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Why Are Bees Producing Blue Honey?

Why Are Bees Producing Blue Honey?

motherearth June 23, 2017 Comments Off on Why Are Bees Producing Blue Honey?

A popular post has Redditors buzzing about bees that produced blue honey, with each hole in the honeycomb filled in with what looks like a miniature universe, or as one commenter put it, the

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Germany’s Black Forest named UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Germany’s Black Forest named UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

motherearth June 23, 2017 Comments Off on Germany’s Black Forest named UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme gives biosphere reserve status to locations that are great examples of balanced relationships between people and their environment, where economic development is carefully linked to stewardship of the

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After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List

After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List

motherearth June 23, 2017 Comments Off on After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List

For the first time in more than four decades, the Yellowstone grizzly bear is set to lose its federal protections under the Endangered Species Act. Citing a rebound in the bear’s population, the U.S.

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As Costs Plunge, Solar Power is Ready to Surpass Coal

As Costs Plunge, Solar Power is Ready to Surpass Coal

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on As Costs Plunge, Solar Power is Ready to Surpass Coal

Solar power is among the easiest ways for individuals to hop on the clean energy generation train. There are many incentives afforded to homeowners who are looking to make the switch to solar power.

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Meat-Eaters Are Increasingly Ordering Vegan Meals

Meat-Eaters Are Increasingly Ordering Vegan Meals

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Meat-Eaters Are Increasingly Ordering Vegan Meals

Vegan dining is undeniably growing, with an increase in vegan restaurants in the UK and elsewhere in the world. Vegan menu options at restaurants that serve animal products are more common now, too. In

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An App Can Identify Highly Polluted Areas In Cities

An App Can Identify Highly Polluted Areas In Cities

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on An App Can Identify Highly Polluted Areas In Cities

Air pollution is typically seen as a problem that affects entire cities or regions. But a new study shows that air quality can vary tremendously within a city — even block by block. The

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Temple Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory & Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

Temple Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory & Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Temple Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory & Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM)

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The Number of Deadly Heatwaves Will Only Keep Rising, Experts Warn

The Number of Deadly Heatwaves Will Only Keep Rising, Experts Warn

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on The Number of Deadly Heatwaves Will Only Keep Rising, Experts Warn

One of the consequences of a warming planet is more heatwaves, and more heatwaves that are hot enough to kill. Those deadly heatwaves are set to keep growing in number, according to a new

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This Amazing Photo Shows Glow Plankton Lighting Up the Welsh Sea

This Amazing Photo Shows Glow Plankton Lighting Up the Welsh Sea

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on This Amazing Photo Shows Glow Plankton Lighting Up the Welsh Sea

Bioluminescence — the ability of a creature to emit light from its body — may seem incredible, but it’s commonplace in the ocean: One recent study found that 76 percent of ocean life has

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Here’s the 2017 Shark Week Schedule

Here’s the 2017 Shark Week Schedule

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Here’s the 2017 Shark Week Schedule

It’s summer, and you know what that means: It’s Shark Week. Yep, time to sit in front of a couch and watch cool, vaguely exploitative (and sometimes fictionalized) content about sharks under the guise

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