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Green Gifts for Animal & Earth Lovers

My niece Erin is an incredible young woman with a to-die-for job. She takes groups of kids and adults on Outward Bound and Wilderness Orientation adventures, which expand their personal growth by push…

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The Whale That Changed the World’s View of Marine Mammals

Orcas have become iconic animals on the West Coast and people love them, but it wasn't always that way. The CBC's Chris Brown looks at the Canadians and the whale who changed the world's view of marin…

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Endangered Whales Are Turned into Luxury Dog Food

Update: Michinoku Farm stopped selling dog food made from endangered whales after receiving pressure from environmental groups. This success is amazing! But, let's keep in mind that many companies sti…

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Man Single-Handedly Saves Whale Trapped in Net

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Although the intricate messages conveyed within a whale's call are lost on human ears, there's a pretty good chance that at least one young humpback's song will …

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Whale Rescue Team Assembles in Sydney

A special team has been trained in Sydney to help rescue beached whales.   World News Videos by NewsLook   // …

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South Korea Halts Research Whaling Plan

By Brook Bolen, Ecorazzi Despite earlier claims to the contrary, South Korea will not hunt whales for scientific research. Although the announcement has not yet been made formally, an unidentifi…

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Caring for an Abandoned Beluga Calf

Marine mammal specialists from across the country have descended on an Alaska aquarium to help care for a baby beluga whale that became separated from its mother shortly after its birth. Photo Credit:…

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New Ship for Sea Shepherd

By Michael d'Estries, Ecorazzi While Matt Groening and James Brooks are the two names most associated with the success of The Simpsons (the longest-running American primetime, scripted television s…

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Right Whales Arrive in Argentina

Southern right whales arrive in Argentine waters. Oregon State University via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "2h3MDHfuIvIVQBVE", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds = …

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12 Ways Technology Is Saving Endangered Species

By Derek Markham, TreeHugger Our human tendency toward innovation and ingenuity, coupled with our advancing technology, is helping to come up with solutions for saving some of the other species o…

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