Man-made global warming is already affecting all continents and oceans on Earth, according to the draft report, and the risk of ‘severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts’ is quickly rising worldwide.
A new study, funded by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), says growing acidification of Alaska’s waters, particularly those off the southern coast, threatens the state’s whole economy—largely dependent on the fishing industry.
Move Over, Quinoa, a New Superfood Grain Is in Town
For quinoa fanatics tired of eating quinoa burgers, quinoa pasta and quinoa porridge, fonio may be the answer. It’s been called the grain you’ve never heard of and yes—it may even knock quinoa out of its throne.
In addition to committing to renewable energy and divesting from dirty fuels, colleges and universities can use their influence to advocate for statewide policies that will bring more clean energy online.
In light of the recent Ebola outbreak, some researchers are connecting deforestation in countries such as Liberia to the disease, noting that the change in landscape is bringing wildlife in closer contact with humans.
To make sure your kids eat what you pack, involve them in selecting foods—provided they’re nutritious choices, of course.
A sandwich every day can get boring fast, so try rice cakes with almond butter, hummus with flatbread, or muffins with apple butter. A hard-boiled egg makes a great meat alternative and is packed with protein.
Kids love dipping things, so pack fresh fruits and vegetables with a variety of dips.
With fruit, try yogurt or applesauce. Veggies can get a dunk with low-fat ranch dip or hummus. To make lunch preparation that much easier, cut vegetables at the beginning of the week and keep them in the fridge. Carrot and celery sticks will stay fresh longer if you store them in water for a couple of days inside the refrigerator.