Animal Cruelty

The huge environmental costs of pork

The Huge Environmental Costs of Pork

Published on July 31st, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

Originally published on EdenKeeper.org Producing more than enough poop to fill over 15,000 Olympic-size swimming pools every year, hog facilities and other animal operations in North Carolina are placing an atrocious strain on the environment. A ... Read More


Animals

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Birds Lead Humans To Honey

Published on July 31st, 2016 | by Jake Richardson

In Mozambique, human honey hunters communicate and cooperate with a species of bird called the greater honeyguide in order to find bee hives. They do this by making a certain vocalization to the birds that they are ready ... Read More


Animal Cruelty

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Tiger Farms Should Be Closed

Published on July 29th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson

The International Day of the Tiger is July 29, but there are still thousands of tigers living in captivity. The World Wildlife Fund has estimated there are about 8,000 living on farms, with only 3,900 living in ... Read More


Animals

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New Whale Discovered In Alaska

Published on July 28th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson

A new species of whale was discovered in a Alaska, but it has never been seen alive by scientists. In 2014, on St. George Island, a 7-meter beaked whale was found dead on a beach. A biology teacher ... Read More


Nature

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Even 10,000 Meters Under The Sea, Industrially Produced Chemicals Are Causing Problems For Animals — Deep-Sea Crustaceans Contain Higher Concentrations Of Man-Made Chemicals Than Animals In Coastal Waters

Published on July 28th, 2016 | by James Ayre

Very high levels of man-made pollutants and toxic chemicals — including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) — have been found in animals living in some of he deepest oceanic trenches in the world, ... Read More


Animals

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12 Fish Species In India Near Extinction

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson

Pollution and climate change have put 12 indigenous fish species on the brink of extinction in India. Research is being conducted in the area between Bengaluru and Melekote in 10 lakes by Dr. M. Ramachandra Mohan, HoD, Department of ... Read More


Policies & Politics

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India Announces ‘Solar Zones’ Policy

Published on July 25th, 2016 | by smiti

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India has finally announced a solar zones policy with an aim to significant boost the development of large-scale solar power projects. According to the policy document released recently, ... Read More


Business

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NextEra & Hawaiian Electric Terminate Merger After PUC Rejection

Published on July 24th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

Last Monday, NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric terminated their merger plans following rejection of an acquisition application by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC). UtilityDIVE has reported the PUC rejected NextEra Energy’s proposed $4.3 billion takeover of Hawaiian ... Read More


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