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It’s time to pursue hospice, by Guy McPherson

It’s time to pursue hospice A Hearing was held by the New York City Council Committee on Environmental Protection on June 24, 2019, on the Resolution “Declaring a climate emergency and calling for an immediate emergency mobilization to restore a safe…

Everything you want to know about Lyme disease

You may want to be a bit more wary when walking in the woods this summer. The rate of Lyme disease cases have been climbing in the last two decades, but you can’t allow the terror of ticks to keep…

Thunderbolt of lightning, gamma rays exciting

(University of Tokyo) University of Tokyo graduate student Yuuki Wada with colleagues from Japan discover a connection between lightning strikes and two kinds of gamma-ray phenomena in thunderclouds. The research suggests that in certain conditions, weak gamma-ray glows from thunderclouds may precede lightning bolts and their accompanying gamma-ray flashes.

Older people are spending way more time looking at screens, new research finds

The Pew Research Center has just released a study finding that Americans 60 and older are spending more time in front of their screens than a decade ago. Screen time is up 27 percent. At first I thought this was…

Why you should try a 30-day alcohol break

Maybe you’ve tried it after the holidays. With overindulgence a not-so-distant memory and healthy resolutions staring you in the face, perhaps you’ve embraced the idea of a Dry January or “Drynuary.” But the “sober curious” movement has spread beyond January….

It’s Summer! So Media Cooks Up False Scare On Heat Waves, Deaths

Alarmists and their media allies concocted another false global warming scare this week, claiming heat waves will kill thousands of people in the United States if we don’t act quickly and decisively to reduce global warming. NBC News and many…

Guest blog – The Ethics of Animal Exploitation part 3 by Alick Simmons

Alick Simmons is a veterinarian, naturalist and photographer.  After a period in private practice, he followed a 35-year career as a Government veterinarian, latterly as the UK Government’s Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer. Alick’s lifelong passion is wildlife; he volunteers for…