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Americans’ love of junk food is surprisingly good for the environment

It’s hardly surprising that the country that pioneered the McGangBang is facing an obesity epidemic. But the fondness for fat and sugar that’s making more and more Americans sick has a strange upside: It creates fewer greenhouse gases (GHG) than a healthy diet does.<p>In fact, if the average American …

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The 5 Worst Invasive Species in the Florida Everglades

As I write in a cover story in TIME this week, invasive species are a growing threat around the U.S. And there’s no place quite as thoroughly invaded …

Manatees may soon lose endangered species status after US review

As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.<p>They noted the pink scars and disfigured tail on one manatee, damage from a boat propeller that left it …

Wildlife 101: Can this school save the environment?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The African Wildlife Foundation is hoping to do some tricky medicine on the world at large. It's trying to stop the planet's lungs from collapsing.<p>"If you think of the world as having two lungs, the Amazon rainforest is one lung, and the Congo Basin forest is the second. It's a place …

Farmers, Fighters, Clean Energy: How Smart Policies Help the Economy and the Environment

The Obama administration has come up with a way to support our farmers and our military veterans -- while at the same time helping our economy and our environment through more clean energy.<p>On Thursday, the Department of Agriculture announced it will invest $68 million in more than 500 renewable …

Eat Fries for the Environment

The next time you’re debating between a side of french fries or green salad with your burger, you can choose the fries with a clean conscience, in …