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"toxins": a classic

An oldie but a goodie for your greater delectation, from back in 2009; read the rest at Science-Based Medicine: exploring issues & controversies in science & medicine.


A "Super Local Authority"!


The plans to promote WWF’s Earth Hour, where millions of people from all over the world will switch off lights in a symbolic display of environmental awareness, have earned the council the title of Super Local Authority.

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The JNF trail: sun, cycling and shabbat

“Life in Israel can be difficult. A six-day work week for many. Mandatory military service. Maintaining a sense of normalcy in a region that has been plagued by wars and terrorism. 1,504 more words

Why "Cycling by Design" belongs in the bin

In November of last year, Glasgow City Council finally got round to responding to David Brennan’s Cycle Friendly Glasgow petition. The response is a wildly boastful bit of fluff – many of the points it makes have already been subjected to my criticism… 918 more words


Mountain of evidence for segregation piles ever higher

Segregation of cycleways is “a key feature in making cyclists feel safer”. That’s the unequivocal conclusion of a new study of Glasgow’s flagship cycle route… 351 more words


Andean Alpacas vs the Rest of the World

Living in the Andes last year I did some research on Alpacas and discovered many unique characteristics to this ancient creature and its wool. It really belongs in the Andes at high atlitude where it thrives in a herd on dry steep mountainsides with intellectual and physical stimulation, and the right nutrients. 607 more words

Is Wool An Ethical Fashion?

The EDF vs Brazil

Dear Brazil

Have you heard that environmental pressure group EDF is criticizing your choice of ministers for agriculture and science? It has compared them to Holocaust deniers. 531 more words