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Melissa Mahony
Melissa Mahony is's senior editor. She previously worked at Wildlife Conservation magazine, blogged about energy for SmartPlanet, and has written for many publications about science and the environment.
Stories by Melissa Mahony
April 22, 2014
Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the United States has been warming at nearly twice the rate of the global average.
April 17, 2014
When life hands you backyard chickens (yep, it's a trend), you make a lot of omelettes. But I'll skip on the roasted hen for now.
April 11, 2014
Four #greenreads to peruse in the H&R Block waiting room.
March 31, 2014
A massive scientific report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says global warming will affect every continent, every ocean, and every one of us.
February 13, 2014
President Obama bans ivory sales in an effort to save elephants from the highest poaching rates in decades.
January 9, 2014
Can't keep your 'derechos' straight from your 'haboobs?' Fear not! This vocab list will make you a global warming whiz.
December 24, 2013
A community's fight to save an old house from destruction becomes an investment in the future.
November 13, 2013
Sorry shirtless firemen, climate scientists could take over the sexy calendar market in 2014.
October 24, 2013
When you live in one of New York City's oldest farmhouses, you think about ghosts all year round.
October 3, 2013
What’s it like caring for the oldest Dutch Colonial farmhouse in New York City? Quite frankly, it’s a pain the neck (but still pretty rad).
August 22, 2013
What happens when you throw a raging Independence Day party at a house older than the nation itself? You think a lot about abundance, gardening, patriotic ghosts, and the irrevocable distance between now and then.
August 15, 2013
Science says hello to the first mammalian predator discovered in the Americas in over three decades. Oh, and it's pretty cute, too.
July 15, 2013
The average one-bedroom in New York City doesn't come with a museum, vegetable farm, and chicken coop, but this 300-year-old farmhouse will do just fine.
May 2, 2013
In the battle against climate change, it's time to bring in the bots!