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Why are we still losing so much rainforest in Indonesia? A hypothesis

Who's to blame for last year's devastating fires in Indonesia -- big corporations? Small farmers? Or an endangered feudal system?

Food

Make your own conversation hearts this Valentine’s Day

These classic heart-shaped candies are easy to make at home.

Food

This Chipotle conspiracy theory is the craziest thing we’ve read all day

Welcome to the internet, where you can say anything.

Living

Should we feel guilty for watching the Super Bowl?

The Grist staff weighs in on whether they will or won't be watching the big game.

Food

U.S. food industry workers are pretty forked over

Low wages plague the second largest employer in the U.S.

Food

Will climate change move agriculture indoors? And will that be a good thing?

The story of a hot indoor-ag startup offers a window onto the potential and the pitfalls of the new greenhouse-tech movement.

Food

Hellmann’s, defender of all things mayonnaise, jumps into the vegan market

Sayonara, Just Mayo, there’s a new vegan spread in town. Meet Hellmann's Carefully Crafted Dressing & Sandwich Spread.

Politics

Cruz wins Iowa, ethanol loses

Apparently, it is possible to win the Iowa caucuses without bowing at the altar of fuel made from corn.

Food

Move over, civet cats: This coffee company tries a fresh approach with bacteria

A new company is experimenting with custom-fermented coffee that mirrors the flavor profile of civet beans. We put it to a taste test.