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Sedate a Plant, and It Seems to Lose Consciousness. Is It Conscious?
Science & Tech  (tags: sedating plants, discovery, environment, interesting, humans, science, research, study )

- 44 days ago -
Insights gleaned from the study may help doctors better understand the variety of anesthetics used in surgeries. But the research also highlights that plants are complex organisms, perhaps less different from animals than is often assumed
Help Us Protect Our Planet By Recognizing Earth Law ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, world, earth, ecosystems )

- 44 days ago -
The Magdalena River (el río Magdalena) is Mexico City's last and only free-flowing river, with 44 other rivers paved over, piped or gone completely. The Magdalena faces threats from altered flow, severe pollution and hydraulic infrastructure
Send Handfuls of Love to a Young Hospital Patient ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, hospital patients, valentine's day cards, humans, health )

- 49 days ago -
Help Lurie Children's collect 15,000 valentines to share with patients and show them just how special they are! Sign a card today and let these kids know that you're in their corner.
Nikola Tesla: The Extraordinary Life of a Modern Prometheus
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, technology, concept )

- 48 days ago -
This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.
Action Needed: Restrict Traps and Poisons on Public Land ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, suffering )

- 48 days ago -
Senate Bill 286, sponsored by Sen. Pete Campos (D-Las Vegas) and Sen. Gay Kernan (R-Hobbs), will prohibit the use of deadly poisons and outdated leghold traps on New Mexico's public lands, unless the use meets one of several specific, narrow exemptions
Don't Let Trump and Congress Sell Out Our National Monument Lands! ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection, habitat )

- 48 days ago -
According to President TrumpâEUR(TM)s proclamation axing the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, as of this morning, anybody with four wooden pickets and no conscience can stake a mining claim in those National Monuments.
Take Action: Public Lands for Sale to Dirty Energy Industry ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, energy )

- 48 days ago -
The decimation and sale of public lands for the profit of the fossil fuel industry is unacceptable! ThatâEUR(TM)s why weâEUR(TM)re taking immediate steps to fight back.
It's Time to Get Scott Pruitt Out of the EPA ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, EPA )

- 55 days ago -
We must bring all of Scott Pruitt's misdeeds out into the open and hold him accountable. Join us today, and help us reach one million signatures calling on President Trump to dismiss Scott Pruitt!
From Space.Com: Martian Dust Storms Caused By Loss Of Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Martian Dust Storms, Atmospheric Loss, astronomy, discovery, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study, world )

- 54 days ago -
Dust storms that take over the Martian globe play a key role in promoting gas escape. Scientists know that water flowed on the surface of Mars in the ancient past. Why Mars dried up, however, is still under investigation.
Pedal Power Pumps the E-Bike Boom
Green Lifestyle  (tags: e-bikes, eco-friendly, environment, protection )

- 58 days ago -
A desire to tackle the cycle of traffic jams and pollution risks has spurred a surge in the publicâEUR(TM)s rush for e-bikes.
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