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Post Covid-19 —working with and not against nature

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Has the planet declared war on humanity over the last year? It certainly seems so as we witness one destructive storm after another in Ireland, heatwaves across Europe and southern Africa, hurricanes leaving trails of destruction from the Bahamas to Mexico, wildfires from Greenland and Siberia to Australia, melting ice from Antarctica to the Arctic, droughts in India, locust swarms in east Africa, increasing acidification of the oceans leading to the loss of a third of the largest structure on earth (Great Barrier Reef), city dwellers dying from poisonous air, flooding at crisis levels on every continent, soils becoming less fertile, and birds disappearing from the skies, insects from the fields and fish from the oceans.

Staying fit and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

“If the benefits of being active could be bottled, it would be the most prescribed medicine on the planet.”

Minding the Garden – so it can Mind You

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Welcome back to Gardenwise! As the days get longer and the sun gets stronger, it’s time to look outside and reconnect with the garden. We need it now more than ever – it’s not only a distraction from the news headlines, it grounds, calms and soothes and helps give us hope for the future. As the plants wake up and the birds get busy, a little time spent tending to the garden now will pay huge dividends – in lots of ways.

Dark Waters; entertaining, rage inducing drama

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As a fan of previous little guy versus behemoth law films such as Erin Brockovich or anger filling plots like In the Name of the Father, I just had to go and see Dark Waters in the cinema and I was not disappointed. Dark Waters tell us the story behind Cincinnati corporate lawyer Rob Bilott's (Mark Ruffalo) 20 year crusade against chemical company DuPont's unregulated misuse of a chemical compound known as 'C8' which causes illness, cancer, and death in creatures which consume it.

NUI Galway wins €4 million EU project to produce sustainable chemicals

NUI Galway has continued to build on its credentials as one of the world’s leading centres on sustainable manufacturing research, having won a €4 million project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, to produce chemicals using solar energy.

GMIT and Marine Institute study shows pollutants in stranded killer whales

Killer whales are an iconic species in the world’s oceans. They are also at the top of the food chain and able to concentrate persistent pollutants to very high levels, a new study carried out by GMIT and the Marine Institute shows.

Enigma Wellness Clinic — helping people on journey to parenthood and personal wellness

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The Enigma Wellness Clinic at College Road is successfully helping many people on their journey to parenthood and personal wellness. Located above the landmark premises of The Huntsman Inn Hotel on College Road, it is based in a beautiful, state of the art premises where we met owner and lead practitioner, Maura Farragher, to discuss her recently launched specialist fertility enhancing programmes, which support individuals and couples to prepare and plan a healthy and sustainable pregnancy.

Positive health benefits of consuming organic food

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How your food is grown or raised can have a major impact on your mental and emotional health as well as the environment. Organic foods often have more beneficial nutrients, such as antioxidants, than their conventionally-grown counterparts and people with allergies to foods, chemicals, or preservatives often find their symptoms lessen or go away when they eat only organic foods.

Explore vintage medical equipment with Baboró

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A WORKSHOP to explore vintage medical equipment, and chemicals that were used in the past, will take place tomorrow as part of the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children.

Curcumin noted for its anti-inflammatory benefits

Curcumin is the active ingredient of turmeric (curcuma longa). Curcumin gives turmeric it’s golden yellow colour. Science has shown curcumin to be a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, providing it with the ability to be extremely beneficial in many areas of health.

 

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