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3. Mother Jones Blue Marble

Good for: An environmental pit-stop for lovers of policy, pretty pictures, and investigative reporting....

The Top 10 Environmental Blogs

If you think navigating a thick forest using a map and compass is hard, just try making a strategic internet strike to get the latest news on, say, deforestation. You’ll find yourself 20...

10. Tied—Grist

Good for: Rabble-rousing political coverage; snarky commentary with a dash of original reporting....

9. OnEarth Blog

Good for: A comprehensive environmental site that covers everything from tarballs to formaldehyde....

Battened Down

On September 26, at 11 a.m., an environmental expert hired by Duke Energy to survey its North Allegheny Windpower Project in western Pennsylvania

OSHA Goes After SeaWorld

That’s the question being hashed out in a courtroom in Sanford, Florida, and the answer could have a major impact on the future of SeaWorld’s iconic Shamu shows....

The <i>Outside</i> Guide to Fixing the World

Step one? Break the problem down into small, easy-to-tackle components. After exhaustive research and intense vetting, we’ve rounded up 31 philanthropic -organizations and innovators&mdash...

You Need a Braincation

1. Increased attention span. A 2008 study by University of Michigan psychologists found that walking outside or even 

Why Can't We?!

Why can't we create plants that trap CO2 permanently? Why can't we just mount solar panels to our cars instead of using gasoline? Our writers break down these and three other...

Biggest Pipeline Protest Yet at White House

No one expected it to get this big. Yesterday, a whole lot of people gathered in Washington, DC, and encircled the White House to protest Keystone XL, a 1,700-mile oil pipeline that, if approved...

Why Can't We: Divert Floodwater to Drought Regions

Sounds sweet. Instead of letting the Mississippi River overflow its banks, how about sending a few billion gallons to the parched Southwest? The first barrier is the environment. Flooding...

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