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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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Bees in Peril as First Species Added to Endangered Species List

Posted by on October 4, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Bees in Peril as First Species Added to Endangered Species List

The endangered genus, Hylaeus, commonly called yellow-faced bees, are the only genus native to Hawaii. Their failure comes amid a national crisis of declining bee populations, including colony collapse disorder.

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This Country Just Vowed To Close Horrific Bear Farms And Send Bears to Sanctuaries

Posted by on October 3, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 12 Comments
This Country Just Vowed To Close Horrific Bear Farms And Send Bears to Sanctuaries

WWF is trying to raise enough money to build a sanctuary for some 40 bears that are currently being tortured in bile extraction farms.

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The Beloved Orangutan is Being Wiped Out by Corporate Greed

Posted by on August 25, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 12 Comments
The Beloved Orangutan is Being Wiped Out by Corporate Greed

Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) officially listed the Bornean orangutan as a critically endangered species as a result of the devastation of Indonesian rainforests, of which a staggering 25% have been leveled in recent decades.

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Scientists Discovered the Oldest Living Vertebrate, But They Never Expected It To Be THIS Animal

Posted by on August 24, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Scientists Discovered the Oldest Living Vertebrate, But They Never Expected It To Be THIS Animal

People have known for quite some time that Greenland sharks are among the slowest moving sharks in the world, which may help them sustain life for so long, since slower beings tend to live longer.

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Massive Marine Life Die-Off Continues to Accelerate Around the Globe While We’re Focused on Rigged Politics

Posted by on August 1, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 12 Comments
Massive Marine Life Die-Off Continues to Accelerate Around the Globe While We’re Focused on Rigged Politics

By now we should be able to acknowledge that the election is rigged and that none of the current candidates represent the deepest interests of the American people or the human race. Never the less a sea of human energy and resources are being dumped into the phony contest, all the while, critically important issues go undiscussed with no plan what so ever. The amount of vitriol, anger, and hate in the election debate this year is suffocating, leaving one to wonder what would happen if this much energy were directed toward solving our most pressing collective problems.

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