Thanksgiving with family and friends is a bad idea, health experts warn

Amid a massive surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations across the U.S., gathering for Thanksgiving is not safe this year, public health experts say.  But if you must gather, there are ways to reduce the risk somewhat. On Thursday (Nov. 13), the U.S. surpassed 150,000 new daily cases, a little over a week after the […]

War on plastic is distracting from more urgent threats to environment, experts warn

While plastic waste is an issue, its prominence in the general public’s concern for the environment is overshadowing greater threats. Image credit: Unsplash A team of leading environmental experts, spearheaded by the University of Nottingham, have warned that the current war on plastic is detracting from the bigger threats to the environment. In an article […]