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Investigations, accounts and observations from reporters around the world.

food

Eggs require as much energy to produce as beef. Can we make them from plants?

Factory-farmed eggs require more energy to produce than milk and swine, combined. That's just one of the economic arguments inspiring Hampton Creek's quest to create a plant-based egg alternative.

science

We have the ability to 'de-extinct' animals. Should we?

If we caused species to go extinct, some say we have an obligation to try to revive them. But that could have unintended consequences.

sustainability

Levi Strauss wrings water out of jeans production

The iconic blue jeans company is testing systems for capturing and reusing water in denim manufacturing plants, part of a larger effort to reduce its environmental impact.