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From steak to mangoes, here are some water-hogging foods

With California's drought worsening, there has been a growing focus on the amount of water needed to produce certain foods.<p>So how do foods typically eaten by Americans stack up? The selected foods in the graphic provide a representative example, based on a report published by the UNESCO Institute …

What Role Do Indigenous Peoples and Forests Have in a Sustainable Future?

The Damar Forests of Indonesia (Photo: UN Forum on Forests/Fendi Aspara)<p><i>By Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway and Co-chair of the UN Secretary General's Millennium Development Goals Advocacy Group</i><p>In April 2015 over a quarter of a million people flocked to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., …

Earth is on track for a mass extinction, and humans are to blame, study says

Today's animal species are disappearing at a rate up to 100 times higher than they did in the past <b>--</b> and humans are responsible, a new study warns.<p>Since the year 1500, at least 338 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish have become extinct, researchers reported Friday in the …

1 in 3 People Worldwide Don't Have Proper Toilets, Report Says

About 2.4 billion people — or roughly one-third of the world’s population — still lack access to proper toilets, according to a report published …

Environmental Health

Can We Finance Sustainable Development?

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been the most comprehensive international poverty alleviation movement in history. Since 1990, extreme poverty has been cut by half; 17,000 fewer children die each day; and 2.3 billion people gained access to clean drinking water. A multi-stakeholder …

Here's Where to Buy a House In the U.S. That Will Be Resilient to Climate Change

Aaron Harris—Reuters<p>Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>Zhejiang Daily/Imaginechina/AP<p>Ted S. Warren—AP<p>Cristian Vivero—Reuters<p>Carlo Allegri—Reuters<p>Rahmat …

Weather

Japan arrests 'Flipper' trainer as dolphin hunt starts

Bad weather pushed back the first dolphin-killing of the six-month season which opens on September 1 every year, a local fisheries association official said.<p>O'Barry, 75, was arrested Monday for allegedly failing to carry his passport after being stopped by police.<p>"We had a report that he was …

What All the Top Models Are Reading Right Now

From the editors of ELLE.com, what all our favorite models have on their reading list.<p>Backstage at Paris Fashion Week, the golden rule is "Hurry up and wait"—even for today's top models. In between hair, makeup, runway rehearsal, and sound check, the pretty posse has a lot of time on their …