They say it’s not Thanksgiving without the turkey. The dining table should have all the good meat, the heavenly desserts, and the finest wines. Many believe that these are Thanksgiving essentials, that the succulent entrees prepared serve as a...
There’s never a bad time to start a business. There’s no such thing as too late in becoming an entrepreneur. The only question you need to ask yourself is “what?” If you have a business idea, a talent or skills...
Donald Trump’s Scottish golf resort may have so damaged sections of the country’s famous dunes in Aberdeenshire that they may no longer merit special scientific status and conservation protections, according to a BBC documentary. An official of Scottish Natural Heritage, the government...
Q. Do pesticides get into the flesh of conventional fruits and vegetables like cantaloupe, apples and cucumbers? A. Pesticides sprayed on fruits and vegetables accumulate on the outer peel or skin, but the skin does not form an impermeable barrier, and...
While it’s become more common to prioritize being environmentally friendly, it’s still not easy being green. Consumers are constantly bombarded with lengthy shopping receipts, grocery items triple-covered in plastic, Styrofoam packaging, and piles of bottles and cans that are...
The problem may seem immense, but there are many good solutions. Anthony Bourdain wants you to "use everything, waste nothing." The celebrity chef is the voice behind a new documentary film called "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste," released in...
What do Jellyfish teach us about climate change? A lot. At least that’s what I learned after reading a very recent paper out in the journal Global Climate Change. The article, “Ocean acidification alters zooplankton communities and increases top-down pressure...
I just arrived in Germany for something remarkable - today’s launch of Europe Beyond Coal, a coalition of groups from across Europe who have been working to move their countries beyond coal to clean energy. It’s a sister effort to...
In the pollution fight, humanity loses at least nine million lives every year, which disproportionately hits poor countries. That’s the main conclusion of the most comprehensive study ever conducted about the effects of industrial and vehicular pollution, which warns us that...
It’s the sort of viral video that makes you coo. A sweet little creature called a slow loris performs a funny trick. Over and over, a human tickles it. Each time, it instantly raises its arms. How adorable. You watch the...

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