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Smell of Desert Rain May Be Good for Health

Desert dwellers know it well: the smell of rain and the feeling of euphoria that comes when a storm washes over the parched earth. That feeling, and the health benefits that come with it, may be the result of oils and other chemicals released by desert plants after a good soaking, new research suggests. “The […]

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Cannabis-Fed Chickens May Cut Antibiotic Use on Thailand Farms

The government of Thailand just removed cannabis from its list of narcotic substances, which they hope will benefit the tourism and pharmaceutical industries. Chickens could end up being the major beneficiary of the relaxation, as scientists in Chiang Mai have begun testing to see if cannabis could replace antibiotics in commercial farming. Their findings, which […]

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Olivier Bernard: ‘Global warming has been good for Bordeaux’ – The Drinks Business

“Global warming has been good for Bordeaux – the worst is in front of us,” said Olivier Bernard, director of Domaine de Chevalier, when speaking last week at a symposium organised by Vinexposium. Oliver Bernard, director of Domaine de Chevalier…

New Type of Plastic Made Directly From Organic Plant Waste Could Be the Game-Changer We Need

A new type of plastic made directly from organic plant waste has been created by scientists. The new material is easy to make and could be used in everything from packaging and textiles to medicine and electronics. The researchers in Switzerland have already used the technique to make packaging films, fibres that can be spun […]

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Restoring degraded soil can fight hunger and climate change. – World Economic Forum

Soil mismanagement threatens the survival of many species on Earth – including humans, according to a United Nations body. Restoring degraded farmland has the potential to ease food shortages. Healthy soil is also critical to tackling global warming. The UK…

Could Algae Solve the Global Climate Crisis? – News-Medical.Net

IntroductionSo Why are Algae So Special?The Climate Change ProblemMacroscopic Algae and Blue CarbonA Bio-Energy Reserve?ReferencesFurther Reading Algae can be utilized as a part of the mitigation strategy to reduce concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere associated with greenhouse gases…

How an underground phenomenon triggered by global warming is damaging the Himalayas – Mongabay-India

Permafrost thaw, one of the changes to the mountain cryosphere in the Himalayas, triggered by global warming is causing irreparable loss and damage to the valley. Considered the largest terrestrial carbon sink on Earth, an estimate suggests that currently, permafrost…

Indigenous rights leader, Nobel nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier to speak at climate change summit – CU Boulder Today

Sheila Watt-Cloutier Sheila Watt-Cloutier, global advocate for indigenous rights and health, and leader focused on the impact of climate change on human rights, will present a keynote address at the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit at CU Boulder…

Russia’s War Is the End of Climate Policy as We Know It – Foreign Policy

Electricity workers in a boat check solar panels at a photovoltaic power station built in a fishpond in Haian, China, on July 19, 2021.STR/AFP via Getty Images Four days after Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on…

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