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The Forgotten Island Destroyed by the Gulf Oil Spill

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Forgotten Island Destroyed by the Gulf Oil Spill

Cat Island was actually one of the 4 largest rookeries in Louisiana for brown pelicans, snowy egrets, roseate spoonbills, listeners and a variety of other shorebirds, so now its just a fragile remnant of what it was.

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Will Environmental Devastation Occur When Genetically Engineered Salmon Escape Into the Wild?

Posted by on April 20, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 25 Comments
Will Environmental Devastation Occur When Genetically Engineered Salmon Escape Into the Wild?

The FDA exists to ensure that the food and drugs we consume are safe for humans, but does not typically evaluate the environmental impacts of putting new types of engineered foods (like G.E. salmon) into the ecosystem.

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Brave Men Save Whale’s Life After Cutting Ropes She Was Trapped In. WATCH Her Breathtaking Response!

Posted by on April 14, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Brave Men Save Whale’s Life After Cutting Ropes She Was Trapped In. WATCH Her Breathtaking Response!

James Moskito and other brave volunteers work to free a drowning humpback whale entangled in crab nets near the Farallon Islands. Facing a massive, frightened animal, shark infested water, and freezing temperatures, the team of heroes work for 5 hours to free the animal. Upon the final cut, the whale returns over and over again to gently nudge each diver. Watch this incredible video footage.

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Plan Bee: One Student’s Brilliant Scheme To Address Declining Bee Populations

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Plan Bee: One Student’s Brilliant Scheme To Address Declining Bee Populations

Anna’s “Plan Bee” is not only to aid agriculture with, but also raise awareness about the importance of bee preservation: “Plan Bee is a self-sustainable drone that stimulates the growth of plants by cross-pollination. With this we are further educating the importance of bees not just from a backyard but the agricultural system as a whole.”

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Koalas Are Dying Of Thirst, So This Farmer Developed An Ingenious Solution To Help Them

Posted by on March 23, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Koalas Are Dying Of Thirst, So This Farmer Developed An Ingenious Solution To Help Them

Frend named his koala water stations Blinky Drinkers. 10 of these water stations were set up at different ground and tree levels, along with surveillance equipment, back in April 2016 in an area that contained sizeable populations of koalas. After examining the recorded footage of the drinking koalas, the researchers were shocked at the findings…

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Scientists Cannot Explain Why Humpback Whales Are Displaying This Strange Behavior

Posted by on March 20, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Scientists Cannot Explain Why Humpback Whales Are Displaying This Strange Behavior

Reports state that the majority of the sighted whales seem to be young, which points to the fact that a congregation of whales usually indicates that a particular part of the ocean is especially productive, together with the presence of a dense concentration of prey.

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Nearly Extinct Vaquita (Porpoises) and Rare Totoaba (Fish) Found Dead – Here’s the Probable

Posted by on March 17, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Nearly Extinct Vaquita (Porpoises) and Rare Totoaba (Fish) Found Dead – Here’s the Probable

More dead marine life has been found in the gulf of California. Read about the almost extinct Vaquita (only 30 left)!

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Kayakers Weren’t Expecting THIS When They Approached A Pod Of Whales [Watch]

Posted by on March 15, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Kayakers Weren’t Expecting THIS When They Approached A Pod Of Whales [Watch]

As can be seen in this video, one of the whales decided to give the kayakers a piggyback ride. Watch the incredible footage.

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Sharks Have Been Discovered Living Inside An Active Volcano [Watch]

Posted by on February 8, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Sharks Have Been Discovered Living Inside An Active Volcano [Watch]

National Geographic reported that an underwater camera was able to explore the inside the Kavachi volcano, located in the Solomon Islands, and consequentially provided footage that confirms that Kavachi acts as a home for sea creatures, including sharks and stingrays.

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Video Of Tiger Being Whipped Shows Why Animals Shouldn’t Be In Circuses [Watch]

Posted by on January 5, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Video Of Tiger Being Whipped Shows Why Animals Shouldn’t Be In Circuses [Watch]

Though trainers will have you believe that their big cats are only trained through positive-reinforcement, it’s clear that their training actually consists of fear-based training. Even when the tigers aren’t being whipped or beaten, they often bear scars caused by fighting from being in such close quarters behind-the-scenes. They are never allowed to have enrichment nor are they allowed to swim or roam freely in an open space, all of which are important parts of a tiger’s life.

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Another Beached Whale Found Dead with Plastic and Fish Nets In Its Stomach

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Another Beached Whale Found Dead with Plastic and Fish Nets In Its Stomach

Among the contents of the dead whale’s stomach were plastic products, fish hooks, rope and steel wires. This is just one more stunning example of why humans need to curb unsustainable habits and cut down on single-use materials, especially plastic.

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Wild Gorillas Remember Their Former Caretakers 11 Years Later [Watch]

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Wild Gorillas Remember Their Former Caretakers 11 Years Later [Watch]

Elephants are renowned for their stellar memory, but perhaps gorillas should be also able to boast the same. Eleven years after UK conservationist Damian Aspinall reintroduced a pair of Western lowland gorillas into the wild, he and his daughter, Tansy, met with them again in Gabon, West Africa.

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What Happens to Seabirds When They Tragically Mistake Our Ocean Plastic for Food

Posted by on November 15, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
What Happens to Seabirds When They Tragically Mistake Our Ocean Plastic for Food

Find out which bird species are most likely to eat our garbage.

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Beautiful Wildlife Sanctuary Could Be Yours Free – If You’re Willing to Care for the Animals

Posted by on November 11, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Beautiful Wildlife Sanctuary Could Be Yours Free – If You’re Willing to Care for the Animals

This man loves animals so much he has dedicated 30 years to healing them 24/7 and is now giving away 5 acres of pristine land to someone who will continue his work.

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Good News! First Sanctuary For Abused Circus Elephants Opens In Brazil

Posted by on October 25, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Good News! First Sanctuary For Abused Circus Elephants Opens In Brazil

According to GoodNewsNetwork, the first two elephants to find sanctuary were Guida and Maia, who are believed to have been rescued from Thailand where they performed in circuses.

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