Chris Clegg

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Essentials for Winter Running

Just because it’s cold and snowy outside doesn’t mean you’ve got to retire your running shoes or concede to the treadmill. In fact, studies show that people who run outside exercise longer and more frequently than people who work out indoors. All you need is the right gear to keep you warm, dry, …

Meet the conservationists who believe that burning is good for wildlife | George Monbiot

Our national park authorities are vandals and fabulists, inflicting mass destruction on wildlife and habitats, then calling it conservation<p>At one end of the country, conservation groups are doing all they can to stop the burning of moors. Challenging the grouse shooting estates, for example, the …

Forests Emerge as a Big Winner in Paris Agreement

The global climate agreement reached in Paris marks a historic moment for forests as they are now enshrined in international climate action. All countries agreed on simple but strong language that operationalizes forest protection and flips the 'on' switch for the international finance to make it …

Climate

The solution for the melting polar ice caps may be hiding in the rainforest | Dr Paul Salaman

Reducing carbon emissions is truly important to mitigating climate change. But in the meantime, it’s faster and cheaper to save and regrow tropical trees<p>There was already dramatic evidence that our planet is undeniably warming before 30 December 2015, when the world heard that the ice at the North …

Global Warming

From Hunting Reserve to Wildlife Sanctuary

Changing Planet<p><i>Post submitted by Matthias Fiechter, Communications Manager of</i> Snow Leopard Trust.<p><b>Kyrgyzstan tries a new approach to protect snow leopards and their prey.</b><p>Conservationists and the government are teaming up to turn a hunting concession, where ibex were commercially hunted, into a …

Here's how 9 celebrities work out, and what the science says about their fitness plans

But not all types of exercise carry the same benefit. Which one you do depends on your goals: Do you want to bulk up? Slim down? Or just get fit and healthy?<p>Given all the different advice out there, it's important to know what the research supports.<p>Here are the workout regimens of some of our …

Ben Affleck

Four exercises to improve your run mechanics

Form Fix 4: Practice Sprinting. Illustration: Shawn O'KeefeForm Fix 1: Run Tall. Illustration: Shawn O’KeefeForm Fix 2: Shorten Your Stride, Increase …

Biomechanics

How was your weekend running

Training, racing, wallowing in mud this weekend? How are those resolutions going? As always, come and share your woes and triumphs below the line<p>There is nothing like a looming marathon to give you the kick up the backside you need to get out there (London for the NSPCC since you ask). Week one of …

Supersoft Winter Running Socks That Keep You Dry and Warm

<b>The Goal:</b> Find a winter running sock as adept at wicking sweat as blocking the chill when you’re rounding an icy Central Park reservoir. Marathoners …

Keratin

Make your long runs count

Long runs are a quintessential aspect of half and full marathon training schedules. We dutifully dedicate weekend after weekend to these training …

Atheism is an old boys' club. More women should admit to being Godless

The trouble with the atheist movement, of which I consider myself a part, is that sometimes it just looks far too much like religion.<p>To put it bluntly: it’s pale, stale and male.<p>Richard Dawkins, the late Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett, are often referred to as atheism’s 'four …

These Are the Least Religious Countries in the World

As religion continues to play a large role in global issues — from conflicts, to action on climate change, to access to healthcare — it's interesting …

Mideast Desert Sands Could Store Solar Energy

The region is rich in fossil fuels, but it also could be a major renewable source.

Fossil Fuels