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Growing Top Quality Broccoli Hydroponically

Broccoli can be a tad tricky to grow hydroponically, like its cousins kale, spinach, peas and Brussels sprouts it is a cold weather crop that does not fare well in higher temperatures. Following germination, the temperature should be 50 – 60 F. maximum. The broccoli will still grow at higher temperatures, but sadly you'll discover […]

A woman in Bangladesh uses bales of straw to try to protect a riverbank that is eroding away from floodwaters

The UK could achieve the most aggressive climate goal in the world

The UK government’s official climate adviser this week said that the country can zero out its contributions to climate change by the middle of the century. If the target recommended by the Committee on Climate Change was officially adopted, it would put the UK on a more aggressive timetable than its current target of cutting emissions 80 […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2019 Offerings Include Special Issue Of The Avengers And More!

Comic book lovers, or anyone who enjoys free things, will be pleased to know that Saturday, May 4, 2019, is Free Comic Book Day. This means that you and your friends can walk into any one of the 2300+ participating vendors worldwide and obtain a copy of one, or more, of the 51 graphic novels that have […]

Mercury emission rates alarming in Bangladesh

In a 2017-18 survey conducted by Esdo, estimated mercury input in the environment stands at 21,030kg per year Experts have emphasized raising awareness about the use of mercury in products and its proper management. With this as the agenda, a workshop on “Mercury Pollution in Bangladesh: Effects on Health and Environment” under the Minamata Initial […]

Wildlife we can still save

Since 1970 we have lost 60 percent of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles around the world as a result of large-scale deforestation, loss of wetlands, grasslands and marine environment. Our activities are destroying nature and wildlife at an extraordinary rate. However, even in a small country like Bangladesh, we still offer shelter to many globally […]

How stress eating might prime the body to store fat

Using a mouse model, researchers discovered that insulin controls a molecular pathway in the brain that activates during stress and leads to more weight gain. Researchers have long been aware that stress can lead to addiction and increase the risk of disease. Studies have also shown that chronic stress can change eating patterns and affect food choices. Although some people eat […]

Pesticides still being applied on mangoes

Anwar Ali A number of mango growers are spraying toxic pesticides on their orchards in Rajshahi region, despite a High Court order to deploy police in the areas to prevent the harmful practice. Following the order delivered on April 9, local administrations of Chapainawabganj, Rajshahi, Natore and Naogaon have begun monitoring the orchards. But the […]

Plant Diversity Increases Insect Diversity

 The more plant species live in grasslands and forests, the more insect species find a habitat there. However, the presence of more plant species does not only increase the number of insect species, but also the number of insect individuals. Simultaneously, animal diversity is not only determined by plant diversity, but also by the physical […]

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