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Why Are Cats So Quirky About Drinking?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, water )

Jeri
- 6 days ago - mnn.com
Some won't drink out of a water bowl if it's near their food bowl. Others prefer a fountain or even the kitchen sink. Some picky kitties won't sip from plastic or metal containers. Some of these preferences harken back to their ancestors and survival
Pulses of Water Bring Life to the Famished Colorado River
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection, water )

Anna
- 121 days ago - audubon.org
The critical bird habitat is springing back, according to a new report. HereâEUR(TM)s what you need to know.
Water Is Survival
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, wildlife, water )

Anna
- 127 days ago - audubon.org
Audubon's strategic plan balances the needs of birds, people, and economies in waterways across the United States.
Pagan Solidarity With Standing Rock - Petition
Offbeat  (tags: pagan, sacred, earth mother, petition, water, forests, meadows, wetlands, honor life )

Dandelion
- 144 days ago - actionnetwork.org
We stand in solidarity with all who declare these things sacred: clean water and air, verdant forests, meadows, prairies and wetlands, and ways of life that honor people over profit.
Minamata Disease Continues Devastation After 60 Years
Offbeat  (tags: environment, destruction, water, Minamata, Japan, minamata disease, habitatdestruction )

Naoko
- 279 days ago - the-japan-news.com
First diagnosed in people who consumed seafood contaminated by methylmercury discharged from Chisso Corp.'s Minamata plant. The disease damages the central nervous system, causing such symptoms as sensory disturbance and visual field constriction.

Offbeat  (tags: interesting, unusual, Water )

Frans
- 297 days ago - collectivelyconscious.net
Cymatics is the study of visible sound. Sound literally has geometry to it. You can see the visible geometrical vibrations of any given sound by placing sand or coated particles on to a metal plate, and then playing a frequency into the metal plate....
Toronto Woman Could Face 10 Years in Prison for Giving Water to Pigs on a Hot Day
Offbeat  (tags: Toronto, woman, jail, slaughterhouse, pigs, water )

Scooby
- 446 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
A woman in Toronto, Canada, has been charged with criminal mischief after she gave water to pigs being transported to a slaughterhouse on a hot day. Anita Kranjc, 48, could face up to 10 years in prison for her actions.
COP21: Poor Countries Fear Being 'Left Behind' in Rush for Deal
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, oceans, globalwarming, wildlife, weather, water, trees, nature, politics, COP21 )

Ray
- 447 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A critical UN conference aimed at agreeing a new global approach to climate change is set to open in Paris.
WATER & SANITATION: Hannah Simone on Achieving Global Health - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, water, health, interesting, news )

Christeen
- 455 days ago - youtube.com
Everyone deserves clean water and proper sanitation.
Purrrrrfect Video of Cats Shaking Off the Much Loathed Water
Offbeat  (tags: cats, water, video )

Jeri
- 471 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Shakebook.com released a video of cats shaking off water as a promotional video for the new photo book by Carli Davidson.
Cat Is Perplexed When His Glass Of Water Suddenly Disappears
Offbeat  (tags: cats, water, glasses, video )

Jeri
- 483 days ago - thedodo.com
Apparently his humans thought it would be hilarious to play a little trick on him while he cools his kitty throat with a glass of water. In between the cat's delicate sips, lapped off his dampened paw, those pranksters are seen swapping out his half
Desert Goby Fish Travels Hundreds of Kilometres Over LAND... and Only Needs a Tiny Trickle of Water to Survive
Offbeat  (tags: desert, lake, goby fish, land, water, australia )

Scooby
- 488 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A tiny fish described by researchers as a 'poor swimmer' overcomes the odds by submerging itself in just a trickle of water and travelling hundreds of kilometres in search of a mate.
How to Care for Outdoor Cats in Winter
Offbeat  (tags: feral cats, care, protection, food, shelter, water )

Jeri
- 491 days ago - humanesociety.org
Shelter, food and water are especially important to feral and stray cats in cold weather
In Dryland African Regions, Limiting Wildlife Water Access Can Reduce Water Quality
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, wildlife, water, conservation, human health )

Tracy
- 492 days ago - phys.org
Botswana hosts one of the largest elephant populations in the world. Ensuring that sufficient water access is maintained for wildlife may not only be a conservation goal, but a human health priority
Poachers Are Using Cyanide to Slaughter Entire Elephant Herds
Offbeat  (tags: cyanide, elephants, ivory, poachers, water )

Scooby
- 493 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
Earlier this week, a herd of elephants stopped by a watering hole, seeking a respite from the weekâEUR(TM)s 85-degree temperatures. As they filled their trunks poured the cool water into their mouths, they couldnâEUR(TM)t have known that that same water would
 

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