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Why do we turn up our noses at eating bugs?

The lines we draw around what's acceptable to put in our mouths have more to do with culture and climate than with science or nutrition.


Our climate may be screwed, but at least it makes for some good stories

Medium is collecting a series of really great fiction about our climate-screwed future.


This fed-up bicyclist moves a car with his bare hands

This is what you get when you mess with cyclists, Brazil.


Some California farmers are ditching popular crops for less thirsty varieties

Instead of avocados and oranges, farmers are opting for pomegranates and ... dragonfruit?


Are the youth of Seattle more afraid of an earthquake or climate change?

We talked to the nice people running around Capitol Hill Block Party and asked what scares them more.


Terrified about That Earthquake? Here’s what to do about it

Kathryn Schulz felt bad about giving us all nightmares, so she provides some clarification and practical tips in a new essay.

Business & Technology

Did slaves harvest the palm oil that went into your cookie?

A Wall Street Journal investigation finds egregious worker exploitation on a plantation in Malaysia that sells to big multinationals.

Spoiler Alert

Warming waters are destroying your salmon burger

A changing climate is killing the sockeye salmon of the Columbia River.

Oklahoma just recorded 40 earthquakes in a week

Forget tornadoes: Thanks to fracking, Oklahoma is all about earthquakes now.