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Playing Ball in Ancient Belize: 1,300-Year-Old Stone Panels Depicting Mayan Ballplayers Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 58 days ago -
Archaeologists have deciphered two 1,300-year-old stone panels that depict ancient Mayans playing with large balls while carrying impressive fans. The panels were found at the archaeological site of Tipan Chen Uitz in Belize....
Dugout Canoe Could Be Several Hundred Years Old Flung Ashore By Hurricane Irma
Science & Tech  (tags: Hurricane Irma, Randy Lathrop, Cocoa, Indian dugout canoe )

- 57 days ago -
The morning after Category 5 Hurricane Irma moved away, photographer Randy Lathrop took a bike ride to survey the damage. He spotted something unusual washed up from the Indian River, north of Cocoa.
Eleven Tudor Treasures Recovered From the Wreck of The Mary Rose
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 57 days ago -
October 2017 marks the 35th anniversary of the raising of Henry VIIIâEUR(TM)s flagship The Mary Rose, which sank off Portsmouth in 1545. Here we feature a fascinating selection of the Mary Rose MuseumâEUR(TM)s collection of 19,000 well-preserved artefacts...
Hummingbirds' Huge Memory Lets Them Remember the Location of Every Flower in Their Territory
Offbeat  (tags: Hummmingbird, huge memory, animals, environment, interesting, wildlife )

- 56 days ago -
Their hippocampus âEUR" the area of the brain responsible for learning and memory âEUR" is up to five times bigger than that in songbirds, seabirds and woodpeckers.
Petition - Take Action: Historic Opportunity to Protect Menhaden
Environment  (tags: fishery industry, Atlantic Menhaden, ocean mammals, ocean biodiversity, Endangered Species, marine ecosystems, sustainability, responsibility, stronger protection )

- 57 days ago -
Atlantic menhaden feed nearly every major predator on the Atlantic coast, including striped bass, bluefish, weakfish, king mackerel, osprey, and humpback whales. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) will soon vote on whether to protect
Petition - Protect Firefly Habitats By Ending Deforestation
Environment  (tags: Fireflies, Deforestration, woodland destruction, habitat conservation, ecosystems, preservation over profit, environmental protection, responsibility, biodiversity wildlife, stronger protection )

- 56 days ago -
Protect firefly habitats by ending rampant deforestation in Malaysia. Firefly habitats are being destroyed by rampant deforestation. Thousands of trees have been cut down in forests surrounding Taiping in Malaysia.
Zucchini Pumpkin Chocolate Bread....September Recipes For Vegans
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Vegan lifestyle, Vegan Diet, Chocolate, Pumpkin, Zuccini, Bread, Warm, September, Autumn, eco-friendly, family, food, green, health, home, humans, organic, sustainable )

- 61 days ago -
This recipe for the seasonal treat incorporates whole wheat flour and grated zucchini for added nutrients and moisture. Serve warm and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Enjoy. Yummy. Please note, comment and forward.
Petition: Ban the Use of Plastic Straws, Utensils and Bags in the USA
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastic straws, plastic bags, plastic pollution, alternative materials, ecosystems, environmental protection, recycling, sustainability, responsible behaviour, society, greenproducts, protection )

- 58 days ago -
Americans use 500 million drinking straws every day. To understand just how many straws 500 million really is, this would fill over 125 school buses with straws every day. That's 46,400 school buses every year! Its enough to fill Yankee Stadium nine...
Petition - Help Stop the Pebble Mine
Environment  (tags: pebble mine, Bristol Bay, disastrous consequences, Environmental Pollution, destruction, prevention of damages, wildlife losses, Ecosystem Preservation, stronger protection )

- 56 days ago -
The Trump administration is paving the way for the disastrous Pebble Mine -- the toxic, gold and copper mega-mine that poses catastrophic risks to Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay and its world-renowned salmon runs, abundant wildlife populations, and...
Young Endangered Orca Dies Off B.C. Coast
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, protection, nature, water, animalwelfare, habitat, sadness, whales, killed, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates )

- 56 days ago -
The whale was last seen alive near the west entrance of the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Sept. 15, 2017 The young whale, 2 1/2 years old, appeared lethargic and was barely surfacing, with photos showing signs he was malnourished due to a lack of Chinook .
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