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Breathe Easy

The indoor air of winter can get stuffy and even unhealthy, but sound strategies will lower airborne toxins, control irritants, and reduce foot-borne pollution.

Secret Ingredients

A new documentary, Secret Ingredients, makes a compelling case for why organic foods may be the key to unlocking better health and reversing chronic illnesses.

Not Yet Extinct

Even as species die out from the impact of human activity, scientists are discovering new ones, including in 2018 a great ape, beetle and marsupial lion.

Eco Jets

Europe’s EasyJet airline is working to get electric-powered planes into the sky with room for up to 220 passengers and a range of 335 miles.

Yule Be Sorry

Because tree growers cut back their planting during the lean years of the recession a decade ago, consumers will be finding fewer Christmas trees to purchase through the next 10 years.

Bridge Reborn

Chunks of concrete and steel from the former Tappan Zee Bridge are being turned into artificial reefs in the waters off Long Island.

Frigid Farming

German scientists have grown salad greens, cucumbers and radishes inside an Antarctic greenhouse buffeted by outside temperatures of minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit.

Alcohol Fallout

Virtually all beer and wine tested in two recent studies contained residues of glyphosate herbicides, which are neurotoxic, endocrine disruptive and damaging to the liver.

Scouts Updated

To roll out the welcome mat for girls, the Boy Scouts of America has changed its name to Scouts BSA.

Breathing Room

To prevent air pollution and lower energy use, officials in America and China are exploring ways to increase green spaces and forested land in urban areas.

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