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World’s Total Animal Numbers Dropped ~50% Over Last Few Decades, Research Finds

Published on July 14th, 2017 | by

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The number of individual animals in the world — amongst birds, amphibians, mammals, and reptiles, etc. — has been reduced by as much as 50% over the last few decades, a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found. To put that another way, the last few decades, since […] read more

Broccoli Sprout Extract May Help Type 2 Diabetes Blood Sugar Management, Study Finds

Published on June 30th, 2017 | by

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A new study has found that concentrated broccoli sprout extract may function well as a means of helping type 2 diabetes patients regulate their blood sugar levels. These findings are the result of a 12-week randomized placebo-controlled trial with 97 human type 2 diabetes patients — which saw obese participants with dysregulated disease experience greatly […] read more

Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Protects Memory & Capacity To Learn, Protects Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Published on June 30th, 2017 | by

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Extra-virgin olive oil consumption protects against the loss of memory and lean ring capacity, and also against the formation of amyloid-beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain (markers for Alzheimer’s disease), according to new research from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). The new findings are detailed in a paper […] read more

New Board Game Inspires People To Build A Movement & Fight For Change

Published on June 21st, 2017 | by

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In times like these, we need as many tools and games that inspire, educate, and motivate as possible, because there are a metric buttload boatload of issues that we need to move forward on, ranging from basic human rights to deforestation to clean energy and clean water. We need more support for the idea that […] read more

In the new anti-normal, climate adaptation is king

Published on June 19th, 2017 | by

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My last PlanetSave story ended with an upbeat reference to the coming boom in what is now widely called the new Climate Adaptation Economy, or the fast-growing field of companies providing resilience solutions in the United States and around the world. Setting the stage is the science pointing to an overshoot of the 1.5 degree […] read more

Splitting The Solar Spectrum Could Produce Power, Food, & Water From The Same Land

Published on June 13th, 2017 | by

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Instead of producing solar power on one site, and purifying water on another, and growing food on yet another piece of land, it might be possible to do all three on the same site, which would enable true local sustainability. That’s the gist of a new research paper from a Purdue University research team, which […] read more