Dimensions of well-being

On April 22, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

There are seven dimensions of well-being and Mercyhurst Wellness Fair helps students on various campuses focus on taking care of themselves. They feature massages, giveaways, time with therapy dogs, crafts, and physical awareness through screenings. The seven dimensions of well being are: environmental, emotional, mental, occupational, physical, spiritual, and social health. The fair is designed […]

 

Bottle buyers failing to plan failing the planet, says Keep Britain Tidy

On April 21, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Studies show that even with the Blue Planet II initiative that was rolled out, only about one third of britons are carrying refillable water bottles when out. While more information has been put out to increase the population’s awareness of the harm plastic bottles can cause to the environment, less than half of the country […]

 

Long lines for the last cases of free bottled water in Flint

On April 21, 2018, in News, by Erik

It has been several years since the water crisis began in the community of Flint Michigan. It was discovered that an unsafe amount of lead was in the pipes which affected many residents and their children within the city of Flint. To help with the crisis, repairs were made to the pipes and residents began […]

 

Climate change impacting health: experts

On April 21, 2018, in News, by Erik

There is an urgent need to reduce the impact arising out of climate change that will have an effect on the health of many Australians. Extreme heat caused by global warming will have the most dangerous impact on health and there is an urgent need to mitigate the levels of carbon dioxide.Dr Elizabeth Hanna from […]

 

N&H TOPLINE: Remnants of antibiotics persist in treated farm waste

On April 21, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Two scientists have recently studied two advanced waste water filtration systems to see how effectively they remove antibiotics from animal manure. Anaerobic degradation and reverse osmosis were tested and the scientists found that neither did a very satisfactory job of removing antibiotics from the solid remains of the manure. In fact, these remains had higher […]

 

How to add value to your first home

On April 20, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Add value while moving to a new house is a very important topic for discussion and is one of those things that everybody talks about . Many of the persons do it a few times, and it becomes quite exciting . Once you have moved and settled into your new home , you will start […]

 

Total UK homeowner purchases reach highest level in over 10 years

On April 20, 2018, in News, by Erik

In the United Kingdom, home ownership is up. It’s the highest February on record since 2007. The data comes from watching mortgage trends. It has found that there were twenty-five thousand new mortgages which has accounted for the upward trend. The article goes on to say that there have been a high number–over thirty five […]

 

GOP fights Dayton effort to restrict some fertilizer use

On April 20, 2018, in News, by Erik

The use of fertilizer in the city of Dayton is being fought by the GOP. People think that the fertilizer is not good for the land and is actually unhealthy for the surrounding citizens nearby. Dayton wants to use it to grow the crops on the nearby farmland. The GOP sees the use case of […]

 

People are still buying too many single-use plastic bottles – WFSB 3 Connecticut

On April 20, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

A survey condutcted by Keep Britain Tidy and Brita found that only 36 percent of the 2,138 people surveyed regularly use a reusable water bottle. Another study, conducted by YouGov, found that half of the people who were apart of the study said they had a reusable water bottle but 17 percent said they do […]

 

People Are ‘Not Using Reusable Water Bottles’

On April 19, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

It has been observed in a study that more than one fifth of people do not use their reusable water bottle ,may have lost it and has not got it replaced.Various organisations as well as the BBC Blue Planet II , has raised awareness campaign , but it does not seem to have translated into […]