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Chile Just Created 10 Million Acres Of New National Parks

Chile Just Created 10 Million Acres Of New National Parks

motherearth January 31, 2018 0

Chile has created two new national parks and expanded three others thanks to 1 million acres donated by former Patagonia CEO Kristine McDivitt Tompkins and another 9 million acres declared national parks by Chilean

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Netflix Binges are Having Unexpectedly Good Environmental Effects

Netflix Binges are Having Unexpectedly Good Environmental Effects

motherearth January 30, 2018 0

The people of the United States have a reputation for being fat and lazy. This is generally terrible for America’s health, but it turns out all those Netflix binges and nights idly spent on the couch could have a

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Farmer Saves Oldest Living Icelandic Sea Eagle

Farmer Saves Oldest Living Icelandic Sea Eagle

motherearth January 30, 2018 0

While out on a Saturday afternoon, a farmer in North Iceland noticed an eagle struggling along the banks of the Miðfjörður river. After watching the bird unsuccessfully try to fly, Þórarinn Rafnsson realized the

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Trump Says U.S. Could Re-Enter Paris Climate Deal

Trump Says U.S. Could Re-Enter Paris Climate Deal

motherearth January 28, 2018 0

Last year, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would be leaving the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation, much to the horror of other world leaders. Trump said that the Paris accord “will undermine

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How The Florida Coastal Conservancy Helped To Save Hundreds Of ‘Cold Stunned’ Turtles

How The Florida Coastal Conservancy Helped To Save Hundreds Of ‘Cold Stunned’ Turtles

motherearth January 27, 2018 0

The recent cold spell in Florida didn’t just surprise humans who aren’t used to those temperatures; it put sea turtles at risk, too. As water temperatures dropped below 50 degrees Fahrenheit during the first

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Your Desk Sandwich Is Actually Bad For The Planet

Your Desk Sandwich Is Actually Bad For The Planet

motherearth January 26, 2018 0

Sandwiches are the best thing since, well, sliced bread. But a groundbreaking new study from British scientists has broken down, for the first time, exactly which sandwiches are worst for the planet, and which might be

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The Eastern Cougar Has Officially Been Declared Extinct

The Eastern Cougar Has Officially Been Declared Extinct

motherearth January 26, 2018 0

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declared the eastern cougar subspecies (known as both Felis concolor couguar and Puma concolor couguar) officially extinct and removed it from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Wildlife.

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SeaWorld and OCEARCH Join Forces to Protect World’s Oceans and Marine Animals

SeaWorld and OCEARCH Join Forces to Protect World’s Oceans and Marine Animals

motherearth January 25, 2018 0

Today marks the official kick off of a partnership between two conservation leaders that is focused on the global protection of marine animals and the world’s oceans. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., a leader in animal

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Scientists Find a 35-Million-Year-Old “Mordor Under The Sea” Near Australia

Scientists Find a 35-Million-Year-Old “Mordor Under The Sea” Near Australia

motherearth January 24, 2018 0

Scientists have discovered the remains of a vast stretch of underwater lava flows off the coast of Australia, a submerged, hidden landscape not unlike the charred realm of Mordor depicted in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series

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Two Boys in Iowa Have Been Charged With Killing Half a Million Honeybees

Two Boys in Iowa Have Been Charged With Killing Half a Million Honeybees

motherearth January 24, 2018 0

The bees never stood a chance. In the bitter chill of Iowa’s winter, freezing temperatures became deadly for half a million of the exposed pollinators, whose hive homes were destroyed by vandals over Christmas.

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