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Spaniels trained to help conservationists save ornate box turtles

As the warming sun of spring spreads across America, our stunningly beautiful box turtles emerge from their winter slumber. In rural parts of the country, they are a familiar and welcome sight, but thanks to habitat encroachment by humans, dangerous highways, and roadways, and a host of other threats, box turtles are threatened and becoming […]

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Earth scientist issues terrifying warning about climate change

Dr. James Dyke is an Earth scientist at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom who just explained why climate change will likely kill billions of people before we take collective meaningful action to stop it despite warnings. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a United Nations body that reviews scientific literature and […]

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California Assembly passes bill requiring deforestation-free supply chains

As deforestation continues to worsen and causes climate change to become more uncontrollable, the California state assembly voted to do something about it this week by passing legislation requiring deforestation-free supply chains. Every year, the world’s rainforests disappear a little more, robbing us of trees that provide oxygen and reduce carbon dioxide, help in the […]

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Green Party candidates surge in elections across the EU as climate change is top priority

As the world continues to brace for uncontrollable climate change, Green Party candidates made their strongest gains in European Parliament elections to date, setting the stage for meaningful action to fight it. In a historic election year, climate change finally broke through as the top priority among voters across the European Union, sending 71 Green […]

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Scientists say plastic microfibers are now found everywhere on Earth including inside our bodies

We are all looking for simple ways to move toward a greener, more prosperous future. Taking part in recycling and reducing consumption of plastics and using environmentally safe products are great ways to help. Now, a new science is telling us that our efforts are just beginning. We’ve been focused mainly on the pollutants that […]

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America’s largest grocery store chain will be eliminating its 6 billion plastic bags per year

Days ago, we wrote about the amazing news from Australia, where 80 percent of the use of disposable plastic bags in the country was dramatically cut in just three months time. Two of the largest supermarket chains banned the bags, making a drastic difference and the citizens may vote for leaders promising to do more. […]

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The world is running out of helium because people are obsessed with party balloons

In the very near future, the world is going to have to make a decision. We either want helium for party balloons, or we save it for scientific and technological uses that benefit mankind. Because our current supply is running out, and helium is not a renewable resource. Just 150 years ago, humans discovered helium, […]

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Bureau of Land Management quietly takes out a sentence about sustaining land from mission statement

The way the Bureau of Land Management is presenting itself to the press and world under the Trump administration is reflecting a focus on exploiting and extracting resources from federal lands, rather than stewardship and conservation. The latest example appears on the Bureau of Land Management’s press releases this week. At some point, a sentence […]

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Report: Trump administration effort to change the math regarding air pollution will kill and harm thousands of Americans

Is the Trump administration willing to kill thousands of people to satisfy its coal industry patrons? A New York Times report indicates they might. President Trump wants to allow coal mines to remain in operation longer than current federal rules would allow. To justify that, some at the EPA have complied to change the math […]

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Monsanto dealt another blow as University of California suspends use of glyphosate

Just days after a third jury found in favor of plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG’s Roundup, which is manufactured by its Monsanto subsidiary, the University of California announced a suspension of the use of any weed killer product that contains the chemical glyphosate. A jury awarded a couple $2 billion last week […]

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