Posts Tagged ‘plants’

Five New Species of Flowering Plants Discovered in Bolivia

Five New Species of Flowering Plants Discovered in Bolivia  Jul 23, 2021 by  News Staff / Source A team of U.K. botanists has discovered five new species in the plant genus Jacquemontia in the Andes of Bolivia. Jaquemontia chuquisacensis. Image credit: John Pink.Jacquemontia is a medium-sized pantropical genus of around 120 species, but the majority […]

HOUSE PLANTS FOR HEALTH

[embedded content]… Spider Plants. Over-watering your plants can lead to the development of a fungus and mold which are known asthma triggers. However, ‘there are house plants that can help to improve your breathing‘‘Spider plants help to clean the air and can benefit people with asthma.’ ‘They can also remove up to 90 per cent of […]

The race to build solar power in the desert—and protect rare plants and animals

The Biden administration greenlighted a major new solar development in May. The Crimson Solar Project will stretch across 2,500 acres of public lands in the desert of Southern California and provide enough electricity to power 85,000 homes. The 350-megawatt photovoltaic facility takes the country another step toward meeting the administration’s stated goal of slashing greenhouse […]

Thermal power plants’ overhaul operation completed by 85%

Thermal power plants’ overhaul operation completed by 85% – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- As announced by an official with Iran’s Thermal Power Plant Holding (TPPH), so far, 85 percent of the overhaul operation of the country’s thermal power plants has been completed. Naser Eskandari, the deputy head of TPPH for strategic affairs, said the management of repair […]

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new study estimates

Coal-fired power plants set to be built by companies part-owned by British multinational bank HSBC will contribute to tens of thousands of deaths worldwide due to air pollution once completed, new research suggests. A new study by researchers at the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) estimates that the planned coal plants […]

After reviving ancient dates, a Negev pioneer plants seeds against a dry future

In 2005, Elaine Solowey made history when she managed to germinate a 1,900-year-old date palm seed, bringing an ancient species back to life. Now, the California-born Solowey has set her sights on rescuing dozens of other threatened or endangered types of plants, with hopes of rehabilitating habitats and finding ways to help farmers and others […]

Thermal power plants’ capacity to rise 69,000 MW by mid-June

TEHRAN – As announced by the managing director of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH), 69,000 megawatts (MW) new capacity of thermal power plants will enter the network by mid-June and after the end of the overhaul operations. The overhaul operations of the power plants are now underway and efforts are being made to […]

2017 oil spill closed three desalination plants for three days, official reveals

The senior Environmental Protection Ministry official charged with coordinating the response to last month’s oil disaster revealed that a previous, much smaller spill, in 2017, had forced the closure of three desalination plants for three days. Some 75 percent of Israel’s drinking and industrial water is supplied by five desalination plants on the Mediterranean coast. […]

With light-up plants and email from spinach, lab turns over a new leaf on flora

Glowing trees that can replace street lights and spinach that can send out emails to warn of approaching danger sounds like the stuff of fantasy. But a laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is pioneering what its lead scientist Prof. Michael Strano has named plant nanobionics, is bringing these things closer to reality. […]

Kew Gardens to Tell Visitors How Racist Its Plants Are: ‘These Flowers Are White Supremacist’

Kew Gardens in London is going to begin informaing visitors about how racist certain plants are. No, this is NOT satire. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. The Royal Botanic Gardens, funded by the UK government, is set to “change display boards for plants such as sugar […]

Kew Gardens to Tell Visitors How Racist Its Plants Are

Mumford & Sons guitarist Winston Marshall was forced to issue a groveling apology after he was labeled a “Nazi” merely for praising a book by journalist Andy Ngo which is critical of Antifa. The controversy began over the weekend when Marshall tweeted about the book, Unmasked: Inside Antifa’s Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy, when the […]

Israel is global center for ancestor plants that need to be preserved

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Israel to link Leviathan gas field to Egypt’s liquefied gas plants, minister says

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Encyclopedia of Iranian herbs, medicinal plants unveiled

TEHRAN – An encyclopedia of herbs and medicinal plants endemic to Iran was unveiled in a ceremony on Wednesday. In this line, data related to 7,400 different plants in the fields of botany and ecology, pharmaceutical plants, and edible plants have been gathered in the encyclopedia along with some 9,000 pictures, ISNA reported. In terms […]

PA plants trees to honour 35,000 Shahids, including suicide bombers

Browse > Home / News / PA plants trees to honour 35,000 Shahids, including suicide bombers February 3, 2021 by TPS Read on for article The Palestinian Authority (PA) has launched a project to honour all Arabs who have ‎died as so-called Shahids, martyrs killed while fighting the Infidel, since 1917 when the British Army […]

Thermal power plants’ 9-month output stands at 236,000 gigawatt-hours

TEHRAN- Thermal power plants generated 236,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-December 20, 2020), a director in Iran’s Thermal Power Plant Holding (TPPH) announced. Ali-Asghar Abdoli, the TPPH’s director for power plants improvement, said of the 270,000 gigawatt-hour of electricity generated during the nine-month period, […]

12 Medicinal & Edible Plants You Can Grow In Your Yard

The medicines that we see today, including the heavy antibiotics and the normal syrups, never existed century ago. However, people since inception have been taking a different form of medications for illness and other health problems. The power of herbal medicines cannot be overlooked at point time – prior to all the modern medicines, these […]

9 new power plants to come on stream across Iran by Mar. 2021

TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said that nine new power plants are going to go operational across the country by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2021). These power plants will be inaugurated under the framework of a program called “A-B-Iran” based on which several energy projects go operational […]

Marijuana plants seized from Argentine synagogue’s courtyard

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine police last week seized two pots of marijuana plants from the courtyard of a historic synagogue in Medanos, a small village in the Buenos Aires province. Medanos, once the rural home of about 100 Argentine Jews, is in the Villarino district. Villarino Mayor Carlos Bevillacua said the synagogue was not […]

Widely used pesticide re-approved by EPA said to harm more than 1,000 endangered plants and species

Image Credit: Gary Fellers, USGS In a first-ever nationwide assessment, the Environmental Protection Agency found the pesticide atrazine harms more than 1,000 endangered plans and animals. The analysis, which was required by the Endangered Species Act, came just two months after the EPA re-approved the endocrine-disrupting pesticide for an additional 15 years. Atrazine, which is […]

Plants and Flowers in the Worship of the Generative Powers

By Thomas WrightFrom The Worship of the Generative Powers [1865] Plants and flowers were, indeed, intimately connected with this worship. We have seen how constantly they are introduced in the form of garlands, and they were always among the offerings to Priapus. It was the universal practice, in dancing round the fire on St. John’s […]

Extinction Rebellion blockade of UK newspaper printing plants ‘completely unacceptable’: Johnson

Environmental activists from Extinction Rebellion have blockaded two British printing plants, disrupting the distribution of several national newspapers on Saturday. The group said it targeted printworks at Broxbourne, north of London, and Knowsley in northwest England that are owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Prime Minister Boris Johnson branded the demonstration “completely unacceptable” on Twitter, […]

Tomato plants "eavesdrop" on snails to build preemptive defenses

(Natural News) New research could change the way you see the tomato. Findings published in this year’s March edition of Oecologia indicate that this salad favorite can detect an incoming attack from pests and launch a preemptive defense system that deters various herbivorous species. John Orrock, an ecologist from the University of […]

Do plants feel pain? Scientists conduct experiments to find out

     The study of plants and other lifeforms on the planet is shedding light on concepts that were already known in our ancient world. Everything on our planet is alive. Just because it is living in a different form than we are, and has different biological processes than we do, does not mean that these […]

5 toxin-clearing plants you should have in your home

(Natural News) When it comes to decor, go-to choices often include tasteful art pieces or some lovely houseplants that can add life to any room in your house. However, aside from beautifying your home, studies have shown that certain houseplants can help clear toxins in the air. Polluted indoor air and pollutants Polluted […]

Everything You Need To Know About Getting Your Protein From Plants

Next Story It’s very easy to come across conflicting information, especially in regards to the science of health and even more so when it comes to examining meat-based diets in comparison to plant-based ones. Plant-based diets can help prevent over over 60% of chronic disease deaths, yet people are still arguing whether veganism is a safe and sustainable […]

Sunlight reflected from pavement injures plants, stunting their growth

(Natural News) On a really hot day, you can feel the heat rising from the pavement. And if it’s painful for you, it’s even more hurtful for plants that can’t move to shadier places. According to an article in the International Journal of Urban Forestry, pavements can re-radiate so much heat from reflected […]

The History Of Hemp: America’s Love-Hate Relationship With One of The Planet’s Most Useful Plants

Renegade Editor’s Note: This is an interesting story, but one has to wonder why people like Mitch McConnell are pushing the Hemp Farming Act of 2018. Since we know people like this are not really looking out for American interests, there could be another agenda at play here. Regardless, replacing many of our products with […]

CRISPR plants won’t be regulated

In a big win for the biotech industry, the US Department of Agriculture says it won’t regulate plants whose genomes have been altered using gene-editing technology. Why it’s a field day: The decision means that we could see a boom in newfangled plants from firms like Monsanto, universities, and startups like Calyxt, whose oil-altered soybeans featured in […]

PUTRID MEAT: Filthy conditions uncovered in pig and chicken meat plants

(Natural News) Industrial farming has been heavily scrutinized by animal rights activists, promoters of plant-based eating and other groups, but their concerns about the industry have long been ignored. While there are many facets of the meat industry that are quite troubling, the shocking sanitation failures in the meat industry, uncovered by […]

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