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Amazon trees are contributing to methane emissions

New research led by the University of Birmingham has found that most of the methane gas emitted from Amazon wetlands regions is vented into the atmosphere through tree root systems, with significant emissions taking place even when the ground is not flooded. After carbon dioxide, methane is the second most...
ENVIRONMENT
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borgenproject.org

Brazilians Fight Amazon Deforestation Through Song

The Amazon forest is a critically important ecosystem and natural resource. It spans more than 2.3 million square miles and is home to around 30 million people. The Amazon lumber trade has left vast portions of the forest depleted and unsuitable for living or farming. In more than 15 years, Amazon deforestation rates have reached an all-time high. A recent publication by Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research states that deforestation rates have surged 22% from 2020, with the lumber trade exploiting 13,235 km2 of the forest.
ENVIRONMENT
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EurekAlert

Ecological knowledge of local populations allows better control of Amazonian wildlife

An international study led by the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) and the Department of Animal Health and Anatomy of the UAB shows that knowledge of Amazonian inhabitants can be a game changer in the rush for assessing animal population trends in a context of urgent need for conservation strategies and limited financial resources.
ANIMALS
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sidewalkhustle.com

10 Must-Have Beauty & Skincare Gifts For Holiday

Give the gift of glowing skin with this season’s must-have beauty, skincare, and haircare buys from Glossier, diptyque and Crown Affair. Whether you’re shopping for your mom, sister, bestie, (or yourself), there’s a special something for everyone on your holiday gift list at every budget. Take a look at our roundup below for all your holiday shopping needs for the beauty lover in your life. You can thank us later.
SKIN CARE

Amazonians’ knowledge, practices and beliefs are as strong as current scientific methods

A groundbreaking study shows that Amazonians’ knowledge, behaviors, and beliefs are just as trustworthy as traditional scientific methods now in use. An international study led by the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona’s Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) and the UAB’s Department of Animal Health and Anatomy suggests that knowledge of Amazonian dwellers can be a game changer in the rush to analyze animal population trends in a context of urgent need for conservation strategies and limited financial resources.
WILDLIFE
olivemagazine.com

Cook like a local: Peru

Want to learn about Peruvian food? Looking for Peruvian recipes? Read Virgilio Martinez’s guide below, then check out more Peruvian recipes. Recipes extracted from The Latin American Cookbook, by Virgilio Martínez (£25, Phaidon). Peruvian cuisine. Peruvian food is all about biodiversity. The most popular recipes and dishes are a result...
RECIPES
dotesports.com

MTG gain life strategies go wild with A22 Ethereal Escort

Lifelink strategies within Magic: The Gathering formats Alchemy and Historic will gain Ethereal Escort with the release of A22. Scheduled to release on Dec. 9 with the launch of Alchemy, a new Standard format on MTG Arena, Ethereal Escort is a spirit that gives anything the keyword Lifelink. Revealed by Amy the Amazonian on Twitter today, the spirit is a three-drop Mono-White 3/3 that has Lifelink. Upon entering the battlefield or attacking, it gives any card in your hand the keyword Lifelink.
HOBBIES
dotesports.com

MTG color White gains card draw and spellbook via A22 Slayer’s Bounty

A new Magic: The Gathering legendary Artifact called Slayer’s Bounty was revealed today for the Alchemy and Historic formats in MTG Arena, providing card draw advantage in the color White. Revealed by Amy the Amazonian today on Twitter and scheduled to release on Dec. 9, Slayer’s Bounty is a legendary...
LIFESTYLE
dotesports.com

MTG Divine Purge taxes Aggro decks within Alchemy and Historic

Spoiler reveals for the upcoming A22 MTG Arena digital-only cards continued today with the introduction of Divine Purge, a Mono-White three-drop that slots nicely into Control decks looking to stall. Revealed by Amy the Amazonian on Twitter today, Divine Purge is a Sorcery speed A22 Rare MTG digital-only card that...
VIDEO GAMES
luxuriousmagazine.com

Talking Dragons Blood with Doctors Formula Skin Expert Diane Ackers

Dragons Blood doesn’t sound like something you’d want to apply on your skin, right? But despite its name, it’s not some extract from a mythical animal. It’s a red resin extract from the latex of the tree Croton lechleri with multiple beneficial properties for skincare treatments. Intrigued, Luxurious Magazine caught...
SKIN CARE

Zendaya All Bubble Waist In Tiny Tube Top

Zendaya looked flawless as usual in a jaw-dropping and hot red look that was all class, all skin, and all bubble waist. The actress and singer made headlines back in November as she attended the 2021 CFDA Awards in NYC, and it was abs out and a show-off of the Spider-Man star's Amazonian figure as she wore a Vera Wang two-piece.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
theregister.com

AWS adds another Arm CPU to its cloud: Apple's M1

Amazon Web Services has added Apple’s Arm-powered M1 CPU to its range of cloudy desktop offerings. The silicon's been pressed into service as a refresh of the bare metal Mac-as-a-service that AWS launched in 2020. Those instances – dubbed "EC2 M1 Mac instances" – used a Mac mini. That diminutive...
COMPUTERS
thecostaricanews.com

Ayahuasca: From Banned to Giving Hope for Parkinson´s and Alzheimer´s

The ancestral wisdom contained in Ayahuasca –whose ingredients are illegal in most countries of the world– is not only shown in its well-known hallucinogenic experiences, sometimes accompanied by important spiritual revelations. Nor is it an alternative when it comes to regulating emotions and becoming, due to its therapeutic effect, a hypothetical potential in the treatment of disorders such as depression, as various scientific investigations have already confirmed.
FOOD & DRINKS
ifad.org

A green new hope for degraded soils

Worldwide, over half of all arable land suffers from degradation: its soil can nurture crops only to a limited extent, and in some cases, not at all. And this number is growing at a rate of 12 million hectares per year – that’s 23 hectares per minute. Beyond making the land unproductive, the sheer amount of degradation is threatening the livelihoods and food security of rural-dwellers.
AGRICULTURE
palmswestjournal.com

Manatees: next on the endangered species list?

A baby manatee and the Mom swimming in open water. Conservationists are pleading with Congress to pass legislation that would place Florida’s manatees on the endangered species list — with good reason. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), many manatees starved last winter during their migration to warm-water destinations because of a dwindling food supply.
U.S. POLITICS
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