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articles by: Molly, selected from TreeHugger

Costa Rica Fully Bans Shark Fin Trade

Under existing legislation, shark finning itself had been banned in Costa Rica, but under a new executive order issued by President Laura Chinchilla, loopholes allowing the transport and import of s…

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20 Surprising Animals You Didn’t Know Are Going Extinct

When it comes to the Endangered Species List, some animals stand out as celebrities: polar bears, giant pandas, rhinos, snow leopards... But sadly, the list is so extensive that there are many speci…

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M&M’s Blamed for Green & Blue Honey in France

The autumn honey harvest in the Alsace region of France is hitting a major setback. ABC News reports that in the northeastern region of France, home to 2,400 beekeepers and 35,000 colonies that prod…

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IUCN Proposes ‘Green List’ of Non-Endangered, Thriving Species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature looks as though they'll be adding a positive spin to their work: Adding a Green List of species to the existing Red List of endangered species. The…

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Amazing Nature: Utah Aspen Grove Is 80,000 Years Old

In the Fishlake National Forest in Utah (pictured above), there is a colony of quaking aspen that is an estimated 80,000 years old, though no individual tree currently alive is anywhere near that age.…

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Meet the Penguin Knighted by the Norwegian Army

You Ask Why, I Ask Why Not? And now for something completely different... I've just learned that the Norwegian King and Royal Guard have a great sense of humor. Colonel-in-Chief Sir Nils Olav II …

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6 Ways to Survive a Mass Extinction Event

So, we're in the midst of what some scientists and droves of science writers are calling the Anthropocene. Though there's still debate to be had over whether or not we've truly and fully entered the E…

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How to Keep Cut Avocados Fresh for a Week (Video)

By Jerry James Stone, TreeHugger We all love avocados, right? Right! So there is nothing worse than losing half of this tasty, yet expensive, fruit to a few days in the refrigerator. See, t…

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Humans 13,000 Years Ago Were Wise Enough to Recycle

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Prehistoric humans often get a bad rap as club-wielding knuckleheads, lumbering along in their tacky animal skin outfits, avoiding hungry saber-toothed cats and b…

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5 Flowering Garden Plants That Scoff at Drought

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger I have mentioned before, in the post on converting lawns to gardens, that my garden survives on rainfall. The only time I supplement watering is when I am trying to e…

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