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World Wildlife Populations Halved in Last 40 Years
Animals  (tags: wildlife, extinction, endangered )

- 23 hours ago -
The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, the London Zoological Society says in its new Living Planet Index. The report suggests populations have halved in 40 years, as new methodology gives more alarming results than 2 years ago.
Are We Hardwired to Ignore Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: climate change, conservation, energy, environment, trees, water, weather, science, oceans, habitatdestruction, psychologically, George Marshall )

- 23 hours ago -
Top military officers have called climate change a huge threat to national security, but activists think that environmental issues have slipped off the political agendas around the world. ... grave threat ... why don't we respond to it that way?
Global Warming Linked to Several Extreme Weather Events
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, weather, NOAA, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, science, trees, water, wildlife, Sustainabililty, world )

- 23 hours ago -
Researchers found that climate change increased the odds of nine extremes: Heat waves in Australia, Europe, China, Japan and Korea, intense rain in parts of the United States and India, and severe droughts in California and New Zealand.
Girl With Bow Hairstyle Barred From School Pictures (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: hair bow style, 4 yr. old girl, banned, school pictures, Kent England, Lady Gaga, sadness, upset, video, today show )

- 857 days ago -
We used to get totally psyched over picture day at school. Then again, we were never banned from our own school photos like this little girl from Kent, England.
Cat Divorce: Israeli Man Divorces Wife Over Her 550 Cats
Offbeat  (tags: crazy cat lady, over 550 cats, husband, divorced, pets, bizarre )

- 858 days ago -
Talk about one crazy cat lady. A man from southern Israel is divorcing his wife because she adopted 550 pet cats, the Times of Israel reported Wednesday.
Happy Birthday Maru! (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Happy Birthday Maru, cat, funny, goodnews, 4 yrs young, Maru videos, please watch! )

- 857 days ago -
Feline Internet sensation Maru turns four years old today -- watch this video to join in the celebration.
Nine-Year-Old Josef Miles Stages Counter-Protest Against Westboro Baptist Church Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, Josef Miles, GOD HATES NO ONE, sign, counter protest, westboro baptist church protesters )

- 854 days ago -
Nine-year-old Josef Miles and his mother, Patty Akrouche, were walking around the Washburn University campus in Topeka, Kan., on Saturday when they saw a group of Westboro Baptist Church protesters armed with signs.
Cat Intrigued By Mist (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: cute, cat, mist, expirements, cute news, video, funny )

- 854 days ago -
This cat is quite attracted to the mist that is shooting out of this water vaporizer. He spends about a minute or so trying to figure out how and why this mist is present. The cat puts his face up to it, sniffs it, and uses his paws to experiment....
Dogs in The City: Loyal and Loving Beyond Reason, and That's Just the Owners
Offbeat  (tags: dogs in the city, cbs, premiers, tonight, Justin Silver, dog whisperer, dog owners, goodnews )

- 853 days ago -
Dogs are having a television moment, with three very different programs about them turning up in the next few weeks on three very different outlets. Together they provide a dizzying display of reprehensible behavior, inordinate neediness and striking.....
Richard Dawson Dead: Former 'Family Feud' Host Dies At 79
Society & Culture  (tags: Richard Dawson, died, 'Faimly Feud, ' original host, Hogan's Heroes, Match Game with Gene Rayburn, daughter Shannon, wife Gretchen, sons Mark and Gary, sadness )

- 847 days ago -
NEW YORK -- Richard Dawson, the wisecracking British entertainer who was among the schemers in the 1960s sitcom "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later began kissing thousands of female contestants as host of the game show "Family Feud" has died. He was 79.
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