporate theme-park giant.

SHROOMS WIZ

This guy thinks mushrooms can save the planet and he’s not even tripping

Radical Mycology cofounder Peter McCoy thinks mushrooms hold the secret to human and environmental health. He may be on to something.

Climate & Energy

How regular people are fixing the international palm-oil industry

Consumers putting pressure on big food companies made the difference in getting big palm-oil traders to commit to changing their ways, an advocate says.

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How to make your true love an aromatherapy rice bag

On the first day of DIY Christmas, skip the bird-in-tree and get a little crafty with this homemade hand warmer.

Politics

The new federal budget is chock-full of goodies for pollutocrats

The bill has favors for the coal and oil industries, cuts for the EPA, giveaways for big banks, and looser rules for rich political donors.

Climate & Energy

Oil pipelines are so last year, says Wall Street Journal

The so-far successful effort to halt Keystone has schooled a whole new wave of protest movements against similar projects.

Food

GMO labeling defeated in Oregon

The group that put the mandatory GMO-labeling initiative on the Oregon ballot concedes defeat.

Climate & Energy

Wind and solar are much less financially risky than other power projects

What kind of electricity projects most often go over budget? Two recent studies dig into the question and find some surprising answers.

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Santa might be down a reindeer or two this season

Ho ho oh, climate change.

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