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Gender and Governance in Rural Services

The book “Gender and Governance in Rural Services: Insights from India, Ghana and Ethiopia” provides policy-relevant knowledge on strategies to improve agricultural and rural service delivery with a focus on providing more equitable access to these...
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Talcum Powder Linked to Woman’s Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Talcum Powder Linked to Woman’s Risk of Ovarian Cancer | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
More than 20 studies have linked the use of talcum powder around the genital area to ovarian cancer. Are your cosmetics and personal care products safe to use?
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For the sake of the environment, swap that sinful steak for some dal or rajma

For the sake of the environment, swap that sinful steak for some dal or rajma | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
We all know the score: current trends predict there will be 9.7 billion mouths to feed by 2050.
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Top Ten Reasons Why Animal Abuse Is Horrible and Must Stop

Top ten reasons why animal abuse is horrible and must stop a list that explains why animal abuse is horrible and it must stop you should have respect fo
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Can we feed 10 billion people on organic farming alone?

Can we feed 10 billion people on organic farming alone? | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Organic farming creates more profit and yields healthier produce. It’s time it played the role it deserves in feeding a rapidly growing world population
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Giraffe has panic attack and dies of stress from being forced in a cage

Giraffe has panic attack and dies of stress from being forced in a cage | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
A young, terrified giraffe died of fright after being forced into a cage on his way to a breeding programme.
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Scottish rugby coach 'made players kill rabbits with their bare hands'

Scottish rugby coach 'made players kill rabbits with their bare hands' | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Former Six Nations star Jim Hamilton claims Vern Cotter came into training room with knife, sparking fierce condemnation from animal charities
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The Loneliest Whale Ever

The Loneliest Whale Ever | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Lolita has spent 46 years in the tiniest orca tank in the United States—a tank that also violates the Animal Welfare Act’s minimum size requirements.
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Bad News For Feminists: Cat Owners More Sad and Lonely Than Dog Owners

Bad News For Feminists: Cat Owners More Sad and Lonely Than Dog Owners | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
According to research conducted by Facebook, cat people are lonelier, sadder, and less popular than their dog-owning counterparts.
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Keep Fox Hunting Illegal

Keep Fox Hunting Illegal | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
A politician wishes to revoke the ban on fox hunting if she is elected. This cruel sport sees foxes chased down by riders and hounds who kill them by chasing them to exhaustion and ripping them apart.
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Listen to the Sound of Extinct Habitats Preserved by an Ex-Hollywood Composer | The Creators Project

Listen to the Sound of Extinct Habitats Preserved by an Ex-Hollywood Composer | The Creators Project | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
After working on 'Rosemary's Baby' and 'Apocalypse Now,' Bernie Krause records orchestras of natural animal sounds.
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Powerplant Ventures closes $42 million fund to back “plant-centric” food and tech startups

Powerplant Ventures closes $42 million fund to back “plant-centric” food and tech startups | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
In recent years, venture capital has poured into food companies, from meal kit and grocery delivery services to the makers of environmentally sustainable, or..
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Plant-Based Protein Reduces Mortality Risk While Meat Increases It | Care2 Healthy Living

Plant-Based Protein Reduces Mortality Risk While Meat Increases It | Care2 Healthy Living | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Beware, meat and dairy eaters! You may be increasing your risk of death earlier than rather than later. According to science, plant-based foods are the key.
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7 solid links between mental health & diet

7 solid links between mental health & diet | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
All too often we forget the brain is part of the body, and what feeds the body also feeds the mind.
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Vegans say their human rights are under attack | The Canary

Vegans say their human rights are under attack | The Canary | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
This Italian MP has a beef with vegans
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Go Vegan

Go Vegan | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Another horror of animal testing: dead and dying dogs left on rooftop after medical experiments #vegan #vegetarian #glutenfree #food #GoVegan #organic #healthy #RAW #recipe #health #whatveganseat
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Extinction on Your Plate?

Extinction on Your Plate? | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
See how the Center for Biological Diversity hopes its extinction facts labels will raise consumer awareness on the environmental impacts of eating meat.
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Tyson Foods fires 10 workers after ‘disgusting’ chicken abuse is caught on video

Tyson Foods fires 10 workers after ‘disgusting’ chicken abuse is caught on video | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
RT @RawStory: Tyson Foods fires 10 workers after 'disgusting' chicken abuse is caught on video https://t.co/rv3oBSIQfI
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US may fund research to create mixed human-animal embryos

US may fund research to create mixed human-animal embryos | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Research that mixes human cells into animal embryos could get US government funds for the first time under a new proposal that has stoked concerns abou
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Dangerous Dogs Act has failed to keep people safe, warns RSPCA

Dangerous Dogs Act has failed to keep people safe, warns RSPCA | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Family pets are being indiscriminately targeted by the Dangerous Dogs Act, the RSPCA warns today as it says the law has caused thousands of animals to be put down unnecessarily.
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Millions of Americans drink unsafe water, study says

Millions of Americans drink unsafe water, study says | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Millions of Americans may be drinking water with unsafe levels of industrial chemicals, known as polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances.
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Feeling tired and forgetful? Your Vitamin B levels could be to blame

Feeling tired and forgetful? Your Vitamin B levels could be to blame | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Samantha Nash from Castle Donington used to work as a community midwife and enjoyed weekend hikes. Then, one year ago, she started suffering from crippling fatigue.
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The FDA Says to Stop Calling Plain Old Sugar 'Evaporated Cane Juice'

The FDA Says to Stop Calling Plain Old Sugar 'Evaporated Cane Juice' | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
It's not "juice," it's just good ol' fashioned sugar.
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Morrissey gives 'fantastic' Miley Cyrus his blessing for her Smiths cover

Morrissey gives 'fantastic' Miley Cyrus his blessing for her Smiths cover | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The two share a similar stance on animal rights and welfare.
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Heavy intake of animal protein points to higher risk of death: Study

Heavy intake of animal protein points to higher risk of death: Study | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Diets with an emphasis on processed and unprocessed red meats are linked to a higher risk of death whist the opposite is true for diets made up from plant-derived proteins, a landmark study has shown.
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