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Thursday, August 24, 2017

BROCCOLI IS BARGAIN – Diet for a month, lifestyle forever

After the December indulgence in rich foods and comfort drinks, most of you may be planning a stretch of healthy eating to get back...

UNSEEN DANGERS – Habitat restoration vs habitat creation

These days we have all become accustomed to headlines about habitat destruction and species extinction. The endangered species list grows annually as they suffer...

MARINE NUISANCES – A tide of jelly

Ask somebody to name you something that lives in the sea and the chances are that they will reply with a type of shark...

SEAHORSES – A curiosity of nature

Seahorses are an iconic fish whose name is derived from the Greek word hippos which means horse. The scientific name Hippocampus combines horse with...

CONSCIENCE EATING STALL – World Meat Free Day

What would happen to the animals if we don’t eat them? Can a person live without meat? Is it possible for a person to...

ME EAT NO MEAT – How going vegan once a week...

‘Eat like a primate!’’ is a new campaign launched by the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park in conjunction with the Health, Environment and Education Departments,...

MARINE NUISANCES – Red tides – the HABs and the HABs-not

Red tides are an actual phenomenon of biblical proportions. Referred to as harmful algal blooms (HABs) by the scientific community, they are caused by...

MARINE NUISANCES – Macro algae and factors that induce growth

The marine environment hosts a huge variety of algal species most of which are too small to see with the human eye. They are...

MARINE NUISANCES – The lionfish are coming!

Before the battles of Lexington and Concord during the American War of Independence, the blacksmith Paul Revere famously called out to the towns folk...

FIGHTING FOR ENVIRONMENT – Tommy Finlayson – in it for the...

‘Surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal or plant lives or operates...’ So says the dictionary, when looking up ‘environment.’ These days, a...