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The Impact of Trump’s Anti-Environment Executive Order on U.S. Climate Pledge

Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order, essentially eliminating policies set out by the Obama Administration to protect against climate change.The New York Times has a detailed look at what Trump's rollback of U.S. climate...

Ringling Bros. Circus shutdown is a distraction from the real issue: Eating animals

The “Greatest Show On Earth,” the 146-year-old Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, announced in January that it will finally close in May. The circus was simply not sufficiently spectacular to compete with...
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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Leave it to human nature to celebrate the peaceful bliss of nature through violence and protest.In the 1960’s, marchers protested the Vietnam War, women burned their bras in the name of feminism and when...
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At 80 Years Young, Jane Goodall Still Ignites the Imaginations and Inspirations of Us...

Where did we come from?Scientists and philosophers have been asking that question since human beings were first able to think.World renowned primatologist – she practically coined the term – Jane Goodall – has demonstrated...
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10 Items You Should Never Add To Your Compost Pile

Rather than transferring the biodegradable kitchen and household waste to the landfill, building a compost pile is a practical solution to the waste problem. Compost can inhibit some plant diseases and pests, remove the...
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New Wristband Could Tell You When Your Environment is Toxic

Before air-monitoring systems existed, canaries were used to keep those charged with digging deep below safe.If the canary suddenly dropped dead, the miners harvesting coal from the Earth’s crust knew they were next, and...
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Made in China – Including the World’s Worst Air Pollution

Earlier this week, the air pollution in Harbin, China, was so bad it actually reduced visibility to less than 46 meters (50 yards). Imagine being unable to see the person walking in front of...

Environmental Damage: Smokers, Is It Really Just about You?

So you know what smoking does to your body, but you're not bothered because it's just your body and your choice, right? Wrong. Smoking damages far more than just your body and the bodies...

Obama Objects, but Uranium Mining Set to Proceed

An old uranium mine in the Grand Canyon is set to reopen in a few years, but serious environmental concerns are at the heart of a lawsuit filed to stop it.
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The Health and Sustainability Issues of Eating Fish

Fish, shellfish and other marine animals have been an important part of the human diet throughout human history, providing vital nutrients and shaping much of our approach to food. The ocean’s incredible diversity has...