What exactly is "nose-to-tail eating"? Which wild herbs are edible? How can I exercise my eyes to improve my vision? Here you can find all this information and more.

What happes to vision and our eyes when we get older?

Oh dear, I cannot read it anymore...

Forty is the usual age to start feeling the onset of reading problems. At this point in our lives many of us ask ourselves whether there is a possibility to do without glasses or whether we should accept our reduced visual capacity as inevitable and some of us start looking for alternatives.

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Hemp: a turbulent story with a happy end?

Distinction between industrial hemp and marijuana

The underlying reason why most people still show that typical reaction – ranging from this slightly embarrassed grin to outright indignation - when you bring up the topic of hemp is that it is still widely associated with the oh so infamous marijuana

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Green roofs and walls – the lungs of our urban environment

The benefits of green roofs

For every citizen within the Union there will be 5 m2 of green roof or wall by 2030. Granted, this vision of the EFB (European Federation of Green Roof and Wall Associations) might be somewhat optimistic but it is without doubt a highly desirable aim to strive for.

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Bees in Need

Did you know that the bees are not doing so great?

We depend on the bees if we want to continue harvesting fruits and vegetables and otherwise benefitting from nature's products. The bees (not only the honey bee, but also the wild bee incl. bumblebee, butterfly, beetle etc.) work for us to make all this possible. They feed on nectar and pollen from the plant and in turn ensure their reproduction.

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Food Conscience

A recent discussion with a very spiritual girl has led me to think about the value of life. I was telling her about something fascinating I had seen in a lab at our university: tiny micro-hearts, grown in petri dishes, that were just beating on their own.

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This website contains selected links to books sold by  buch7.de, the bookstore with the social touch.