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Yadvinder Malhi: Observing nature in your backyard is not dull but radically significant

Every decade is warmer than the last, spring is earlier and the weather more erratic. The web of life is shifting and reweaving in complex ways…

April 19, 2021 · 1 Comment

Tony Whedon: Field of Vision | Blues and Greens

Between this and that, my wife, my dear little cowslip,
was misdiagnosed with heart failure and everything I loved
lost its pigment. The old reds weren’t red anymore,
the rose bushes on the path by the river had lost their pink

October 13, 2020 · 4 Comments

Kelly Madrone: My Battle With Crohn’s – How Going Plant-Based Gave Me My Life Back

At age 12, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease—an autoimmune disease that affects the digestive system and that, at the time, almost no one had heard of. I had emergency … Continue reading

December 1, 2018 · 3 Comments

Video: Does Tomato Sauce Prevent Cancer?

. What happened when patients were given three quarters of a cup of tomato sauce every day for three weeks? Source: Nutrition Facts Chief Researcher: Michael Greger, MD .

November 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dr. Michael Greger: How Humans Benefit from Stressed Plants

Plants live the ultimate sedentary lifestyle—most of us usually think of plants more as objects than as organisms. Because plants can’t move, they’ve had to evolve a whole other way … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

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