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Grist is taking a deep dive on oceans

Take a deep breath, we are going under the surface of some ocean issues this month.

Solar & Wind Power Can Be Cost-Competitive In Any Country, Says IEA

This report isn’t brand new, but I somehow missed it when it came out a few months ago. It’s a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which is quite a respected global organization. If anything the IEA has a history of being...Show More Summary

A massive hurricane just slammed into Cabo

Hurricane Odile is the strongest storm on record to hit the resort town … and just the latest monster storm from the Eastern Pacific this year.

Wildlife Agency Seeks Educational Use For Crushed Ivory

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking ideas on how to use the crushed remains of illegal ivory it has confiscated and destroyed. The agency wants to use the rubble in a way that increases awareness about the consequences of the illegal trade in ivory.

Medal of Honor awarded to Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins, Army Spc. Donald Sloat

President Obama awarded two men the Medal of Honor on Monday afternoon for their bravery during the Vietnam War.

Can Apple really change the world?

After Apple’s recent announcements, pundits are beginning to say things like Apple will revolutionize the phablet, smart watch and NFC markets. Read more about Can Apple really change the world?

Why we’re getting ready to march for climate change

The largest climate march in history is happening in a week, right through the middle of Manhattan. Here's why the event organizers think you should pay attention.

We fixed the ozone layer (sort of). Can we fix the climate?

With the ozone layer on the mend, there's proof that international cooperation can work. But the climate is a different can of worms.

TAU Transformational Fund to Address Garment Factory Conditions in SE Asia

TAU Investment management is investing millions in Southeast Asian garment factory sustainability & safety after deadly disasters last years The post TAU Transformational Fund to Address Garment Factory Conditions in SE Asia appeared first on Sustainablog.

Netropolitan.club is sort of a Facebook for rich people

Busy? Loaded? “Seeking a place to talk about fine wine, fancy cars and lucrative business decisions without judgment”? Netropolitan.club may be looking for you.

California dairy farmers are going nuts for almonds, but at what cost?

This cash crop is keeping some farmers on the land, but the almond boom offers no long-term promise of security.

As farmland runs out, seafood looks better than you think

When it comes to producing more food from the ocean, the possibilities are endless -- though we might have to learn to like krill and lanternfish.

Do I have to hang up my gardening tools during the drought?

A reader wonders if her green thumb has to go for the sake of saving water. Umbra says she can grow her kale and eat it, too.

Those Detroit water shutoffs? Blame ‘em on botched bookkeeping

Documents in a new suit show that Detroit's water utility forgot to charge $115 million in sewage fees -- then hit residents with surprise catchup bills.

Bears spoil 49ers' housewarming party, 28-20

Down big, Jay Cutler kept his poise on the road while Colin Kaepernick struggled in prime time.

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