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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
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Pesticides and Parkinson's: Further proof of a link uncovered

Pesticides and Parkinson's: Further proof of a link uncovered | this curious life | Scoop.it
Researchers have found a link between Parkinson's disease and the pesticide Benomyl, whose toxicological effects still linger in the environment, 10 years after it was banned by the EPA.
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World's big trees are dying: Alarming increase in death rates among trees 100-300 years old

World's big trees are dying: Alarming increase in death rates among trees 100-300 years old | this curious life | Scoop.it
The largest living organisms on the planet, the big, old trees that harbor and sustain countless birds and other wildlife, are dying.
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Are California's Pot Farms Bad for the Planet?

Are California's Pot Farms Bad for the Planet? | this curious life | Scoop.it
County officials say marijuana growers are wreaking havoc on the land—but they could go to jail for regulating the farms.
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Stress Makes Men Seek Curvy and Mature Women

Stress Makes Men Seek Curvy and Mature Women | this curious life | Scoop.it
If you are a woman and have been trying hard to lose those extra pounds and get a skinny frame, here is some good news. You can stop worrying and relax as a new research says that a woman's curvy body may be kind of 'therapeutic' to men.

 

'..... the scientists call, the "Environmental Security Hypothesis" which suggests that people might change their choices with changing circumstances.'


Read more at http://www.counselheal.com/articles/2475/20120809/stress-makes-men-seek-curvy-and-mature-women.htm#xARO78DLars6zEjp.99

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Documentary- A Silent Forest. The Growing Threat, Genetically Engineered Trees- Full Movie

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BP receives record criminal fine

BP receives record criminal fine | this curious life | Scoop.it
BP receives the biggest criminal penalty in US history for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and two workers are indicted on manslaughter charges.
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We love to hate the common myna, but what should we do about it?

We love to hate the common myna, but what should we do about it? | this curious life | Scoop.it
In Australia we are all too familiar with devastating environmental impacts of introduced species such as foxes, rabbits and cane toads.

 

'In 2005 the Australian community voted the common myna as the top “pest problem that needs more control”. They were more worried about mynas than cane toads, foxes, feral cats and rabbits. Many scientists, on the other hand, question the seriousness of myna impact and the type of management (if any) that is warranted.'

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