HOW TO: Help save the honeybees

February 17, 2016 by  
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The humble honeybee needs your help. The buzzing pollinators’ population has declined significantly, which poses a threat to our food supply. To raise awareness about the problem, Sutton Seeds has created an infographic that explores different gardening techniques you can use to help the honeybees, from advice on bee-friendly plants to a DIY tutorial for a bee pot. Read the rest of HOW TO: Help save the honeybees

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Conservation Groups Propose Ban on Importing Lion Parts to the US

March 2, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: darrenlewis1984 / Creative Commons The African lion , “king of the jungle,” has declined by over 90 percent in the past 50 years. Still, though the population has dropped from 450,000 lions to between 20,000 and 40,000 in that time span, the species is still only classified… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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13 Countries Meet to Save Endangered Tigers

January 27, 2010 by  
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Image credit: catlovers /Flickr The global tiger population has dipped below 3,200 individuals, making it one of the most critically endangered animals on the planet . Facing threats from habitat destruction, climate change , and poaching—encouraged by the animal’s value in illegal wildlife trade—the outlook for the tiger is not good

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Offset Your CO2: Buy the Pill for the Poor

December 3, 2009 by  
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The world’s population has reached 6.8 billion people, and that number is growing . A year from now, it’s said to increase by about 86 million, or over 7 million people a month–enough to fill a city like Hong Kong. The shocking population growth only serves to exacerbate the ever-worsening climate crisis

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(Another) Climate Skeptic Group Discovered to Have Extensive Ties to ExxonMobil

December 3, 2009 by  
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This may sound like old news to some but it’s not: RawStory reports that the climate skeptic group Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change has considerable ties to oil giant ExxonMobil . The NIPCC — which bills itself as “Rebutting the IPCC with Authority” (though I’m not sure a similar name counts…) — released the Climate Change Reconsidered

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A New Book Confronts the Climate Change Denial Machine

December 3, 2009 by  
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Image credit: Good When James Hoggan heard the arguments of climate change deniers , he wasn’t listening as a scientist or an environmentalist. For him, it was easy to hear the debate for what it was: A public relations campaign. …

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Lou Dobbs Outraged That Obama’s Attending Copenhagen (Audio)

December 3, 2009 by  
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Image via Left Eye on Media Oh, Lou. Hardly out of your contract with CNN, and already trying to contend with the top tier blowhards.

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Design for a Shareable World

December 3, 2009 by  
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TreeHugger gives a lot of pixels to Product Service Systems , a dreadful name for what is basically sharing things. As Alex Steffen asked in the Worldchanging book, why buy a drill when what you really want is a hole? Why own things that you use rarely when you can borrow?

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Rhinos: 11 Incredible Facts, Plus Photo Gallery

November 19, 2009 by  
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Thanks to rampant poaching and habitat destruction, rhinos have the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most endangered animals on earth. Over the last 30 years, the world’s overall rhinoceros population has declined by over 90% – and if not for dedicated conservation efforts over the last 100 years, it is likely that all rhinoceros species would already be extinct. To help raise awareness for these proud pachyderms, here are 11 incredible facts about rhinos – plus a compilation of beautiful photos (except for one very graphic photo) and a couple of videos, too

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