Deforestation doesn’t just jeopardize the environment and the animals we cohabitate this planet with; it also increases the risk of humans contracting zoonotic diseases, which have been at the heat at recent pandemics.
Zoonotic diseases are those that spread from animals to humans – salmonellosis, West Nile virus, rabies, Lyme disease, and coronaviruses being among the “top zoonotic diseases of most concern in the US,” according to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control.
“Sixty percent of novel infectious diseases originate in animals and can be highly contagious and dangerous,” says a recent article by Sustainable Brands. “Despite advancements in medical technology that improve disease treatment outcomes, the incidence of zoonotic emerging infectious diseases and their potential for pandemic have increased.”
The coronavirus pandemic has cost the restaurant industry $25 billion in sales and 3 million jobs since March 1, says the National Restaurant Association.
As a result of social distancing, many venues have shut their doors and shifted towards delivery or curbside pickup – but there’s still the problem of getting the word out there.
That’s where BevMap comes in. BevMap is a free platform for restaurants, bars, wineries, and beverage retailers to let their customers know they can still get a taste of their favorite food while staying home.
Frustrated by the lack of superheroes that “looked like his son,” engineer and educator Naseed Gifted created his own superhero: “P.B. Soldier.”
“P.B. Soldier” truly resonates with the reader by combining history, science, and real-world experiences in an enriching and educational 65-episode story arch.
“When you talk about imagination, you want people to be able to dream again,” Gifted said during our recent interview. “That’s what this whole project is about, having individuals be able to dream and see themselves in the story.”
During our phone call with Gifted, we learned more origin story for “P.B. Soldier” and its Kickstarter campaign that launched this month.
The Institute for Childhood Preparedness just announced how they’re going to continue empowering early childhood professionals around the globe: they’re gearing up to release online training courses, which you can register for now.
Cutting through the smoke and mirrors of schwag-speakers at traditional business conventions, the Real Cannabis Entrepreneur Conference 2019 is here to deliver genuine information about beginning a cannabis brand on Nov. 15 through 16 in Newark, N.J.