Health care and sustainability, part deux: More …

Reax to the Supreme Court's ruling from Van Jones, Alex Steffen, Samhita Mukhopadhyay, and Gary Hirshberg.


Health care and sustainability: Experts weigh in on ruling

Terry Tempest Williams, Raj Patel, Richard Heinberg, James Howard Kunstler, and Gary Cohen on the Supreme Court's landmark decision.


A male birth control dudes might actually use

You know what doesn’t do a lot to help reduce unwanted births? Putting women in sole charge of contraception, then making it nigh-impossible for them to exercise any reproductive freedom. We could improve sex ed, affordability of birth control pills, …


Umbra’s second helpings: How to barbecue without cooking the planet

Planning on firing up the grill this weekend? Umbra has some smoking hot tips for you.


Incredible underwater sculptures turn into living reefs

Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s work wouldn’t look out of place in a gallery, but that would defeat the purpose. Taylor mounts his exhibitions underwater, leaving his sculptures on the ocean floor to be colonized by algae, seaweed, and coral.

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It’s even in gum!: Tips on avoiding plastic from expert Beth Terry

Author Beth Terry talks about plastic-free living, why the proposed alternatives to BPA might be worse, and the connection between cutting out plastic and building a local economy.

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Here’s just how filthy that beach water is

the NRDC's annual "Testing the Waters" report should make your July 4th holiday a bit nerve-wracking.


Magical tree tunnel was carved out by a train

In Klevan, Ukraine, this two-mile long tunnel of trees was formed when the vegetation grew around the path of a regularly passing train. Locals calls this beautiful and romantic place the Tunnel of Love. Even without the green, leafy border, …


Dear god, this insane old nature show is amazing

Man, you know when you’re eating lunch at a rest stop and you get up to follow a raccoon, and he goes through this doorway standing in the middle of nowhere, and then BOOM! Eye of Horus! and then the …