First 100% plant-based burger joint in the United States

First 100% plant-based burger joint in the United States

On a Thursday night in late April, vegan celebrities and local Portland food influencers descended on Oregon’s brand new Next Level Burger location for a special sneak peek. Coconut milkshakes flowed and phones snapped endless photos of stacked burgers and chicken sandwiches still steaming from the kitchen. Crinkle fries, sweet potato fries and golden Yukon …

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World's largest factory discovered in Australian waters

World’s largest factory discovered in Australian waters

Scientists have discovered the world’s largest plant in shallow waters off the coast of Western Australia. At 20,000 hectares, the sprawling seagrass (Posidonia australis) is larger than the Utah trembling aspens, which have been named the largest living plant on earth, covering 43 hectares. Continue reading below Our featured videos Also known as ribbon grass, …

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Study warns of risk from feline viruses to wild cats on the palm oil frontier

Study warns of feline virus risk to feral cats on palm oil frontier

According to a new study, antibody tests conducted on domestic cats and feral cats in Malaysia’s Borneo indicate that oil palm plantations could serve as sites for virus transmission. The study, conducted by researchers working with the Health at the Edge project, which studies the transmission of wildlife parasites in forest and agricultural landscapes in …

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Plastic pollution is highlighted in a unique art installation

Plastic pollution is highlighted in a unique art installation

Part artist, part activist, Canadian Benjamin Von Wong has launched a campaign to draw attention to the problem of plastic pollution. The result is a three-story plastic installation flowing from a spout, with the message #TurnOffThePlasticTap. Continue reading below Our featured videos Von Wong has already highlighted plastic pollution, undertaking different individual projects with materials …

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Dolphins Can Recognize Each Other By Taste of Their Urine, New Study Finds

Dolphins can recognize each other by the taste of their urine, new study finds

Dolphins can recognize themselves by the taste of their urine, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of St Andrews have published a study in the journal Science Advances which found that dolphins’ unique sense of taste allows them to tell the difference between their other mammalian friends from their urine and other …

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