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The secret ingredient in your homemade jam may be coming from the lid

Sure, there's less BPA in use these days -- but, a reader asks Umbra, what about the plastics that replaced it in our cans and bottle tops?

How much plastic is in our oceans? Ask the woman trying to clean it up

Carolynn Box, environmental program director of 5 Gyres, talks about what it's like to sail across the ocean, pulling up plastic in the middle of nowhere.

Top 10 cities facing the most “danger days” due to climate change

Climate change will make danger days a lot more common over the next 15 years.

Kids sue Obama over climate change

A youth coalition argues that the federal government shouldn't be supporting the fossil fuel industry.

The pork industry is full of this drug you’ve never heard of

FDA-approved ractopamine helps pigs put on muscle, but not everyone thinks it's safe.

It turns out we’ve been trying to control the weather since forever

Despite all the current hype around geoengineering, our attempts to control the world's weather and climate go way, way back.

Al Gore for president? People are talking

There's speculation that the former veep and climate hero might run one more time, but Gore himself has been silent.

In China, coal pollution kills someone every 21 seconds

A new study reveals that 4,000 people die every day from smog in the world's most populous nation.

How catching big waves helped turn this pro surfer into a conservationist

Ramon Navarro came to the sea as the son of a fisherman, found his own place on it as a pro-surfer, and now fights to protect the coastline he loves.

Sorry, paleo fans, science says carbs helped make your brain big

A new study shows that carbs were essential in human brain development. Pass the French fries, scientists!

Can Shell afford the risks of Arctic drilling?

How much oil would make Shell’s controversial Arctic bid profitable? And what would be the impact of a catastrophic oil spill?

How suburban sprawl causes segregation and isolates the poor

When well-off white people flee to the suburbs, it's bad for those left behind in inner cities and bad for the environment too.

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