No, One Dead Horse Shouldn’t Be the End of Carriage Rides

October 27, 2011 by  
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Jaymi Heimbuch / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 A news story about a carriage horse that dropped dead in NYC has raised attention on the issue of the care of working animals. Rachel reported on it yesterday, bringing up some points on animal welfare. However, there has been a strong reaction by animal rights activists looking to ban carriage horses in the city on the basis that it qualifies as abuse — and that needs to be … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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No, One Dead Horse Shouldn’t Be the End of Carriage Rides

Mitt Romney’s Energy Plan: Boost Big Oil, Slash Environmental Protections

October 26, 2011 by  
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Gage Skidmore via Flickr / CC BY 2.0 Time to face the facts: Mitt Romney is going to win the GOP nomination. Barring some totally crazy left-field development, Romney is on track to become the Republican presidential candidate. As such, we should be taking his energy proposal seriously — and it’s 100% ugly. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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DARPA Wants to Recycle Space Junk Into New Satellites (Video)

October 26, 2011 by  
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DARPAtv /Video screen capture DARPA is getting into recycling! After many interesting ideas from various folks about what to do with all the space junk floating around Earth — a problem and danger to both astronauts and folks down on terra firma — here is one we can really get behind. DARPA wants to send mini-satellites up into orbit to snag part… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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