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Knit together: Can collaborative fashion change the way we approach clothing?

Amy Twigger Holroyd wants to slow fashion down and empower people to make their own long-lasting, sharable clothing.

Can Sally Jewell sell Obama on the value of the great outdoors?

Conservationists are tripping over themselves to praise Obama's nomination of the CEO of REI as the nation’s top land manager. Can she convince the president it's time to kick some ass?

Read and take over: Occupying urban streets with guerrilla libraries

In New York, kiosks offer books outside Sandy-shuttered libraries, and in Oakland, a people's library is surviving on the sidewalk.

Matt Damon says he’s going to stop using the toilet

He was looking for a way to, and we quote, "persuade people to give a shit about toilets."

Will New York’s next mayor keep the city’s bike lanes?

It depends on who wins.

A guide to ethical chocolate

The chocolate industry is awash in shady practices, GMOs, and child labor. Here's how to tell if your bar is truly guilt-free.

Adorable sea turtle gets prosthetic flippers after a shark attack

A sea turtle who lost her flippers in a shark attack got a nice pair of prosthetics. They are attached to a vest. Yes. They are cute.

Friends with benefits: New tool uses Facebook to speed up sharing

Former Sierra Club President Adam Werbach says his new sharing platform, yerdle, will make snagging free stuff as easy as a trip to the store.

North Dakota’s red-hot, frack-fueled economy is starting to slow down

More drilling means higher costs to drill, which is starting to cool the once-bearably-warm state.