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November 2017 Green Queen Scoop: What You Need To Read This Month

Green Queen Scoop November 2017
What You Need To Read This Month
Pollution kills 9 million people each year, new study finds
Dirty air in India and China. Tainted water in sub-Saharan Africa. Toxic mining and smelter operations in South America. Pollution around the globe now contributes to an estimated 9 million…
A Chain That Wants To Be The McDonald`s Of Vegan Fast Food Is Preparing For A $13 Million International Takeover
Dark chocolate is now a health food. Here’s how that happened.
A year after James Cadbury, the 30-something great-great-great-grandson of the British chocolatier John Cadbury, launched his luxury cocoa startup in 2016, he introduced an avocado…
Argentina’s vegan mondays
ARGENTINA is famous for its beef. After winning independence from Spain in the early 19th century, the nascent republic beat swords into ploughshares and turned the southern Pampas into a…
`Achieving a healthy lifestyle` is Chinese consumers` top...
A growing battle in the $47 billion organic food industry could fundamentally change the program – and some farmers are worried
The National Organic Standards Board, an advisory committee to the US Department of Agriculture, voted to allow some crops grown hydroponically and aquaponically to have organic labels….
Diabetes of the brain is connected to Alzheimer’s, new study shows
There’s growing evidence that Alzheimer’s disease resembles a new form of diabetes known as type 3. A National Institute of Aging study now shows how high …
China experiences sharp drop in coal-related emissions, study says
Emissions of sulfur dioxide, an air pollutant produced primarily by burning coal, have fallen by 75 percent in China since 2007, while SO2 emissions in India have jumped 50 percent,…
Impossible Foods Closes a $75 Million Investment After Achieving...
Floating cities, no longer science fiction, begin to take shape
Earlier this year, the government of French Polynesia agreed to let the Seasteading Institute begin testing in its waters. Construction could begin soon, and the first floating buildings -…
Coffee and plant-based diets linked to lower heart failure risk
Coffee and plant-based diets linked to lower heart failure risk
Less meat, more coffee. That’s the secret to reducing your risk of heart failure, according to two studies. Heart failure is a progressive condition in which the heart cannot pump as much…
Yoga pants are destroying the planet
With New Agey names like Awake, Enlight, Balance and Align and a $100 price tag, you’d think those $100 Lululemon yoga pants would be made of recycled, organic hemp in a fair-trade factory…
If there ever were a time for vegan vending machines, it is now
‘Record’ number of migratory species protected at October wildlife summit
Attendees at the world’s largest wildlife conference have called for stepping up protection for 34 migratory species, including giraffes, whale sharks and two of Africa’s big cats….