The Very Real Impact Of Land Reclamation On Sea-Level Rise
Who would believe that the whole world has just woken up to the fact that climate changes? It changes constantly and wherever you are, it is still no reason for fear or panic. I had a friend who was a…
No Link Found Between Gas Stoves and Respiratory Illness: Study
A new independent analysis published Thursday morning concluded that natural gas-powered stoves are “not a significant determinant of residential indoor air quality.” The analysis — conducted by the California-based Catalyst Environmental Solutions and commissioned by the California Restaurant Association and…
Author of ‘Rainbow Bridge’ Poem About an Animal Heaven was Finally Revealed–She Had No Idea it Went Viral
Around the US and UK, dozens of animal hospitals have a catch-all when it comes to grieving pet parents who have lost a furry friend: they give them the poem Rainbow Bridge. Yet this poem that has touched millions of peoples’ hearts has remained largely authorless for years until the sleuth work of an art […]
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California’s Self-Inflicted Water Crisis Is Getting Worse Under Newsom
This year, California was hit by not one, but nine “atmospheric rivers” that drenched the state, flooded communities and filled reservoirs. The storm fronts are called “rivers” because they concentrate their punch over long, narrow areas. Despite the property damage,…
More Physical Activity is Related to Less Respiratory Infections in Children
Scientists have found that higher levels of physical activity measured by steps taken per day and hours spent playing sports reduced young children’s susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs.) A secondary finding of note was that the study also took into account whether the house had smokers, pet hair, which vaccines the children had […]
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Queen Victoria’s Personal Letter Box Dating Back 140 Years is Unearthed–With a Christmas Card Inside
Queen Victoria’s miniature mailbox which she used to send letters and cards during her reign 140 years ago has been unearthed. The 30 inch tall box, which was carved into the style of a Royal Mail’s ‘pillar box,’ was recently discovered in a cottage in Surrey, intriguingly with an undelivered Christmas card inside. The beautiful […]
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They survived the hunters, but now king penguins face climate change – YP
Once hunted to the brink of extinction, the thousands of king penguins that densely congregate on the remote Possession Island each year now face a new threat: climate change. The birds spend most of their life at sea, but come…
A novel for children in Sanskrit could change the climate change story – The Indian Express
The conference on climate change held in Egypt produced a consensus document that shows no real way forward. A recent Sanskrit novel for children provides just that. Its author, Radhavallabh Tripathi, is a renowned Sanskrit scholar and writer. I was…
Best Friends Win Million Dollar Lottery and Spread the Wealth in Hometown to Help Others
Besties JoAnn MacQueen and Marlisa Mercer won a million dollars playing the lottery, and immediately decided to keep the good vibes rolling by giving heaps and heaps of it away to the community. Identifying several causes and charities in their hometown of Orillia, in the Canadian province of Alberta to give fat checks to, local […]
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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 […]