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In the latest incident of hive vandalism, vandals destroyed three wooden box hives of an Iowa farmer with logs, bricks and cinder blocks, killing most of the bees as they were left to die in the rain. As the containers lay exposed after the act of vandalism, bees from nearby farms stole the 100-plus pounds of honey. […]

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The red tide that has been choking the waters off Florida’s Gulf Coast for months now is spreading to the Atlantic waters from Miami Beach to Palm Beach. This has forced the authorities to close many popular beaches and has left hundreds of fish dead. It is the first time in decades the toxic algae has affected both […]

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In a move that is being celebrated by animal welfare activists, California just passed a legislation with a vote of 80 to 0 in the state Assembly that prohibits cosmetic manufacturers to sell products tested on animals after January 1, 2020. Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, was endorsed by over 100 cosmetic companies, […]

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Los Angeles, a city long associated with fashion and glamour, is all set to become the largest city in the States to ban the sale of fur products. Already, three other cities in California (including San Francisco) have banned fur products. The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously this week to direct the city attorney to […]

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Although late Wednesday Hurricane Florence downgraded to a Category 2 storm, officials fear that it could still be highly devastating. They have strictly warned people still living in coastal towns under evacuation orders in Carolinas to leave or put their lives at risk. “You put your life at risk by staying,” North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said. […]

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When fracking companies use enhanced oil recovery techniques to extract oil and gas trapped underground, they are often left with large quantity of contaminated water as a byproduct of the process. These companies usually inject this wastewater deep underground to avoid polluting the nearby drinking water sources. This entire process is responsible for a rise in […]

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