Huge and hairy unicorns roamed the Earth longer than thought

March 29, 2016 by  
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Unicorns were real, but they looked nothing like the elegant, shimmering horse-like creatures of fairy tales. Rather, Elasmotherium sibiricum , or the ‘Siberian unicorn,’ was shaggy and closer to the size of a steppe mammoth , which is even bigger than a woolly mammoth . Whatever its appearance, scientists from Tomsk State University recently discovered that it lived far more recently than we previously thought. Read the rest of Huge and hairy unicorns roamed the Earth longer than thought

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Why it’s (finally) time to hit the brakes on fossil fuels

January 8, 2016 by  
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A narrow escape from a catastrophic car accident sheds new light on an even bigger threat.

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Top 12 clean energy developments of 2015

January 8, 2016 by  
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A global climate pact, clean energy pledges by cities and islands, greener trucks and cars — there was no shortage of good news last year leading to a brighter energy future.

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Helmsley Money Set-Back for Dog Charities

May 8, 2011 by  
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Image: created by author using images under CC from jbcurio and Nevada Tumbleweed Stunned headlines followed news that Leona Helmsley’s dog, Trouble, became a millionare in her own right after the “Queen of Mean” left her pet $12 million in her will. But doggy do-gooders everywhere looked forward to an even bigger jackpot when it appeared that Helmsley’s entire trust, valued at $5 to 8 billion in 2008, would be dedicated to caring for the welfare of dogs. However, of $450 million in funds disburse..

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Book Fest Exposes Climate Change Deniers and a World Without Fish

May 8, 2011 by  
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Environmental books on sale at the LA Times Festival of Books.

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State Line Power Station, A Dirty and Dangerous Relic, Will Soon Shut Down

May 7, 2011 by  
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video via ran.org The US may lack a comprehensive climate and energy strategy to mitigate coal use and ramp up the use of renewable energy, but it does have the EPA and father time combining to put pressure on utilities to close down aging coal fired power plants now. The cost of a retrofit required by new national standards for nitrogen oxide and mercury emissions have influenced Virginia-based Dominion Resources to close the State Line Power Station, a plant first constructed in the 1920s…

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Weekday Vegetarian: Cheese Biscuits

May 7, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Emma Alter I’ve made a lot of biscuits in my time, and I think this is the nicest recipe I’ve used. The biscuits rose beautifully, were light and fluffy and had a terrific flavour. They were very easy to make.

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John Hardy and Angela Lindvall Launch Luxury Recycled Jewelry Collection (Photos)

May 7, 2011 by  
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John Hardy Creative Director Guy Bedarida and supermodel Angela Lindvall in Bali. Photos: courtesy John Hardy Jewelry designer John Hardy is teaming up with supermodel and Alter Eco star Angela Lindvall to launch ” Hijau Dua ,” a handcrafted collection of jewelry made with recycled st… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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