Conserve biodiversity in May

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When: May 22 What: Although the Deepwater Horizon oil spill was four years ago and has moved out of the spotlight, the region’s wildlife, plants, ecosystem and dependent economic sectors are still feeling the effects. Take action and spread awareness of the importance of preserving biodiversity this May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity. [...]

Be more aware of where those sneezes are coming from in May


When: May What: When spring and summer roll around, people often spend more time outdoors. They soak up the sun, participate in sports and enjoy all that the warmer weather has to offer. But spring and summer are also the time of year when seasonal allergies, including outdoor-related asthma sensitivities, begin to rear their ugly [...]

Get connected in May


When: May 17 What: While Internet access is a crucial part of economic and educational growth, only 31 percent of people in the developing world have access. Although Google and Facebook are attempting to expand the Internet, much remains to be done. Recognize the importance of continued global Internet growth on World Telecommunication and Information [...]

Fight diabetes in April


When: April 1-30 What: One day, a person is really thirsty, but he thinks nothing of it and grabs a tall glass of water. Then, his vision blurs, and he finds himself going to the bathroom with more frequency. Don’t overlook these telling signs, which can be symptoms of diabetes and should not be ignored. [...]

Bring on the wildflowers in May


When: May 5 – 11, 2014 What: Spring is officially here, and although many of us are still cold, bursts of color around gardens and parks will soon be visible, giving us a sign that better weather is on the way. Celebrate wildflowers and other native plants the first week of May during National Wildflower [...]