Tiger, Cubs, and Conservation Oh My! Celebrate Global Tiger Day

July 29, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: law_keven / Creative Commons Last year was declared the ” Year of the Tiger ,” and though the global population still hovers below 3,500 individuals in the wild—making it one of the most critically endangered animals on the planet—some advances were made to protecting the much-loved species. At the end of the year, 13 nations with natural tiger habitat ple… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The US Imports 1.5 Billion Barrels of Oil a Year from "Dangerous or Unstable" Nations

January 14, 2010 by  
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You may have heard this song before, but it’s one well worth replaying: the United States imports 4 million barrels of oil a day–adding up to 1.5 billion a year–at a cost of nearly $1 billion a day. That’s $1 billion dollars a day that we’re sending to nations with governments that are listed as “unstable or dangerous” by the US State Department. This is not a sustainable practice on any level–just look at the infographic above to get a more distinct grasp of how much money we’re spending, and where it’s going

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