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Next Big Thing
In the future, will mushrooms solve all our problems?
A 'shroom-based alternative to Styrofoam; fungi's crucial role in carbon storage; and using oyster mushrooms to "mycoremediate" damage from pesticides and storm runoff.
A Better Bicycle
Bikes are already pretty near perfect. Here are 5 ways to make them even more visible, safe, and fun.
A California bungalow's living rooms, walls, and roof.
William (Brad) Bradley
Meet Brad Bradley, conservative conservationist, renovator of abused land and Sierra Club Life Member.
Rocky Mountain High Five
Colorado activists celebrate first-of-their-kind statewide fracking rules.
On the One Hand
On the one hand: Climate change is depleting the ozone layer, so you need sunscreen to protect yourself from UV rays. On the other: Chemicals from washed-off sunscreen are damaging aquatic ecosystems.
Wild Hamsters of Alsace
The fearsome European hamster is described by BBC Wildlife as "somewhat laddish" and "bolshy in temperament" (i.e., macho and aggressive). It's also too tasty for it's own good.
Why There Are No Republican Scientists
"I'm not a scientist, so I'm going to ignore 97% of scientists."
Woe is Us
Uh oh: A giant hornet with a bad temper that can fly at 25 miles per hour and is attracted to the smell of sweat--or fear.
Those Not-So-Wild Europeans
In Ireland's Nephin Beg Mountains, the state-owned forestry company Coillte is rewilding roughly 11,000 acres of pine and spruce plantation.
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