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5 Consumer Products Linked to Rainforest Deforestation

Tropical rainforests are home to rich indigenous cultures and amazing biodiversity. They also play an important role in stabilizing the climate and sequestering carbon. However, tropical deforestation…

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Top 4 Facts About the People’s Climate March

What's the People's Climate March? How do I get there? The World Health Organization convened its first ever conference on Climate Change and Health in Geneva, Switzerland August 27-29th, 2014. …

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7 Ways to Protect the Birds in Your Yard

Birds are under attack! Not just from cats and other predators, but from environmental factors, too. Climate change, in particular, is taking a big toll on birds, according to this recent report from …

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Jaguar & Dog Absolutely Love Each Other (Video)

Bullet and Jag are best friends at this lovely animal sanctuary. When Jag grew up to be a big cat, the handlers separated him from Bullet for safety reasons. After Jag cried all night and Bullet sto…

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314 Bird Species Threatened by Climate Change

A new report from the National Audubon Society says climate change is threatening 314 bird species with possible extinction. From America's national mascot, the bald eagle, to the feathered friends th…

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How Rainforest Destruction Hides in Our Clothes

Rayon is an extremely popular fabric, and is used by most major clothing brands. It’s made by a complex chemical process, but at the beginning it starts with wood chips, which are turned into a produc…

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Good News for a Change: California Blue Whales Recover from Whaling Era

But only population of blue whales to have done so... While conservationists everywhere are trying to ban all whaling, and rogue countries like Japan are trying to find loopholes to keep killing the …

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Cute Orphaned Orangutan Rescued from Life on a Leash (Video)

A well-meaning farmer took in this orphaned baby orangutan, but he didn't know how to care for her. Watch her get rescued for the second and final time, as this cutie is taken away to a proper rescu…

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A Gorgeous Gallery of September Flowers

September is the time of year when children head back to school and the harvest begins to wind down in the Northern Hemisphere. While the weather is often mild and sunny, there tends to be a feeling o…

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Free-Range Rats: A Growing Market?

Free-range and organic. Those are two of the redeeming qualities that Cambodian farmer Chhoeun Chhim, 37, likes to tout when promoting his newest export from his rice fields - wild rats. BBC report…

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The best kitty I ever had, BLT (black little thing) was all black, even her nose. She graced my life…

Sounds great just Wish I could find them! :0

It might help if more stuffed furry toys were black. Think about it. Do you ever see very many? I…

I agree with the use of an iPad as a chopping board...