Activists are pushing Chipotle -- the one large fast food chain known for ethical meat -- to embrace a higher standard for workers. Will it work?
Disease ecologist James Holland Jones talks about the Black Death, “suspended snot,” and the power of what Obi-Wan Kenobi once called a “wretched hive of scum and villainy" in spreading global pandemics.
Former Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader is accusing Obama of ignoring climate change and courting fossil-fuel donors.
New research backs up larger efforts to limit kids' access to soda, but the findings are also more complex than they may sound.
The new Five Borough Farm report lays out a clear vision for the future of urban farming in the Big Apple.
With federal funding for mass transit flagging, locals seek to pick up the slack with ballot-approved tax measures. So far, it seems to be working.
Spurred by studies that show that kids need physical activity not just for their health, but also for social and academic development, schools are reinstating an old standard.
How can we move Americans more quickly toward climate action? Here are three answers.
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