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Fanged friends: World’s most vilified and da..

NEW YORK (January 18, 2018) – An international review led by the University of Queensland and WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) says that many native carnivores that live in and around human habitation are declining at an unprecedented rate – spelling… read more

Case: Gardening as therapy

Nearly everybody knows somebody having cancer, or having had the disease. In earlier times cancer was nearly always killing you, but nowadays there are many good possibilities for treatment. Often patients can live longer with cancer,  but still many people… read more

The Therapeutic Benefits of Gardening

Enthusiasts know gardening can provide a certain sense of accomplishment. There is something uniquely satisfying about working soil with your bare hands and watching as life literally takes root, and over the past century more attention has been given to… read more

The surprising ecology of dust (2)

Scientists are unraveling the links between wild weather and climate change. On the other side of the world, weather patterns in some regions have shifted in a different way. Rainfall in the Sahara has increased because of warmer ocean temperatures,… read more

Organic is only one ingredient in recipe for susta..

Many people choose organic thinking it’s better for humans and the planet, but a new UBC study published in Science Advances finds that might not always be the case. “Organic is often proposed a holy grail solution to current environmental… read more