Why is Crypto so important and should I care?

A few years ago, if you had mentioned the term “cryptocurrency” to me, I would have imagined some kind of currency involving an underworld banking system, with hooded traders sitting behind shady computers. We now read about it not only in the business sections of daily websites or financial publications, but on their front page….

Ways To Help Endangered Species

Conservation of endangered species may sound like a job for politicians and scientists. A problem of such proportions seems impossible to be tackled by the average person. But you can make a significant impact by adopting some simple habits; and if we all do the same, we have the power to protect endangered animals all…

Benefits of 30 mins of Exercise Per Day

It’s no secret that moving more helps us to be fitter and healthier. Research shows that as little as 30 minutes of exercise per day can boost our general health and well-being. What are some other benefits of getting in half an hour of exercise every day? 1. Heart healthStroke, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes…

How to Prevent the Third World War

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. – Albert Einstein Since the ‘war to end all wars’ − as H G Wells so wrongly predicted a century ago − the world has seen the ‘peace to end all peace’ lead…

WAYS TO KEEP BEACHES CLEAN

Here is a list of ten things you can do to reduce the amount of trash 10 Tips to Make a Difference! Stay away from plastic bags! Instead of using plastic bags to bring your snacks, use reusable bags and containers. Bring a trash bag with you to make sure you throw everything away; that way…

The Health Effects Of Global Warming

Developing Countries Are The Most Vulnerable The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that the increase in global atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) is primarily due to fossil fuel use and, in a smaller but still significant level, to land-use change. An Inconvenient Truth, a documentary by former United States Vice-President Al Gore,…

How To Pay Medical Bills When You Don’t Have Insurance

Health insurance can be expensive, especially if your employer doesn’t provide it for you. What if you can’t afford the monthly premiums? And what happens if you need medical attention? How can you pay for your medical bills if you don’t have health insurance coverage? Unfortunately, there are no easy answers. Both health insurance and…

10 things every parent can do to keep their kids safe online

By Laura Easterbrook, Child Protection and Forensic Medical Service As parents, we generally do everything we can to keep our children safe and well, from getting them to ‘slip, slop, slap’ before going out in the sun, to being careful when crossing a road and always wearing a helmet when cycling. But what are you doing to…

Impacts of pesticides on our health

Pesticides are poisons and, unfortunately, they can harm more than just the “pests” at which they are targeted. They are toxic, and exposure to pesticides can cause a number of health effects. They are linked to a range of serious illnesses and diseases from respiratory problems to cancer. Exposure Exposure to pesticides can occur in…

Cigarette and e-cigarette waste

LAND, COASTAL AND WATER POLLUTION Cigarette and e-cigarette waste can pollute soil, beaches and waterways. Studies have also shown that cigarette and e-cigarette waste is harmful to wildlife. CIGARETTES Cigarette butts cause pollution by being carried, as runoff, to drains and from there to rivers, beaches and oceans. Preliminary studies show that organic compounds (such…