Author Archives: Liz Blossom

The Climate Crisis Will Permanently Change How These 22 Crops Are Grown

Climate change is already transforming crop production worldwide, and studies indicate that predicted changes in climate will have a severe impact on crop yields and food security in the ...
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Health Problems That Are More Common in the Fall and Winter

Winter brings a number of seasonal health risks, mainly related to the physical challenges of ice, snow, and cold. A range of health conditions exist year round but are ...
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Countries That Suffer the Most From Extreme Weather Events

For the past 14 years, Germanwatch, an independent development and environmental organization that advocates for sustainable development, has ranked countries by their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related risks over a ...
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Places Where Cars Are Not Allowed

Most Americans live in a car-centric world, depending on automobiles for sometimes lengthy commutes to work, shopping and entertainment, social interaction, and family vacations. As noisy as it is, the ...
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What Is Ecological Farming and How Can It Save Honey Bees?

Industrial agriculture grew out of policies of the 1970s meant to increase farm productivity. At the time, the Soviet Union’s crops were failing and global demand for grain was rising. ...
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The Biggest Threats to Bees in America

In 2007, the United States was presented with a frightening fact: managed honey bee populations were dying off at an alarming rate, raising the specter of a future compromised by ...
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What Everyday People Can Do To Help Honey Bees And Pollinators

Animal pollinators – bees, wasps, beetles, ants butterflies, birds, and others – perform the essential task of fertilizing plants. Without them, many plant species would decline or disappear, along with ...
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Crops That Would Be Most Affected If Honey Bees Disappeared

Bees are the world’s most important pollinators, and, therefore, critical to the world’s food supply. In their collection of pollen and nectar for food supplies, they move pollen from male ...
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Cruises Better Than Other Vacations

Many people just want to relax or be entertained on their hard-earned vacation, while others want to explore the world and its treasures, or set out on a true adventure. ...
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These Baby Names Totally Rocked the 1970s

Naming a child is one of the first big responsibilities parents-to-be have, and most try really hard to rise to the occasion. Some are lucky to know exactly what they ...
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These Baby Names Totally Rocked the 1950s and ’60s

Many parents take the task of naming their children very seriously. The fact that the boy or girl will live with that name for at least 18 years can be ...
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Cities With the Biggest Fourth of July Celebrations

Celebrating the birth of our nation is one of America's favorite holiday. It's truly a family holiday, with picnics, barbeques, outdoor games, fireworks, and reunions with friends and relatives. It ...
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The Most Serious Public Health Issues America Is Facing Today

Raw statistics about diseases and mortality don't always reveal the underlying causes or health issues that contribute to these statistics. And it's these health issues -- such as obesity ...
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The Most Serious Public Health Issues America Is Facing Today

Raw statistics about diseases and mortality don't always reveal the underlying causes or health issues that contribute to these statistics. And it's these health issues -- such as obesity ...
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Species That May Have Recently Gone Extinct

The current ongoing wave of animal and plant extinction, the worst since the dinosaur era, is referred to as the sixth extinction. While extinction occurs naturally at a rate of ...
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