Health

There's a Strong Link Between Solving the Global Climate Crisis and Improving Our Health

FOSSIL FUEL. Consider the following (seemingly unrelated) realities: 1)An estimated 7 million deaths are attributed to air pollution every year; 2) over half of the U.S. population does not attain recommended minimum levels of daily exercise,

Food. Unbelievable Photos Show Factory Farms Destroying The American Countryside

PICTURES. Food production has become a race for maximum efficiency. When it comes to producing meat, whether chicken, beef, or pork, that race has fallen at the feet of the so-called factory farm and its hallmark feature — the feedlot.

Santé. L’OMS, le vieil homme malade de l’ONU

CRISE. L'épidémie d'Ebola a mis en lumière les failles et les errements de l'Organisation mondiale de la santé. Coupes budgétaires, fléchage des fonds, clientélisme, incompétence... C'est en fait tout le fonctionnement de l'institution qui est à revoir.

Medecine. Artificial skin tested on young burn victims.

TEST. Researchers in Zurich have developed a skin substitute, which could help children suffering from burns to recover faster.

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