Why Scientists Want to Map the Fungi of the World

Huge networks of microscopic, subterranean fungi play a crucial role in the earth’s ecosystems – and we don’t know a lot about them. More than a quarter of the world’s species live in soils underground, including the fungal networks, which store vast amounts of carbon, provide most plants with most …

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San Diego’s oldest black church is home to a vaccination clinic that promotes vaccination against blacks

Hesitation about vaccines has been a major hurdle in the black community throughout the pandemic, as black Americans received vaccination far less than other races. SAN DIEGO – There was a long line around the Bethel AME Church in Logan Heights with many parishioners flocking to get either a first …

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Ford dips into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to make Bronco sports parts

How many times have you heard of the huge piles of plastic and other debris that have piled up in the Pacific in the past year? According to a story published in Scientific Reports, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch contains at least 79,000 tons of discarded plastic. The colossal garbage …

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Regional Equity lender plans more business after deal

By JAMES ANYANZWA Equity Bank is positioning itself to take advantage of increased business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and Felix Tshisekedi of the DRC signed a bilateral agreement in April. The lender, which is listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange, is …

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Jefferies likes Alphabet, Apple in the midst of the highest economic growth

Jefferies analysts have compiled a list of stocks they believe will withstand the peak of economic growth and sustained inflation over the next year, including Alphabet (GoogL) – Receive a Class A report from Alphabet Inc., Apple (AAPL) – Get the report from Apple Inc. and Walmart (WMT) – Get …

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Only 1 in 10 Americans say COVID-19 vaccinations conflict with religious beliefs

December 10, 2021 – As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads across the United States and tensions rise over vaccine mandates and religious exemptions, Public Religion Research publishes Institute (PRRI) and the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) have published wave 3 of their religion and vaccine survey, which extends the results …

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Let’s get serious about keeping cigarette butts off Florida’s beaches

There has never been a better time to protect Florida’s beaches from the cigarette butts that are increasingly spoiling our precious sandy beaches. The Florida Legislature can stand up for our environment and tourism economy in its upcoming session by passing Senator Joe Gruters bill that would allow local governments …

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Volusia business leaders expect economic growth | news

Despite a slowdown in the supply chain and uncertainty in the labor market, business leaders expect continued economic growth. “When I think of 2022, this is a year I think the US economy will see strong growth, especially in the first half of the year,” said Marci McGregor, senior investment …

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COVID Vaccination In Children Has Slowed Down In The US: Analysis

According to a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations among children aged 5 to 11 has slowed significantly nationwide. Analysis shows that the rate of increase has slowed a little over a month since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved pediatric COVID-19 vaccines. …

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The future of plastics was bright; Can we keep it that way? | Foley Hoag LLP – Environmental Law

It has now been more than 50 years since the iconic moment in The Graduate when Mr. Maguire told Ben that “plastic has a great future”. Truer words have never been spoken. This week’s publication of “Settling with the role of the USA in global plastic waste in the oceans” …

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