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Want to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease? Try a vegetarian diet

About 600,00 people die every year from heart disease in the United States; that’s one in every four deaths. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women. To what do we owe this epidemic? Research published…

What to do at the Bird Fair on Saturday

09:30 Champagne and birds Keith Betton (Hobby) 10:00 Making an impact – using film to help stop illegal bird persecution Ruth Peacey (Osprey) OR Wild women do Amy-Jane Beer (Hobby) or Wilding – the return of nature to a British…

Greta Thunberg – Patron Saint Of The Age Of Stupidity

St Greta of Thunberg has made it into the cover of GQ and is now on her way across the Atlantic in a $4 million yacht to lecture Americans about climate change. Could there be anything more emblematic of the…

8 good things that happen when you get older

Forget wrinkles and gray hair. There are lots of reasons to celebrate each time you add a candle to your birthday cake. You gain wisdom and many other benefits with age. Here’s a look at just a few of the…

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Revealed: ‘fierce’ Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis

Critical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s prime minister, Enele Sopoaga, over Australia’s “red lines” on climate change. Ralph Regenvanu, Vanuatu’s foreign minister, who was…

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Digging deeper for climate solutions: deep-root GMOs could feed world and store carbon

Scientists are experimenting
with new genetic modification technology that will “supercharge” plants to
enhance what they are already recognized for excelling at – sequestering carbon.
As the world scrambles to find innovative mitigation solutions, plants have
been doing what they quietly perfected over millions and millions of years –
taking carbon from the atmosphere and converting it into carbohydrates, energy
and oxygen. A recently published study shows one plant biology institute’s…

Why red meat raises your cancer risk

As with many health issues, the problem with red meat is sugar and the body’s reaction to a particular molecule. (Photo: Ronald Sarayudej [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr) Health experts have known for years that the consumption of red meat raises a…

What is a flavonoid?

Flavonoids are plant-based compounds with powerful antioxidant properties found in many fruits and vegetables like blueberries and grapes. They serve a variety of functions such as protecting blood vessel walls in people who have heart disease or diabetes, alleviating allergies,…

NYTimes: Lawns Are Racist And Make Pollution And Climate Change Worse

While most Americans are spending time this summer enjoying the sun in the comfort of their houses’ yards, the New York Times is out with a new exposé on how lawn care is problematic, once viewed through the lens of social justice. Lawns…