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Bill to Ban Circus Animal Suffering Set for Introduction in US Congress

Written by on May 21, 2019 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Bill to Ban Circus Animal Suffering Set for Introduction in US Congress

Animal welfare advocates are praising on soon-to-be-introduced legislation in the United States that would ban the use of wild animals in traveling circuses.

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Insects Are ‘Glue in Nature’ and Must Be Rescued to Save Humanity, Says Top Scientist

Written by on May 8, 2019 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Insects Are ‘Glue in Nature’ and Must Be Rescued to Save Humanity, Says Top Scientist

Rapidly falling insect populations said Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, “will make it even more difficult than today to get enough food for the human population of the planet, to get good health and freshwater for everybody.”

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Keep Pests Away This Summer (Organically)

Written by on May 8, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Keep Pests Away This Summer (Organically)

Every garden is at risk of having bugs and pests invade it. If you’re looking for an organic solution to rid your garden of any pests, here are six solutions that may help.

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‘Ominous’ UN Report Warns Human Activity Has Pushed One Million Plant and Animal Species to Brink of Extinction

Written by on May 7, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
‘Ominous’ UN Report Warns Human Activity Has Pushed One Million Plant and Animal Species to Brink of Extinction

A United Nations report described as the most authoritative and comprehensive assessment of global biodiversity ever published found that human exploitation of the natural world has pushed a million plant and animal species to the brink of extinction—with potentially devastating implications for the future of civilization.

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Study Shows That Bees Love Hemp, Which Is Wonderful News for the Environment and The World

Written by on March 25, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Study Shows That Bees Love Hemp, Which Is Wonderful News for the Environment and The World

An interesting new scientific study connects these two burgeoning crises, showing the bees absolutely love hemp plants. Hemp crops apparently attract an array of different bee species, offering them a plentiful source of pollen for foraging.

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Scientists Warn Crashing Insect Population Puts ‘Planet’s Ecosystems and Survival of Mankind’ at Risk

Written by on February 12, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Scientists Warn Crashing Insect Population Puts ‘Planet’s Ecosystems and Survival of Mankind’ at Risk

The first global scientific review of its kind reaches an ominous conclusion about the state of nature, warning that unless humanity drastically and urgently changes its behavior the world’s insects could be extinct within a century. #insectdecline

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Black Bear Protects Missing Three-Year-Old Casey Hathaway For Two Days – “a Friend In the Woods”

Written by on January 28, 2019 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Black Bear Protects Missing Three-Year-Old Casey Hathaway For Two Days – “a Friend In the Woods”

Three-year-old Casey Hathaway spent two nights lost in the frozen North Carolina wilderness before rescuers were able to find him. While no one is certain how he managed to survive, Casey told everyone he “had a friend in the woods that was a bear” who was with him the whole time. #goodnews

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99 Good News Stories You Probably Didn’t Hear About in 2018

Written by on December 26, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
99 Good News Stories You Probably Didn’t Hear About in 2018

Here are 99 stories of human progress that didn’t make it into the evening broadcasts or your social media feeds, including: conservation successes, huge wins for global health, more peace and tolerance, less war and violence, rising living standards, some big clean energy milestones, and a quiet turning of the tide in the fight against plastic. #goodnews

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Healing the Healer: When Plants and Animals Speak

Healing the Healer: When Plants and Animals Speak

Almost everybody talks to their pets, but it takes a special person to hear what their pets say in return. Maiccu Kostiainen lives in Finland and is an animal communicator and medium. That means  that she intuitively communicates with animals, living and past, by understanding their thoughts, emotions, and energy. Maiccu’s unique gifts allow her […]

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How Native American Tribes Are Bringing Back the Bison From Brink of Extinction

Written by on December 16, 2018 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
How Native American Tribes Are Bringing Back the Bison From Brink of Extinction

On 5,000 hectares of unploughed prairie in north-eastern Montana, hundreds of wild #bison roam once again. But this herd is not in a national park or a protected sanctuary – they are on tribal lands. Belonging to the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes of Fort Peck Reservation, the 340 bison is the largest conservation herd in the ongoing bison restoration efforts by North America’s Indigenous people.

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Unexplained Mass Bird Deaths During Dutch 5G Experiment

Written by on November 12, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Unexplained Mass Bird Deaths During Dutch 5G Experiment

Unexplained Mass Bird Deaths During Dutch 5G Experiment. About a week ago at The Hague, many birds died spontaneously, falling dead in a park. You likely haven’t heard a lot about this because it is being kept quiet. However, when about 150 more suddenly died – bringing the death toll to 297 – people started to notice. And if you are looking around that park you see what stands on the corner of the roof across the street from where they died: a new 5G mast, where they had done a test,…”

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Single-use Plastics Ban Approved by European Parliament

Written by on October 24, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Single-use Plastics Ban Approved by European Parliament

The European Parliament has voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastics across the union in a bid to stop pollution of the oceans.

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Stay of Execution for Yellowstone Grizzly Bears as Court Rules Trump Admin Illegally Gutted Protections

Written by on September 26, 2018 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Stay of Execution for Yellowstone Grizzly Bears as Court Rules Trump Admin Illegally Gutted Protections

First Nations tribes and green groups celebrated a federal court’s ruling late Monday that the Trump administration acted illegally when it gutted the Endangered Species Act’s (ESA) protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park region. The U.S. District Court in Montana saved the area’s grizzly population from a trophy hunt that was scheduled to take place this fall in Wyoming and Idaho, in which as many as 23 bears could be have been killed. The hunt would have been the first to take place in the continental U.S. since 1991.

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To Prevent ‘Major Extinction Crisis,’ Scientist Call for Designating Half of Planet as Protected Areas by 2050

Written by on September 17, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
To Prevent ‘Major Extinction Crisis,’ Scientist Call for Designating Half of Planet as Protected Areas by 2050

A pair of leading scientists is calling on the global community to spend the next few decades working toward formal protections for at least half of the world’s oceans and lands, warning that as the human population nears its projected 10 billion by mid-century, several species will face a heightened threat of extinction.

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A Call To Protect Much More Land and Sea From Human Encroachment

Written by on September 16, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
A Call To Protect Much More Land and Sea From Human Encroachment

A noted figure in the science world has paired with a colleague to pen an editorial for the journal Science. Jonathan Baillie, executive VP and chief scientist at the National Geographic Society and Ya-Ping Zhang with the Chinese Academy of Sciences have published a paper strongly supporting the idea of establishing many more land and sea areas as protected sites. Failure to do so, they warn, could spell doom for many species, perhaps including our own.

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