In hunted rainforests, termites lose their dominance

A study by Rice ecologist Amy Dunham and graduate student Therese Lamperty, published in Biological Conservation, reported that in African rainforests...

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Blue Whales’ Hearts Can Beat Exceptionally Slowly

Slowing to just two beats per minute, the animals’ heart rate shows how they survive plunging far below the ocean’s surface to eat. A ...

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Author Kristin Kimball Wants To Persuade You To Become A Farmer

SHAPIRO: "The Dirty Life... new book, "Good Husbandry," tells how farming has continued to shape her...

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Keeping cats indoors: How to ensure your cat is happy, according to science

With more and more people living in dense urban settings, what does the future hold for pets? For...

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Are we facing population overload?

With seven billion humans living on Earth and rising, Gaia Vince asks whether there is a limit to how many people can be sustained on a finite planet.

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Tired of turkey? Here's why you'll want to try a vegan Thanksgiving this year

Jasmine Briones was nervous during her first vegan Thanksgiving. She wasn’t sure how her family of...

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Hotels Experiment With Reducing Food Waste: Will All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Be History?

In an effort to cut down on the amount of food it was wasting, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland in...

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How to eat vegan food (and realize it's awesome)- Edible Education

Vegan food is booming right now, with meatless burgers and milk alternatives everywhere. In...

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The cofounder of Chewy explains how he created a $10.2 billion empire selling pet food to...

Ryan Cohen was just weeks away from launching an online jewelry business when he was out shopping in...

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How sharks outlived dinosaurs and adapted to suit their environment

(CNN)Sharks are some of the ocean's top predators. In fact, sharks and their relatives were the...

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14 Common “Facts” About Cats That Are Actually False

How many of these cat myths did you believe were true? The post 14 Common “Facts” About Cats That Are Actually False appeared first on Reader's Digest.

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Thursday evening news briefing: Jeremy Corbyn reveals Labour manifesto set to raid middle classes

Mr Corbyn announced a new "super" income tax rate of 50pc on people earning £125,000 and over, as well as lowering the threshold for the additional income tax rate of 45pc from £150,000 to £80,000 ...

discovered 3 weeks ago on The Telegraph via Yahoo News UK
Your Thanksgiving turkey keeps getting cheaper — and better for the environment

I’m an expert on food and agricultural economics, and I set out to answer the question: How has...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Market Watch
Weird Triassic 'Dragons' Had Massive Heads. Here's Why.

Millions of years before the dinosaurs, tank-like predators that looked like Komodo dragons with...

discovered 3 weeks ago on LiveScience
Woman who abandoned starving cat to eat other pets jailed

Inspector Jonathan Radcliffe and took the living cat to a vet, who put it down. The owner had left...

discovered 3 weeks ago on The Independent via Yahoo News UK
Vegan students complained about a painting of dead animals in their dining hall. The college took it...

“Some diners felt unable to eat because it was on the wall,” a spokesperson for the university’s...

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These 2 habits can help you live longer, says Bulletproof founder (who plans to live to 180)

Bulletproof founder and former tech CEO Dave Asprey does not have a science or clinical background,...

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How safe is Kenya's staple food?

WHO estimates that about 25% of food produced globally is destroyed every year because of aflatoxin contamination - and there have been reports of Kenya...

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Coriander, salt, and root vegetables: the foods that divide opinion, and why we all taste them...

If you eat a strawberry, your tongue will pick up its relative sweetness or sourness, while the...

discovered 3 weeks ago on The Telegraph via Yahoo News UK
Farmers and chefs think there may be an ethical future for foie gras

The New York City Council passed legislation to ban foie gras—a controversial delicacy produced by...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Quartz via Yahoo Finance
How to protect yourself from chronic wasting disease in deer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... infection in people. “However, animal...

discovered 3 weeks ago on The Patriot-News
Tons of acorns? It must be a mast year

If you have oak trees in your neighborhood, perhaps you’ve noticed that some years the ground is carpeted with their acorns, and some years there are...

discovered 3 weeks ago on Salon.com
Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager Just Started Intermittent Fasting, But It Might Not Be a Great Idea...

People who do intermittent fasting will restrict when or how much they can eat in a given period of...

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Meatless Meat Is Everywhere. But How Good Is It For Us And The Planet?

On the face of it...would also mean fewer antibiotics (overuse of antibiotics in animals has been...

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Mother continued to hunt animals to feed her family while pregnant

Lucy (pictured) who is against intensive factory farmed food, enjoys hunting as a way of feeding her...

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Nov. 13, 1999: Growing deer population proves problematic around St. Louis

The problem still plagues some parts of St. Louis in 2019, but the deer vs. development problem has...

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The best food and drink experiences to gift this holiday

Finding the perfect gift, especially for a food fanatic, can be tricky. As every corner of the world...

discovered 1 month ago on CNET
The recurring nightmare of my daughter's anorexia

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall: 'How I recovered from an eating disorder' After 14 years of turmoil, one might expect Simon to...anyway. "Why would anybody...

discovered 1 month ago on BBC News
How to make a great Christmas Eve box, from gift ideas to ready-made boxes

The Christmas Eve box came to Blighty back in 2017 and two years on the craze is bigger and better...

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Touching drone footage reveals how killer whales make physical contact

Commenting on how much affectionate physical contact the animals shared Professor Trites told The...

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Why Where You Get Your Pet Nutrition Information Matters

"Should consumer demands always dictate pet food's path? Since consumer demand typically dictates...

discovered 1 month ago on Mercola
Ask Dr. Universe: How do bugs have poison?

Dr. Universe: How do bugs have poison? James is a researcher at Washington State University who is very curious about monarch butterflies. After a...

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Dear Reader: Watch Where You’re Going

Last year, pedestrian deaths in the United States were at their highest point since 1990, with distracted drivers and bigger vehicles the chief culprits....

discovered 1 month ago on New York Times
Move Over, Carrot Mush: Millennial Parents Are Exploring The Most Nutritious And Eco-Friendly Ways...

When we talk about what to eat, the conversation today encompasses not only our own health and...

discovered 1 month ago on Forbes
Baby Fish Nurseries Are Riddled With ‘Prey-Sized’ Plastic, Alarming Study Finds

We’re slowly realizing that we’ve contaminated an enormous swath of the planet, from the deepest...

discovered 1 month ago on Vice