Alexandra Branscombe

9 Articles

Bio

Alexandra Branscombe was born and raised on a small farm in along the Mississipi River, where she first developed her fascination for nature and animals. Alexandra’s passions lie in all things related to health, biology, ecology, and sustainable energy. Her life goals are to show people wonderful world of science and discovery while supporting a sustainable, cruelty-free lifestyle. When she isn't writing, Alexandra can be found hiking, cooking, spinning to Latin music, or quoting Arrested Development. Follow Alexandra on twitter at @alibranscombe.

Articles

Wildlife Populations Increase Across Europe

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

While battles continue over the re-population of own native species in North America, European wildlife is making a comeback.

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Tree Study Proves the Clean Air Act is Saving Forests

in Causes, Environment, News, People, Science, Top News

In 1970 congress enacted legislation that cleared America’s skies. Today, scientists are still discovering ways the Clean Air Act has helped protect nature.

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Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Reduced Cancer in Women

in Healthy Living, News, Science, Top News

A new health discovery shows that women who eat higher amounts of fruits and vegetables can reduce their risk of invasive bladder cancer.

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Why We Don’t Recycle: Psychology is to Blame

in Environment, Featured, Home, Lifestyle, News, Science

Think of the last time you found a crumpled, discarded sheet of paper on the ground- did you recycle it, or throw it in the trash can? We would all

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Calling All Nemos: Using Human-like Animals for Conservation

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

Smokey the Bear, Bambie, and Nemo- all of these fictitious animals have something in common. First, they are all anthropomorphized- they have the attribution of human characteristics, emotion, and behavior.

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More Sea Turtles Are Dying From Eating Plastic

in Animals, Causes, Environment, News, Science, Top News

Ingesting plastic and debris will harm and often kill sea turtles. Around the globe, ocean trash is threatening ancient and rare sea turtle species.

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Soda Consumption Linked to Child Violence

in Healthy Living, News, People, Science, Top News

Soda consumption has been linked to obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, and now scientists have found it linked to violent behavior in children.

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