Bat-Borne Diseases Become More Frequent Due to Deforestation

Bat-Borne Diseases Become More Frequent Due to Deforestation

Bat-borne diseases, including rabies and Nipah virus encephalitis — which has led to human deaths in Malaysia — are on the rise, largely due to deforestation. This is because deforestation has a negative impact on biodiversity: it reduces species diversity and makes ecosystems unstable. Deforestation leads to higher temperatures in the soil and water, which […]

America’s Misleading President Throws His Hat in the Ring Again

America’s Misleading President Throws His Hat in the Ring Again

America’s most misleading president has decided to run again for the 2024 election. Former President Donald J. Trump officially threw his hat into the 2024 presidential ring yesterday, November 16, from his Mar-a-Lago resort. As per usual his speech was filled with false and misleading claims. A crowd of his followers gathered at his waterfront […]

Marijuana May Cause More Harm Than Tobacco

Marijuana May Cause More Harm Than Tobacco

There’s a lot of confusion about the effects of cannabis on health. Some research has suggested that marijuana is less harmful than tobacco. Other studies have shown that smoking pot may cause more harm than tobacco. The lung health effects of cannabis smoking are not well understood, but studies have found that heavy users suffer […]