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One Way To Help Endangered Chimpanzees? Uganda is Planting 3 Million Trees

Over the next few years, three million local trees–from fig to mahogany–will be planted in Uganda, benefitting people, the planet, and our closest wildlife relatives, chimpanzees. Earlier this year, the reforestation non-profit One Tree Planted and the Jane Goodall Institute announced they’re working together on a “Wildlife Habitat & Corridor Restoration Project” in Uganda.  As […]

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After 3,000 Years, Tasmanian Devils Make a Comeback on Mainland Australia

The iconic Tasmanian devil has just been returned to mainland Australia for the first time in 3,000 years. This first historic release is only step one in the mission to rewild Australia and bring balance to the bush, according to nonprofit Aussie Ark and its partners Global Wildlife Conservation and Wild Ark. In a statement, […]

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Strangers Give Performing Elephants New Life at a Thailand Jungle Sanctuary

World Animal Day just passed, and to celebrate we’re sharing the good news that two elephants who spent decades having to perform in miserable zoo conditions have finally found a new home together in a beautiful 250-acre jungle sanctuary. The pandemic has been hard on lots of businesses around the world, but animal fans say it’s no […]

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Changing Fashions Cause Problems When It Comes to Recycling But There’s a Better Way

Do you wear clothing until it’s threadbare and falling apart? Or, are you the type of person who wears an outfit until it is out of style? There’s nothing wrong with being fashionable, but it can lead to a lot of trash if you don’t recycle clothing properly. That’s where the problem lies. Few districts […]

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Changing Fashions Cause Problems When It Comes to Recycling But There’s a Better Way

Do you wear clothing until it’s threadbare and falling apart? Or, are you the type of person who wears an outfit until it is out of style? There’s nothing wrong with being fashionable, but it can lead to a lot of trash if you don’t recycle clothing properly. That’s where the problem lies. Few districts […]

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Surprising Facts – Tarps and Other Plastics Take Longer to Decompose Than You Might Imagine

How far back does plastics recycling go? The first recycling center to accept household plastics goes back to the early 1970s. Pennsylvania started plastics recycling, and there have been advancements over the years. Curbside pick-up started in the 1980s. Rhode Island made plastics recycling mandatory in 1986. By 1990, Coca-Cola was using some recycled plastic […]

Senate Dems Unveil Costly, Ineffective ‘Green New Deal’ Plan

Senate Democrats on Tuesday rolled out an ambitious climate change plan that calls for spending $400 billion annually to achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050, even as California struggles with rolling blackouts under a comparable statewide renewable energy standard….