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In ‘Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet,’ EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides

Posted by on April 29, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
In ‘Huge Win for Pollinators, People, and the Planet,’ EU Bans Bee-Killing Pesticides

Faced with mounting scientific evidence that bee-poisoning neonicotinoids, or neonics, could cause an “ecological armageddon,” European regulators on Friday approved a “groundbreaking” and “historic” ban on the widely-used class of pesticides—an announcement met with immediate applause by campaigners.

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Going, Going, Gone. Soon the Largest Creature On Earth Will Be A Cow

Posted by on April 24, 2018 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Going, Going, Gone. Soon the Largest Creature On Earth Will Be A Cow

A paper published in the journal Science uncovers for the first time a startling correlation between human migration and the extinction of large animals. With no indication that the trend is abating, the team predicts that all currently endangered large terrestrial species will pass within the next couple of centuries, leaving cows, at an average weight of 900 kilograms, the biggest things left.

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7 Things We’ve Learned About Earth Since the Last Earth Day

Posted by on April 22, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
7 Things We’ve Learned About Earth Since the Last Earth Day

When Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wisc.) founded Earth Day in 1970, his hope was to make the environment a political issue in an era where US rivers caught on fire and thick smog choked cities. In many ways, it worked. Since then, major environmental laws have helped clean up much of the vivid toxic detritus in the soil, air, and water in the US. But our challenges today are no less daunting. The accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the loss of wilderness and species, and the acidification and pollution of the oceans have all become more acute — and more destabilizing. Here are some things we’ve learned about our amazing planet since the last Earth Day.

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Whale Learns To Speak Same Language As Dolphins, Research Finds

Posted by on November 6, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Whale Learns To Speak Same Language As Dolphins, Research Finds

Two months after the beluga whale was introduced into a new facility with the dolphins, scientists found that it began to imitate their whistles. And as the whale learned to communicate in the dolphins’ language, scientists found that the whale began losing its own.

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Advisory Board Recommends BLM Shoots 90,000 Healthy Wild Horses & Burros

Posted by on October 22, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Advisory Board Recommends BLM Shoots  90,000 Healthy Wild Horses & Burros

The boards that are supposed to be protecting wild horses are recommending that they be slaughtered. Read about it here!

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GOP-Controlled Senate Paves Way for Oil Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Posted by on October 21, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
GOP-Controlled Senate Paves Way for Oil Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Senate Republicans’ narrow passage of the 2018 budget plan on Thursday opened the door for oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve (ANWR).

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North Atlantic Right Whale Population Dips Below 450 After ‘Deadliest Year’ Since Whaling Era

Posted by on October 7, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
North Atlantic Right Whale Population Dips Below 450 After ‘Deadliest Year’ Since Whaling Era

The population of North Atlantic right whales previously stood at 458 but that was before this year’s deaths

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Enchanting Snowy White Giraffes Filmed In Kenya [Video]

Posted by on September 13, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Enchanting Snowy White Giraffes Filmed In Kenya [Video]

The mother and baby giraffes have a genetic condition called leucism, which is different than albinism yet causes them to appear white. The snowy-white giraffes appear almost otherworldly.

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Baby Dolphin Dies After Beachgoers Pull It From Water For Selfies

Posted by on August 19, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Baby Dolphin Dies After Beachgoers Pull It From Water For Selfies

A baby dolphin died last Friday in southern Spain after beachgoers took the mammal out of the water and passed it around for photos, according to media reports.

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The Interior Dept. Is Supposed to Protect Public Lands – Why Is Zinke Trying to Sell Them?

Posted by on August 15, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Interior Dept. Is Supposed to Protect Public Lands – Why Is Zinke Trying to Sell Them?

You MUST be aware of what is happening in the Interior Department. Our public lands are being stripped of protection and sold. Read this!!

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NYC Crushes $8 Million in Confiscated Ivory in Central Park to Show Ivory Ban is Here to Stay

Posted by on August 4, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
NYC Crushes $8 Million in Confiscated Ivory in Central Park to Show Ivory Ban is Here to Stay

Did you know that NYC has banned ivory? They have and they are serious about it! Look what they just did in Central Park.

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Hard Evidence Shows That Farm Salmon Is Destroying Wild Salmon

Posted by on July 19, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Hard Evidence Shows That Farm Salmon Is Destroying Wild Salmon

Do you ever eat farmed salmon? If so, read this!

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The Sad Truth: The Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction Is Already Underway

Posted by on July 12, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Sad Truth: The Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction Is Already Underway

Pollution, deforestation, global warming, overpopulation, and poaching are just a few of the factors leading to mass extinction. Read this and be in the know.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Lose Federal Protection After 42 Years

Posted by on July 1, 2017 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Lose Federal Protection After 42 Years

For the past 42 years, Yellowstone grizzly bears have been protected under the Endangered Species Act. But now the U.S. Department of the Interior, citing a rebound in the bear’s population, says it will end these protections

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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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