From August 2006 - when the first edition was launched organic products reviewed the progress made by some electronic companies in recent years on their commitments to produce organic electronics. It was found that fewer and fewer products on the market contain chemicals and hazardous PVC. Companies that refused assessment products are: Apple, Asus, Microsoft, Nintendo (0 points), Palm and Philips, with no plan to reduce toxic emissions and propios no support to avoid a climate crisis.
The 'green' electronics companies are Nokia (6.9 points), Samsung, Toshiba, Sony Ericsson (5.9 points).
Of NCAR scientists discovered that plants in a forest respond to stress by producing nuts in significant amounts to a form of aspirin.
Unlike humans, who are advised to take aspirin to decrease a temperature, plants and their ability to produce their own aspirin, leading to the formation of proteins that stimulate the biochemical defense system, says Thomas Karl, NCAR, which led study.
The concentrate of Sambucus nigra fruit is a good food color.
University Lower Danube of Galati has conducted a study that refers to obtaining concentrates from elderberry (Sambucus nigra) and characterize their chromatic and phenol.
Forest conservation weapon against climate change
Wangari Maathai, 68, Nobel Prize winner in 2004 for works of reforestation in Kenya, called for talks on climate change to focus on protecting forests, especially forests of Amazonia, Southeast Asia and the basin Congo.
Band e Amir, the first national park in Afghanistan
National Park consists of a series of six deep lakes separated natural dykes of rock rich in red travertine. This rock is found only in few places in the world.
Tomato consumption prolongs life
Researchers at the John Innes Center in Norwich, United Kingdom, in collaboration with other European centers participating to the FLORA project, have obtained genetically modified tomatoes rich in anthocyanins, a category of antioxidants belonging to the class of flavonoids. These tomatoes showed a significant protective effect by extending the life of mice.