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The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

How Giving Up Meat For A Month Improved My Productivity

Eating plant-based whole foods for a month affected my work in unexpected ways.<p>Food occupies so much of my mental space. Throughout the day, when I’m at meetings or writing stories, my mind often drifts to what I’ll be eating for lunch. On a good day, I’ll spend time plotting how to get myself a …

You don’t know if that’s beef: The animals mixed into your meat might shock — and disgust — you

<b>(Dangubic via iStock)</b><p>Meat substitution scandals are becoming more common: When researchers test meats, they often find unexpected things<p>Richard Evershed • Nicola Temple<p>April 30, 2016 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Sorting The Beef From the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics”<p>Species …

Sausages

Huge 'Dead Zones' Could Appear in the World's Oceans by 2030 Because of Climate Change | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here.</b><p>Man-made climate change is already cutting into oxygen levels in some parts of the world's oceans and could start producing new "dead zones" in some parts of the seas by 2030, US researchers warned this …

‘And then we wept’: Scientists say 93 per cent of the Great Barrier Reef now bleached | The Star

The conclusions from a series of scientific surveys of the Great Barrier Reef bleaching event — an environmental assault on the largest coral …

Houses made from cardboard? Really? It's true, and these people are making them

Would you believe us if we told you that this little home, named the <i>Wikkelhouse</i>, was actually made out of cardboard? That’s exactly what the Dutch …

Design

Welcome to the climate emergency: you’re about 20 years late | Graham Readfearn

February 2016 saw global warming records tumble with new data suggesting more Australians think humans are the cause<p>Everywhere you look right now, the Earth’s climate system seems to be breaking records.<p>Related: February breaks global temperature records by 'shocking' amount<p>Global warming is …

Eat less meat to avoid dangerous global warming, scientists say

Research led by Oxford Martin School finds widespread adoption of vegetarian diet would cut food-related emissions by 63% and make people healthier too<p>Growing food for the world’s burgeoning population is likely to send greenhouse gas emissions over the threshold of safety, unless more is done to …

Global Warming

Dahr Jamail | Not a Fish Tale: Humans Are Ingesting Plastic Thanks to Ocean Pollution

(Photo: Plastic Bag via Shutterstock; Edited: LW / TO)<p>Humans generate more than 300 million tons of plastic annually — an amount equal to the …

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

The chart that shows how close we are to a climate catastrophe

We’re inching closer to climate catastrophe. Every month this year has been, on average, hotter than any other in recorded history.<p>India and Ethiopia are suffering some of the worst droughts in decades. Unexpected flooding has hit Pakistan and the US.<p>Some of these extreme weather events are partly …

Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio compares climate change to slavery

One of the most influential people on the planet took the floor at a United Nations gathering Friday to speak about the pressing issue of climate …

Ricotta Goat Cheese Polenta Bake with Mushrooms, Greens, and Caramelized Onions

Ricotta Goat Cheese Polenta Bake with Mushrooms, Greens, and Caramelized Onions<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups polenta<br>• 8 cups water<br>• 1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt<br>• 2 …

Easy, Herb-Packed Falafel Recipe

Falafel often has good flavor, but a pasty, heavy texture. What I'm after is falafel that's shatteringly crisp on the outside and light, fluffy, almost crumbly on the inside, while still remaining very moist. Light enough that the balls can be eaten completely on their own without having to be …

Lemon Avocado Chickpea Mash [Vegan]

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Onions