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Wasted food

How often do you throw away good food? When you live in a rich country possibly often, when you live in a poor country may be never… Worldwide about one third of the produced food is wasted. This means also… read more

Going vegetarian could save emissions and prevent ..

Oxford researchers have quantified the benefits of the world becoming vegetarian, writes Marco Springmann. Their study shows that simple changes – like moving to diets low in meat and high in fruit and vegetables – could lead to significant reduction… read more

Nature is better for children

More and more children today have less and less contact with the natural world. And this is having a huge impact on their health and development. Nature nurtures the mind Free and unstructured play in the outdoors boosts problem-solving skills,… read more

Nature is good for your mental health

Time in nature makes us healthier and happier while also lowering occurrence of physical illnesses. Our internal biology rewards us when we do something important for our survival like eating or sleeping. That reward is a feeling of well-being, or… read more

Owls inspire soundless wind turbines, and planes

Roaring wind turbines and thundering planes could be made much quieter and efficient if they mimic owls’ flight, say researchers from the Cambridge University. “Many owls can hunt by stealth, swooping down and capturing their prey undetected. While we have… read more