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Should You Mix Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey?

This post was originally published on this site By Lisa Wartenberg, MFA, RD, LD Honey and vinegar have been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for thousands of years, with folk medicine often combining the two as a health tonic… Continue Reading →

8 Science-Backed Benefits of Paprika

This post was originally published on this site By Elizabeth Streit, MS, RDN, LD Paprika is a spice made from the dried peppers of the plant Capsicum annuum. It comes in sweet, smoked, and hot varieties, as well as a… Continue Reading →

How the Women of Standing Rock Are Building Sovereign Economies

This post was originally published on this site By Tracy L. Barnett Sources reviewed this article for accuracy. For Sicangu Lakota water protector Cheryl Angel, Standing Rock helped her define what she stands against: an economy rooted in extraction of… Continue Reading →

An Artist Who Finds Uncommon Meaning in Common Trees

This post was originally published on this site By Patrick Rogers “I’m really into trees,” said the sculptor Hugh Hayden. “I’m drawn to plants.” Nature and plants have always been a source of fascination for the artist, who grew up… Continue Reading →

16 Delicious and Nutritious Purple Foods

This post was originally published on this site By Jillian Kubala, MS, RD Thanks to their high concentration of powerful plant compounds, foods with a natural purple hue offer a wide array of health benefits. Though the color purple is… Continue Reading →

Peru to End Palm Oil Driven Deforestation by 2021

This post was originally published on this site By Genevieve Belmaker Last week, the Peruvian Palm Oil Producers’ Association (JUNPALMA) promised to enter into an agreement for sustainable and deforestation-free palm oil production. The promise was secured by the U.S…. Continue Reading →

It’s Time to Retreat from the Coastline, Says Science

This post was originally published on this site The rallying cry to build it again and to build it better than before is inspiring after a natural disaster, but it may not be the best course of action, according to… Continue Reading →

Leaked Documents Show Brazil’s Bolsonaro Has Grave Plans for Amazon Rainforest

This post was originally published on this site By Manuella Libardi Leaked documents show that Jair Bolsonaro’s government intends to use the Brazilian president’s hate speech to isolate minorities living in the Amazon region. The PowerPoint slides, which democraciaAbierta has… Continue Reading →

This Scientific Breakthrough at the Florida Aquarium Could Save Coral Reefs

This post was originally published on this site Hope may be on the horizon for the world’s depleted coral reefs thanks to scientists who successfully reproduced endangered corals in a laboratory setting for the first time, according to Reuters. None… Continue Reading →

Bulldozers to Tear Through Heart of Sonoran Desert for Trump’s Border Wall

This post was originally published on this site Last week we received positive news on the border wall’s imminent construction in an Arizona wildlife refuge. The Trump administration delayed construction of the wall through about 60 miles of federal wildlife… Continue Reading →

Drinking Fluoride-Treated Water During Pregnancy Could Lower Your Child’s IQ, Study Finds

This post was originally published on this site Drinking water treated with fluoride during pregnancy may lead to lower IQs in children, a controversial new study has found. None According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many… Continue Reading →

Drug-Resistant Salmonella Linked to Overuse of Antibiotics in Cattle Farming

This post was originally published on this site The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Thursday of a drug-resistant strain of salmonella newport linked to the overuse of antibiotics in cattle farming. The strain sickened 255 people in… Continue Reading →

DNC Committee Votes Down Climate Debate

This post was originally published on this site The Democratic National Committee (DNC) voted down a resolution calling for an official, party-sanctioned debate on the climate crisis, ABC News reported Thursday. None Activists have been leaning on the party to… Continue Reading →

Hidden Trump Report Reveals Water Plan Will Harm Endangered Whales and Salmon

This post was originally published on this site It’s become a familiar story with the Trump administration: Scientists write a report that shows the administration’s policies will cause environmental damage, then the administration buries the report and fires the scientists…. Continue Reading →

Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over New Endangered Species Act Rules

This post was originally published on this site A coalition of some of the largest environmental groups in the country joined forces to file a lawsuit in federal court challenging the Trump administration’s maneuver to weaken the Endangered Species Act…. Continue Reading →

Eating Gluten Early in Life Raises Celiac Disease Risk for Some Kids

This post was originally published on this site By Kimberly Holland Children who eat a lot of gluten in their earliest years may have an increased risk of developing celiac disease and gluten intolerance, according to a new study published… Continue Reading →

Sanders Unveils Green New Deal Plan to Avoid Climate Catastrophe, Create 20 Million Jobs

This post was originally published on this site By Jake Johnson Calling the global climate crisis both the greatest threat facing the U.S. and the greatest opportunity for transformative change, Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled today a comprehensive Green New Deal… Continue Reading →

Giraffes Win International Protections to Limit Their Trade

This post was originally published on this site The Parties to CITES agreed to list giraffes on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) today at the World Wildlife Conference or CoP18 in Geneva. Such… Continue Reading →

WHO Says Microplastics in Drinking Water Present ‘Low’ Risk

This post was originally published on this site The UN’s health agency on Thursday said that microplastics contained in drinking water posed a “low” risk at their current levels. However, the World Health Organization (WHO) — in its first report… Continue Reading →

‘This is a Sick Statement’: Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Under Pressure for Anti-Environmental Policies, Blames NGOs for Record Amazon Fires

This post was originally published on this site Brazil‘s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is giving President Trump a run for his money in the alternative facts department. Responding to international outrage following the news that there are record numbers of… Continue Reading →

Jay Inslee, Who Led the Push for a Climate Debate, Drops out of Presidential Race

This post was originally published on this site Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made solving the climate crisis the center of his presidential campaign, is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic primary race. None Inslee announced his exit Wednesday while… Continue Reading →

‘Work Together’ or ‘Destroy it’: Goldman Prize Winner Francia Márquez on World’s Second Deadliest Country For Environmental Activists

This post was originally published on this site By Robert Valencia In April 2018, Afro-Colombian activist Francia Márquez won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, thanks to her work to retake her community’s ancestral territories from illegal gold mining. However, her… Continue Reading →

After a Year of Strikes Can Fridays for Future Maintain Momentum?

This post was originally published on this site By Stuart Braun A year after activist Greta Thunberg first stood in the rain outside the Swedish parliament with her now iconic “Skolstrejk för klimatet” — school strike for the climate —… Continue Reading →

Monopoly, Scrabble, Operation Creator to Ditch Plastic Packaging by 2022

This post was originally published on this site Toy maker Hasbro wants to play in the eco-packaging game. The board game giant will ditch its plastic packaging by 2022. The move means that games like Monopoly, Scrabble and Operation will… Continue Reading →

Vaping Damages Blood Vessels After Just One Use, New Study Says

This post was originally published on this site Vaping one time — even without nicotine — can damage blood vessels, reduce blood flow and create dangerous toxins, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology. None The study… Continue Reading →

Bolsonaro Greenlights New Pesticides While Environmentalists Mourn 500 Million Dead Bees in Brazil

This post was originally published on this site By Jessica Corbett Pointing to the deaths of more than half a billion bees in Brazil over a period of just four months, beekeepers, experts and activists are raising concerns about the… Continue Reading →

Trump Administration’s Attacks on Science Already Surpass Two Bush Terms

This post was originally published on this site By Elliott Negin On July 19, President Trump hosted Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins and their families, along with the family of their deceased colleague Neil Armstrong, at a… Continue Reading →

Cold-Climate Lizards May Face Extinction in 60 Years, Study Says

This post was originally published on this site Cold-climate lizards that give live birth to their offspring are more likely to be driven to extinction than their egg-laying cousins as global temperatures continue to rise, new research suggests. None Researchers… Continue Reading →

Trump Cancels Trip to Denmark After PM Says Greenland Not for Sale

This post was originally published on this site Denmark isn’t interested in selling Greenland to the U.S., so now President Trump doesn’t want to visit. None Trump was scheduled to visit the country Sept. 2 and 3 on the invitation… Continue Reading →

Record Number of Fires Burning in Amazon Rainforest

This post was originally published on this site There are a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil‘s space agency has said. Their smoke is visible from space and shrouded the city of São Paulo in darkness… Continue Reading →

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