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Disaster Survivors in Remote Areas Could be Kept Alive – By Edible Drones

Drones can be crucial during natural disasters by transporting supplies to people in need, but they can only carry about 30 percent of their mass as payload. What if the delivery drones themselves were made of food? Now, researchers have developed a small flying craft with wings made of rice cakes. The team at the […]

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ABC News Conflates Weather With Climate To Push Chocolate Apocalypse

A Google news search for the term “climate change” today discovered a story published by ABC News that claims climate change is threatening cocoa bean production. This is false. Similar to the results for most other crops, cocoa bean production…

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Halloween Candy Wrappers Are Hard to Recycle!

An estimated 600 million pounds of Halloween candy was handed out on October 31st. Each miniature or full-size candy is individually wrapped in a plastic wrapper. While that small wrapper may seem insignificant to you, add them all up. 600 million candy wrappers, plus the plastic bags they come in and the plastic bags some […]

The Great ‘Global Warming’ Hoax Refuses To Die

Insistence not only that the Earth is getting warmer due to the actions of mankind but that this will or even can result in catastrophic warming permeates Western governments, media, entertainment, corporations, and academia. This is an increasingly expensive hoax….

Using Models, ‘Tasting Table’ Claims Climate Change Hurting Popular Foods

The online foodie website, Tasting Table, ran a hyperbolic story claiming climate change threatens the continued ability to produce many popular foods. This is false. Crops in general, including the foods discussed in Tasting Table, are doing well during the…

From coffee to codfish: The foods that will get more expensive with climate change – Euronews

Droughts and heatwaves fuelled by climate change have endangered food supplies across Europe this summer. Rice in northern Italy, olive oil in Spain and barley in the UK have all seen dramatic decreases in yield due to environmental conditions. With…

Number of Greater One-Horned Rhinos Reaches New High – Up From Just 100 Individuals

Confirmation from India came this week hailing a conservation success story for the greater one-horned rhino. The International Rhino Foundation announced the milestone, reporting that the population now numbers 4,014 individuals—up from just 100 individuals 50 years ago. The government of Assam, the province in India that is home to 70% of the population, just […]

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Scientists Spurred by Airline Delays Invent New Deicing Coatings to Last Longer and Cut Toxic Runoff

Airports delays are common, but especially during winter when jets need to be dowsed with thousands of gallons of deicing fluids to prevent ice formation and maintain the plane’s aerodynamics to avoid fatal accidents like the tragic Air Florida flight that fell into the Potomac River in Washington, DC directly after lift-off in a 1982 […]

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Farmers seek solutions to methane emissions from cows – Environmental Defense Fund

The Crave Brothers Dairy in Waterloo, Wisconsin is famous for its fresh mozzarella, squeaky cheese curds and creamy chocolate mascarpone. But that’s not all they produce here. The dairy’s more than 2,000 milking cows also help generate enough electricity to…

How Climate Change Will Actually Affect The US Food Supply – Tasting Table

Are you ready for the worst news of all? Here it is: Coffee, chocolate, wine, bananas, and avocados could go completely extinct (per Euro News). Okay, maybe bananas and avocados aren’t universally loved (though it’s unclear how we would do…

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