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Cities

How suburban sprawl causes segregation and isolates the poor

When well-off white people flee to the suburbs, it's bad for those left behind in inner cities and bad for the environment too.

Business & Technology

From cutting down rainforests to restoring them: A company changes course

As companies begin to try to put sustainability commitments into practice, moves like this one by Asia Pulp & Paper are essential.

Food

This communal fridge is pretty damn amazing

A small town in Spain set up a Solidarity Fridge to keep perfectly good food out of the dumpster.

Rio Olympic venues might already be making rowers sick

Thirteen American athletes got the runs after they were exposed to polluted water at Rio's Olympic sites.

Living

We used your caffeine addiction to explain our bad consumption habits

Happy Earth Overshoot Day! You can't do anything else for the rest of the year. Watch our video to find out why.

Business & Technology

Monsanto’s coming up with an alternative to GMOs

The spray-on crop defense is temporary and doesn't permanently alter genetic information.

Cities

Is Uber bad for the environment in NYC?

In a dense city that already has lots of transportation options, are Uber cars just adding to pollution and congestion?

Living

What should you think about when buying essential oils?

It takes tons of plants to make those little phials of essential oils, so the "how" really matters. Umbra offers a guide for the oil-concerned.

The Arbiter

What seafood is OK to eat, anyway? Ask an expert

When it comes to sustainable seafood, you could say director of Seafood Watch Jennifer Dianto Kemmerly is the ultimate arbiter of taste.