Plastic pollution kills Pacific sea species

Plastic pollution kills Pacific sea species

SUVA: From endangered freshwater dolphins drowned by discarded fishing nets to elephants scavenging through rubbish, migratory species are among the most vulnerable to plastic pollution, a United Nations report on the Asia-Pacific region said on Tuesday, calling for greater action to cut waste.Plastic particles have infiltrated even the most remote and seemingly pristine regions of…

Support to Australian govt wanes

Support to Australian govt wanes

SYDNEY: Support for the Australian government has fallen to its lowest level this term amid outbreaks of Covid-19.According to the latest Newspoll, which was published on Sunday night, the opposition Labor Party now leads the governing coalition 54-46 percent on a two-party preferred basis.The coalition’s primary vote – the portion of voters intending to give…

Is butter a carb?

Is butter a carb?

This post has been updated. It was originally published on February 1, 2018. Every January, fat’s in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where we want it to?…

Navajo Water Project

Navajo Water Project

Navajo people are 67 times more likely than other Americans to live without running water or a toilet. Lack of access to such basic amenities creates a cycle of poverty, in which 44 percent of Navajo children live. The Navajo Water Project recognizes that water poverty limits opportunities for health, happiness, education, and financial security.…