Fighting obesity through an innovative fitness program

Fighting obesity through an innovative fitness program With record obesity rates of nearly 35% – well above the national average – the northern Minnesota region is one of the most economically disadvantaged in the United States. Diabetes, high blood pressure, acute heart disease, cancer… despite the many measures put in place and awareness campaigns, the…

Austria becomes the first European country to ban glyphosate

Austria becomes the first European country to ban glyphosate Since 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has classified glyphosate, the most controversial star of herbicides, as a “probably carcinogenic to humans”. In March 2019, Monsanto, the group marketing the pesticide, was even found liable…

A microplastic vacuum cleaner to clean the beaches!

A micro-plastic vacuum cleaner to clean the beaches By 2050, more plastic than fish will fill our oceans up. All of this plastic waste must end up somewhere. They break into thousands of fine particles, get eaten by animals, and end up indirectly on our plates. Micro-plastic (plastic particles smaller than 5 mm in size) kills…

Plant at least 10 trees to get your diploma!

Plant at least 10 trees to get your diploma! In 25 years, the Philippines have seen nearly a third of its forests disappear. The equivalent of nearly 3,412,000 hectares of land literally blown up in smoke. This is a frightening observation, but one that the government has been trying to reverse for several years. And…