Amish tradition frowns on lawsuits. Energy companies are taking advantage of that fact by leasing Amish farmers' land for way less than it's worth.
The opening of a Whole Foods in inner-city Detroit has caused more fanfare than possibly any grocery-store debut in history. Why all the hoopla?
Minneapolis took top honors in the Trust for Public Land's second-annual ParkScore Index, which ranks cities on the quality, quantity, and accessibility of their parks.
Fishermen and native groups want EPA to block the proposed Pebble Mine near Bristol Bay, one of the world's most productive salmon fisheries and home to vast reserves of gold and copper.
The Connecticut legislature has passed a law requiring labels on genetically modified foods, but it won't go into effect until at least four other states follow suit.
The deaths of 119 people in a poultry-plant fire show the human cost of China's industrial-ag expansion, fueled by the country's growing appetite for meat.
The potential deal provokes concern about everything from food safety to foreign financial control to increasing corporate consolidation of the food system.
A new report spotlights a decade of rapid growth in biking among communities of color. Now it's time for infrastructure to catch up.
When it comes to U.S. transportation infrastructure, we'd rather build new roads than deal with the old ones -- or the bigger questions about how we get around.