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LOOK: Queerness Through The Eyes Of An Outlaw Poet (NSFW PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Food Chain is a groundbreaking new art book from Slava Mogutin that explores queerness through the perspective of an outlaw queer poet. Described b...

Global Food Study Shows Ominous Shift In Human Diet

natureheader | Hannah Hoag | Posted 12.04.2013 | Science

The fast-growing economies of China and India are driving a global increase in meat consumption, cancelling out decreases elsewhere, according to a co...

Preventing Invasives Key to Great Lakes Ecology and Economy

Mark Tercek | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

Organisms like zebra mussels enter lakes and waterways through commercial shipping and recreational boating. Other species, like Asian carp, are imported without considering the potential risks and are introduced to the ecosystem.

The Bird and the Worm

Lia Seth | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Lia Seth

I stood there bewildered for a moment. Sure, I watch as much Planet Earth as any other person, but I had never seen a vicious act of nature in person before. In that instant, I came to the realization that I didn't really have it that bad.

Utopia, Dystopia, Sitopia

Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York | Posted 09.19.2012 | Green
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York

Outside the dwindling community of farmers, the truth is that people generally don't think about how their food gets to where they first cross paths with it.

Paula Deen Launching New Prepared Food Line, Shopping TV Show

Posted 06.16.2012 | Food

Thought Paula Deen wouldn't be able to recover from the backlash of her diabetes announcement? Think again. Deen's been pretty busy lately. She's deve...

Honoring the Hands That Prepare Our Food

Mark Muller | Posted 11.04.2011 | Food
Mark Muller

Eat well this Labor Day. Thank our food chain colleagues for their sacrifices. But with that thanks, also make a shared commitment for a food system based on justice and health and not one that can verge on exploitation.

Did You Just Eat a Plastic Bag? How Plastic Pollution Has Entered Our Food Chain

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Many of us limit our intake of tuna and swordfish due to high chemical levels in those fish, and research shows disposable plastic waste may be a potent source of this contamination.

Scary Study: Plants at Base of Ocean Food Chain Have Declined Up to 40% Due to Warming Seas

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

Regardless of the geopolitics of climate change, no matter what anyone chooses to believe or not, the total loss of phytoplankton would be a catastrophic global event.

Dan Froomkin

Scientists Find Evidence That Oil And Dispersant Mix Is Making Its Way Into The Foodchain

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists have found signs of an oil-and-dispersant mix under the shells of tiny blue crab larvae in the Gulf of Mexico, the first clear indication t...

'The Cove''s Dolphin Slaughter Town, Taiji, Japan, Logs Dangerous Mercury Levels In Residents

AP | JAY ALABASTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TAIJI, Japan — Residents of the dolphin-hunting village depicted in Oscar documentary "The Cove" have dangerously high mercury levels, likely be...

Census Of Marine Life Tries To Account For Thousands Of Microscopic Sea Creatures

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- If the Census Bureau thinks it has its hands full counting Americans, imagine what scientists are up against in trying to tally every li...

Plague Kills Off Prairie Dogs, Ferrets Running Out Of Snacks

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

INTERIOR, S.D. — On the grasslands a few miles from the pinnacles and spires of Badlands National Park, federal wildlife officials have been wag...

Fish Farming Innovations

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sunil Chacko

A private university in Japan, through government grants and in collaboration with an affiliated commercial entity, completely cultured near-extinct bluefin tuna -- a first for the world.