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Living

This 3,300 foot crack in the Mexican desert is nothing to worry about

“This is no cause for alarm,” one official said. Um, yes, it is.

Do you want the good news or the bad news?

Renewable energy is up, but renewable investment isn’t

Despite a worldwide boom in clean energy, the International Energy Agency warns that governments need to keep encouraging the sector or growth will lag.

Food

Why Georgia is doing pecans right

How Alake's Pecans is building a better food system.

Living

Good news — you can now buy makeup that supports gender equity! (Bear with us.)

Gender equality is a climate issue, so any step toward ensuring that women and men have equal rights and opportunities is good for the planet.

Living

Now you can feel guilty about wearing sunscreen at the beach

A new study finds that around the globe, sun-wary swimmers slough off more than 13 million pounds of sunscreen each year. That's bad news for fish.

Losing Ground

Louisiana is drowning, quickly

One of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation's history is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion over the next 50 years, so far unabated and largely unnoticed.

Climate & Energy

The mystery of huge solar plants and tiny dead birds

Recent news reports have raised alarms about thousands of birds dying in the desert. Here's what we know, and what we don't.

Food

Why Florida is doing shrimp right

How Wood's Fisheries is building a better food system.

it's electric

What’s better for zipping around town, electric carts or gas?

A reader kicks the tires on neighborhood electric vehicles. Umbra gets supercharged.

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