Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: December 2019

At Bon Jovi's Soul Kitchen, you can pay it forward or pay with your time

[embedded content] Thanks to a certain megastar from the Garden State, no one needs to go hungry if they live near Red Bank or Toms River, New Jersey. And soon, the same will be true in Newark. JBJ Soul Kitchen,…

Watch these rescue pups pick out their Christmas presents

[embedded content] It’s no secret: Dogs love Christmas presents, too. These precious adoptable pups at Dogs Trust Ireland celebrated the holidays by picking out a Christmas present from dozens of donated toys. “This year we combined toy donations from our…

Biden To Blue-Collar Energy Workers: You’re Going To Lose Your Jobs

Presidential candidate, Joe Biden, the former Vice President, recently delivered a message for blue-collar workers in America’s vital energy industries: you are going to lose your jobs. Pound sand; let them eat cake – pick your metaphor. Biden admitted: “The…

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Biden To Blue-Collar Energy Workers: You’re Going To Lose Your Jobs

Presidential candidate, Joe Biden, the former Vice President, recently delivered a message for blue-collar workers in America’s vital energy industries: you are going to lose your jobs. Pound sand; let them eat cake – pick your metaphor. Biden admitted: “The…

Endangered black rhino baby born on Christmas Eve at Michigan zoo

Early in the morning on Christmas Eve, a baby black rhino was born at Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan. The baby boy, who has not yet been named by humans, seems to be healthy and bonding well with his…

10 lifestyle changes that could significantly lessen your cancer risk

About one in three people will develop cancer during their lifetimes, according to the American Cancer Society. About 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2018 in the U.S. and about 609,640 Americans are expected to…

13 of the most heartwarming pet stories of the decade

From amazing puppy rescues to grumpy feral cats, the decade was filled with wonderful pet stories that will warm your heart. We had a hard time choosing our favorites, but here’s just a sampling of some of the sweetest pet…

Planting trees alone will not stop global warming – Financial Times

A bidding war has developed over tree planting. Across the world, politicians are promising their constituents they will plant new forests. In Britain’s recent general election the parties promised billions of new trees: the leftwing Labour party promised 2 billion…

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New insights into the earliest events of seed germination

Plant seeds can store their energy in a dry state for years, only to suddenly release it and germinate. How is energy in the seed made available? How can energy metabolism be started early and efficiently? An international team of researchers has discovered that thiol redox switches play a key role in kick-starting the energy metabolism.