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Farmed fish are breaking out of their pens at an alarming rate

Fish escaping from aquaculture pens is a really big problem, with a really great name: Fishbreaks!

Science

These lovely, innocent wildflowers are slowly dying. Thanks, climate change!

Flowers are losing species diversity as winters get warmer and drier, according to a new study.

Food

Food cops bust Whole Foods for shady prices

A sting operation checking out if Whole Foods prices are really supposed to be that high found that “every label was inaccurate."

Climate & Energy

Dutch citizens just sued their own government for not stopping climate change

The ruling suggests that any nation that contributes to climate change is abusing the human rights of its citizens, not to mention the rest of the world.

Science

The forecast for the next century? Scary with a chance of dying

Wait just one second: Is this a study that focuses on the actual, meaningful impacts that climate change will have on the lives of humans?

Science

NASA wants to get rid of that flying pollution factory you took to Florida

The agency announced it will spend the next two years trying to create a new type of aircraft with "maximum efficiency and minimal environmental impact.”

the silence of the owls

What makes owls deadly could make wind turbines silent

This bird-inspired tech tweak could make wind turbines quieter -- and that might make them more effective, too.

Looking on the Blight Side of Things

California is figuring out the whole drought thing for the rest of us

Turns out there's an upside to the ongoing drought in the U.S.

Science

This giant algae bloom is ruining all the clams, making you cry

It's the biggest toxic bloom of its kind in a decade, stretching from Santa Barbara to Alaska. Welcome back to Spoiler Alerts.