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How (and Why) to Get More Chlorophyll in Your Diet

We’re often told to eat our greens, but why are they so important? One reason is they actually provide us with energy converted directly from the sun. HOW DOES IT WORK? Plants, algae, and certain bacteria are able to convert sunlight into sugars they can use for energy through the …

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5 Ways on How to Support the Environment from Your Computer

The environment needs our individual and collective help more than ever. Hurricanes, flooding, raging forest fires, unprecedented droughts, threatened national monuments, declining species, crazy temperature fluctuations; climate change is quickening its destructive pace and we have a federal government that is unwilling to lift a finger to do anything about …

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Ancient tree stump’ spotted on Mars ?

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UFO hunters claim that an image taken by NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover shows an ancient tree stump on the surface of the Red Planet. A video posted to YouTube by Paranormal Crucible highlights the feature on the surface of Mars, speculating that it could be the petrified remains of a …

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Gambia’s race to save its ‘Roots’ on Kunta Kinteh island

As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinte, immortalised in print and on screen in “Roots”, put The Gambia on the map for historical tourism. But the island where he and tens of thousands of west African slaves faced the horrors of being chained, branded and separated before …

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Zimbabwe’s new ‘GOAT’ currency? Minister announces livestock-for-school-fees plan

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe’s latest plan to have parents pay school fees in goats has got some Zimbabweans up in arms – but not everyone thinks it’s a bad idea. Education Minister Lazarus Dokora and a ministry official have told the state-controlled Sunday Mail that schools must be “flexible” when demanding outstanding …

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Guinea: Shark fins seized from Chinese ships

Guinea has seized a haul of shark fins and carcasses from Chinese ships fishing illegally off the coast of the west African country and fined the owners. The seizure was part of a push launched in February to crack down on illegal fishing in West African waters, aided by the …

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