Tag: nature

Health Benefits of the Thatch Screwpine Fruit

These fascinating trees are easy to spot in Hawaii, often growing along salty coastlines and these trees have a solid place in Polynesian culture. They are adaptogenic and can be used for low energy, sluggish digestion, hangovers, etc. The medicine of this tree is said to strengthen mind and spirit. Common names include Thatch Screwpine, Hala (Hawaiian), Bacua (Spanish), and… Read more →

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Paul Stamets, Bioremediation And Medicinal Mushrooms

Paul Stamets is an American mycologist, author, accomplished martial arts athlete, holding a black belt in Taekwondo and also in Hwa Rang Do. He is also advocate of bioremediation and medicinal mushrooms. Stamets runs Fungi Perfecti, a family-owned company that sells mushroom cultivation kits and supplies. Paul Stamets has made cardboard packaging that can be planted and will grow into… Read more →

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Michael Pawlyn Describes 3 Habits Of Nature That Could Transform Society

How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. If we could learn to make or do things the way nature does we could affect to 10, 100 or maybe even 1000 savings in resources and energy use! Michael Pawlyn established Exploration in 2007 to focus exclusively on environmentally sustainable projects that take their inspiration… Read more →

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Andrew Myers For Medical Marijuana

An effort is underway to legalize medical marijuana in Arizona through an initiative aiming for the 2010 ballot. The measure, expected to hit the streets soon, would allow seriously ill patients to use marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation to treat symptoms such as nausea, loss of appetite, chronic pain and muscle spasms, said Andrew Myers, campaign manager for the Arizona… Read more →

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How Ant Queen Starts A Colony

Ants live in highly structured colonies, and are the ultimate social insects. With almost 20,000 species, ants can be found in virtually any terrestrial ecosystem. Ants have played a crucial role in the evolution of numerous other organisms. Through symbiotic relationships, ants have helped in shaping many of the ecosystems we know today. This video shows how the ant queens… Read more →

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