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In wake of recent storms in Minnesota, event offers chance to prepare for next natural disaster 11.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Southern Minnesota has seen tornadoes, flooding and severe winter storms in the past couple years — and an event taking place Tuesday night aims to get residents better prepared for the next emergency.
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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Environmentalists push Minnesota to ban lead bullets, tackle over health concerns 31.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
“We all know that lead is bad for people, it’s bad for wildlife. It’s just not something that should be voluntarily introduced to our environment by hunters and fishermen and others,” the petition author says.
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Firms seeking top workers find they can't offer only high-deductible health plans 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Big firms are again offering more generous health plans alongside or instead of policies with sky-high deductibles. Why? They need to do so to stay competitive and recruit top talent.
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Teen vapers who want to quit look for help via text 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Starting to vape is easy, but quitting a nicotine habit can be tough, teens are finding. Some vaping cessation programs have begun to reach out to teens where they live — on their phones.
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Inside Oakland’s clean energy economy strategy 21.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
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In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods 9.10.2019 WRI Stories
In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods Comments|Add Comment|PrintWaterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India. Photo credit: Anna Brown Monsoon season has always brought torrential downpours to Gorakhpur, India, but the city has seen record-breaking rainfall in the last few years. Residents of the northern Indian city often find their streets submerged in water, their houses waterlogged. Stagnant floodwaters have made Gorakhpur a hub for diseases such as dengue fever, malaria and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Rein in Floods 9.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Monsoon season has always brought torrential downpours to Gorakhpur, India, but the city has seen record-breaking rainfall in the last few years. Residents of the northern Indian city often find their streets submerged in water, their houses waterlogged. Stagnant floodwaters ...
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Will California say bye to diesel-burning trucks and hello to zero-emissions ones? 9.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A new rule in the state could tackle one of its largest sources of pollution.
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Column: Trump's plan to 'save' Medicare would actually destroy it 4.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Trump's plan to 'save' Medicare is a stealth attack on the program by turning it over to private insurers.

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Workers are falling ill, even dying, after making kitchen countertops 2.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Irreversible lung disease has started to show up among young workers who cut, grind and polish countertops made of increasingly popular "engineered" stone. The material is more than 90% silica.
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Drawing people with flavored tobacco isn't new, experts say. Look at menthol cigarettes 26.9.2019 LA Times: Health

Public health experts say the marketing and sustained popularity of menthol cigarettes provide a window into the playbook e-cigarette companies could be using when it comes to selling flavored nicotine.

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Policy News: September 23, 2019 24.9.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: North American bird populations decrease an estimated 30% in 50 years Common bird species severely impacted. Senate Appropriations Bills Include Increases of Department of Energy and Agricultural Research Programs The Department of Energy’s Office of Science receives a 9.6% increase. Administration Finalizes EIS for drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The House ...
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Don't pull the weeds in Rainbeau Mars' edible garden 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Actress turned wellness guru Rainbeau Mars traded her lawn in Venice for an edible landscape of herbs, fruit trees, vegetables and, yup, even nutritious "weeds" like dandelions and stinging nettles.

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Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes 12.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping.
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Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.
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Hula Dancing Helped Native Hawaiians Lower Their Blood Pressure 8.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists challenged participants to take hula lessons to see if it would improve their health.
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The Average Menstrual Cycle Isn't 28 Days. It's Time We Dispel This Dated Period Myth | Opinion 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
This is one of the largest ever analyses of menstrual cycle characteristics. These initial results only scratch the surface.
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Newsletter: Just in time for Labor Day, why 'uncured' deli meats aren't as safe as you thought 2.9.2019 LA Times: Business

The label may say "no nitrites." But that doesn't means there are no nitrites.

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Rosacea treatments: 10 creams, lotions and salves that promise to save your skin 28.8.2019 LA Times: Health

Here are 10 rosacea products that promise to soothe inflamed, red skin: We tried them all.

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