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Chemical Creep: 'We Just Don't Know Where The Contamination Is Coming From'

Chemical Creep: 'We Just Don't Know Where The Contamination Is Coming From' | Living | Scoop.it
Brent Collett already had some inklings about the pervasiveness of hormone-mimicking chemicals such as phthalates and Bisphenol-A (BPA).
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A Nation Of Meat Eaters: See How It All Adds Up

Americans eat more meat than almost anyone else in the world, but habits are starting to change. This may be in part because of health and environmental concerns. We explore some of the meat trends and changes in graphs and charts.

 

Often we hear about the dietary impact of meat consumption at the personal scale, but what are the environmental impacts of heavy meat consumption on a global scale?  Even more telling than the podcast are the charts and infographics that are connected to this article.  Not all meats have the same environmental impact (beef is much less environmentally efficient than chicken, pork or turkey).   As globalization has spread, American cultural preferences have changed worldwide taste preferences.  As the global population rises, the impact of meat consumption is now a major environmental concern. 


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Why People Quit

Why People Quit | Living | Scoop.it
Silence the Call of the Couch There’s a totally legit reason you always seem to fall off the workout wagon: The conventional approach to exercise almost forces you to bail out. So we did a  l...
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