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Amazing New Species Are Discovered Every Few Days In This Place

On average, a new species is discovered in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) every three to four days. It is one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet, which is...

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Is It Okay To Kill Bears And Mountain Lions To Save Deer? (Tell Us What You Think)

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission has come up with a controversial plan to help support their declining mule deer populations. It’s one that has many wildlife advocates...

The tropics are highly impacted by climate change and widespread extinctions
Study Finds Climate Change Is Causing Widespread Local Extinction

When I first read this new study about climate change and wildlife extinction, I couldn’t help but feel...

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Pope Francis Directs Message to Trump on Climate Change

Pope Francis issued an urgent warning to the world’s political leaders to take the science behind climate change...

Ivanka Trump may be able to influence her dad on climate change
Is Ivanka Trump The Climate’s Best Hope?

While many people are concerned about Trump’s climate policies and cabinet...

Youth are suing the government for climate change
Teenagers Suing Government Over Climate Change

We've given lawsuits a bad rap over the years. We’ve seen numerous examples of phony or embellished claims by plaintiffs in the...

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21 Ways To Save Money With Baking Soda

When it comes to cleaning our kitchen sink, baking soda and vinegar are my go-to solution — works like a charm. Not only is this remedy much more cost-effective than available...

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10,000-Acre Urban Park Coming To Downtown Dallas

Dallas, Texas is looking to put $250 to $500 million towards the creation of...

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Top 4 Environmental Concerns You Should Know About

No environmental issue is really separate from any other one. The world is one big ecosystem. The health of all areas is impacted by the overall health of the planet. So when we...

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Recycling Rules And How You Can Do Better

If you aren’t paying attention to how you recycle, there is a good chance that many of your items are destined straight for...

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How To Measure Your Carbon Footprint And Why It Matters

If you are looking to make changes in any aspect of your life, it helps to take measurements. For people looking to increase their physical fitness level, taking body measurements...

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9 Ways To Live An Eco-Friendly Life Without Breaking The Bank

It is common to hear people say they want to live an eco-friendly life, if only...

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Trump And The Environment: What Could Change?

If you've been following U.S. politics, you know that president-elect Donald Trump has made some controversial remarks regarding...

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Stay Warm This Winter: Try These Environmentally Friendly Heating Options

Keeping your home cozy, comfortable and environmentally friendly is easier and more affordable than it used to be....

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Green Innovation: Adidas Announces Shoes Made From Ocean Waste!

In our modern world, it seems like nearly everything is made from plastic. Look around your home and your car — you’d be hard...

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Top 5 Greenest Companies And What They Are Doing

It is tough to know where to get objective information on which companies are...

GMO Debate
The Great GMO Debate: What You Need To Know

Genetically modified foods (GMOs) are one of the biggest issues currently impacting our planet. Like most important discussions...

Winter Home Tips
10 Home Winterizing Tips That Will Save Energy And Money

Winter is coming. But don’t worry! Here's how to be prepared, reduce your impact and save money in the process....

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How “Dirty” Energy Companies Are Coming Clean

Unfortunately, efforts to combat climate change are often cloaked in a narrative that better resembles a blockbuster Hollywood...

Purple Sea Creatures
Researchers Discover A Purple Sea Creature Party

Dr. Robert Ballard, the man who discovered the Titanic wreckage in 1985, appears to be in a race to discover the most stuff. At 74 years old, he doesn’t appear to be slowing...

Giant Rats Hunt For Resources
Giant Rats To Join The Fight Against Illegal Resources And Wildlife Trade

Dogs have been used for decades to sniff for narcotics. Now, some new animal friends are getting in on the business: rats. African giant pouched rats, specifically, with some as...

Fracking Earthquakes
More Fracking Earthquakes Cause Damage And Distress

Geologists have confirmed that fracking operations caused an earthquake in...

Beer Brewing
Beer: Now Able To Store Energy

Beer has many uses, some more productive than others, but researchers at the University of Boulder in Colorado...

TripAdvisor Inhumane Wildlife Exhibits
TripAdvisor Takes Stand Against Inhumane Wildlife Exhibits

If you were hoping to book your trip to a sketchy dolphin petting zoo through TripAdvisor, you're now out of luck! The popular travel site will no longer sell bookings to venues...