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Surf’s Up, America
Published: June 25, 2012
Sea Levels Will Likely Rise Faster Than Global Average Along Parts Of Both U.S. Coasts
With childhood obesity rates rising, some activists have set out to reform school food.
The soul of American cuisine came out of bondage. On the holiday known as, Juneteenth, we remember the story of slavery and the foods that sustained the spirit.
On Earthquakes and Energy
Published: June 18, 2012
If you think fracking shakes things up, wait until you see Carbon Capture and Storage.
How the EPA is like FDR
Published: June 15, 2012
The Environmental Protection Agency pushes ahead with life-saving limits on soot. But only after they were pushed to act.
Fire retardant chemicals are commonly found in household items like furniture and electronics. But a new study found them in a place you probably wouldn’t expect: food.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers keeps an eye on the fields to make sure workers are paid fair wages. Jessica Ilyse Kurn talks to the Coalition’s co-founder Greg Asbed.
Living on Earth’s Bruce Gellerman talks with author Ken Shulman about his new book “Venus in Sole Visa” (Venus Seen Against the Sun).
Restaurant chain, Chipotle, says the Food and Drug Administration was late to the plate in terms of limiting antibiotic use on farm animals.
Researchers believe frigid temperatures in the late 1600's made it difficult to grow crops, and some farmers blamed their problems on witchcraft.
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