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Bill to Ban Circus Animal Suffering to Be Introduced in Congress

By Andrea Germanos Animal welfare advocates are praising soon-to-be introduced legislation in the U.S. that would ban the use of wild animals in traveling circuses. None The measure, the Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA), is set… Continue Reading →

Petition: Stop the SHARE Act Which Would Endanger Wildlife!

The Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act would allow hunters to kill and hurt vulnerable animals. Sign this petition to stop it! The post Petition: Stop the SHARE Act Which Would Endanger Wildlife! appeared first on One Green Planet.

18 Tornadoes Reported in 5 States Monday

Extreme weather spawned 18 tornadoes across five states Monday, USA Today reported. Tornadoes were reported in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Arizona, but were not as dangerous as forecasters had initially feared, the Associated Press reported. None The National Weather… Continue Reading →

Worst Case Sea Level Rise by Century’s End Could Be Doubled, New Study Finds

A new study has more than doubled the worst-case-scenario projection for sea level rise by the end of the century, BBC News reported Monday. In its fifth assessment report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicted between 52 and… Continue Reading →

Kind People Helped Abandoned Puppy!

There were two puppies dumped like trash in the box. The two little ones were left to somehow fend for themselves, the box soaked with urine and feces. Clearly, the babies had been lying there for hours. The post Kind People… Continue Reading →

Trump EPA’s Fake Math: Clean Air Doesn’t Save Lives, So Burn More Coal

Swarm of bees follows car for 2 days to rescue queen trapped in back

A woman from Wales was recently shocked to discover a swarm of 20,000 bees attached to her car. Thankfully, she did the kind and responsible thing and called a beekeeper to come and remove them. However, the next day they… Continue Reading →

CNN: He’s accused of war crimes and torture. Uber and Lyft approved him to drive.

Suspected war criminal, accused of torture and directing mass executions while a colonel in the Somalian Security Force, Yusuf Abdi Ali has been living in the U.S. and driving for Uber and Lyft. (According to public accounts, “Ali moved to Canada… Continue Reading →

Is It ‘Climate Crisis’ or ‘Climate Change’? The Guardian Updates Its Style Guide

The Guardian is changing the way it writes about environmental issues. In an update to its house style guide reported Friday, the paper now recommends writers use “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” instead of “climate change” and “global heating” instead… Continue Reading →

Company turns the ashes of your beloved pet into glass art you can cherish forever

If you’ve never lost a pet, consider yourself lucky; the hurt and loss are deep and lasting. After all, they were a part of your family. Thankfully, Davenport Memorial Glass has come up with a beautiful idea that allows you… Continue Reading →

Can Congress Find the Political Will to Solve Our Flood Problems?

By Tara Lohan It’s been the wettest 12 months on record in the continental United States. Parts of the High Plains and Midwest are still reeling from deadly, destructive and expensive spring floods — some of which have lasted for… Continue Reading →

Hot Arctic and a Chill in the Northeast: What’s Behind the Gloomy Spring Weather?

By Brenda Ekwurzel When temperatures hit the 80s Fahrenheit in May above latitude 40, sun-seekers hit the parks, lakes, and beaches, and thoughts turn to summer. By contrast, when temperatures lurk in the drizzly 40s and 50s well into flower… Continue Reading →

How Cover Crops Can Help Farmers, Protect Drinking Water and Fight Climate Change

Hydropower Dams Can Harm Coastal Areas Far Downstream

By Paula Ezcurra and Octavio Aburto Thousands of hydroelectric dams are under construction around the world, mainly in developing countries. These enormous structures are one of the world’s largest sources of renewable energy, but they also cause environmental problems. None… Continue Reading →

Texas Bill Would Make Protesting Pipelines a Felony on Par With Attempted Murder

By Eoin Higgins A bill making its way through the Texas legislature would make protesting pipelines a third-degree felony, the same as attempted murder. None H.B. 3557, which is under consideration in the state Senate after passing the state House… Continue Reading →

Did the Earth Just Lose Australia’s Climate Election?

Australia re-elected its conservative governing Liberal-National coalition Saturday, despite the fact that it has refused to cut down significantly on greenhouse gas emissions or coal during its time in power, The New York Times reported. None The result was a… Continue Reading →

England to Plant 130,000+ Trees to Fight Climate Change

The UK government will fund the planting of more than 130,000 trees in English towns and cities in the next two years as part of its efforts to fight climate change, The Guardian reported Sunday. The plan, announced Sunday, will… Continue Reading →

22 Dreamy Summer Travel Destinations

Being that it’s May and my impending summer wanderlust is looming, I wanted to take a trip over to my “Travel Stories” section and shares a few of my most favorite trips! Here are my 22 Dreamy Summer (Or Anytime!)… Continue Reading →

If spiders worked together, they could eat all humans in a year

HUMANS BEWARE: If the all of the spiders in the world ever get organized, they could eat us all in a mere 12 months! Spiders are quite literally all around us. They exist in pretty much every home, including 68… Continue Reading →

Is Climate Fiction a Subset of Science Fiction—or Something Else Entirely?

By Jeff Turrentine First off: Bangkok Wakes to Rain, the intricately wrought, elegantly crafted debut novel by the Thai-American author Pitchaya Sudbanthad, isn’t really about climate change. This tale set in the sprawling subtropical Thai capital is ultimately a kind… Continue Reading →

College Students Force Puppy to Drink Beer!

At a frat party in Nassau County, New York, students were recorded holding an eight-month-old puppy upside down over a keg as they forcibly spray beer from the keg into its mouth. The post College Students Force Puppy to Drink… Continue Reading →

After Eating Raw Rodent’s Kidney for ‘Good Health,’ Couple Die of Bubonic Plague, Spark Quarantine

An unsuspecting Mongolian couple contracted the plague after eating raw rodent meat. The region the couple was visiting in the Bayan- Ölgii province (which borders China and Russia) went under quarantine for almost a week, trapping tourists there during the… Continue Reading →

It’s a … Boy?! Photo Captures Mom’s Surprised Look After Delivery  

Nancy Ray was certain she was pregnant with a girl. However, after a laborious birth, the parents were shocked by a newborn baby boy. The photo of that moment—full of heart and joy—went viral, but most people don’t know the… Continue Reading →

DNA Kit Traces Man’s Ancestry Back 55 Generations In What Could Be The Oldest Known Lineage In America

When Darrell “Dusty” Crawford was in school in Montana, he was taught that his ancestors, the Blackfeet Nation, were some of the first people to step foot in America. Judging by his DNA analysis, his teachers might have been on to something…. Continue Reading →

Report: Ohio State knew of late doctor’s sex abuse in 70s

On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university physician Richard Strauss. During his time at the school from 1978 until 1998, the investigation uncovered that Strauss… Continue Reading →

Why You Should Grow a Patch of Wildflowers

The fact is that, whether or not wildflowers happen in the wild, we can encourage and foster their growth. We can put them in our gardens and yards to enjoy at home, as well as benefit our local area. The… Continue Reading →

This Surrendered Dog Suffered So Much Neglect His Leg Fell Off During Grooming

The innocent dog was covered in filthy, matted fur. Unbelievably, the dog also suffered from maggots embedded in him, eating away at a leg injury. The post This Surrendered Dog Suffered So Much Neglect His Leg Fell Off During Grooming… Continue Reading →

Maine Becomes First State to Ban Native American Mascots at Public Schools and Universities

Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill into law Thursday banning public schools or universities in the state from using Native American mascots, names or imagery. Mills’ action will make Maine the first state in the nation with such a… Continue Reading →

Plastics Threaten Global Climate at a Massive Scale During Each Point of Lifecycle, Report Finds

Plastic pollution across the globe is suffocating our planet and driving Earth toward catastrophic climatic conditions if not curbed significantly and immediately, according to a new report by the Center for International Environmental Law (CEIL). As first reported by The… Continue Reading →

Inslee’s ‘Evergreen Economy Plan’ Calls for $9 Trillion Investment in New Green Jobs, Would Help Fossil Fuel Workers Transition

By Julia Conley A new climate action plan put forth by Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday is being praised for highlighting the enormous benefits that would result from a rapid shift in the U.S. to a renewable… Continue Reading →

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