Cheerios Giving Out Thousands of Free Seeds to Help Save the Bees

Bees are amazing insects, not only providing us with honey and beeswax but also providing a vital ecosystem service through pollination.  So what's the story on bees? There are about 20,000 known species of bee in the world today. Many more likely await discovery, yet the current global figure equates to the roughly the combined …

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Forget sugar cubes, coffee cubes are the new thing

Logs of coffee grounds are now the lifeline for refugees in camps. Instead of throwing out the grounds leftover from morning pots of coffee, these University of Toronto students are turning them into a valuable resource for refugees overseas. Women in refugee camps reportedly perform 90% of their cooking using firewood. Family members are often put in …

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