Tag: Environment

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Is Organic Really Better? Healthy Food or Trendy Scam?

Over the last few years, organic food has spread like wildfire. Despite higher prices, buying organic is turning from an alternative into a moral and social responsibility. Organic food is supposedly healthier more natural and more ethical. But what do we even mean when we say organic? There’s no global consensus, so different regions have…


Tracking Environmental Health Data for Public Health Decision Making

>>Good afternoon and good evening or good morning, depending on from when and where you are joining us. I’m Dr. Phoebe Thorpe. And it’s my pleasure to welcome you to the CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for June 2016, Tracking Environmental Health Data for Public Health Decision Making. It’s a very exciting topic, so let’s…


What is Environmental Health Science, and why should you care?


Climate Change Will Impact Health

People probably know that scientists have been studying climate change for years and looking at how a changing climate affects global temperatures and sea level rise, and that’s important, but I think that most people don’t know that there’s hundreds of studies now connecting the dots between climate change and human health, and that’s a…


Is the Secret to Superhuman Performance in Your Gut? | The Swim

Long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte and the crew of Seeker are on a mission to bring attention to changing ocean ecosystems. But along the way, Ben’s internal ecosystem will change too, presenting scientists with a unique opportunity to show just how much our environment affects the millions of microbes swimming within us. JARRAD: The human microbiome…


Vitamin N | Ming Kuo | TEDxDirigo

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Ellen Maloney I’d like to share with you something that it took me 30 years to believe, 30 years and a couple of hundred studies from all over the world. I’m a scientist so, it was kind of a hard sell. What if, in creating the modern world, we’ve been making…


Mehndi Shivdasani ‘Pills the Beans on Environmental Consciousness | Vitamin Stree

I used to pick up trash from the streets and put it into a bin thinking that I’m being extremely environmentally conscious. Little did I know though, that there is so much more that I could be and should be doing to be more environmentally and socially ethical. I’m Mehndi Shivdasani and I’m here to…


The Vegan Society debate childhood vegan nutrition on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff

Welcome back to Thursdays show with Helen Led, Steve First and Joe Woods, still to come Is it acceptable to tell someone, friend, family, stranger to wash their hands especially if they’ve just come out of the loo. 02071735555 is the number. First though is putting your child on a strict vegan diet tantamount to…


Food Waste Innovators wanted! REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest Call for Submissions

Could food waste be the next European crisis? 20% of food is lost or wasted in Europe. The UN estimates that globally this figure is closer to 30%. Today food has taken to the streets in several European capitals to protest against what they are calling staggering amounts of food waste. We now take you…