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Environment

Solar Electric News

Feb 14, 2018 - India

India is planning to greatly expand its solar power production, to have 40% of its power coming form solar by 2030. Stuart Wenham, the Australian who made solar panels much more efficient, has passed on, amid tributes from his colleagues. Exciting electric news from the Netherlands,  automatic electric barges will soon be in operation, replacing many diesel trucks used for transporting freight.

Culture

Culture Rediscovered

Feb 11, 2018 - United States

Ancient cultures are still close to people's hearts, as testified by the care and attention they put into preserving or reviving them, in the countries listed below - Native Americans in New York state campaigning for their traditions, Lebanon recovering ancient artifacts, and a national Finnish radio station broadcasting the news in Latin.

Education

Transcendental Meditation at Norwich,The Oldest Military University In USA

Feb 08, 2018 - United States

The US military are taking an interest in Transcendental Meditation (TM) after it has been shown to be very effective at increasing efficiency and reducing stress, at Norwich, the oldest military university in the country. Other military universities are are now interested in introducing TM to their students.   

Environment

Catholic Church Comes Out Against Fossil Fuels

Feb 07, 2018 - United States

Pope Francis has called for the urgent removal of fossil fuels as a source of energy in a bid to help protect the Earth's environment from global warming. In response, a number of Catholic organizations are planning to remove their financial investments from fossil fuel companies. 

Environment

Solar Continues To Grow Worldwide

Feb 06, 2018 - Belgium

Solar power continues to increases in popularity throughout the world, with developed countries like Belgium and Germany increasing their use of solar, and developing countries like India, and in particular China, developing solar power at a fast rate. The increase in the world market for solar power is now increasing at the rate of 100 GW per year.

Health

Traveling And Staying Healthy

Feb 05, 2018 - United States

Whether you are on the road for fun or for work, staying focused on the road can be demanding. Your schedule being different, you will be sleeping in a place you are not used to. Travel can be stressful enough without having to worry about eating healthy, and getting enough exercise. So here are some easy ways to get the best from your trip and stay on the health path.

Culture

Some Of The Highest Scoring Countries In The World

Feb 02, 2018 - Denmark

Below are details of 6 countries which have a reputation for a high level of trust in government, the effectiveness of the social system and the social progress of the country. The countries are Denmark, Canada, New Zealand, Chile, Botswana and Japan.

Health

Transcendental Meditation Reduces PTSD Symptoms

Feb 01, 2018 - United States

Cures for PTSD are elusive: 2/3 of patients receiving standard treatments still have PTSD after treatment. In contrast, this study's results found that after 30 days of Transcendental Meditation practice 80% of the 46 veterans in this study no longer had PTSD.

Culture

Unexpected Awards

Feb 01, 2018 - United States

In the United States, 2 journalists: Jaeah Lee and Valeria Fernandez, each won $100,000 for their contributions to journalism, reporting the plight of underrepresented groups. And in the Oscar nominations list, unexpected nominations went to 2 Middle Eastern film directors: Ziad Doueiri from Lebanon, and Firas Fayyad from Syria.

Health

Gut Crisis: A Cutting-Edge Guide To Gut Health

Jan 27, 2018 - United States

Many diseases are caused by malfunctions of the digestive system (gut). Dr. Robert Keith Wallace shows you how the microbiome of the gut is the basis of your health. He has created an online course and a book giving a detailed program for healing the gut, which can bring a dramatic improvement in the health.

Health

Healthy Vegetarianism

Jan 22, 2018 - United States

Being a vegetarian can be a challenge to make sure you are getting all the right nutrients in your diet. Below are some important points about making sure that your diet is on track for incorporating all the nutrients your body needs. 

Peace

The Incredible Story Of The David Lynch Foundation

Jan 21, 2018 - United States

Dr. Bob Roth the CEO of the David Lynch Foundation, and Dr. Adam Pressman the media director, tell of the latest progress in bringing relief to half a million children and at-risk populations worldwide, through promoting the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) program.

Culture

Social Contact Between The Generations Brings Benefits

Jan 17, 2018 - United States

A new study has found that more social contact between young people and old people gives the young a more positive attitude towards the elderly. The study suggests that both young and old gain from the social interaction. Also young people's attitude varies according to what age and gender they are.

Environment

Norway Shoots Ahead In Electric Cars

Jan 17, 2018 - Norway

Norway is speeding ahead of the rest of the world, in its sales of electric cars. Over half of all cars sold in the country in 2017 were electric. This is mainly due to government subsidies and reflects the country's determination to go electric, in order to reduce thinning of the ozone layer. 

Peace

The Two Koreas Move Towards Peace

Jan 12, 2018 - Korea

North Korea and South Korea have taken a step closer to having peaceful relations with each other. The North has agreed to send athletes to the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang, South Korea. This is part of general talks that are taking place between the two countries to improve relations. The US has welcomed this development.

Environment

Corporations Encourage Electric Vehicles

Jan 12, 2018 - United States

A group of corporations are encouraging auto companies to move faster to shift to electric vehicles only production.

Environment

Beijing Comes Out Of The Smoke

Jan 04, 2018 - China

China's capital, Beijing is starting to win the battle against pollution by showing a drametic reduction in it's smog levels in 2017. This has been due partly to favorable weather conditions, but mainly to government measures to clamp down on air pollution in Beijing and other cities in China. China, until recently one of the most polluted countries in the world, is now no longer.

Food

Organic Food - a Good Investment

Dec 26, 2017 - United States

The organic food market in the US is growing fast, making it a good investment for financiers. Although it is only a small part of the whole food market, the organic food market is growing 3 times faster than conventional food market.

Environment

Organic Soil Reduces Carbon Emissions

Dec 22, 2017 - United States

A new study indicates that the soil on organic farms hold 25% more carbon than soil from conventional farms.

Science

Black Hole From The Dawn Of The Universe

Dec 20, 2017 - United States

Scientists have discovered a black hole which has existed for 13 billion years, a time when the universe was very young indeed. Scientists are surprised that such a thing could have existed so early in the history of the universe.