Food & Health
Editor-at-large Ted Genoways discusses his latest OnEarth cover story.
If we ban plastic bags, some dog owners ask, how will we scoop up after Fido? So let's give them better options.
The EPA announces that it will review whether a monstrous mine near Alaska's Bristol Bay can go forward.
Despite numerous ties between the agency’s consultants and TransCanada, an Inspector General’s report finds no problem with the Keystone XL environmental review process.
Millions of pigs are crammed into overcrowded barns all across the state, being fattened for slaughter while breeding superbugs—all to feed China's growing appetite for Spam.
Leading scientists say everyday chemicals hurt developing brains, and it's time to do something about it.
Listen up, bike commuters. It’s time to get over your fear of the cold and snow.
North Carolina's coal ash spill shows what lax regulation by 'business-friendly' state agencies really looks like.
Congress just voted to spend a trillion dollars on our food supply. Here are seven ways you might be affected by the Farm Bill, even if you don't know a plough from a plover.
In the wake of West Virginia's chemical spill, residents turned to bottled water. But that's even less regulated than what comes out of our tap. The real solution: let information flow.
The folk singer showed us what can be accomplished with a boat, a banjo, and some backbone.
They say fish feeds the brain. But what feeds fish brains?
Documents reveal that the FDA allows antibiotics in animal feed despite its own studies showing risk to human health.
The EPA says that a mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay could ruin part of the watershed and destroy its thriving fishery.
More than 650,000 marine mammals are killed each year by fishing gear. A U.S. law that could help stop the slaughter isn’t being enforced.