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5 things you should know about the greenhouse gases warming the planet – UN News

1. What is the greenhouse effect? In a greenhouse, sunlight enters, and heat is retained. The greenhouse effect describes a similar phenomenon on a planetary scale but, instead of the glass of a greenhouse,  certain gases are increasingly raising global…

New Smart Pack Could Make Food Poisoning a Thing of the Past, and It’s Eco-Friendly

A new ‘smart’ form of packaging could eradicate food poisoning, according to a new study. Scientists say it kills harmful bugs—such as E.coli, Salmonella, and listeria—keeping meat, fish, fruit, and veg fresh for longer. The waterproof wrapping may also help save the planet by reducing waste, according to the research team. It looks just like […]

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The Fight Against Climate Change In The Vineyard Begins Beneath The Soil – Forbes

MISGAV AM, ISRAEL – AUGUST 2: Dalton Winery’s winemaker Guy Eshel inspects Pinot Gris grapes at … [+] sunrise at the start of harvest on August 2, 2021 in Misgav Am in northern Israel. Israeli wineries are beginning the 2021…

Climate Change and Infections on the Move in North America | IDR – Dove Medical Press

Introduction Climate change is directly and indirectly impacting human health now.1,2 The impacts will continue along this trajectory, in most development and emission scenarios, growing in scope and scale, without substantial elimination of the root cause of the climate crisis:…

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Climate Expert Chip Fletcher – Honolulu Civil Beat

Editor’s note: The Civil Beat Editorial Board and reporters spoke with Chip Fletcher, associate dean for academic affairs at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii Manoa. He is also chairman of Honolulu’s Climate…

How will our warming climate stabilize? Scientists look to the distant past – Ars Technica

Getty Images | Aurich Lawson reader comments 11 with 9 posters participating Share this story Thanks to unbridled greenhouse gas emissions, our planet is stitching together a climate version of Dr. Frankenstein’s monster. We still have ice from the warmer…

Climate change threatens the livelihoods of Maine’s lobstermen – The Boston Globe

The plentiful catch that brought wealth to fishing families is at risk, as climate change warms the Gulf of Maine. A way of life is on the line, but lobstermen can’t, or won’t, imagine another. Story by Penelope Overton, Portland…

Probiotics Improve Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy, Study Shows

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers found that probiotics significantly improve the symptoms of pregnancy-related nausea, vomiting, and constipation. Nausea and vomiting affect about 85% of pregnancies and can significantly impact quality of life, particularly during early pregnancy. “The cause of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is unknown to this date. Various theories have been proposed, […]

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Beware the Blob! Ocean heatwaves threaten microbes that help counter global warming – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Phytoplankton play a crucial role in sequestering carbon in the ocean that could be interrupted by ocean heatwaves like the Blob. (Photo courtesy NOAA MESA Project) The microbiologists didn’t set out to study the Blob. But the Blob came for…

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