Don’t Forget to Thank the Pollinators That Made Your Thanksgiving Feast Possible

November 27, 2013 by  
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While you are sitting around the Thanksgiving table surrounded by pumpkin pie , cranberry sauce and heaps of vegetables, sharing the things that you are thankful for, don’t forget to thank the insects and animals that made it all possible. We tend to forget how vital bees and other pollinators are to our food system, but without them, there would be no pie, no vegetables, no fruit and no stuffing. This year, the US Fish and Wildlife (FSW) Service is reminding us all to protect the birds, bees, bats and butterflies that make our meals possible with a animation that reveals how empty Thanksgiving dining would be without pollinators. About 75 percent of the food the world eats relies on pollinators, but these hard working bugs and animals are dying because of habitat loss, pesticide use and disease. To help combat this , FWS is collaborating with S.H.A.R.E. (Simply Have Areas Reserved for the Environment), a program that protects dedicated areas for pollinators to thrive in – so that we can all enjoy many feasts to come. + US Fish and Wildlife Service + S.H.A.R.E. Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bat preservation , bee loss , bee populations , bee preservation , bird preservation , butterfly preservation , colony collapse , environment preservation , food cycle , food supply , open spaces , pollinator preservation , S.H.A.R.E. , SHARE , simply have areas reserved for the environment , Thanksgiving dinner , Thanksgiving meal , United States Fish and Wildlife Service , usfws        

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Ford’s Interceptor Sedan is the Most Fuel-Efficient Police Vehicle in the U.S.

November 27, 2013 by  
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Ford just announced that its Interceptor police sedan is the most fuel-efficient law enforcement car sold in the United States, with an EPA rating of 20 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The Ford special service sedan is able to beat out other police vehicles from Chevrolet and Dodge due to its fuel-efficient four-cylinder 2.0L EcoBoost engine. Read the rest of Ford’s Interceptor Sedan is the Most Fuel-Efficient Police Vehicle in the U.S. Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: EcoBoost engine , efficient police car , ford , ford ecoboost engine , Ford police vehicle , four-cylinder , fuel efficiency , police vehicle , turbocharged engine        

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