7 House-plants That Detox The Air In Your Lungs & Improve Indoor Air Quality

Date: 22 January 2016
Author: mcshane

It is find that 90 percent of the American population spends a lot of their time indoors. Shockingly, the quality of the air inside your house or office can be worse than the pollution outside. This is why the U.S Environmental Protection Agency is worried and ranks air quality as one of the top five environmental risks to public health. Continue reading 7 House-plants That Detox The Air In Your Lungs & Improve Indoor Air Quality

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Domino’s is trialling an autonomous pizza delivery robot

Date:19 March 2016
Author:Gian Volpicelli (UK)

Battery-powered pizzabot has 12-mile range; customers access pizza with a code.

Pizza delivery boys and girls, beware! Pizza giant Domino’s has unveiled an autonomous pizza delivery robot that is being trialled in New Zealand.

On Friday the company unveiled the Domino’s Robotic Unit (DRU), and announced that the bot had already carried out its first successful pizza delivery on March 8. “DRU is an autonomous delivery vehicle and is set to take the world by storm,” the company wrote in a statement on its website. Continue reading Domino’s is trialling an autonomous pizza delivery robot

Global Glyphosate Herbicide Market IS Driven by Genetically Modified Crops

Date: 18 March 2016
Author: Christina Sarich

Contrary to biotech claims, GM crops increase pesticide use

Even Harvard has bowed to the Biotech Giants, stating that herbicide use is “ubiquitous” and may or may not increase with the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops. However, GM crops accounted for 45.2% of the global glyphosate market in 2012 and have been increasingly cultivated. Without GMOs, there would be a great decrease in the use of carcinogenic glyphosate. Continue reading Global Glyphosate Herbicide Market IS Driven by Genetically Modified Crops

Major Supermarket to Eradicate Food Waste by 2017, Give Unsold Food to Charity

Date: 16 March 2016
Author: Christina Sarich

In an effort to eradicate all food wasted in its stores and distribution centers, Tesco says that it will work with 5,000 different charities in the UK in order to give all unsold food to those who need it most.

Figures recently released by the company suggest that this new program could save 55,400 tonnes of food that were thrown away at its stores and distribution centers across the country in 2015. Continue reading Major Supermarket to Eradicate Food Waste by 2017, Give Unsold Food to Charity

The Netherlands and Sweden Join France in Anti-Glyphosate Stance

Date:12 March 2016
Author: Christina Sarich

Is Monsanto’s base beginning to crumble?

Monsanto’s Round Up, which contains glyphosate as its main ingredient, was recently named a probable carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO). This means it is going to have a hard time getting re-licensed in Europe. The Netherlands and Sweden recently joined France in an anti-glyphosate stance. Continue reading The Netherlands and Sweden Join France in Anti-Glyphosate Stance

New Zealand Faces ‘Catastrophic’ Marijuana Shortage

Date: 20 March 2016
Author: Christina Sarich

The marijuana plant seems to have gained such popularity in New Zealand that the country is facing a pot shortage, but it isn’t just because stoners like to get high. Earlier this month, police seized 9000 plants in an annual aerial operation, which affected both outdoor and indoor growing of the highly-desired flowering herb. Continue reading New Zealand Faces ‘Catastrophic’ Marijuana Shortage