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Why You Want One of These Dutch Weed Burgers
by Olga Mecking
The hamburger is an icon of the meat-eating world, making it the perfect vehicle to introduce seaweed and the wonders of maritime farming.
Wild Bees Can Help Honey Bees—How Your Yard Can Support Them
by Lori Panico
Although farmers have come to rely on imported honey bees, wild pollinators are hardier.
The Unlikely Uprising of Progressive Politics in Alaska
by Stephen Miller
As the Arctic heats up and the oil economy tanks, progressives find their voice in a conservative state.
School District Switches to Local and Organic Meals, Cuts Carbon Footprint—and Saves Money
by Melissa Hellmann
A new report revealed surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu at 100-plus schools by serving less meat and more fruits and vegetables.
The Paper Company Threatening Ancient Boreal Forests—And Activists and Journalists
by Colin Beavan
Resolute Forest Products provides the paper for the nation’s biggest newspapers and publishers. So it’s up to independent media to speak out.
We All Know Biking Makes Us Healthier. But It’s Even Better Than We Thought
by Jason Gill, Carlos Celis-Morales
Think you’re too busy to exercise? Here’s why you should consider cycling to work.
But Wait, U.S. Bank Has Not Stopped Funding Pipelines
by Mazaska Talks
Despite announcing its intent to stop pipeline project loans, U.S. Bank still gives massive amounts of general financing to oil giants who build pipelines. Will it stop that?
How to Contact the 17 Banks Funding All Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion (Including Keystone XL)
by James Trimarco
We hunted down the names of CEOs and their contact information for you. Here’s what to say.
The Race to Stop Tar Sands Pipeline Financing
by James Trimarco
Efforts to defund Keystone XL target same banks that supported DAPL. “If you stop the flow of dollars, you stop the flow of oil.”
A Simple Email Can Help Save the 27 National Monument Areas on Trump’s List
by Michael Dax, Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz
The Trump administration wants to know how you feel about your national monument lands. A public comment period opens May 12.
If You’ve Never Seen Race Cars on Ice, You Probably Never Will. Thanks Climate Change!
by Brian Gersten
Formula One racing on frozen lakes comes to grips with the reality of rising temperatures and melting ice.
Netflix and Bill Nye Are Saving Science—30 Minutes at a Time
by Mark Rahner
With Netflix’s ascendancy and the way it’s changing viewing habits, “Bill Nye Saves the World” may be a huge opportunity for science education.
Ranchers and Tribes Unite Once Again to Fight the Keystone XL
by Devi Lockwood
A unique alliance among tribes, ranchers, and other landowners in Nebraska regroups to resist fossil fuel development like the Keystone XL.
Why You Should Be Saving Seeds (Even If You Don’t Have a Garden)
by Doug Pibel
Watch this movie to get inspired about saving seeds. And then do it.
How the Ancient Art of Rhetoric Can Help Defend Science
by Leah Ceccarelli
Climate scientists are learning how to choose their words carefully in response to inaccurate but emotive imagery.