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Julia Belluz: Scientists don't agree on what causes obesity, but they know what doesn't

Rates of obesity won’t budge as long as society views it as a personal issue.
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Why sustainability is sound business for healthcare providers

By moving decisively to address waste, emissions and social inequality, organizations can turn sustainability into a competitive advantage. Here’s how.
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The year’s top 10 science stories, chosen by scientists

Billionaires in space, an end-date for deforestation, facing up to racial bias in healthcare – we asked scientists to share the most important developments of 2021.

Palm oil is in almost everything we eat, and it's fueling the climate crisis
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Palm oil is in almost everything we eat, and it's fueling the climate crisis

In her new book, 'Planet Palm,' journalist Jocelyn Zuckerman investigates the devastating environmental, health, and human costs of the global palm oil industry.
The environmental justice issues around access to urban nature
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The environmental justice issues around access to urban nature

Compared to affluent white communities, lower-income communities and communities of color are missing out on the advantages urban greenery provides. What does it take to level the playing field?

Air pollution kills millions every year, like a 'pandemic in slow motion'

Air pollution kills millions every year, like a 'pandemic in slow motion'

Dirty air is a plague on our health, causing 7 million deaths and many more preventable illnesses worldwide each year. But the solutions are clear.
Light pollution impact on health & nature
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Light pollution: The dangers of bright skies at night

Artificial light revolutionized life on earth. But as our nights grow increasingly bright, its negative impacts are becoming ever more visible on our health and on nature.
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