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Endangered Burmese Star Tortoise Hatched at Toronto Zoo
Animals  (tags: endangered, burmese star tortoise, hatched, Toronto Zoo, canada, animals, extinction, humans, GoodNews, protection, society, wildlife )

- 459 days ago -
The first of a rare, endangered breed of tortoise to be hatched in Canada is now on display at the Toronto Zoo.
Bernie Sanders: I Want To Know If Ordinary People Are Ready to Stand and Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., Politics, Bernie Sanders, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton )

- 458 days ago -
"I want confirmation of what I believe is true.... that all over this country--in so-called Red States and in so-called Blue States--people are profoundly disgusted about what is happening and that they want real change."
One Man, One Wheel: B.C. Man Unicycling Across Canada for Climate Change
Environment  (tags: unicycle, victoria, canada, climate, climate-change, political action, climatechange, environment, humans )

- 459 days ago -
When Victoria's Joseph Boutilier decided he wanted to trek across Canada to call for political action on climate change, he knew he needed to make his journey unique.
Why Rob Ford Will Win Again in Toronto
World  (tags: rob ford re-election, mayor, toronto, canada, politics, society )

- 459 days ago -
Four factors point toward re-election of Mayor Rob Ford in Toronto's municipal election.
VIDEOS - Shaun the Hiding Sheep Is Caught--Loses 23 Kg of Wool in First Shearing
Offbeat  (tags: sheep, wool, shearing, tasmania, Australia, animals, interesting, off-beat, photos )

- 458 days ago -
The sheep apparently had been hiding for years on a farm on the island state of Tasmania and had never been shorn. The Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported Thursday that Shaun lost 23.5 kilograms of wool at his first haircut.
Walking Bichir Fish May Reveal How Vertebrates Moved Onto Land
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, research, science, scientists, Canada, walkin bichir fish, fish, vertebrates )

- 458 days ago -
A Canadian scientist has found a way to raise fish to "walk" confidently with their heads held high -- by forcing them out of the water at a young age.
Barack Obama Seeking UN 'Name & Shame' Greenhouse Gas Reduction Pact
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Barack Obama, greenhouse gas reduction pact, government, politics, u.s., usa, greenhouse gas )

- 459 days ago -
Faced with a gridlocked U.S. Congress, the Obama administration is moving to strike a global agreement that would include "naming and shaming" countries that fail to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets.
Study Links Inuit Children's Height Discrepancy to Food Insecurity
Health & Wellness  (tags: Inuits, children, food, height discrepancy, research, northern Quebec )

- 459 days ago -
Researchers found kids from underprivileged villages in northern Quebec were shorter than their well-fed counterparts
Kenya Rangers Murder Ivory Poachers: Report
World  (tags: kenya rangers, ivory poachers, murder, elephants, Cover Up, africa, corruption, crime, death, humans, society, world )

- 457 days ago -
Rangers committed the murders to cover up their involvement with the poachers in killing elephants for their ivory,
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