I Owe My Rosacea-Free Face to a Goat Named Admiral Frodo

By Jacqueline Neber https://nymag.com/strategist/article/serenity-acres-farm-goats-milk-soap.html Jacqueline Never of the Strategist wrote that her Rosacea was calmed by using Unscented Goat’s Milk Soap by Serenity Acres Farm. While rosacea is a complicated disorder with no clear cause, I believe there is merit to her story. In addition to laying off spicy foods, …

The Wonder that is Tamanu Oil!

Tamanu oil has been used for many generations to correct hair and skin issues. The oil itself is a natural moisturizer and is said to boost the immune system, offer sun protection, soothe skin irritations from wounds and bug bites, promote cell regeneration, and has anti-inflammatory qualities as well as antibacterial properties.

Albert Einstein quote: The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.

The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually Source: Albert Einstein quote: The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate…

Federal Toxmap Shutters, Raising the Ire of Pollution Researchers

Earlier this year, with little explanation, the NLM announced that it would be “retiring” the Toxmap website on Dec. 16, 2019. The library did not respond directly to queries on Monday about what was meant by “retiring,” but by Tuesday morning, the Toxmap website had been taken down and visitors to the former URL were met with a message acknowledging the closure and pointing visitors to other potential sources of information. (An archived version of the old Toxmap landing page is preserved at the Internet Archive.) The decision to sunset the application has upset some of Toxmap’s most loyal users and raised concerns among environmental data advocates, who say that Toxmap’s demise would inhibit reliable public access to essential data about environmental hazards.

Study Shows How Prescribed Burns Benefit Bees

Fires maintain openings in the forest canopy, reduce ground cover and release nutrients into soils at the same time, creating the perfect environment for large blooms, increasing the flower resources pollinators rely on. The study also found that the low-intensity prescribed burns did not reduce the amount of nesting material for above-ground nesting pollinators, and the abundance of above-ground nesting pollinators was not impacted by the fires. Meanwhile, below-ground nesting species appeared to benefit from the increased access to bare soil.

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