January 19, 2022

Why you should never ever feed bread to a duck

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By Rachel Feltman From Popular Science Enough with this quackery For many of us, this comes as a shocking revelation. Ducks and bread? Name a more iconic duo. But unfortunately, this meme speaks the truth: You really, really shouldn’t feed ducks bread. But bread is delicious! Yes. True. And ducks don’t disagree. But just like […]

The Editor speaks:Norman failed to conquer

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I was so sad to learn yesterday (11) that Norman, the red-footed booby bird rescued by wildlife volunteers in the UK, had died. Norman was discovered on a southern English beach Sept. 4, 2016, some 5,000 miles from his nearest Caribbean habitat. It was first recorded sighting of the species in Britain. Named Norman by […]

The Editor speaks: Money is worth far more at the beginning than at the end

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It never ceases to amaze me how much more we spend at the end of the problem than at the beginning – the pruning. We have all the statistics that prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that if you stop a problem from developing, or better still from even starting, you are saving yourself […]

UK: Leading public health bodies call for decriminalisation of drugs

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By  Sarah Boseley Health editor From The Guardian UK Report from Royal Society for Public Health and Faculty of Public Health says misuse of drugs should be a health issue, not a criminal one The UK’s two leading public health bodies, representing thousands of doctors and other professionals, are making an unprecedented call for the […]