What happens when warnings about processed meat's cancer risk collides with California's absurd Prop 65 (over)warning law?

We were closing in on the end of a glorious spring weekend when my husband discovered the bag.

It's based on research and sharing information, not on more regulations.

Follow the new guidelines at your own peril.

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The Cavendish banana was truly fortunate to have been discovered by humans. Without our adoption, this sweet and attractive—but seedless—banana would have disappeared into the jungle long ago because, as a genetic mistake, it was doomed to be an...

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Tuesday night—in his final State of the Union address—President Obama asked us to face the future with hope, not fear.

He spoke to a nation that has grown increasingly fearful: Since Obama’s last address, terrorism has emerged as Americans’...

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

As Thanksgiving approaches, take a moment to consider your food. Ask children where food comes from, and they’ll probably answer: “the supermarket.” Ask most adults, and their replies may not be much different. Where our foods are raised and what...

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Mangrove planting in Kiribati. Photo by Kennedy Warne.


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From acres of sheeting to miles of twine, farms use billions of pounds of plastic each year. What can we do to reduce the impact?


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