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Colorado Daily
CU's Environmental Center: Be my green ValentineNow's the time for heart-shaped merchandise take over store shelves. Each year
CU's Environmental Center: Be my green Valentine
Colorado Daily / Posted 2 days ago
Now's the time for heart-shaped merchandise take over store shelves. Each year, consumers collectively spend more than $18 billion on Valentine's Day — $2 billion of which is spent on candy alone, according to CNN. But showing your love for someone... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Camera traps capture African wildlife portraitsAfrica's rare wildlife captured ... on camera Although Namibia is a relatively
Camera traps capture African wildlife portraits
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Africa's rare wildlife captured ... on camera Although Namibia is a relatively new country, achieving independence in 1990, it is the first in Africa to incorporate protection of the environment in its constitution. But some of its wildlife are... Read more
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Time
See Rare Close Ups of Secretive African AnimalsThe World Wildlife Fund teamed up with photographer Will Burrard-Lucas to photo
See Rare Close Ups of Secretive African Animals
Time / Posted 2 days ago
The World Wildlife Fund teamed up with photographer Will Burrard-Lucas to photograph African animals that typically stay far away from humans—especially humans with cameras. “We spent around two weeks in the field and I was driving around trying to... Read more
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Mashable
Photographer captures images of African animals using camera trapsImage: Courtesy Will Burrard-Lucas/WWF-US Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-L
Photographer captures images of African animals using camera traps
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
Image: Courtesy Will Burrard-Lucas/WWF-US Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas is a master at capturing rarely seen and skittish wildlife. In conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Burrard-Lucas set up a handful of camera traps —... Read more
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The Age
Green groups keep watch on Dubai's man-made isles - News - TravelThe UAE, of which Dubai is one of its seven member states, already has the worl
Green groups keep watch on Dubai's man-made isles - News - Travel
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
The UAE, of which Dubai is one of its seven member states, already has the world's biggest ecological footprint, according to a 2004 report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that measures the environmental sustainability of a state. "The transition... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Green groups keep watch on Dubai's man-made isles - News - TravelThe UAE, of which Dubai is one of its seven member states, already has the worl
Green groups keep watch on Dubai's man-made isles - News - Travel
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The UAE, of which Dubai is one of its seven member states, already has the world's biggest ecological footprint, according to a 2004 report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that measures the environmental sustainability of a state. "The transition... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Orangutan Locks Eyes With Breastfeeding Mom In Moving Photo“I took him into a quiet corner away from the crowd to feed, Then this happened
Orangutan Locks Eyes With Breastfeeding Mom In Moving Photo
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
“I took him into a quiet corner away from the crowd to feed, Then this happened…” she wrote. But the female orangutan in the photo — which was snapped by Burrett’s mother — wasn’t the only curious great ape to show up. “It started off with just... Read more
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BC Local News
Activists arrive in Norwaynora.omalley@westerlynews.ca Clayoquot Action wants to get fish farms out of t
Activists arrive in Norway
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
nora.omalley@westerlynews.ca Clayoquot Action wants to get fish farms out of the ocean and they want to begin rebuilding the wild salmon economy they believe has been depleted by fish farm sites. “As the wild salmon are coming back into the rivers... Read more
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Gazette
£4 million will help Slimbridge WWT open up birthplace of conservation to publicAN INVESTMENT of £4.4 million will allow the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Sli
£4 million will help Slimbridge WWT open up birthplace of conservation to public
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
AN INVESTMENT of £4.4 million will allow the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge to open the doors of the home that was the birth place of the conservation movement. The home of Sir Peter Scott – “the patron saint of conservation” – at... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Chinese Taste For Fish Bladder Threatens Tiny Porpoise In MexicoThe international trade in exotic animal parts includes rhino horn, seahorses,
Chinese Taste For Fish Bladder Threatens Tiny Porpoise In Mexico
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
The international trade in exotic animal parts includes rhino horn, seahorses, and bear gall bladders. But perhaps none is as strange as the swim bladder from a giant Mexican fish called the totoaba. The totoaba can grow to the size of a football... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan approves building of new coal-fired power plants ‹ Japan TodayIn a policy backflip Tuesday, Japan’s environment ministry gave the green light
Japan approves building of new coal-fired power plants ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
In a policy backflip Tuesday, Japan’s environment ministry gave the green light to construction of new coal-fired power plants in exchange for power companies and the industry ministry taking tougher measures to reduce global warming... Read more
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thebee
Young Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest SchoolYoung orangutans in Indonesia are attending forest school to teach them skills
Young Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest School
thebee / Posted 5 days ago
Young orangutans in Indonesia are attending forest school to teach them skills like foraging and nest-making in the hope they can be reintroduced to the wild. Video shot by International Animal Rescue shows them being taken to class every morning in... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
10 perks employers offer that will make you enviousJobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of some of the more fun or unusual perks ci
10 perks employers offer that will make you envious
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
Jobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of some of the more fun or unusual perks cited by its users that go above and beyond that core set of benefits most people expect these days (e.g., health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matches, etc.). Take a... Read more
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Daily News
Fishing for solutions in the Palk StraitThe annual fishing ban in Tamil Nadu's coastal waters is approaching. Every yea
Fishing for solutions in the Palk Strait
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The annual fishing ban in Tamil Nadu's coastal waters is approaching. Every year, the authorities prohibit fishing for a period of 45 days to give ocean resources an opportunity to replenish. A fishing method known as 'mechanised bottom trawling' is... Read more
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Daily Mirror
University sparks outrage with 'sexist, offensive and demeaning' adIt shows the woman, presumably a member of staff at the university, putting on
University sparks outrage with 'sexist, offensive and demeaning' ad
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
It shows the woman, presumably a member of staff at the university, putting on a pink jumper and letting her hair fall loose around her shoulders. She can be seen playing Solitaire on her computer as a male student enters the room and flirts with... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Shilling for an Oscar means delivering the performance of your lifeAlthough most Oscar races are still wide open, last Saturday’s Screen Actors Gu
Shilling for an Oscar means delivering the performance of your life
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Although most Oscar races are still wide open, last Saturday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards gave us two winners we’re likely to see again on Feb. 28: Brie Larson for best actress (Room), and Leonardo DiCaprio for best actor (The Revenant). There’s a... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
10 amazing work perks that will make you enviousJobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of some of the more fun or unusual perks ci
10 amazing work perks that will make you envious
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 10 days ago
Jobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of some of the more fun or unusual perks cited by its users that go above and beyond that core set of benefits most people expect these days (e.g., health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matches, etc.). Take a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
10 amazing work perks that will make you enviousJobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of some of the more fun or unusual perks ci
10 amazing work perks that will make you envious
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 10 days ago
Jobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of some of the more fun or unusual perks cited by its users that go above and beyond that core set of benefits most people expect these days (e.g., health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matches, etc.). Take a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Margarita H. Hellstern, 88, of River ValeMargarita H. Hellstern River Vale – , passed away on Sunday, Jan. 31. She was
Margarita H. Hellstern, 88, of River Vale
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
Margarita H. Hellstern River Vale – , passed away on Sunday, Jan. 31. She was born in New York, N.Y. to Miguel and Hilja Garay. Beloved wife of the late Raymond F. Hellstern. Close friend of the late Joan... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Poachers are costing SA cash and jobsThe Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, which hosted an abalone
Poachers are costing SA cash and jobs
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, which hosted an abalone indaba in Cape Town, said the country's abalone resource was on the brink of disaster. Not only was poaching out of control - at a near all-time high of 2 000t a year -... Read more
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CNET
Ship your breast milk, stick yourself with pins: The new world of worker perksNot all employers are created equal, and that also applies to benefits and perk
Ship your breast milk, stick yourself with pins: The new world of worker perks
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
Not all employers are created equal, and that also applies to benefits and perks. Take outdoor-gear store REI, whose employees get two paid days off called "Yay Days," which they can use to spend in an outdoor activity. Then there's Accenture, which... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
10 of the coolest work perksPerks will never keep you at a job -- especially if you hate it. But they certa
10 of the coolest work perks
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 10 days ago
Perks will never keep you at a job -- especially if you hate it. But they certainly can make your time at an employer a lot more enjoyable ... and your life a little less expensive. Jobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of some of the more fun or... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Breast milk shipments, student debt reimbursement among top 20 company perksYour company may offer a 401(k), but will it ship your breast milk home while y
Breast milk shipments, student debt reimbursement among top 20 company perks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Your company may offer a 401(k), but will it ship your breast milk home while you're on the road? Zillow's breast milk shipments, among the real estate website's perks for returning mothers, is one of the top 20 employer benefits identified by job... Read more
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Animation World Network
‘Mack & Moxy’ Specials Headed to PBSLOS ANGELES -- Mack & Moxy, a new series of specials produced by Socially Dynam
‘Mack & Moxy’ Specials Headed to PBS
Animation World Network / Posted 11 days ago
LOS ANGELES -- Mack & Moxy, a new series of specials produced by Socially Dynamic Entertainment, will begin airing on PBS stations nationwide beginning April 1, 2016. This children’s media property was created to inspire the next generation of great... Read more
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PhysOrg
The secret of scholars who impact policyA new study in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences shows that "in-p
The secret of scholars who impact policy
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
A new study in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences shows that "in-person, hands-on outreach and engagement can make the policy impacts of environmental research stronger," says Stephen Posner, a researcher at the University of Vermont who... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Large Problem for CircusesBy May, there will be no more elephants in the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey c
A Large Problem for Circuses
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 days ago
By May, there will be no more elephants in the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey circus. The circus management had originally said it would cease using elephants by 2018, but revised its estimate by two years. Management said the cost to retire the... Read more
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Business Wire
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Taps Guillermo Castilleja, Ph.D., as Strategic AdvisorPALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation today
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Taps Guillermo Castilleja, Ph.D., as Strategic Advisor
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation today announced the creation of a senior fellow role and the appointment of Guillermo Castilleja, Ph.D. In this role, Castilleja will serve as a special advisor to the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusksSri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elepha
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusks
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
Sri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elephants killed by poachers. Photo: AP Colombo: A group of saffron-robed monks chanted as officials crushed more than 300 elephant tusks in a seaside ceremony in a Colombo... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusksSri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elepha
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusks
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
Sri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elephants killed by poachers. Photo: AP Colombo: A group of saffron-robed monks chanted as officials crushed more than 300 elephant tusks in a seaside ceremony in a Colombo... Read more
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The Age
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusksSri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elepha
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusks
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
Sri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elephants killed by poachers. Photo: AP Colombo: A group of saffron-robed monks chanted as officials crushed more than 300 elephant tusks in a seaside ceremony in a Colombo... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusksSri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elepha
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusks
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Sri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elephants killed by poachers. Photo: AP Colombo: A group of saffron-robed monks chanted as officials crushed more than 300 elephant tusks in a seaside ceremony in a Colombo... Read more
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WA Today
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusksSri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elepha
Sri Lanka destroys $3.7 million haul of elephant tusks
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
Sri Lankan Buddhist monks give blessings for a better rebirth to African elephants killed by poachers. Photo: AP Colombo: A group of saffron-robed monks chanted as officials crushed more than 300 elephant tusks in a seaside ceremony in a Colombo... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Eco-terrorism victimizes butanding’The New York-based Royal Carribean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) launched last Monday a gl
‘Eco-terrorism victimizes butanding’
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
The New York-based Royal Carribean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) launched last Monday a global partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-Philippines to promote what they chose to support as the most environmentally sustainable tourism program in our... Read more
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Alaska Public
Bill combating illegal fishing awaits president’s signature Congress has passed a bill to combat pirate fishing. The bill, called the “I
Bill combating illegal fishing awaits president’s signature
Alaska Public / Posted 19 days ago
Congress has passed a bill to combat pirate fishing. The bill, called the “Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act” now goes to the president of his signature. It... Read more
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Weekly Times
Go south in a little comfortIsland delights: Inside the Antarctic Journey at Phillip Island. ON A winter’s
Go south in a little comfort
Weekly Times / Posted 19 days ago
Island delights: Inside the Antarctic Journey at Phillip Island. ON A winter’s day, the wind on Phillip Island can feel like its blowing straight from Antarctica, such is the chilling effect. Aside from wintry wind, it would seem there aren’t too... Read more
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Press Release Network
Grundfos partners with the 2030 Water Resources Group The global water crisis is highlighted as one of the world's biggest issues i
Grundfos partners with the 2030 Water Resources Group
Press Release Network / Posted 20 days ago
The global water crisis is highlighted as one of the world's biggest issues in the future. Grundfos joins an international collaboration combatting this serious issue. The 2030 Water Resources... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
The Wildest Vacations As "Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan" readies for its second season, the Travel Channel host shares his five favorite destinations for wildlife experiences. They're not all in Africa, either.If seeing some of the best wildlife on Earth is in your vacation plans, perhaps
The Wildest Vacations As "Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan" readies for its second season, the Travel Channel host shares his five favorite destinations for wildlife experiences. They're not all in Africa, either.
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
If seeing some of the best wildlife on Earth is in your vacation plans, perhaps Dominic Monaghan can help plan your trip. But he’s probably not going to recommend a trip to the zoo. If his name sounds familiar, you probably saw him as drug-addicted... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Oslo Airport first location to supply Air BP Biojet via main fuel hydrant systemIn a first for commercial aviation, Air BP, together with Norwegian airport ope
Oslo Airport first location to supply Air BP Biojet via main fuel hydrant system
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 22 days ago
In a first for commercial aviation, Air BP, together with Norwegian airport operator Avinor, and sustainable biofuel specialist SkyNRG, today announced the results of a successful collaboration for commercial supply of jet biofuel at Oslo Airport... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Presents New Deal On Energy for Africa and the Transformative Partnership On Energy in Davos"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together," said Ad
AfDB Presents New Deal On Energy for Africa and the Transformative Partnership On Energy in Davos
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together," said Adesina. The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) presented its New Deal on Energy for Africa, and launched a Transformative Partnership on Energy at the World Economic... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Slight Drop in Rhinos Killed in South Africa(USA TODAY) -- For the first time in nearly a decade, South Africa has seen a s
Slight Drop in Rhinos Killed in South Africa
KCEN-TV / Posted 23 days ago
(USA TODAY) -- For the first time in nearly a decade, South Africa has seen a slight decrease in the number of Rhinos poached, officials said Thursday. South Africa Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said that 1,175 rhinos were poached in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Fewer rhino poachedLast year 1175 rhino were poached nationally - 40 fewer than in 2014. The Worl
Fewer rhino poached
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
Last year 1175 rhino were poached nationally - 40 fewer than in 2014. The World Wildlife Fund has said that in Namibia 80 rhino were poached last year, up from 25 the year before and from only four in 2013. In Zimbabwe 50 of the animals were killed... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Slight drop in rhinos killed in South AfricaFor the first time in nearly a decade, South Africa has seen a slight decrease
Slight drop in rhinos killed in South Africa
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 23 days ago
For the first time in nearly a decade, South Africa has seen a slight decrease in the number of Rhinos poached, officials said Thursday. South Africa Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said that 1,175 rhinos were poached in 2015, a slight... Read more
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MLive.com
Switch pledges to use 100 percent green energy in former Steelcase pyramidGAINES TOWNSHIP, MI -- Switch, the Nevada company that plans to operate a "Supe
Switch pledges to use 100 percent green energy in former Steelcase pyramid
MLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
GAINES TOWNSHIP, MI -- Switch, the Nevada company that plans to operate a "SuperNap" data center in the former Steelcase pyramid, announced plans to power the facility with 100 percent green energy. The company announced on Thursday, Jan. 21, that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Court boosts illegal rhino trade: WWFWashington - A South African court decision to allow the sale of rhino horns wi
Court boosts illegal rhino trade: WWF
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
Washington - A South African court decision to allow the sale of rhino horns within the country will make it harder to enforce a global ban on the trade, the World Wildlife Fund said. The North Gauteng High Court affirmed an earlier ruling that... Read more
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redOrbit
Hungry, rampaging elephants force Myanmar villagers to live in treesJanuary 18, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Hordes of hungry elephants searching for the
Hungry, rampaging elephants force Myanmar villagers to live in trees
redOrbit / Posted 24 days ago
January 18, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Hordes of hungry elephants searching for their next meal have started encroaching on farm land in Myanmar, forcing the residents of one village to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fascination with bats wins photographer international awardQueensland photographer wins international acclaim for fruit bat photo-story P
Fascination with bats wins photographer international award
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
Queensland photographer wins international acclaim for fruit bat photo-story Photo: Jurgen Freund's photographs of flying foxes and the work done at the Tolga Bat Hospital were compiled into a photo-story that won him an International Union for the... Read more
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CNET
Apple quiere dar giro ambientalista a sus fábricas de ChinaApple apunta a que todas sus operaciones en China se potencien con energía reno
Apple quiere dar giro ambientalista a sus fábricas de China
CNET / Posted 25 days ago
Apple apunta a que todas sus operaciones en China se potencien con energía renovable. La gigante de Cupertino trabajará con sus socios de producción en China para que estos adopten el uso de energía renovable, dijo la compañía en un comunicado el... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bohol turns pilak into silver Islanders were expert at pilak, a gruesome tool that gave the name Pamilacan
Bohol turns pilak into silver
Manila Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
Islanders were expert at pilak, a gruesome tool that gave the name Pamilacan to their Bohol island-home. It’s a terrible hook that snagged and dragged whale sharks, manta rays, whales, and dolphins to shore where they... Read more
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Orange County Register
'Pandamonium' over baby panda Bei Bei at National ZooWASHINGTON – For his public debut, Bei Bei mostly snoozed flat on his back - a
'Pandamonium' over baby panda Bei Bei at National Zoo
Orange County Register / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON – For his public debut, Bei Bei mostly snoozed flat on his back - a big puff of black and white fur with fluffy black ears curled in a box corner of his mother’s den at the National Zoo. Crowds stood captivated, and a few fans even fought... Read more
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Rappler
Rampaging elephants force Myanmar villagers to tree-top refugeELEPHANT SCARE. A man working in the field in Taik Kyi village on the outskirts
Rampaging elephants force Myanmar villagers to tree-top refuge
Rappler / Posted 28 days ago
ELEPHANT SCARE. A man working in the field in Taik Kyi village on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. The elephants are searching for foods in the places where his people live. Photo by Ye Aung Thu / AFP TAIK KYI, Myanmar – Pushed from their forest... Read more
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