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15 Islands Overrun By Cute Animals | Mental Floss
Offbeat  (tags: animals, islands, environment, ecosystems, overrun )

Kathryn
- 13 days ago - mentalfloss.com
Strange things happen in island ecosystems, and occasionallyâEUR"whether by accident, or designâEUR"a population of adorable creatures takes over.
Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 to 9:30 PM Local Time Pledge to Turn Off Your Lights for 1 Hour
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, forests, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, water, weathe )

Wendy
- 62 days ago - earthhour.org
Earth Hour Join hundreds of millions of people around the world and turn off your lights for one hour to show your commitment to climate change action now. It's time we speak up and demand a better future for our planet switch off your lights for 1hr
How to Raise Fish for Food at Home
Offbeat  (tags: ecosystems, Sustainabililty, GoodNews, organic, sustainable, Sustainabililty, water, food, eco-friendly )

Heather
- 66 days ago - motherearthnews.com
The average suburban family can grow all the animal protein it needs by stocking small African fish in the backyard.
Will the Falling Oil Price Undermine Green Energy?
Offbeat  (tags: oil, green energy, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, CO2emissions, environment, eco-friendly, health, ecosystems, business )

Ray
- 102 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Common sense would surely tell you that if you slash the cost of one source of energy, then alternatives look less appealin
Release 14-Year-Old Arrested for Chalk Drawing in China
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, government, politics, humans, abuse, arts, child, crime, culture, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, interesting, law, media, news, police, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, education, 'CIVILLI )

Wendy
- 140 days ago - forcechange.com
The Hong Kong police cannot be allowed to separate this girl from her family. Her crime hurts nobody--chalk cleanup is as simple as waiting for it to rain, so it hardly seems right to call it vandalism. Separating her from her hearing-impaired father -..
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, animals, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, trees, world, globalwarming, pollution, activists, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, government )

Wendy
- 258 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
Edible Insects a Boon to Thailand's Farmers
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, diet, ecosystems, water, Thailand, food, insects, food )

Naoko
- 274 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country's poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking existence. Then they discovered bugs.
When Storks Arrive, You're Growing Good Rice, Hyogo Farmers Discover
Offbeat  (tags: Sustainabililty, ecosystems, environment, rice paddy, storks, interesting )

Naoko
- 285 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A group of farmers in Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture, that practices environment-friendly rice cultivation techniques views the arrival of storks as a sign they are growing a good product.
Raise Funding for Walking For Lions.
Offbeat  (tags: Sam Clark Photography, printed on Fine Art Photo Rag paper, 12x18 inches in size, costs $5 per entry, They need us now!, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, protection, nature, activists, safety, animalrights, animalwelfare, protectio )

Kelly
- 308 days ago - facebook.com
Sam Clark Photography will be holding a print raffle to raise funding for Walking For Lions. A best selling image, Lioness on branch, Serengeti, Tanzania will be raffled with 100% of proceeds going to WFL to help save our last wild lions.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED What Happens When A Rescued Elephant Finds Some Plastic Ribbon To Dance With?
Offbeat  (tags: This is JUST TO AWWWEDORABLE plastic rib, baby elephant Faa, ivory trade, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, world, wildlife, protection, politics, nature, forests, activists, violence, safety, family, protection, GoodNew )

Kelly
- 314 days ago - thedodo.com
The elephants at Chang Mai's Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary in Northern Thailand, know how to have a good time. They play with tires, they play with each other in the rain and they play with just about anything they can find ...
VICTORY VICTORY A Butterfly Back From The Brink
Offbeat  (tags: 45 captive-bred, 308 caterpillars, been released into the wild, cautiously optimistic, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, GoodNews, nature, protection, conservation, extinction, environment, performance, health, safety )

Kelly
- 334 days ago - usfws.tumblr.com
Photo: Schaus swallowtail (Holly Salvato)~ In June 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued an emergency order allowing the collection and captive rearing of endangered Schaus' swallowtail butterflies.
Please Can You Demand That David Cameron Puts Our Bees Before Syngenta's Profits?
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, green, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, world, wildlife, weather, water, trees, protection, habitat, activists, culture, dishonesty, death, ethics, fami )

Wendy
- 335 days ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
"If the government approves Syngenta's kneejerk and cynical application then the public are bound to question whether ministers are too close to the agrochemical companies and too distant from the ecology that feeds us.".
Greenpeace JEWSON: STOP PLUNDERING THE AMAZON
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, forests, environment, climate-change, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, politics, activists, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, fashion, government, humans, law, media, movies, world, society )

Wendy
- 376 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Criminal gangs are looting the Amazon rainforest. They're stealing rare trees, which are chopped up to make expensive flooring and garden decking..Tell Jewson and International Timber to stop selling timber plundered from the Amazon..
Granny, the World's Oldest Orca, Is Still Going Strong at 103
Offbeat  (tags: 103-years-old, still looking healthy and strong, member of the J-pod, whales, GoodNews, protection, CoolStuff, water, ecosystems, family, interesting, pictures, off-beat, odd, animals, wildlife )

Kelly
- 379 days ago - care2.com
Granny, who was spotted by members of the Pacific Whale Watch Association (PWWA), is estimated by the Center for Whale Research to be 103-years-old. By all accounts, the matriarch is still looking healthy and strong.
 

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