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Two percent of American's are vegan. Without traditional sources of protein (meat, dairy, etc), where do they get it from? Tofu, a product of unfermented soy curds, is a main source. This bouncy, little, flavorless chunk of legume based extract is as dangerous (apparently) as it is plain. Many healt...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
8 June 2015: G7 leaders issued a wide-ranging outcome document, the Schloss Elmau Declaration, at the close of their two-day meeting in Germany, in which they affirmed the 2009 Copenhagen Accord agreement to raise US$100 billion in annual climate financing from public and private sources, committed ...
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By Byron Kidd Cycling to work in Tokyo may do more than just keep you healthy, fit and happy, it also may help you earn a little additional income on the side if our employer isn't smart enough to have a bike to work policy in place. According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare 86% of Ja...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Studies show that exposure to light after dusk is quite literally unnatural, and may be detrimental to health. Do we need 24/7 garages, supermarkets and TV – or should the city that never sleeps be put to bed? Astronomer Dr Jason Pun of the Hong Kong University department of physics has been studyi...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Trees cool the environment by shading houses, roads, and sidewalks that absorb heat. If you have ever walked barefoot on pavement in warm weather, you know that pavement is hot and that you scurry from one patch of shade to another. All the heat absorbed by pavement that does not radiate into the so...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Astrobiologists from the United States and Germany recorded the highest known level of solar UV radiation to reach Earth’s surface. This was around 10 years ago. On December 29, 2003, the UV Index (UVI) peaked, reaching the blistering number of 43.3 over the Andes Mountains in Bolivia. To put this i...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
The world's grasslands are being destabilized by fertilization, according to a paper recently published in the journal Nature. In a study of 41 grassland communities on five continents, researchers found that the presence of fertilizer weakened grassland species diversity. The researchers surveyed g...
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Posted by on in Human Health
People may find their health disorders disappear when they are away from home or work. These disturbances may include headaches, insomnia, short-term memory loss, palpitations, skin disorders, and noises in the ears – which often worsen when normal background noise is low. We therefore need to be aw...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Have you ever wondered why our galaxy is called the Milky Way? Thousands of years ago the ancient Greeks looked up at the mass of stars that stretched across our sky and, believing it looked like flowing milk across the darkness, called it galaxies kuklos, meaning the “milky circle.” Later the Roma...
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Posted by on in Food
How to Shop Smart and Buy Healthy Now that organic produce and healthier food options are more readily available than ever before, it has made grocery shopping that much more confusing in the process. With the availability to buy everything from out of season fruit to fair trade chocolate to T-shir...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Concerns about air quality are drifting in with the arrival of warm weather. Monday marked the renewal of what the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources considers “ozone season,” observed through daily air quality forecasts in urban areas. Officials say it demands more attention in ...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Chances are, we can all agree that air pollution isn’t great for our health. But while most of us may associate pollutants with danger only to our lungs, a recent study is causing a stir about another dangerous link — to our hearts. We dove into the science to find out how.  What’s The Deal? ...
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Posted by on in Ecotourism
The "green" movement has developed from an expanding awareness that each individual's lifestyle choices have both a personal and a community impact. The decision to modify lifestyles and expenditures towards a more sustainable outcome is increasing in significant numbers within the more affluent we...
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Posted by on in Population
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the creation of a new program to study the impact of global changes—such as population growth, resource scarcity, urbanization, migration, and economic development—on people's lives, from their environment and health to their secur...
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Posted by on in Forestry
Mark Tercek knows a thing or two about money. For years he worked at the mega investment firm Goldman Sachs, where he headed the Corporate Finance and Equity Capital Markets divisions, and later went on to found the company’s Center for Environmental Markets. Since 2008, he’s been the president and ...
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Posted by on in Human Health
  Children exposed in the womb to substantial levels of neurotoxic pesticides have somewhat lower IQs by the time they enter school than do kids with virtually no exposure. A trio of studies screened women for compounds in blood or urine that mark exposure to organophosphate pesticides su...
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Posted by on in General Environment
The application for the 2011 session of the annual Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at Columbia University is now available.  We would like to ask you to disseminate this announcement to eligible human rights activists and organizations. The application is available online at http:/ /hrcol...
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