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What’s in season May

Sour green plums the size of large marbles are in the local Middle East markets now, a seasonal favorite of the Iraqis. Eat them out of hand as a snack, sprinkling each bite with a little salt. The classic Iraqi way to cook them is to pair them with meat in a flavorful stew. And if you want to ask for them in Persian just say "Gojeh sabz!"

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Fly net positive with Saudia

Emirates might be the world's sexiest airline (though we don't suggest joining the Mile High club on a journey to Dubai) but Saudia but be the most eco-sexiest so far. The airline we have never heard of, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has operated the world’s longest net positive flight in May this year.

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5 Ways for Business Owners to Avoid Probate Problems

Let’s say you have a sustainable business, maybe in solar energy? Or let’s say you’ve planned everything about end of life, like a green burial. How can the afterlife be sustainable if your loved ones aren’t able to take ownership of the loving, ecological business you created? Learn how to save your green assets from […]

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Humans possess intelligence when it comes to selecting a nutritious diet

Studies have shown animals use flavour as a guide to the vitamins and minerals they require. If flavour serves a similar role for humans, then we may be imbuing junk foods such as potato chips and fizzy drinks with a false ‘sheen’ of nutrition by adding flavourings to them. In other words, the food industry may be turning our nutritional wisdom against us, making us eat food we would normally avoid and thus contributing to the obesity epidemic.