Rave Reviews: Warm, Stylish, And Versatile
September 3, 2007 07:59 AM - Victoria E, Greenloop Fashions

The classic army-style jacket has been in style for years, and it looks like that won't be changing anytime soon. Loomstate's Organic Cotton Men's Winter Army Jacket has been added to the Greenloop site and while being a great modern version of this vintage style, it also has a few updates that make this one of the best coats of the season.

Hong Kong Pollution Problem Deters Expats
September 2, 2007 02:58 PM - Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's air pollution is making it more difficult for companies to attract foreign staff to the territory, a survey released on Sunday by the city's American Chamber of Commerce shows. In the survey, which covered responses from 89 chamber members, 51 percent of respondents said they had experienced difficulty recruiting professionals to come and work in Hong Kong and 70 percent said they knew of professionals who had declined to work in the territory because of the poor quality of the environment.

Pope Leads Church's First Eco-Friendly Rally
September 1, 2007 06:28 PM - Philip Pullella, Reuters

LORETO, Italy - Pope Benedict on Saturday led the Catholic Church's first eco-friendly youth rally -- where nearly everything used was biodegradable or recyclable -- and urged his young listeners to shun "disposable love." The 80-year-old Pope told the young people, estimated by organizers at some 300,000, to dare to change the world and search for lasting, meaningful relationships.

Red wine compound shown to prevent prostate cancer
August 31, 2007 02:03 PM - University of Alabama at Birmingham

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have found that nutrients in red wine may help reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer. The study involved male mice that were fed a plant compound found in red wine called resveratrol, which has shown anti-oxidant and anti-cancer properties. Other sources of resveratrol in the diet include grapes, raspberries, peanuts and blueberries.

A Green Performance: Now Showing At Your Local Theater
August 31, 2007 10:31 AM - Nick Forland, ENN

In just seven years Arcola Theater has become one of London's favorite and most important theaters. Now it has a new plan to put its name in the green spotlight, a commitment to powering them with a sustainable solution.

New Book: The Macho, Homophobic World Of Adolescent Boys; Harassment, Predatory Behavior
August 31, 2007 09:59 AM - Wendy Edelstein, UC Berkley

University of California, Berkeley - Researcher Cheri Jo Pascoe spent a year and a half hanging out in a high-school weight room, auto shop, and drama class, and she learned what frightens adolescent males most. “Being called a fag is the specter that constantly lurks” in the minds of high-school boys, explains Pascoe, a postdoctoral scholar at the Institute for Social Change, UC Berkeley.

ENN Weekly: August 27th - 31st
August 31, 2007 07:50 AM - ENN

ENN rounds up the most important and compelling environmental news stories of the week. In the news August 27th - 31st: River pollution, population and climate, arsenic in drinking water, glass-sand beaches, and much more.

China Says One-Child Policy Helps Protect Climate
August 31, 2007 07:19 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

China says its one-child policy has helped the fight against global warming by avoiding 300 million births, the equivalent of the population of the United States. But delegates at U.N. climate change talks in Vienna said on Thursday birth control is unlikely to find favour as a major policy theme, partly because of opposition by the Catholic Church and some developing nations trying to increase their population.

Chinese Officials Vow Stop Online Performance-Enhancing Drug Sales
August 30, 2007 05:29 PM - Paul Schaefer, ENN

Chinese officials on Wednesday pledged to crack down on the sale of illegal performance-enhancing drugs on the Internet. China was tainted with a string of doping scandals in sport in the 1990s, but since then it began to step up efforts to fight against drugs. The number of dope tests totaled 9,424 last year and is expected to be more than 10,000 this year, according to Jiang.

Flaxseed Shows Potential to Reduce Hot Flashes
August 30, 2007 01:41 PM - Mayo Clinic. Minn.

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Data from a new Mayo Clinic study suggest that dietary therapy using flaxseed can decrease hot flashes in postmenopausal women who do not take estrogen. The findings from the pilot study are published in the summer 2007 issue of the Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology.

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