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Toolkit for ocean health

Nov 26, 2014

Nov. 26 2014 - The ocean is undergoing global changes at a remarkable pace and we must change with it to attain our best possible future ocean, warns the head of The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute. One of the global leaders in ocea...

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Avoid an Uninvited Guest This Thanksgiving: Food Poisoning

Nov 25, 2014

MANHATTAN, KS, Nov. 24, 2014 — Do you know how to cook your turkey so your family doesn't cry foul? A Kansas State University food safety expert has tips on how to make the holidays tasty and avoid a serving of foodborne illness.

"When you're buying your turkey, check for any excess ice crystals on...

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Global warming cynics unmoved by extreme weather

Nov 25, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. Nov. 24, 2014 - What will it take to convince skeptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real? Surely, many scientists believe, enough droughts, floods and heat waves will begin to change minds. But a new study led by a Mich...

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Before and After Cattle Grazing (VIDEO)

Nov 25, 2014

April 9, 2014 - This is a prime example of the over-grazed landscape that Western Watersheds Project seeks to protect through its many efforts.

As one of the West’s most effective environmental watchdog organizations, Western Watersheds Project (WWP) works to protect and restore over 250 million acres of public land in the west which is...

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15th Annual Holiday Spending Survey Finds Consumer Likely to Rein in Holiday Spending

Nov 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. November 24, 2014 – More consumers report lower intended holiday spending in 2014 compared to 2013, according to the 15th annual holiday spending survey conducted by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

This year, 10 percent said they would spend more while 33 percent said...

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Another Albino Dolphin Captured in Taiji’s Infamous Cove

Nov 24, 2014
Another Albino Dolphin Captured in Taiji’s Infamous Cove

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Too much turkey: What happens when you overeat? (video)

Nov 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 - The season of giving is often also the season of over-indulging at the dinner table. As Thanksgiving approaches, Reactions takes a look down at our stomachs to find out what happens when you overeat. Put on your "eating pant...

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Nonbelievers Offer Godless Alternatives to Thanksgiving Prayer

Nov 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 20, 2014 - The American Humanist Association is offering resources for humanists, atheists, agnostics and other non-religious individuals wishing to offer secular versions of Thanksgiving grace this holiday season.

“Thanksgiving is a uniquely secular holiday, as gratitude is a universal human emotion,” said Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association....

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Day 25 of Eleven-year-old Indigenous Eco-Rapper’s Silent Strike Calling for Climate Action

Nov 21, 2014

BOULDER, CO, Nov. 21, 2014 - Itzcuauhtli Roske-Martinez (pronounced "eat-squat-lee,"), an 11-year-old indigenous eco-rapper, is in his fourth week of silence to demand science-based climate action. He asks why kids should "go to school and learn all this stuff if there is not going to be a world worth living in? The so-called "leaders"...

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The dangers of coal mining for fifth graders — and members of Congress — in under 2 minutes (VIDEO)

Nov 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Nov. 21, 2014 - Who said education was boring? Today, the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign unveiled a short video highlighting the dangers of coal-fired power plants. In one minute and forty-two seconds, viewers will be entertained while getting schooled on the dangers of dirty coal plants, the advantages of clean...

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