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Landslide in Western Greece Sweeps Olive Trees Away

About 2,500 centenarian olive trees were swallowed by the tumbling soil.

Xylella Marches On: Lethal Olive Disease Discovered in Central Spain

Xylella fastidiosa continues to kill many tens of thousands of olive trees in south Italy's Puglia region and is on track to widen its deadly clasp across the Mediterranean basin.
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The Gethsemane and Its Sacred Olive Oil

In Jerusalem last Thursday, like every year, the extra virgin olive oil produced from the olive trees of Gethsemane was blessed at the Holy Sepulcher.
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Med Diet Tied to Higher Bone Mass, Muscle Density After Menopause

A study found adherence to the Mediterranean diet helps protect women from some of the harmful health consequences of menopause.

MUFAs from Plant Sources May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease Death

Monounsaturated fat foods can promote longevity if they are derived from plants rather than animals a new study found.

Teaching America’s Bravest Med-Style Survival

A Harvard professor urges firefighters in America to turn to a Mediterranean style of eating to avoid on-duty heart attacks.
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Landslide in Western Greece Sweeps Olive Trees Away

About 2,500 centenarian olive trees were swallowed by the tumbling soil.

Xylella Marches On: Lethal Olive Disease Discovered in Central Spain

Xylella fastidiosa continues to kill many tens of thousands of olive trees in south Italy's Puglia region and is on track to widen its deadly clasp across the Mediterranean basin.
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Sardinia, Lazio Shine at 26th ‘Ercole Olivario’

An award ceremony in Perugia concluded the 26th Ercole Olivario, the competition for the Italian excellence.
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Xylella Marches On: Lethal Olive Disease Discovered in Central Spain

Xylella fastidiosa continues to kill many tens of thousands of olive trees in south Italy's Puglia region and is on track to widen its deadly clasp across the Mediterranean basin.

The Gethsemane and Its Sacred Olive Oil

In Jerusalem last Thursday, like every year, the extra virgin olive oil produced from the olive trees of Gethsemane was blessed at the Holy Sepulcher.
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Researchers Characterize Two Galician Olive Varieties for the First Time

Research has classified olive varieties from an emerging olive-producing region of Spain. A concurrent study has found the oil from these cultivars can be of value for preventing neurodegenerative diseases.
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