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Alison Bell
Weighing the Pros and Cons of GMO

Weighing the Pros and Cons of GMO

GMO or a Genetically Modified Organism is an organism that has had its genetics altered to a state that would not occur naturally. Genes are transferred from one organism to another. We genetically modify foods to help grow food crops. They are used to help make plants resistant to pesticides and reduce attacks from pests and disease, meaning we are using a lot less insecticides. There is improved quality and product of the crop. Farmers who have GM crop scan spray harsh chemicals that will kill everything in the area except the GM food crop. This is a huge advantage for under developed...

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4 Things All Travellers Need!

4 Things All Travellers Need!

Written by Alison Bell.  Travel has become a part of daily life. Gone are the times when only the privileged went on a plane or travelled overseas. To visit another country was once seen as exotic and out of reach of the common person. Today, most families take their children on holidays from an early age, and are not afraid to use any mode of transport from long drives, to aeroplanes. Travel now incorporates the lone backpacker, the family camping trip, the adventure seeker, the hiker, the resort lifestyler right through to the business executive. None of us are immune to travel, but...

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Alison Bell

Alison Bell
What Makes New Years Resolutions So Addictive?

What Makes New Years Resolutions So Addictive?

Written by Alison Bell I've always hated new years resolutions. They just aren't for me. They always felt like false proclamations that were doomed before they even began. How many ridiculously ambitions resolutions have we all made that were nothing but destined to fail? And how many small inconsequential goals have we set on this "special" night that never really helped us accomplish anything? Here's my take on what we should do instead. For me, it never took a "new year" to start a new habit or change an old one, it just took the desire. There was no need to...

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