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Climate & Energy

Extreme weather and GMO crops devastate monarch butterfly migration

The monarch butterfly migration to Mexico dropped by 59 percent in two years.

Living

Watch a pine marten turn a soccer game into a Wild Kingdom episode

A pine marten bit a soccer player. We know what a soccer player is, but WTF is a pine marten, other than something that bites them?

Living

This site lets you alert other dumpster divers to the best curbside treasures

You know what we're talking about. The dressers, the couches, the chairs, the books, the records, the lumber -- the stuff that makes you think "I want that! But I'm not going to bother picking it up right now!"

Living

German prince is bringing bison back to Europe

Releasing them into the "wild," in this case, means something pretty specific: the bison will likely hang out on the 30,000 acres that Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg controls.

Living

This orphaned dik dik may be the cutest animal we’ve ever encountered

This baby is being raised by a zookeeper after being abandoned by her mother. Good luck feeling satisfied with your life ever again.

Living

We’re just gonna spend all day watching this video of penguins falling down

Oh sure, penguins. You're soooooo good at walking on ice. Well, if you're the ice experts, how come you keep falling on your adorable asses?

Politics

New Pope Francis sure likes buses, but will he be a leader for climate action?

The two most recent popes had a good record of calling for action to fight climate change. But what about this new guy?

Climate & Energy

Conservatives vs. liberals: Who wastes more electricity?

Democrats use less energy than do Republicans. And Greens use way less than everybody else.

Living

River full of dead, diseased pigs is just another food safety nightmare for China

Are 5,916 diseased pigs enough to get China to rethink its food safety system? Probably not.