Sam Dryden led the Gates Foundation's farm program for five years, guided less by his background in Big Ag than his upbringing on a hardscrabble Appalachian farm.
A copper tailings pond discharged more than 10 million cubic meters of waste into nearby water, threatening an important salmon spawning ground.
Deepwater fracking is booming in the Gulf, but nobody has done the research to assess its impact -- and figure out what we need to know when something goes badly wrong.
The discovery could kill two birds with one stone: energy storage and cigarette litter.
Calling the CEOs of Walmart, Pepsi, Microsoft, and Google, GE, FedX, and Starbucks: Step up now, and you'll be paid back with interest.
Adding carpool options brings peer-to-peer cab companies closer to being actual rideshares. But will public transit suffer?
For their Wednesday night practice, the Lions' quarterbacks will sport bright-green jerseys made out of recycled plastic bottles.
The student-created Sunswift eVe can travel 310 miles on a single charge and boasts a built-in solar array.
Ben & Jerry's harnesses the power of leftover ice cream and microbes to power its Dutch facility.