The risks of moving to the frontier for hydrocarbons
May 11, 2010, 12:04 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
The Gulf oil spill is a consequence of the world's push to extract hydrocarbons from increasingly more difficult and expensive places — and a sign we should be diversifying our energy supplies.
It's time to reexamine offshore drilling in the Arctic
May 10, 2010, 1:51 p.m. by Guest Columnist
Nature photographer Florian Schulz says the oil spill in the Gulf must serve as a warning as the U.S. seeks oil in the Arctic.
Betty White lends a hand to animals suffering from oil spill
May 10, 2010, 12:53 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actress promises to match up $25K for donations to the "Betty White Wildlife Rapid Response Fund."
Planet Pundit: Is this spill the Three Mile Island for the oil industry?
May 10, 2010, 6:31 a.m. by Ken Edelstein
BP's oil spill could hamper the domestic oil industry -- but that doesn't mean we'll use less oil.
Weekend reads: 'Michael Pollan' is an odd-shaped mutant
May 7, 2010, 12:19 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Food news and items of interest from around the Web.
Watch the world's only known albino orangutan return to the wild
How to microwave a sweet potato
Wild grey seal filmed 'clapping' on camera for the first time
You can take in a concert 333 feet underground in Cumberland Caverns
What is 'social jet lag' and is it making you sick?
Meet the planet's 25 most endangered primates