Wildlife

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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Whales and Dolphins Mourn Their Dead, Just Like Us

Posted by on July 21, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 12 Comments
Whales and Dolphins Mourn Their Dead, Just Like Us

The most likely explanation for the animals’ refusal to let go of the corpses: grief. Scientists have found a growing number of species, from giraffes to chimps, that behave as if stricken with grief. Elephants, for example, return again and again to the body of a dead companion.

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Kids Rescue Newborn Beluga Whale With Quick-Thinking

Posted by on July 10, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Kids Rescue Newborn Beluga Whale With Quick-Thinking

While vacationing on the shores of St. Lawrence River in Canada, a family spotted a baby Beluga whale washed up on the riverbank. The whale’s mother was nowhere to be seen so that family’s boys quickly took the initiative to save its life and began hydrating it until authorities arrived.

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Global Fish Stocks Are Practically Depleted: 90% Are “Fully Fished” or “Overfished”

Posted by on July 10, 2016 in Environment, Farming, Wildlife with 9 Comments
Global Fish Stocks Are Practically Depleted: 90% Are “Fully Fished” or “Overfished”

Sayings like “there a lot more fish in the sea” may not be as true as they once were. We are depleting our oceans. Read this!

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Mesmerising Natural Wonders of the World You May Not Know

Written by on July 7, 2016 in Environment, Uncategorized, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Mesmerising Natural Wonders of the World You May Not Know

An article by Omar Cherif exploring a collection of unique natural wonders from around the globe.

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Demanding Ban on Deadly Pesticides, Advocates Drop Millions of Dead Bees on EPA Doorstep

Posted by on June 23, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 2 Comments
Demanding Ban on Deadly Pesticides, Advocates Drop Millions of Dead Bees on EPA Doorstep

The arrival of the truck full of dead bees at EPA headquarters heralds a rally in which environmental groups, beekeepers, organic food advocates and others will “deliver over 4 million signatures urging an immediate ban on bee-killing pesticides” to the agency.

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The Demise of Rainwater

The Demise of Rainwater

Biochemical reactions take place (or, for that matter, do not take place…) at a specific temperature and pH. If the system or environment for that reaction is disturbed with respect to the acidity and temperature, then the reaction itself is interfered with.

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Experts Warn Climate Change is ‘Changing the Contours’ of World’s Oceans

Posted by on June 21, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Experts Warn Climate Change is ‘Changing the Contours’ of World’s Oceans

A study that found up to 80 tons of microplastic waste entering the sea every year from use of these cosmetics in the UK alone. Just imagine the kind of waste USA and China produce and contribute to the ocean’s waste problem.

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Protect Your Home, Yourself, & Your Family: 22 Natural Ways to Repel Insects

Posted by on June 20, 2016 in Environment, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living, Wildlife with 6 Comments
Protect Your Home, Yourself, & Your Family: 22 Natural Ways to Repel Insects

From eucalyptus oil to white vinegar and more, there are lots of ways you can repel insects without putting toxins in your home or on your body. Try these.

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37 Million Bees Instantly Dropped Dead After Farms Started Spraying Neonicotinoids On GMO Crops

Posted by on June 19, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 30 Comments
37 Million Bees Instantly Dropped Dead After Farms Started Spraying Neonicotinoids On GMO Crops

Dave Schuit, a honey-producer in Elmwood, Canada, said that his farm lost 37 million bees almost immediately after a nearby farm began planting GMO corn and spraying neonics on their crops.

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Watch the Stunning Beauty Of Monarch Butterflies Filling The Sky (Video)

Posted by on June 13, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 3 Comments
Watch the Stunning Beauty Of Monarch Butterflies Filling The Sky (Video)

Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible — and increasingly threatened — creatures.

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