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WATCH: Japanese Food Porn

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.29.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

Need a break from the storm? Check out these three minutes of intense Japanase food and travel.

The Greener the Economy, the Greater the Economy

Neil Wagner | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Facts can be funny things and the fact is, some people don't look at the facts when assessing the economic impacts of environmentally-friendly business practices.

How the New Politics May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Terry Tamminen | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics
Terry Tamminen

Two years ago, the Koch brothers spent millions on a ballot measure that would have effectively overturned AB32. Campaign ads were ubiquitous and misleading, but the American Lung Association testified the real result of the measure would be dirty air and higher asthma rates.

Design and Sustainability: What's on the Horizon?

Marc Stoiber | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green
Marc Stoiber

It was my experience that green couldn't be the driving design consideration if you wanted to create products that would sell. But ignoring green as a design consideration was recipe for irrelevance in today's market.

Are We Even on Your List Of Priorities?

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents
Ronnie Citron-Fink

This election day, let's find a way to vote with our parental hearts and figure this mess out for our children.

Eat Goats To Save Them: Help Dairy Farmers Give A Better End Life To Baby Male Goats (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.09.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Baby boy goats often have a very different fate than female goats on goat dairy farms. Find out what No Goat Left Behind is doing to change that.

WATCH: Brooklyn Bouillon: Treating Bones Like The Gold Of An Animal

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.05.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Find out what makes a good stock from Rachael Mamane, founder of Brooklyn Bouillon, the first sustainable and traceable small-batch artisan stock company based in Brooklyn, NY.

When the CEO Sets the Tone for Transformation in Business

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

Lole in Paris, in Canada and elsewhere, holds what are called "meet-ups," or events to which they invite yogis, meditation and massage therapists to their atelier stores -- which double as relaxation spaces.

Feeding the World Sustainably: Agroecology vs. Industrial Agriculture

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 10.01.2012 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Agroecology can actually conserve and protect both soil and water -- through terracing, contour farming, intercropping and agroforestry -- and absorb greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide.

A Farm To Keg Beer: Captain Lawrence Brewery's Fresh Roasted Pumpkin Ale (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.01.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I've never really thought about what actually goes into a pumpkin ale. I guess, I thought it was just a blend of spices that gave the beer its signature flavor. Until now.

McDonald's Wants To Define What 'Sustainable' Beef Means

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.27.2012 | Food

Bloomberg recently spoke with Bob Langert, McDonald's Corp.'s sustainability vice president, about the fast food chain's recent sustainability project...

Is Food Writing Important?

Michael Ruhlman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Food
Michael Ruhlman

No one questions the need to explore string theory and economic policy, or asks for justification for art and literature. But people do question the seriousness of writing about food.

There are No Winners in Wars Over Oil

Terry Tamminen | Posted 11.20.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

History tells us there are no winners in wars over oil, but there are certainly a lot of losers. History also tells us that we are smart enough to innovate our way to a more sustainable future.

Can Primates Teach Us How to Do Politics Right?

Kelpie Wilson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Kelpie Wilson

As crazy as politics seems to us these days, politics actually has its evolutionary roots in the primate use of "tactical deception," which is just as it sounds: the use of deception to manipulate your fellows into giving you what you want.

WATCH: What A Sea Salt Company Looks Like

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.23.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

Real salts, salts not heavily processed in factories, don't all taste the same. They have their own unique "terroir" -- nuanced flavors that give a product a special sense of place.

Rod Sheard on Designing the Olympic Stadium and Sustainability (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Common consensus holds that a building of a certain scale, unless something extreme occurs, tends to be an unchanging landmark. Not so, according to R...

Slipping Green Through the Back Door

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 10.15.2012 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

America is going green, but not the way environmentalists had planned it. The unlikely hero is none other than Corporate America.

WATCH: The Best Food Job Ever?

Daniel Klein | Posted 10.14.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

After much deliberation, we are pleased to announce that the Perennial Plate has a new gig...the world!

WATCH: Inside A One-Of-A-Kind Oyster Farm

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.13.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

Montauk Pearls are new to the oyster scene, and the success of their operation has given the East End a new found interest in aquaculture.

Creative Spaces: 10 Brands With Street Cred

Rana Florida | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

How can big corporate brands earn street cred or a cool factor to get the early adopters on board? Here are 10 key tips.

Food Claims: Who Can You Trust?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 08.21.2012 | Food
Andrew Gunther

Food labels have an increasingly important role to play in providing consumers with greater assurances that their food really is being produced to specific welfare and environmental standards.

Chocolate Salad, Chocolate Sandwiches

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.07.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Got so much chocolate around the house that you don't know how to use it all? Love chocolate so much that you want to eat it in every meal of the day, not just for dessert but in actual food? Yes, you can.

WATCH: The Great American Food (Road) Trip

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

We heard stories of Americans from generations past and others just off the boat. We were inspired and sadened by what we saw, heard and experienced.

National Trust Releases 'What's Your Beef?' Report

Andrew Gunther | Posted 07.18.2012 | Food
Andrew Gunther

A recent report from the UK's highly respected National Trust has confirmed: Feeding cattle on grass throughout their life-cycle is the most environmentally sustainable way to raise beef.

WATCH: An Invasive Species That's Threatening America's Rivers

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.08.2012 | Food
Daniel Klein

We met with a fisherman on the Peoria River who was tackling the very fish who could soon be invading your nearest river.