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Women of the Mexican food movement

In Mexican households, the role of women has traditionally involved caring for the children, controlling the family budget and preparing the food. Nowadays, however, they are expected to do more.

New Research Says Plant-based Diet Best for Planet and People

As cities grow and incomes rise around the world, more and more people are …

Introducing "Natural Gas Exports: Washington's Revolving Door Fuels Climate Threat"

This report not only exposes the lobbying apparatus that has successfully …

Did Russia and China just sign a death warrant for U.S. LNG exports?

Russia and China have signed two large natural gas deals in the …

Animal Welfare: Seeing the Forest for the Denizens

If you’re a Huffington Post reader, your love of animals has been nurtured by “Hedgehogs Being Adorable,” “Baby Hippo Has …

Fast-Warming Gulf of Maine Offers Hint of Future for Oceans

The waters off the coast of New England are warming more rapidly than almost any other ocean region on earth. Scientists are now studying the …
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Where Do We Find Beauty in a Landscape?

A settled landscape can be beautiful only in so far as it admits room for wild nature.

The problems of environmental activism in Russia

Climate change is still of little interest to Russians. But why?

A two-century fight for the small, the local and the beautiful

Twentieth-century America witnessed the blossoming of Agrarianism as an …

Learning from Icarus

What if Icarus’ father—knowing his son would fly too close to …

Want to See How Governments Are Making Real Progress? Look to the Cities Tackling Our Biggest Problems

If you’ve been looking to the federal government for action …

Open Sauce / Source for the Food Revolution

In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need systems and processes which emphasize sharing and collaboration for food …

'Difficult' Oil Faces Difficult Future, Predict New Reports

Two new reports on tight oil, or "difficult" oil extracted by fracking and horizontal drilling, and bitumen mining in North America …

Peak Oil Notes - Nov 20

 A mid week update.

Facts, Values, and Dark Beer

The notion that life has to justify itself to me seems, if I may be frank, …

Breaking: Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

The Senate voted this evening to reject the Keystone XL pipeline that would …

"They Teach People Ignorance"

Remember there are just two classes of people—there are the ruling …

Do We Live on a One-Party Planet?

At /The Rules, we think its time for a new marker; one that grows very much …

How to Start a Bike Kitchen

A bike kitchen is a place for people to repair their bikes, learn safe …

You Have to See It to Believe It: What It's Like to Have Fracking in Your Backyard

Fracking takes rural communities and turns them into industrial zones …

Additions to a Food Forest

Red mulberry trees are one of my favorite trees. They make fantastic …

Eight Pitfalls in Evaluating Green Energy Solutions

Does the recent climate accord between US and China mean that many countries …
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