Food

Hearts of palm

48 hours that changed the future of rainforests

Inside the high-stakes negotiations with the world's largest palm oil corporation.

Food

Are your reusable grocery bags making you fat?

A Harvard Business School study found a trend: Shoppers with reusable bags were more likely to buy treats for themselves.

Food

USDA kicks in $31 million to help poor people eat better

New grants support community programs that give food stamp recipients more bang for their fruit and vegetable bucks.

Food

Agribusiness giant tells suppliers to stop cutting down forests

The move by Archer Daniels Midland is the latest in a heartening procession of corporate commitments to protecting rainforests from devastation.

Politics

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn’t over

Chavez helped win farmworkers basic human rights, but they still face unacceptable dangers every day.

Food

This bloody whaling documentary could teach you something about sustainable food

If you eat meat -- even the humanely raised, locally butchered, lullabied-to-sleep-at-night kind -- there will always be blood, and lots of it.

Science

Watch stick figures explain what “probably causes cancer” even means

The active ingredient in Roundup does, but so do French fries, pickled vegetables, and aloe vera. This video from Risk Bites explains how we identify cancer risks.

Food

Watch Florida foodies catch venomous fish and make goat cheese

Meet divers with a mission, get great gardening tips, and salivate over a recipe for invasive lionfish.

Climate & Energy

So this climate walks into a bar …

Here are four promising trends helping us build a future that doesn't suck.

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