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Why being green comes naturally to US Latinos

Why being green comes naturally to US Latinos

2 days ago   |   Grist

Adelina walked briskly everywhere - and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt's house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to...
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Cash-strapped farms are growing a new crop: Solar panels

3 days ago   |   Grist

The Kominek family farm is a green expanse of hay and alfalfa in northern Colorado. The family has planted and raked crops for half a century, but as yields declined over...
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Science dishes out an answer on the old handwashing vs. dishwasher debate

3 days ago   |   Grist

In my family of origin, there's a parent who prefers to put all the dishes in the dishwasher and a parent who prefers to do everything by hand. (It just so happens that the...
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'There is life outside of London': converts to Leeds sing its praises

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

Art, culture, nature and property prices are tempting people away from the capital In the past five years the number of Londoners moving up to Leeds has risen by 58%, from...
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Expert reaction to study looking at a new group of antibiotics tested in mice

9 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in Nature , reports on a new group of antibiotics tested in mice. Dr Andrew Edwards, from the Department of Infectious Disease at Imperial College...
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Top 10 books of eco-fiction | Michael Christie

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

As the climate crisis grows ever clearer, the best fiction can help realign our conception of nature As our real-world ecosystem further devolves, we'll soon move into the...
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Killing killers

Killing killers

10 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Orca, or killer whales are the largest members of the dolphin family. These enigmatic animals are apex predators, positioned right at the top of the food chain. No other...
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Carli Lloyd says that watching Kobe Bryant look 'so happy' in retirement gave her comfort about 'what my post-soccer career might look like'

Carli Lloyd says that watching Kobe Bryant look 'so happy' in retirement gave her comfort about 'what my post-soccer career might look like'

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

USWNT star Carli Lloyd saw a lot of similarities between herself and late NBA icon Kobe Bryant. Both highly esteemed in their respective sports and intensely hardworking by...
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Why are human brains wired to screw us over?

15 days ago   |   Grist

Q. Dear Umbra, Why are human beings wired to prioritize our short-term interests? Looks like we're set up to fail in the long run! What's going on? - Can Anyone Validate or...
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Trump State of the Union's brief environmental interlude: more oil, more trees

16 days ago   |   Grist

The reality TV president delivered a reality TV State of the Union Tuesday night. Over the course of 80 sometimes raucous minutes, he awarded a school voucher to a Philadelphia...
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Best British wildlife to spot in February

Best British wildlife to spot in February

From fruiting fungus to winter birds, here is selection of the month's best wildlife spectacles from around the British countryside in February. Read more ...

Clash has been deactivated in Rainbow Six Siege - yes, again, really

Clash has been deactivated in Rainbow Six Siege - yes, again, really

Rainbow Six Siege players are once again losing access to Clash. The on-again, off-again, on-again, off-again, on-again, and now off-again Operator is the subject of yet... Read more ...

Chris Packham posts photo of dead badger after horrific act of vandalism

Chris Packham posts photo of dead badger after horrific act of vandalism

Popular nature presenter Chris Packham has once again been targeted by vandals, with the Springwatch host posting a picture of a dead badger tied to the gate of his country... Read more ...

Woman quits her job to hike 2,653 miles from Mexico to Canada

Woman quits her job to hike 2,653 miles from Mexico to Canada

Mary ditched her job in medical sales and booked a one-way flight Ever dreamed of ditching your nine-to-five and escaping into nature for months on end? Well, you're about to... Read more ...

Transform your garden into a butterfly paradise

Transform your garden into a butterfly paradise

Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly by Peter Hassett , Shenley Church End 17 February 2017 Once abundant, the UK's small tortoiseshell butterfly has experienced a population decline... Read more ...

Changing phenology

Changing phenology

Rising temperatures mean that phenology is changing. Scientific studies using Nature's Calendar data have indicated how phenology is changing and some are beginning to suggest... Read more ...

Number 19: A triple Cheltenham Festival winner that belied his Champion...

Number 19: A triple Cheltenham Festival winner that belied his Champion Hurdle odds for the legendary Dessie Hughes

WITH the Cheltenham Festival now 19 days away, the Sun Racing team will be bringing you their ‘Festival 50' every day between now and 10 March. We will salute the Prestbury... Read more ...

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life but Rumble...

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life but Rumble Boxing completely changed my outlook - here's how it got me excited to work out

I've had a negative relationship with exercise my entire life, due largely to anxiety, feeling personally awkward, and a lack of knowledge and skill in the fitness... Read more ...

MKNHS 2019 Photo Competition results published

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Police issue warning over HMRC scam calls

North Yorkshire Police are warning the public to be vigilant after a surge in calls from scammers claiming to be HMRC was reported overnight in the county. In most instances... Read more ...