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Just in time for Valentine's, a shortage of chocolate

Jan 14, 2015
We're eating more (and growing less) cacao.
Posted In: chocolate, chocolates, valentines
A wInter sky at sunset over Sugarcreek MetroPark in the Dayton, Ohio, area.

Old golf courses become new kind of wilderness

Jan 12, 2015
Failed golf courses are being allowed to return to their natural states.
Posted In: Golf, lawns, green

Restaurants shell out for high-priced scallops

Jan 7, 2015
Catch limits and a short season are driving up the the price of Maine scallops.
Posted In: seafood, maine, shellfish
Pipe is stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

The economics of Keystone in an era of cheap oil

Jan 6, 2015
Pipeline is at top of agenda of Republican-controlled Congress. Why?
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL, cheap oil

A polar bear capital fears a bearless future

Jan 5, 2015
Churchill, Manitoba, counts on income from tourists who come to see the bears.
Posted In: polar bears, tourism, seasonal impacts

In need of a white Christmas? Head to Hawaii

Dec 25, 2014
A rare blizzard is leaving snow on the islands.
Posted In: snow, Hawaii, Christmas

Oilman bets prices will rise – and loses big

Dec 19, 2014
Billionaire oil producer Harold Hamm predicted a "pretty quick" recovery for prices.
Posted In: big oil, oil prices, cheap oil
Pumpjacks and wells are at work in an oil field near McKittrick, California.

The future of oil and gas after the boom

Dec 18, 2014
The price of oil is dropping. Good news or bad news?
Posted In: Oil, gas
Anti-fracking demonstrators protest in New York City.

New York is first state to ban fracking

Dec 17, 2014
Kai sits down with Marketplace's Scott Tong to talk fracking.
Posted In: fracking, New York, Oil
Ecovative's mushroom material uses mushroom roots and recycled farm waste to grow packaging, furniture and even surfboards.

Growing Styrofoam out of mushrooms

Dec 12, 2014
Ecovative uses mushrooms and farm waste to grow replacements for soft plastics.
Posted In: Agriculture; recycling

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