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Edible Insects a Boon to Thailand's Farmers
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, diet, ecosystems, water, Thailand, food, insects, food )

Naoko
- 26 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.
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
- 87 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.".
Here Are Cats That Do Like Water: Tigers Take a Break From the Jakarta Heat as They Frolic in the Zoo Enclosure
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, water, pictures, photos )

Cher
- 94 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The Sumatra and Bengal White tigers sent droplets flying as they splashed with their paws in their enclosure at Ragunan Zoo, South Jakarta, Indonesia.
Amangarh Tiger Reserve Reserve Makes Special Arrangements to Combat Heat Wave
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, water, tigers, heat wave )

Cher
- 103 days ago - ibnlive.in.com
Nine new tanks have been constructed inside the reserve to provide adequate water to the animals. Bordering the world-famous Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand, the reserve is home to tigers, elephants and a wide variety of other animals.
Artificial Water Supply for Big Cats in Gir Forest
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, big cats, water )

Cher
- 127 days ago - business-standard.com
Water supply to 51 artificial water 'points' in the Gir forest has begun from last week to help Asiatic lions and other animals quench their thirst in the scorching summer, a senior forest official said today.
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
- 131 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.
World Water Day: Droughts Across the Globe
Offbeat  (tags: Weather, Water, US, Australia, Pakistan, Kenya. World Water Day )

Ray
- 186 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People around the world will be encouraged to turn their taps off this Saturday to mark World water day. Four BBC correspondents explain the lack of water in their areas - in the US, Australia, Pakistan and Kenya.
ERADICATING ECOCIDE GLOBAL INITIATIVE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, climate, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, cr )

Annamaria
- 187 days ago - eradicatingecocide.com
END ECOCIDE IN EUROPE has become a global initiative, the whole world can now support the initiative and sign Eradicating Ecocide Global Initiative. PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE
Video:Justin Roth Presents Shower With a Friend   video
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, water, performance )

JL
- 245 days ago - youtube.com
this music video to all dealing with the drought in California and throughout the Southwest U.S. Titled, "Shower with a friend," the song highlights the Colorado River and creative interpersonal steps you can take to decrease your water use
Weird 'Ice Boulders' Wash Up on Lake Michigan - Info & Video
Offbeat  (tags: water, weather, bizarre, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, unusual )

Caree
- 254 days ago - news.msn.com
So-called "ice boulders" are washing up on the shores of Lake Michigan. Here's how scientists say they're created. They came on the tides by the hundreds - big, spherical clods of ice whose dirty-brown exteriors made them look like a platoon of Tribbles.
Swimming White Tigers! Amazing To Watch - Must See For Tiger Lovers! VIDEOS!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, tigers, water, swimming, videos )

Cher
- 275 days ago - americanlivewire.com
Tigers are strong swimmers, and are often found bathing in ponds, lakes, and rivers. Among fellow big cats, only the jaguar shares with the tiger a similar fondness for and capability in the water.
PHOTOS: 'River of Fog' Fills Grand Canyon in Once-in-a-Decade Phenomenon
Offbeat  (tags: nature, weather, water, unusual, interesting )

JL
- 291 days ago - daily.bhaskar.com
On Saturday, a rare geographical phenomenon further added to the beauty and allure of the canyon. The Canyon's famous Georges were filled with 'river of fog'.
Video: Ryan's Pollution Solution
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, environment, Sustainabililty, water, nature, oceans, protection, unusual, interesting, children, ethics, goodnews )

JL
- 303 days ago - oceanconservancy.org
At only six years old, Ryan is already a great advocate for a healthy ocean.
Video:Announcing Oceana's 2013 Ocean Hero Award Winners   video
Offbeat  (tags: water, protection, nature, oceans, wildlife, GoodNews, goodnews, interesting, protection )

JL
- 416 days ago - youtube.com
OCEAN HERO AWARD WINNERS: Jean Beasely and the McCracken Siblings!
 

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