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Sea World Attendance Continues to Plunge

Thanks in large part to the eye-opening 2013 documentary Blackfish, the public seems to increasingly think that orca whales do not belong in giant swimming pools. Consequently, attendance continue…

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7 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Do Good Today

The world is full of problems. We can do our part to try to make a difference, but change takes time. It's easy to feel frustrated. So, maybe we can't change the world overnight, but we can change our…

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What Animals Are in Your Cosmetics?

What ingredients are in your makeup/cosmetic products? Chicken feet, ground up horns and hooves, chicken combs, cow dung, beetles, fish scales and animal placentas are all common ingredients used i…

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Touching Video Reminds Us to Show Our Elders We Care

A caregiverís heartwarming Facebook video post of an elderly patient opening an unexpected birthday present went viral last week. The clip, uploaded by Angela Withers Berton, a nurse near Clevelan…

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Butterfly Bushes Aren’t Good for Butterflies

If you're trying to create a butterfly sanctuary in your garden, adding butterfly bushes seems like a no-braineróbut you might want to rethink those pretty purple flowers this year. Planting a butt…

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How Vegans Should Be Responding to Cecil the Lion

The death of revered Cecil the Lion, at the hands of American trophy hunter Walter James Palmer, has captured the attention of the world. And the world has responded with resounding anger and sadness.…

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5 Healthy Habits That Could Be Polluting the Water

You try to live a healthy lifestyle, but could some of your healthy habits be harming our waters? Here are 5 healthy habits that may have undesirable effects on the health of our water resources. W…

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Study Links Ethnicity to Prostate Cancer Risk

No man wants to hear the diagnosis of prostate cancer, no matter his ethnic background. But, according to new research published in the Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research, some men are at a si…

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Rabies Quiz: What You Must Know as a Pet Owner

Life can truly be ironic. Last Thursday, I went to the library to select some books on CD for an upcoming road trip. One of the books I chose was Stephen King's horror story about a rabid dog named Cu…

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Cows Help Save Seal Pup

Bovines and pinnipeds†do not normally go together, but in this story they do. A birdwatcher was scanning the landscape at the Frampton Marsh Nature Preserve in the U.K. when he spotted a herd of a doz…

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A beautiful example of different species getting along...Shame mankind isn't as bright as these two.…

Sounds like a step in the right direction for meat eaters who might then give less support to the me…

I make my own. They're tastier anyway.

i love garlic and yes chocolate, but it would take a lot of it to reduce stress in this apartment. …

"...black and Latino youth are exposed to much more junk food marketing messages—on television.…

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