Thanks to a decades-long association with “hippies” and “tree-huggers,” cannabis has largely been considered a green (no pun intended) industry by the masses.
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Chemicals are essential for the well-being, high living standards and comfort of modern society. They are used in many sectors, including health, energy, mobility and housing.
Researchers at the University of Montana are exploring the role of nanoparticles, commonly found in inner cities encumbered with pollution, in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers. Causality has not been proven, but researchers hypothesize that these nanoparticles play a large role in brain diseases.
Scientists describe the outbreak of COVID-19 in Mink farms as “reverse zoonosis.” Humans are likely to have spread the disease to Minks in captivity.
The resilience of our planet is largely dependent on its biodiversity. Today environmental degradation is threatening the extinction of plants and fungi across the planet, many of which we have yet to discover and could prove to solve many of humanity’s problems.
Posing as the international wind travel station, the Greek island of Antikythera stands where three sea’s converge and where African, American, Asian and European continental winds pass through. Antikythera is a climate scientist’s Disneyland, as the island accumulates dust from winds that span across the globe containing the data that tell today’s climate story. Read this fascinating BBC piece on how this research may change the way we think about the climate by the end of next year.