Lindsay Abrams

Watch: Blue Whale Interrupts Interview, BBC Reporter Promptly Loses His Mind

Last week, Salon spoke with conservationist M. Sanjayan about “Big Blue Live,” a first-of-its-kind live nature show filmed in Monterey Bay, California.

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Why You Really Might Want to Go with Having a Veggie Burger Instead

If that raw hamburger meat you bought to cook for dinner hasn’t given you a stomach ache yet, this might: according to a Consumer Reports investigation, store-bought ground beef is teeming with dangerous bacteria, including “superbugs” resistant to three or more classes of antibiotics, as well as a whole lot of poop.

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Almond Milk Is an Even Bigger Scam Than We Thought

Remember when we suggested (okay, aggregated an article that suggested) that almond milk is “kind of a scam“?

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Is Kale Making People Sick? The Dark Side of Everyone’s Favorite Superfood

Hold on to your co-op shares, kids. We may have just received some very worrisome news about kale — and about the unpleasant-sounding side effects that one scientist believes might result from eating too much of the wrong plants.

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The Republican War on Vegetables

New recommendations released earlier this year by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), an independent group of doctors and nutritionists, say we should cut down on meat for the sake of our health and the environment. In response, congressional Republicans are throwing a temper tantrum.

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McDonald's Is Still Killing US - The Food Industry Has Not Solved Its Fundamental Problem

Ditching GMOs. Eliminating aspartame and artificial additives. Swearing off meat raised with antibiotics. Could it be that Big Food is finally cleaning up its act?

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I’m Going to Climate Denial School: My First Week Inside the Science of Anti-Science

Tuesday, for me and some ten thousand classmates, was the first day of climate denial school.

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FDA: Kind Bars Aren’t Actually 'Healthy' - Agency Sends Warning to Company

Kind bars, the popular on-the-go snacks, sure do look healthy. They contain nuts and fruit (and sometimes chocolate), they’re a source of protein and antioxidants, they’re low in sodium and have zero trans fats. Plus, they say “healthy” on the label.

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More Americans Trust Fox News Than the Govt to Tell Them the Truth About Climate Change

When it comes to getting accurate, reliable information on global climate change, more Americans trust Fox News than the president. That’s a problem, the Huffington Postpoints out, while President Obama tends to contradict himself by insisting that we need to fight climate change and then signing off on fracking and offshore drilling, Fox News is an anti-science mess that seems to take particular glee in spreading misinformation andstraight-up lies about the realities, and dangers, of global warming.

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Absolutely Terrifying: 'There Are Really Only Two Big Patches of Intact Forest Left on Earth'

Can a forest that exists only in the spaces between roads and patches cleared for human settlement and agricultural development truly be called a forest?

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