Oct 042014

Scotland votes ‘No’: Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom. Around 85% of voters turned out to vote in the referendum. A total of 2,001,926 people voted ‘No’ to independence, whilst 1,617,989 voted ‘Yes’.
19 September 2014



Walk or cycle for ‘a happier commute’: Walking or cycling to work instead of driving a car can improve people’s feelings of health and happiness. That’s what a study at the University of East Anglia in the UK suggests.
15 September 2014



Ozone layer ‘recovering’: The Earth’s protective ozone layer is starting to repair itself, according to a panel of United Nations scientists. The main reason behind its recovery, they say, is the fact that certain chemicals, such as those used in aerosol cans, were gradually banned in the 1980s.
12 September 2014



Eat less meat to save the planet, says study: Scientists are warning that we all need to eat less meat to help protect the environment. The study, by Aberdeen and Cambridge Universities, says that greenhouse gases from food production will rise by 80% by 2050 if we don’t change our eating habits.
1 September 2014



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