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New York Island Overrun By Cats, But One Woman Is Making a Difference

Manhattan Island is not the only island in New York being over-populated. There is another lesser-known island on the Niagara river that has an exploding population, albeit of cats, not people. That i…

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Study Warns: Move Shipping Lanes To Save Endangered Whales

Hey, freight ship, watch out for that whale! A new study showed that more than 10,000 endangered blue whales were found feeding off the West Coast right in the way of shipping vessel routes. Resear…

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Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins

The Bahamas are taking a huge step towards the protection of marine mammals. A court in the Caribbean island hasordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphi…

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Top Reasons To Love Slugs (Plus a Recipe to Eat Them)

After I posted my Slugs Must Die rant, I received so many save-the-slugs comments that I was forced to reconsider my views on the mollusk. Yes, slugs wreak havoc in gardens, eating tender plants an…

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Penguin Study Answers What We’ve All Been Wondering

If you could talk to African penguins, you'd know when they're hungry, lonely, pissed off, and ready to party hardy, according to researches at the University of Turin, Italy, who have decoded the chi…

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16 Natural Ways To Defeat Garden Slugs

I love all creatures great and small. Except slugs in my garden. Those slimy gastropods that not only gross me out, but they take large bites out of tender seedlings and shoots, devouring my precio…

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The Best Way to Help Our Pollinators

Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are a charming sight as they soar around your backyard garden. But beyond their beauty, these creatures help human beings through their role in pollinating flowers, …

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Rescued African Leopard Purrs During Massage (Video)

Voodoo was intended to be a house pet when a family with two Rottweilers purchased him. He was rescued, and at 5-months-old this African spotted leopard came to Cedar Cove. Even though Voodoo was de…

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India Will Plant 2 Billion Trees Along Highways, Creating Jobs For 300,000 Youths

The rest of the world should plant more trees too. India's Rural Development Ministry has decided to try to tackle two problems at the same time: Youth unemployment and bad air quality. It has unveil…

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The 4 Keys to Attracting More Birds & Butterflies to Your Yard

Want to see more birds, butterflies and other wildlife in your yard? You don't need a big field or woods to get in on the fun. The key is to make whatever space you have a porch, a balcony, your bac…

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