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Birds Populations Are Rapidly Declining in North America

Posted by on September 21, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Birds Populations Are Rapidly Declining in North America

Bird populations in North America continue to decline

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

Posted by on August 28, 2019 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 are 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 it’s projected 10 billion by mid-century, several species will face a heightened threat of extinction. #extinctioncrisis

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Washington State Kills Last of Wolf Pack Hours Before Court-Ordered Reprieve

Posted by on August 23, 2019 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Washington State Kills Last of Wolf Pack Hours Before Court-Ordered Reprieve

The last four members of an embattled wolf pack were killed in Washington State Friday, hours before the court order that could have saved them. #wolves #wolfpack #wildlifepreservation

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Green Turtles Are Mistaking Plastic for the Sea Grass They Normally Eat

Posted by on August 11, 2019 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Green Turtles Are Mistaking Plastic for the Sea Grass They Normally Eat

Endangered green turtles are having a problem. They’re mistaking plastic pollution for the seaweed they survive on, according to new research from the University of Exeter in the UK and the Society for the Protection of Turtles in Cyprus. #GreenSeaTurtles

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Indigenous Groups Applaud Protection of Grizzly Bear as Liz Cheney Claims Rule Harms ‘Western Way of Life’

Posted by on August 4, 2019 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Indigenous Groups Applaud Protection of Grizzly Bear as Liz Cheney Claims Rule Harms ‘Western Way of Life’

Native tribes and their supporters on Friday defended their push for the continued inclusion of the grizzly bear of Yellowstone National Park on the endangered species list after Rep. Liz Cheney claimed the protection of the bear violates the “Western way of life.” #grizzlybear

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

Posted by on July 16, 2019 in Environment, Loans and 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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Canada Just Officially Banned Dolphin and Whale Captivity

Posted by on June 27, 2019 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Canada Just Officially Banned Dolphin and Whale Captivity

In a big win for animal rights advocates, Canada will no longer allow whales, dolphins, and porpoises to be bred and held in captivity for the purpose of entertainment. #FreeWilly #EmptyTheTanks

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World Wildlife Fund Warns Australia That Deforestation Would Lead To The Extinction of Koalas By 2050

Posted by on June 24, 2019 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
World Wildlife Fund Warns Australia That Deforestation Would Lead To The Extinction of Koalas By 2050

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) headed by the president Pavan Sukhdev has given a warning to Australian leaders about the danger in the extinction of koalas by 2050. #deforestation #koala #koalas #koalabears #extinction #wildlifeextinction

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Study Shows Growing Hemp Is a Powerful Tool To Fight Bee Population Decline

Posted by on June 19, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Study Shows Growing Hemp Is a Powerful Tool To Fight Bee Population Decline

As the world population of honeybees continues to decline at a dangerous rate, a new study from Colorado State University purports to have found the answer to quell the decline—hemp. The reason hemp is such a boon to the bee population is simple, it is a great source of pollen.

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Elephant Poaching Declines In Africa, but 15,000 Still Illegally Killed Each Year

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Elephant Poaching Declines In Africa, but 15,000 Still Illegally Killed Each Year

Even though there has been notable progress, at current poaching rates elephants are still in danger of becoming virtually extinct on the continent.

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

Posted 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

Posted 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)

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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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