Nature Trust purchases lands for protection near Keremeos provincial park, including iconic geological columns – Penticton News

Photo: Nature Trust The Nature Trust of British Columbia has secured some historical landmarks throughout the Similkameen Valley for conservation thanks to the help of many donors. Over 194 hectares of historically and ecologically important land, including the Keremeos Columns formation which is adjacent to the 20-hectare Keremeos Columns Provincial Park, has increased the size … Read more

The Future of Plugin, Themes, and Services Purchases on WordPress.com – WordPress.com News

Recently we shared that you can now purchase six popular Automattic plugins right from your WordPress.com dashboard. We’re intentionally testing this out with our own products before opening it up to the broader community. This is the first step in our plan to make taking your site to the next level faster, easier, and more … Read more

‘Buy American’ rule could pave way for minerals purchases

The Biden administration today finalized a rule potentially paving the way for more government purchases of mined materials in the United States. The Defense Department rule serves to advance President Biden’s commitment to bolster existing “Buy American” requirements that prioritize government purchasing of material made within US borders. Text of the rule has excited some … Read more

Pictorial warnings could reduce purchases of sugary drinks – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Purchases of sugary drinks could be reduced through pictorial health warnings, reports research published on 1 Februaryst in the open access log PLOS Medicine. A trial in a natural store setting found that parents bought less sugary drinks when the products showed pictorial warnings about type 2 diabetes or heart damage, compared to barcode labels. … Read more