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Food & Health

If the key to saving monarchs is growing more milkweed, why aren’t we walking around with pockets full of seed?
Eight graphs show us how climate change is making the world more dangerous.
A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.
Tough EPA limits on mining in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed could finally spell doom for a misguided mining venture.
How one rust belt city found the key to its rebirth: bringing nature and people closer together.
A new video series that depicts Americans living on the front lines of climate change zooms in on one of our favorite vacation spots.
After a serious spate of earthquakes in the Sooner State, another study points a shaky finger at the oil and gas industry.
Think you know the current state of U.S. agriculture? Don’t go betting the farm until you’ve read this.
… And you can feed it—excellently—for a long time. So why, a new book asks, doesn’t more locally caught seafood end up on our plates?
The Supreme Court affirms the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to curb greenhouse gas emissions (again).
A huge increase in crude-by-rail disasters is prompting some states to be better prepared for what’s rolling round the bend.
With its ospreys and eagles, its waving grasses and rich oyster beds, what could be more idyllic than a meandering stream in North Carolina? There’s just one problem—all that raw sewage.
It’s pretty cool to have the president speak at your graduation. It’s even cooler when the prez gets fired up about dinosaur flatulence and climate deniers.
Five takeaways from the government's new advice on eating fish.
American chestnuts are on the road to recovery with the help of nature, nurturing, and a few new genes.
Even in a community whose most famous building is literally made out of coal, leaders are seeking a new way forward.