The Boston Globe: Highly annoying article from a dietgeist skeptic, asking how much longer organic consumers will continue paying premiums once they realize organic produce is not any healthier for them -- personally (italics added) -- than the conventional kind.
The New York Times: The NY Times revels in the joys of picking your own fruit and meandering around Oregon. If you've never thought of going out to a farm or an orchard, read this article.
San Francisco Chronicle: Norway is building a global seed vault to house 3 million seeds in the event of global catastrophe. Storing duplicate seeds in the Svalbard vault is meant to offer a fail-safe system for the planet.
BBC: Britain's politicians argue about how to protect the environment. (Why don't ours?)
BBC: Vegetables and fruits are still good for you, and a varied diet of them helps protect against hardening of the arteries.
BBC: Russia's floating atomic power plant (yes, you read that right) probably isn't a good idea.