That means 96 percent of global palm oil production is now committed to better practices. Next step: making sure the promises are kept.
The proposal for this beautiful building has us drooling over its emphasis on fresh food and community, and it isn't even built yet.
Well, Brooklyn and the other four bouroughs -- thanks to a 10-year campaign to green up the city's parks and streets.
I don't do this very often, but I'm going to ask you, my loyal readers, for money.
Tar-sands pipeline construction in Canada was halted over concerns about the habitat of endangered beluga whales.
A reader asks about faux snow. Umbra says only the sheep should be flocking.
E.O. Wilson discusses his new book, religion, and robots.
$800,000 for food-system improvements may be peanuts on a federal scale, but even peanuts can make a difference at the local level.
Fracking company Baker Hughes painted 1,000 drill bits pink to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Yep: no hypocrisy there.
Intelligence Squared takes on a contentious issue in a clear way, and the resulting video makes for a great primer on GMOs.
We've devised the world's shortest survey to find out what kind of actions our readers are taking. You know you want to.