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Priscilla Lorenzo

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Priscilla was born and raised in Belgium. As a philosophy graduate she has always had a passion for stories and possibilities. After more than a decade of work in the information industry she decided to go back to her one true passion – writing – and started a blog. Environmental at heart, activist in spirit, she now tries to combine her vision of the world with some good sense. Of course she knows it’s just one voice. The voice of a 34-year old woman with green aspirations.

Insects: Food or foe?

August 3, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

As an alternative to cutting meat consumption in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is considering the promotion of insects as a food source. The idea comes from a UN policy paper by a Belgian scientist at the University of Wageningen named Arnold Van Huis, who points out…>

Video: Korea’s DMZ – An unlikely wildlife refuge

May 9, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

“Tell me, is there another jungle beyond the forbidden zone?” queries Charlton Heston in the classic Cold War era science fiction film Planet of the Apes. Well one forbidden zone and Cold War relic, which still remains, is actually a jungle of sorts. The Korean Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ, has unintentionally become a wildlife sanctuary.…>

Sleeping too little can kill, research shows

May 7, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

I always knew lack of sleep was bad for you. I mean, you don’t have to be a genius to equate feeling horrible with poor health. Now there is scientific evidence that it can actually kill you – and not just from falling asleep at the wheel. According to a Dutch study, missing just one…>

Shanghai World Expo 2010: Better City, Better Life?

April 28, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

The World Expo in Shanghai, China begins on May 1 and will run until the end of October. With up to 100 million expected visitors, it is set to be the largest World Expo ever. The theme for Shanghai’s Expo 2010 is ‘Better City, Better Life’. This slogan combines  traditional Chinese philosophy and Western utopian…>

Lightning makes mushrooms grow, Japanese study shows

April 13, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

Research in Japan suggests that lightening strikes can significantly increase growth in some popular species of mushroom. According to a report in National Geographic, sudden bursts of electricity – of the strengths that might occur some distance from where lightning strikes the ground – cause mushrooms to multiply. A direct hit from a lightening bolt…>

Insects: Food or foe?

August 3, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

As an alternative to cutting meat consumption in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is considering the promotion of insects as a food source. The idea comes from a UN policy paper by a Belgian scientist at the University of Wageningen named Arnold Van Huis, who points out…>

Video: Korea’s DMZ – An unlikely wildlife refuge

May 9, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

“Tell me, is there another jungle beyond the forbidden zone?” queries Charlton Heston in the classic Cold War era science fiction film Planet of the Apes. Well one forbidden zone and Cold War relic, which still remains, is actually a jungle of sorts. The Korean Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ, has unintentionally become a wildlife sanctuary.…>

Sleeping too little can kill, research shows

May 7, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

I always knew lack of sleep was bad for you. I mean, you don’t have to be a genius to equate feeling horrible with poor health. Now there is scientific evidence that it can actually kill you – and not just from falling asleep at the wheel. According to a Dutch study, missing just one…>

Lightning makes mushrooms grow, Japanese study shows

April 13, 2010 - 0 Comments - Priscilla Lorenzo

Research in Japan suggests that lightening strikes can significantly increase growth in some popular species of mushroom. According to a report in National Geographic, sudden bursts of electricity – of the strengths that might occur some distance from where lightning strikes the ground – cause mushrooms to multiply. A direct hit from a lightening bolt…>

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