Glade introduces new line of scented candles in time for fall

Uncategorized By Mar 20, 2023

Glade, the beloved brand of fragrances and air fresheners, has launched a new line of scented candles for fall that pays homage to the beauty of fall with a blend of scents that are earthy, spicy, and warm. The new Glade scented candle line features four unique scents, including Warm Flannel Embrace, Cozy Cider Sipping, Radiant Berries and Spice, and…

Bog discovered in remote Amazonian region

Uncategorized By Mar 20, 2023

A bog has been discovered in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest by a team of biologists. Bogs are wetlands that provide an ideal location for various species of plants and animals as they thrive in damp and nutrient-rich environments. The bog is significant because it serves as a filter for the water in the area, reducing the amount…

Swamp Restoration efforts prove successful in Louisiana

Uncategorized By Mar 20, 2023

Louisiana’s restoration efforts have proven successful in restoring the state’s swamps and wetlands, which have been suffering from environmental issues like coastal erosion, subsidence, and wetland loss for decades. These ecosystems, home to a diverse range of plant and animal species, also serve as a filter for water, prevent soil erosion, and reduce the effects of natural disasters such as…

Marsh Madness: Wetlands Restoration Efforts Get a Boost

Uncategorized By Mar 20, 2023

The Marsh Madness initiative, launched by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) in December 2020, is a wetland restoration project aimed at revitalising tidal wetlands of the state. Wetlands are critical ecosystems that provide habitat for a vast array of plant and animal life, promote biodiversity, protect against erosion, and help mitigate climate change by sequestering…

Protecting Our Pond Watersheds: A Call to Action for Conservation

Uncategorized By Mar 20, 2023

Ponds are critical ecosystems that provide a habitat for aquatic species and serve as sources of water for irrigation, recreation, and drinking. However, human activities such as agriculture and urbanization can degrade pond watersheds, impacting water quality. Protecting pond watersheds is crucial for sustaining ecosystems and human communities, ensuring the safety of the people and the aquatic life that rely…

Ivy League Admissions Process Faces Scrutiny Amid Allegations of Favoritism

Uncategorized By Mar 19, 2023

Ivy League universities including Harvard, Cornell, Yale, Columbia, Princeton, Penn, Brown, and Dartmouth are facing allegations of bias. The controversial admissions process has been accused of using quotas to limit acceptance of Asian American students, while admitting legacy students and athletes with lower academic standards. As a result, Ivy League schools are being forced to review their assessment policies and…

The Mushroom Boom: New Study Shows Increase in Sales and Consumption

Uncategorized By Mar 19, 2023

A new study has shown that mushroom sales in the US have risen by 17% from 2016 to 2020, with consumption up by 12% over the same period. The industry generated $1.2bn in sales in 2020 alone. One reason for the trend is mushroom health benefits such as being low in calories, high in nutrients, and containing beta-glucans, which support…

Mysterious Fungus Discovered in Australia’s Rainforest

Uncategorized By Mar 19, 2023

A new species of fungus, named the Velvet Worm fungus, has been discovered by researchers from the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria in the rainforests of Cape York, northern Queensland. It was found to grow only on the feces of velvet worms, leading researchers to believe it may break down tough exoskeletons. The fungus’s physical qualities and broad range of alkaloids,…

Exploring the Fascinating World of Lichen: A Look into their Surprising Biodiversity

Uncategorized By Mar 19, 2023

Lichen, a unique symbiotic organism consisting of fungus and algae or cyanobacteria, can be found in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors in almost every corner of the Earth. With over 20,000 known species, lichen is categorized based on their growth form: crustose, foliose, or fruticose. They play an important role in the ecosystem, serving as a source of…

The Healing Powers of Nature: Finding Beauty in Grounding

Uncategorized By Mar 19, 2023

Grounding, or “earthing,” is a technique that involves direct contact with the earth to restore and energize the body. The therapeutic benefits of grounding include reducing inflammation, stress, and anxiety levels, improving sleep, and increasing energy. Spending time in nature also has numerous benefits, including reducing depression, stimulating creativity, boosting immune function, and improving focus. While grounding can reduce pain…

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