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Nature & Wildlife

3 Tips to Consider When Looking for Sustainable Seafood

It’s a common line of questions: Should I be eating seafood? Is it healthy? Is it sustainable? Unsurprisingly, people have many different opinions on the matter. But in our modern era of declining oce…

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Illicit Ivory Trade Threatens African Elephants

Today, poachers kill an African elephant every 20 minutes to feed an insatiable demand for ivory. As a result, these elephants may be gone in as little as ten years. This large scale wanton destructio…

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Fire-Survivor Cat Now Nurses Other Animals

Last week I wrote about a Polish cat named Rademense who has an intuitive gift for comforting other animals in need. The staff at the shelter where Rademense now permanently resides refer to him as "t…

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Daily Cute: Rescued Fox Enjoys a Special Treat

This fox used to live at a fur farm ... but luckily, he was rescued by a wildlife rehab program, where he is cared for by wild fox specialists. Although he can't be released into the wild, he is t…

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11 Natural Ways to Boost Energy (Without Caffeine)

For many of us, 3 o’clock in the afternoon is the low point in our days. The morning coffee has worn off, the end of the day is just beyond reach, and our willpower seems to disappear completely. Inst…

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Top 10 New Species for 2015

From a cartwheeling spider and a bird-like dinosaur to a fish that makes beautiful circles on the seafloor, these curious creatures made the annual list created by an international committee of taxono…

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The Pros and Cons of Backyard Bird Feeders

I used to love feeding birds and watching birds come to the feeders I set up. That was until I noticed that birds pecking around feeders seemed a lot more susceptible to predators. I also heard that s…

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3-D Printing Gives Sea Turtle New Jaw

We've seen the miracles that 3D printing has brought to the medical field, but a large proportion of 3D printing medical interventions are happening in animals. The technology works so well in these …

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Why it Rains Spiders in This Australian Town

Providing nightmare fodder for arachnophobes everywhere, millions of spiders floated down from the sky recently in a phenomenon known as "spider rain." Pity the poor spider-fearing souls with the mis…

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13 Amazing and Critically Endangered Frogs

Today is Endangered Species Day, an event organized by a number of conservation groups to raise awareness about the many species that are in real danger of becoming extinct. In honor of this day, I wa…

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That's not "Bless you" that's "Knock it off."

Thanks Diana. You and I both know we don't have any poop in our cilantro thanks to Sunrider's Fruit …