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A song of ... just ice, actually

This drone footage of an iceberg collapsing is sad, cool

A Canadian teen captures explosive aerial footage of an iceberg collapsing, sets it to dramatic music.

On the Farm

Haven’t heard Son Little yet? You’re welcome

Watch Son Little perform a stripped-down version of "Cross My Heart" at last year's Pickathon.

Grist is looking for a justice fellow

Are you an early-career journalist who's passionate about justice? Then Grist wants you!

Climate & Energy

Obama: Climate change poses “immediate risk” to national security

In a commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy, the president told cadets they'll be responding to climate change throughout their careers.

The Paddle in Seattle

You have to see these pictures of Seattle’s kayaking climate protesters

The kayaktivists came out by the hundreds to protest Shell's plans to use Seattle as a staging ground for its Arctic drilling plans.

On the Farm

Exclusive: The Crow Quill Night Owls play the best break-up song

Watch The Crow Quill Night Owls play their jaunty, ragtime country blues number, "Cryin My Blues Away," at last year's Pickathon.


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The 8 most clueless Earth Day tweets from Corporate America

The World's Most Unloved Holiday barely beat out Paris Hilton's dead chihuahua for Facebook's No. 1 trending news story, but a win is a win!