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The Edible Forest in Peru

The Edible Forest in Peru

By Micah Moen 4 Comments November 17, 2019

Our project proposes a regenerative approach to agriculture and modern food production using vegan permaculture. The idea is to reforest after functioning ecosystems and create a forest or garden that is full of native species, returns habitat to wildlife and provides us with a variety of healthy plant foods. In vegan permaculture the idea is […]

Health Matters – obesity and the food environment

Health Matters – obesity and the food environment

By Micah Moen 1 Comment November 14, 2019

Public Health England has just launched the latest edition of Health Matters, which focuses on obesity and the food environment. Obesity can lead to serious diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, it can affect self-esteem and underlying mental health, and affect a person’s quality of life and life chances. In 2015 two […]

Quick Pitch: Eco-Friendly BanaPads Keep Ugandan Girls in School

Quick Pitch: Eco-Friendly BanaPads Keep Ugandan Girls in School

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 9, 2019

Richard Bbaale, Banapads’s Social Enterprise, Uganda Good afternoon everyone, my name is Bbaale Richard. I’m CEO and co-founder of Banapads’s Social Enterprise. We operate in Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. We have expanded to Burundi. Ladies and gentlemen, can you imagine your very own daughter, missing classes, or missing school, because she cannot afford to buy […]

Over 190,000 Newly Discovered Viruses Are Lurking in Our Oceans, Here’s What You Should Know

Over 190,000 Newly Discovered Viruses Are Lurking in Our Oceans, Here’s What You Should Know

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 8, 2019

If you didn’t think the ocean could get anymore weird, wonderful and kinda freaky…have I got news for you. There are viruses in it. A lot more than we previously thought. A new study reveals there are almost 200,000 distinct viral populations in the ocean. A liter of sea water contains anywhere between 1-10 billion […]

Future Environments: Household Chemicals

Future Environments: Household Chemicals

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 5, 2019

[ MUSIC ] There are thousands and thousands of chemicals out there that we are exposed to. And most people, even pediatricians, know very little about the impact of prenatal exposure to these chemicals… how these chemicals are working, how they’re affecting the brain, and also how they’re affecting the development of the reproductive system […]

What It’s Like – Health, Environment, Safety & Security

What It’s Like – Health, Environment, Safety & Security

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 4, 2019

I’m Jeff Burro; I’m the Process Safety Coordinator for Gulf of Mexico, and a typical day for me as a Process Safety Coordinator yesterday for example involved me going to New Orleans to meet with the BOEMRE the governing body of our offshore production and meeting with them and working with our Gulf of Mexico […]

Planting Ginseng in Forests

Planting Ginseng in Forests

By Micah Moen 25 Comments November 4, 2019

Here it is it’s October 15th and we’re planting ginseng and you might say, why are you planting ginseng in the fall, why not plant it in the spring like most things are planted? Well, the problem is ginseng can’t really be planted in the spring… if you live in the north. The reason for […]

Thinking about the Link between Health and Learning: Safe Environment

Thinking about the Link between Health and Learning: Safe Environment

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 3, 2019

You can have the best books, teachers, and learning materials in the world, students aren’t healthy then those resources aren’t fully used and the intended outcomes may not be fully realized. To better facilitate students’ learning and achieve a higher level of academic performance, more variables needed to be considered. The Whole School, Whole Community, […]

Video message on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment

Video message on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 3, 2019

Dear Colleagues, On April 28, we are celebrating the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This is an international annual campaign to promote safe, healthy, and decent work. This year’s theme “Emerging risks and new patterns of prevention in a changing world of work” reflects today’s concerns. Our 2010 World Day Report highlights […]

Tropical Permaculture Fruit Forest Feeds Off Grid Family

Tropical Permaculture Fruit Forest Feeds Off Grid Family

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 28, 2019

Alright! This is John Kohler of Growingyourgreens.com. Today we have another exciting episode for you, and this is super special, exciting episode for you guys because I’ve been waiting literally for years to do this episode at my friend’s place. And this trip to Maui I’m actually doing it for you guys, this is definitely […]