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Praise for Moray childcare provider committed to youngsters learning about nature

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

A Moray childcare provider is being celebrated in the Scottish Parliament after winning a national award. Keith Play Centre claimed ELC Academy's environment prize for its...
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Talking honestly about end-of-life care | Letter

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Kathryn Price , whose mother died of pancreatic cancer last year, responds to an article by the palliative care doctor Rachel Clarke about dealing with a terminal diagnosis I...
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The WHO: It is still too early to declare coronavirus as public health emergency

4 days ago   |   FXCM

Making the announcement on Twitter, The World Health Organization , said it is “too early to declare a public health emergency of international concern given its restrictive...
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New app to help protect soil fertility

4 days ago   |   Press and Journal

SoilEssentials has launched a new app to help farmers assess the health of their soils and cut carbon emissions. The Brechin company says its new SoilBio app is based on four...
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Scotland's most polluted streets

Scotland's most polluted streets

8 days ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

We have published our annual list of Scotland's most polluted streets in 2019, showing which areas are failing to meet legal standards for clean air. This research shows: Some...
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Top 100 Changemakers 2020: Health and sport

Top 100 Changemakers 2020: Health and sport

8 days ago   |   The Big Issue

Carl Adams, Primal Roots Carl Adams founded Primal Roots - a mindful gym based in the Kent woodlands - with the help of fitness professionals Steve Denby, Liu Batchelor, Giles...
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‘All that is good in human nature is here': life and death in an NHS hospice

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

Is there a good way to approach the end of life? Rachel Clarke, a palliative care doctor, believes there is - and that we can all learn from her patients She's called Gemma...
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The Philippines volcanic eruption is harming public health, but not the climate - yet

10 days ago   |   Grist

When Mount Pinatubo erupted in the Philippines in 1991, it plunged the surrounding area into darkness as an avalanche of hot ash and lava poured down. Ash buried homes, smoke...
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Why Academic Writing is Dry and Boring by Necessity

Why Academic Writing is Dry and Boring by Necessity

12 days ago   |   Social Science Space

If you've ever made friends with an unwieldy textbook or spent the night trawling through online libraries for journal papers to support a soon-to-be due essay, you've probably...
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Another legacy of redlining: Unequal exposure to heat waves

12 days ago   |   Grist

Severe heat kills more people in the United States than any other hazardous weather-related event. As climate change accelerates, the sweltering heat will become much more...
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The way Kobe Bryant inspired his daughter to compete is a lesson in how...

The way Kobe Bryant inspired his daughter to compete is a lesson in how parenting impacts your success

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Sky to launch new channels Sky Documentaries & Sky Nature

Sky to launch new channels Sky Documentaries & Sky Nature

Sky has announced the launch of two brand-new factual services, Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature. These new additions to Sky's entertainment portfolio follow the launch of Sky... Read more ...

New maps reveal hotspots of seabird activity during breeding season

New maps reveal hotspots of seabird activity during breeding season

The RSPB has used hotspot mapping techniques to learn more about the life of Kittiwakes, Guillemots, Razorbills and Shags as they forage at sea during the breeding season. Read more ...

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Adelaide koala burnt in the Cudlee Creek bushfire is released back into nature

Adelaide koala burnt in the Cudlee Creek bushfire is released back into nature

Isaac the koala was saved and treated for burns by Adelaide Koala Rescue when his habitat was devastated by bushfires in December. Read more ...

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Legendary tech VC Bill Gurley explains why the IPO 'game is rigged' and why...

Legendary tech VC Bill Gurley explains why the IPO 'game is rigged' and why Slack and Spotify's disappointing listings haven't shaken his faith that direct listings will become the norm

Venture capitalist Bill Gurley thinks direct listings - a newer, more streamlined way for companies to go public - will eventually replace the traditional initial public... Read more ...

The 12 best hotels in Palm Springs

The 12 best hotels in Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a desert oasis renowned for its retro, vintage vibes that pay homage to the time when the city was a glam retreat for Hollywood stars. Now, it's beloved by... Read more ...

Love Island skips Ofcom probe over Siannise Fudge's ‘Aladdin' comment to Nas...

Love Island skips Ofcom probe over Siannise Fudge's ‘Aladdin' comment to Nas Majeed: ‘It was a compliment'

Sianisse compared Nas to Aladdin within hours of meeting him on Love Island Ofcom have thrown out Love Island complaints over Siânnise Fudge comparing Nas Majeed to Aladdin on... Read more ...

People look for tits and finches across the UK for the Big Garden Birdwatch

People look for tits and finches across the UK for the Big Garden Birdwatch

Birdwatchers have been scanning their gardens for robins and tits over the last few days and recording what they see. Thousands of people are joining in with the largest... Read more ...