8 Physical Effects that Nature Has on Your Body’s Wellbeing

Tired? Stressed? Down with another dose of the cold or piling on the pounds because the idea of hitting the gym’s about as appealing as a hearty kick in the heinie?

Before you go ransacking the shelves of your local CVS or signing yourself up for the latest faddish diet to befall your Instagram feed, why not try a lesser-touted cure that may just have you feeling peachy and in shedding poundage in no time: nature.

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Why Trees are Critical to Sustainable Development

Trees may seem like just another plant to some, but they are also critical to sustaining life. Without trees, you wouldn’t be able to breathe. They give you oxygen and store the carbon dioxide you breathe out. Besides this basic fact of life, however, trees have many other ways that make this world liveable. Sustainable development is only one of those factors.

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50th anniversary of Lunokhod 1

November 10, 2020, marks the 50 anniversary of the launch of the uncrewed Luna-17 spacecraft (see notes 1), which delivered Lunokhod 1 to the lunar surface – the world’s first automatic self-propelled laboratory, fully controlled from Earth. With Lunokhod 1’s landing on the Moon, a new stage has begun in the exploration of the Earth’s only natural satellite by automatic devices.

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Planet Earth is Pissed (video)

Foil Arms and Hog, the Irish sketch comedy group previously published a video titled “Awkward Interview with Planet Earth“, addressing global warming and environmental issues in the group’s unique and funny style. Now, they published the second video of the Earth interview series: “Planet Earth is Pissed”.

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20 years of the International Space Station: What we’ve learned about living in space

Alice Gorman, Flinders University and Justin St. P. Walsh, Chapman University

November 2 marks 20 years since the first residents arrived at the International Space Station (ISS). The orbiting habitat has been continuously occupied ever since.

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