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Eating crickets to save the world (recipes included!)

Aug 26, 2013
The world's growing population needs protein. Insects provide at the fraction of the cost of beef.
Posted In: crickets, Food, recipe

No, your phone doesn't use as much electricity as a refrigerator

Aug 23, 2013
Widely reported: your smartphone uses the same amount of electricity as two refrigerators. Why some ideas stick around, true or not.
Posted In: electricity

National parks take out the trash (cans)

Aug 22, 2013
Parks are increasingly translating 'Leave No Trace' into 'Leave No Trash Can.'
Posted In: trash, national parks

Living with fire: In the dry West, it's not if a house will burn, it's when

Aug 19, 2013
Wildfires are burning across the West and are expected to get worse as global temperatures rise. One problem: people living in high-risk fire zones.
Posted In: fire, california, wildfire

Raising beefier cattle just got harder

Aug 19, 2013
Merck withdraws, at least temporarily, a supplement widely used to bulk up cattle at feedlots.
Posted In: cattle, ranching

Cluck, cluck: Debating the merits of urban chickens

Aug 18, 2013
Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer explores the costs of putting a chicken coop in the backyard.
Posted In: urban chickens, Organic farming, Portlandia

Ford lowers mileage rating on C-Max Hybrid

Aug 16, 2013
Ford will pay owners of the hybrid car after being sued for misleading customers.
Posted In: Ford, hybrid cars, gas mileage

Colorado River shortage: What happens when the water runs dry?

Aug 16, 2013
The Bureau of Reclamation declares the first water shortage for the Colorado River basin, which provides water for tens of millions of people and large agricultural regions.
Posted In: colorado, water, enviroment, Agriculture

In rural England, fracking finds few friends

Aug 14, 2013
Britain's government supports fracking as a source of cheap gas and jobs but his plans are meeting stiff resistance in the countryside, where New Age protesters and rich conservative country-dwellers want none of it.
Posted In: fracking, sustainability, U.K., United Kingdom (U.K.)

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good: Embracing energy diversity is key

Aug 13, 2013
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good on the future of the energy industry.
Posted In: Duke Energy, energy, fracking

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