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Five celebrity ice bucket challenges that are easy on the eyes—and even easier on the water.
A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself ten times over with health benefits.
Are the additives in our food safe? The government doesn’t know, either.
The U.S. Forest Service is spending so much of its money fighting fires that it's struggling to keep our national forests healthy.
A Native American community stands up to a giant iron-ore mine.
Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt. What can these events teach us about climate change?
Attention, Earthlings: You just went over budget.
Q&A
Sylvia Earle, the greatest living ocean explorer, on the new documentary 'Mission Blue' and why highways are scarier than submarines.
And why is it messing with U.S. weather patterns?
A new study raises more alarm about mercury contamination in the ocean. What does that mean for your fish consumption?
Meet the hometown activist fighting for a community surrounded by oil refineries and facing the threat of Keystone XL.
Massachusetts is banning businesses from dumping leftovers in landfills. So what’s the best alternative?
Are germs hitching a ride on intercontinental dust clouds? We’re about to find out.