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California could become first state to protect natural black hair from discrimination 27.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Kari Williams has worked to make her natural hair salon a refuge for black Angelenos, including those who’ve felt pressured to alter their hairstyles to hold on to a job.

Some customers have asked her to cut their locs — short for dreadlocks — because their bosses deemed them unacceptable. Others...

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Yes, clean, electric buildings can reduce emissions and save money in new construction 27.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
A new report publishes outdated research about emissions in the built environment — here are the facts about building electrification.
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Edible AI? The future of food is up to tech 19.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
The world's most sophisticated robots may become farmers.
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DNR commissioner: Connection to outdoors critical to health, conservation 19.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources told a group of lake advocates on Tuesday that it's her personal mission to connect more people with the outdoors.
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Making living products is second nature at our Glasgow plant 14.6.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: With the recent Petal Certification of an entire commercial carpet platform, Mohawk Group demonstrates how sustainability is their second nature.
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Parents of Boy, 7, Who Died After They Treated His Ear Infection With Homeopathy Given 3 Month Sentence 7.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Francesco Bonifazi fell into a coma as a result of brain inflammation and died three days later.
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Nature deficit: Kids have much to gain by going outside 4.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Experts say that getting kids out in nature holds potential to boost their physical and mental health, support healthy development and improve academics.
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Scientists genetically modify fungus to kill mosquitoes that spread malaria 30.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The modified fungus produces spider toxin that rapidly kills mosquitoes, raising hopes for a new weapon to fight a disease that sickens millions. But not everyone is convinced.
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Policy News: May 28, 2019 29.5.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: House Appropriations Bills Propose Funding Increases for Ecological Science NSF receives a seven percent increase. Senate appropriations process remains stalled. Member Opportunities Apply to join the Rapid Response Team. Attend ESA communications training in Flagstaff, AZ. Call for emerging policy issues. Congress House Natural Resources Committee holds hearing on IPBES Global Assessment ...
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Man Hospitalized After Drinking Herbal Tea Made From Licorice Root 27.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Herbal products can be harmful, physicians warned.
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Seeing teen vaping as an addiction, schools move toward treatment model 27.5.2019 LA Times: Nation

A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic.

His school traditionally has emphasized discipline for those caught with e-cigarettes. Punishments...

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People Are Looking for 'Natural' Homemade Sunscreens Recipes on Pinterest 20.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Use the internet for food recipes, not for products to protect the skin, an expert has warned.
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9 major opportunities for electric buses and trucks 14.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
New jobs, less pollution, climate action — and more.
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New whitepaper demonstrates how China can take a world class approach to underground gas storage 7.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New whitepaper demonstrates how China can take a world class approach to underground gas storage
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Evolution Is a Brutal, Uncaring Opponent That We Need to Outmanoeuvre 6.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Our ancestors were subjected to full-strength, undiluted, CFC-free, pure-organic, additive-free natural selection. The biggest recipients were young children, for which evolution had the greatest appetite of all.
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Viola Davis on Being Pre-Diabetic, Not Caring About 'Pushback' 30.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I feel like it’s your job to live your authentic life and you have to redefine how you’re seen."
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OSHA to investigate conservation officer's death 24.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration will review safety and health practices, conduct interviews and take photos and video to determine any hazardous conditions that may have caused or contributed to the accident.
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Herbs Found to Stop Growth of Cancer Cells 22.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As many as 39 percent of the plants on Mauritius are unique to the island.
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Castle Rock steps out front on regulating kratom, the popular but controversial herbal extract 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Castle Rock is one of the first communities in Colorado to look into regulating kratom, an herbal extract that is becoming increasingly popular as a pain management tool. While the federal government considers whether to outlaw the supplement, Castle Rock is taking a far lighter approach to the sale of kratom in town. It is proposing setting a minimum age of 18 to buy kratom but is not proposing a ban on its use for human consumption, as Denver has done.
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Ecological Society of America announces 2019 Fellows 4.4.2019 EcoTone
  The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2019 Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy. Fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to a wide range of fields served ...
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