Category Archives: in the news

Earth Overshoot Day, August 2nd

According to Global Footprint Network, today, August 2nd, is Earth Overshoot Day. That is, the date each year where humans have already exhausted a year’s worth of the world’s natural resources. Earth Overshoot (previously known as Ecological Debt Day) measures … Continue reading

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Community

I’ve just finished the June 11th issue of Time magazine (yep, I’m a bit behind on my reading).  The issue’s health special was about a Californian pastor who launched a health challenge to his congregation.  The result?  A collective 260,000 … Continue reading

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The big apple soda ban

Yesterday history was made.  The New York City Board of Health passed Mayor Bloomberg’s ban on the sale of sugar sweetened drinks larger than 16 oz (close to half liter for my metric followers).  From Mid March next year New … Continue reading

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Jessica Simpson is finding it hard to lose the baby weight. Apparently this is news.

If you haven’t heard the news today: Jessica Simpson is finding it hard to lose the baby weight after the birth of her little girl, Maxwell in May.   Yep, she gave birth four months ago and she isn’t back … Continue reading

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