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Mattel Orders SeaWorld Trainer Barbie Out of the Pool

Apr 24, 2015

EL SUGUNDO, CA, April 24, 2015 - Mattel has confirmed that it will no longer produce SeaWorld Trainer Barbie. PETA contacted the company immediately after the doll launched, pointing out that SeaWorld confines far-ranging orcas to barren concrete tanks, where they’re denied everything that’s natural and important to them. A Mattel representative has now...

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New Study Documents Continued Sage-Grouse Population Declines

Apr 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 - Greater sage-grouse populations declined by at least 55 percent range-wide from 2007 to 2013, according to a new study by leading sage-grouse experts released by the Pew Charitable Trusts today. Populations declined even more steeply in some areas, including the Powder River Basin in Wyoming, which suffered a 76...

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The value of the ocean’s riches valued at US$24 trillion, but sinking fast

Apr 24, 2015
The value of the ocean’s riches valued at US$24 trillion, but sinking fast

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Nitrogen fingerprints point to the planet heading for a warmer future than previously thought

Apr 24, 2015

April 23, 2015 - Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have developed a way to more accurately forecast nitrogen’s effects on the climate cycle. Incorporating this method shows the planet may be headed for a warmer future than was previously thought, according to research published today in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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Prince Ea: Dear Future Generations: Sorry We Left You With Our Mess of a Planet (VIDEO)

Apr 23, 2015

April 20, 2015 - www.StandForTrees.org presents: Dear Future Generations: Sorry - Prince Ea

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Transgender Adults Start as Transgender Kids

Apr 23, 2015

April 22, 2015 - Transgender adults start out as transgender youth. “Kids and parents often come to see me in tremendous distress,” says Johanna Olson, MD, director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “My job as a pediatrician is to help transgender kids move from ‘survive’ to...

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Celestial fireworks celebrate Hubble’s 25th anniversary

Apr 23, 2015
Celestial fireworks celebrate Hubble’s 25th anniversary

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How oil damages fish hearts: Five years of research since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Apr 23, 2015
How oil damages fish hearts: Five years of research since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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Sugar and carbs, not physical inactivity, behind surge in obesity, say experts

Apr 23, 2015

April 22, 2015 - Excess sugar and carbs, not physical inactivity, are behind the surge in obesity, say experts in an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine published online today. It's time to bust the myth that anyone--and that includes ...

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World’s First Public Testing for Monsanto’s Glyphosate Begins Today

Apr 23, 2015

FINLAND, MN, April 22, 2015 - The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today, in conjunction with the Feed The World Project, launched the world’s first glyphosate testing for the general public. The project, with specific focus on women and children in the U.S., is offering the first-ever validated public LC/MS/MS glyphosate testing for urine, water...

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