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Ansel Adams' Photographs Remind Us of the Importance of Preserving Our Wilderness Parks.
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, GoodNews, ansel adams, photography, national parks, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife, Sustainabililty )

- 1987 days ago -
Adams was an environmentalist all his life. He was active in the Sierra Club, fought for new parks and wilderness areas, and endangered species such as sea lions and otters.
Man Builds Full-Scale Replica of Noah's Ark
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, interesting, off-beat, architecture, noah's ark )

- 1987 days ago -
A Dutchman has built a replica of Noah's Ark to biblical proportions, following a dream his homeland would be flooded.
How One Stray Dog Brought a Neighborhood Together
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, dogs, ethics, goodnews, GoodNews, pets, rescued )

- 1987 days ago -
When Chewy, a beautiful St. Bernard/Border Collie strolls around his Modesto, Calif. Neighborhood with his owners, Bruce and Lauren Klein, neighbors flock to greet him.
Rob Thomas on Abandoned Dog: 'This Is Just Heartbreaking'
Animals  (tags: abused, animals, dogs, pets, protection, rescued, sadness )

- 1987 days ago -
Earlier today Rob Thomas highlighted the sad tale of a dog with no name, just a number. He wrote, "this is just heartbreaking. hope she finds a good home for the holidays."
The Apple Engineer Who Quit His Job to Propagate Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, garden, green, greenproducts, interesting, Sustainabililty )

- 1989 days ago -
Michael Holmberg had an enviable career working at Apple, but he gave it up to launch the rootcup. The rootcup is a simple, yet elegant, solution to rooting plants that he stumbled upon after being inspired by a child and a rosemary cutting.
Meet Billy: A Touching Puppy Mill Rescue Video
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalrights, cruelty, dogs, ethics, goodnews, pets, protection, rescued, sadness )

- 1992 days ago -
The Humane Society of the United States has put together an absolutely touching and wonderful video documenting the rescue of a breeding dog named "Billy" from a puppy mill in North Carolina.
An Officer's Best Friend
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, GoodNews, protection, pets, K-9, police dogs )

- 1993 days ago -
The City Council granted adoption of Slider to his human Police Sargent - so the loyal, beloved dog can retire with his partner!
China Prepares to Plant a Vegetable Garden on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, concept, environment, mars, china, interesting, research, science, space )

- 1993 days ago -
According to the Bangkok Post, scientists from the Chinese Astronaut Research and Training Center have been testing technology with the intention of growing plants on other-worldly bodies
The Brightest Galaxies in the Universe Were Invisible... Until Now
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, news, research, science, space, study )

- 1993 days ago -
Thanks to ESA's Herschel space observatory, which views the Universe in infrared, an enormous amount of these "starburst" galaxies have recently been uncovered, allowing astronomers to measure their distances with the twin telescopes of Hawaii's W.M. Keck
'Santa' Showers $100 Bills on Storm-Hit N.J., N.Y.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, philanthropy )

- 1994 days ago -
A wealthy Missouri man posing as "Secret Santa" stunned New Yorkers, handing $100 bills to many in Staten Island who had lost everything to Superstorm Sandy.
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