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A Sixth Mass Extinction Has Begun. Will Your Favorite Wild Animal Die Out?

Thanks to several "overs" - as in overfishing, overdevelopment, overheating (aka, climate change), and overuse of natural resources - the planet is experiencing a "sixth great extinction" of animal sp…

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Half the World’s Animals Have Disappeared Since 1970

A disturbing new report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that more than half of the world's animals have disappeared in the last 40 years. From lions, tigers and elephants to flamingoes and doves …

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5 Nature Books for Your Summer Vacation

Looking for a good book to hit the beach with this summer? Staff at The Nature Conservancy have reviewed some of the latest non-fiction releases on the environment—from water conservation and ocean ma…

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An Island Wasted by Pollution

The isle of Clipperton is the smallest of all the French territories, and the most isolated in the world. In March, a team of twenty artists, scientists and journalists left on a month-long journey fr…

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Nature’s Most Overlooked Benefit: Reefs Breaking Waves

By Mike Beck, The Nature Conservancy "Reefs break waves every day": I know you're thinking that's an obvious statement. But there's more to it than meets the eye. Reefs break waves — waves that wou…

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5 Environmental Crises To Care About

By Mickey Z., Planet Green Imagine for a minute if corporate-sponsored mouthpieces like Limbaugh and O'Reilly were correct on either of these points: Global warming is a hoax Humans are n…

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