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More women are choosing more effective birth control — here’s why it matters

What a wacky idea -- remove barriers to birth control, and women will choose safe, effective methods of contraception!

Climate & Energy

This doomed Alaskan village shows just how unprepared we are for climate change

Disappearing beaches, erosion, and buildings toppling into the sea are just a few problems citizens of Shishmaref, Alaska, are dealing with due to climate change.

Climate & Energy

Frackers can now frack faster on some public lands

A big defense bill that passed last week contained a little provision that will speed up permitting for fracking projects on BLM land.

Living

Watch E.O. Wilson explain the meaning of human existence, in 6 minutes

Notable biologist and big-thinker E.O. Wilson drops the mic on the ways nature and human nature are intertwined.

Climate & Energy

Weak deal at Lima climate talks disappoints climate hawks

The U.N. climate summit kicked off with optimism, but fizzled out at the end as countries punted decisions on hot-button topics.

Climate & Energy

California communities fight back against crude by rail

When Ed Ruszel discovered the prospect of a 25-fold increase in the amount of crude-by-rail, he and his community in Benicia started speaking up.

Climate & Energy

How to set aside your anxieties and join the Black Lives Matter movement

You want to show your support, but you don’t know how to do it. Here are a few ideas from those who have made the leap.

Climate & Energy

Millions of crabs swarm Australia for a giant beach party

But climate change could disrupt their spectacular annual migration.

Climate & Energy

Red states more likely to be burned by climate change

The people who deny climate change are most likely to suffer from it.

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