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Food

Meet Amanda Cohen, the raddest vegetarian chef in the U.S.

Chef Amanda Cohen wants to boost women in the kitchen, pay her employees equal wages, and get you to eat your vegetables while she's at it.

Living

Can movies slow mass extinction? This filmmaker thinks so

We talked to Oscar-winning documentarian Louie Psihoyos about how our tech-obsession might help save disappearing species, even if it's also killing them.

Business & Technology

Meet the man who tackles our fears with stick figures

Professor Andrew Maynard tackles Ebola, e-cigs, green potato chips, and more in his lovable YouTube series Risk Bites.

water music

Sea-level rise wins a Grammy even Kanye would approve of

Pulitzer-prize-winning composer John Luther Adams wrote an orchestral piece about ... sea-level rise. Here's what he thinks art can do for the environment.

Gender Studies

Guess who’s coming to dinner? Body politics, lady butchers, and feminism

Render, a new food magazine based in Portland, wants to change the way you think about eating.

JOKES ASIDE

But seriously, folks — this stand-up economist says Republicans will like his carbon tax

Comiconomist Yoram Bauman has a carbon tax plan for Washington state. The punch line: He thinks he can get both political parties on board.

Living

M. Sanjayan is hosting a new nature series on … humans?

Want to save the natural world? Get your hands dirty, says this conservation scientist.

PENN IS MIGHTIER

This 14-year-old will fix the planet before she graduates

Maya Penn is an eco-fashion designer, children’s book author, artist, animator, coder, public speaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and environmentalist. So, you know, don't feel bad about your life or anything.

Climate & Energy

NRDC’s new president gets serious about diversity

Rhea Suh is among the first non-whites, and one of only a small handful of women, to serve as chief executive of a large U.S. environmental group.

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