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Animals Everywhere Take on the Night Shift

A meta-study, conducted across 6 continents and including a total of 62 land mammals, found that species everywhere are more likely to act nocturnally in areas that have been disturbed by humans.

Are rooftop beehives just a brand buzz exercise for companies?

What links the London Stock Exchange, posh grocer Fortnum & Mason and the Scottish parliament building in Edinburgh? All great institutions, of course, but they have also proudly introduced beehives to their rooftops.In...

Make Your Own Honey with Backyard Beekeeping

Imagine having your own source of honey in your backyard. You can have it anytime you want. How do you do it?Are The Odds In Your Favor? Deciding to be a beekeeper is a little...
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6 Interesting Facts to Celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week

Sea otters are a vital part of our environment, more so than you may even realize! But they haven't always had an easy life.To celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week this week, here are a...
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This amazing new technology could revolutionize how we clean up oil spills

Every year over 100,000 gallons of oil end up in the oceans, costing billions to clean up, killing thousands of animals and causing extensive environmental damage.Unfortunately, existing solutions for oil spills such as skimming,...
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The Black Rhino Auction: A Necessary Evil?

Despite much protest from animal rights groups and conservationists, the Dallas Safari Club held an auction last weekend for a permit to hunt an older, post-reproductive black rhinoceros. Though the group expected bids to...
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Bobcat Protection Act targets unlimited trapping in California

When the lowest form of predators start threatening to leave the state we know we’re doing something right.The Bobcat Protection Act of 2013 is meant to keep one species of the state’s few remaining mega-fauna...
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Increase in Wildlife Tourism: A positive step towards conservation

Like the two phases of a coin, wildlife tourism is also bejeweled with two perceptions. As per one opinion wildlife must be set apart from tourism, so as to protect the endangered species. On...
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Bald eagle habitat destroyed for wind turbine construction

NextEra Energy Canada, a subsidiary of an American energy company, has destroyed a bald eagle habitat in Haldimand County in Ontario, Canada for wind turbine construction on Saturday. The ministry, which approved this act on...

Combating the Materials Economy, a System in Crisis

Materials Economy is a system that consists of 5 levels, that of Extraction, Production, Distribution, Consumption, and Disposal. According to Annie Leonard in her book The Story of Stuff, this type of linear system...