Stories by Lindsay Abrams

Lindsay Abrams is a staff writer at Salon, reporting on all things sustainable. Follow her on Twitter @readingirl, email labrams@salon.com. subscribe to Lindsay Abrams's feed

Posted on: Jul 26, 2015, Source: Salon

Almond Breeze hardly contains any almonds, a class action lawsuit claims.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2015, Source: Salon

A California-based researcher has been detecting unusually high levels of heavy metals in the leafy green.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2015, Source: Salon

Experts say to cut down on meat for the sake of our health and the environment. Republicans react like 3-year-olds.

Posted on: May 2, 2015, Source: Salon

"Healthier" fast food is still fast food.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2015, Source: Salon

A new online course takes on the climate deniers. Here's what I learned in Week One.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2015, Source: Salon

The agency asks Kind Bar to remove misleading claims from its labels.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2015, Source: Salon

Americans are extremely confused about where reliable information on global warming comes from.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2015, Source: Salon

A new study uncovers the ruinous consequences, to plant and animal species, of our increasingly fragmented forests.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2015, Source: Salon

Michael Tennesen can tell us.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2015, Source: Salon

The original anti-science spin doctors weren't working for Big Tobacco. They were representing sugar.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2015, Source: Salon

The original spin doctors weren't working for Big Tobacco. They were representing sugar.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2015, Source: Salon

A new book skips over the statistics and gets right to the emotional core of overpopulation.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2015, Source: Salon

The "snack better" movement is based on a lot of lies

Posted on: Feb 22, 2015, Source: Salon

Writer Catherine Price tells Salon about America's misguided "Vitamania."

Posted on: Jan 30, 2015, Source: Salon

The case of Eric McDavid has broader implications of how the feds go after suspected terrorists.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2015, Source: Salon

At least 51 measles cases have been linked to the California theme park.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2015, Source: Salon

This week's minor pork-opolypse exposes the fundamental contradiction between fast food and ethical eating.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2014, Source: Salon

These culinary atrocities shouldn't be on the menu.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2014, Source: Salon

A prestigious medical journal just weighed in.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2014, Source: Salon

Animal lovers and vegans are thrilled.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2014, Source: Salon

Living through extreme weather doesn't affect people's views on climate change, a new study finds.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2014, Source: Salon

"We get it, you don't like science. Especially when it interferes with your corporate clients."

Posted on: Oct 26, 2014, Source: Salon

Human activity is influencing the genetic world in unexpected and dangerous ways, Emily Monosson tells Salon.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, Source: Salon

Your grocery store shelves are crawling with them.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2014, Source: Salon

Pumpkin spice condoms and Four Loko turned out to be a hoax. These other things are all too real.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2014, Source: Salon

The Berlin grocery store is an experiment in ecoconcious consumption.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2014, Source: Salon

Amid panic over federal overreach, the House voted to restrict critical Clean Water Act protections.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: Salon

An amazing statistic.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2014, Source: Salon

The unexpected "benefits" of wastewater pollution.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: Salon

The Xtreme Eating Awards 'honored' such food as 'A1 Peppercorn Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries' and 'The Big Slab.'

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: Salon

Tyson takes on climate deniers and challenges scientists to speak up before it's too late.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: Salon

The popular dairy alternative doesn't deserve the love it gets, Mother Jones says.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: Salon

Scientists think global warming might have something to do with it.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2014, Source: Salon

Heat waves are only the beginning--it's about to get really ugly out there.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2014, Source: Salon

Children raised by gay parents are doing just as well, if not better, than the general population.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2014, Source: Salon

A combination of factors, including climate change, could soon make chikungunya a household name.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: Salon

Who needs large space when tiny houses are quaint and offer economic and environmental benefits?

Posted on: Jun 22, 2014, Source: Salon

Will Potter tells us about his ambitious new project: Using drones to investigate the facts behind our food.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2014, Source: Salon

The TV doctor admits that items he touts "don't have the scientific muster to present as fact."

Posted on: Jun 16, 2014, Source: Salon

Researchers discovered carbapenem-resistant bacteria in raw squid for the first time

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