There's a bold new idea on the front edge of conservation: Let's treat people as well as we treat animals.

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If you thought the drilling frenzy out west was temporary, think again. But there's a right way to do it, and it's up to the next president to lead the charge.

Going off the grid, one Gatorade-soaked onion at a time

Could a tanking economy be great for the planet?

Ethanol is so 2007. The future of biofuels is all about chocolate, chicken litter, and, yes, algae.

In 2007, green was the new black. A year later, are eco-celebs and enviro wrist-slappers killing the mood?

Patagonia's wild peaks and blue glaciers have long been the ultimate lost frontier. Now an American gone gaucho is carving out an incredible new trekking kingdom in Chile's vast, unspoiled Ays´┐Żn region, and adventure's South American dreamscape just got a whole lot bigger.

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