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By Guest Author On Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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The Amazon Burning: How, Why, And What Can We Do?

A tragedy keeps on unfolding across the Amazon Rainforest. A lot of fires are blazing across the region, eradicating large areas of the forest in Peru, Brazil, and Bolivia. By a lot, we mean, thousands and thousands More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says we should ‘poop less’ to combat ‘environmental pollution’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Friday that people “poop every other day” as a way to improve the environment, after he came under fire for a surge in deforestation of the Amazon since he came to More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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Guitar Makers Hit Hard by Rosewood Regulations

A worldwide crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests has hit the guitar industry hard. High-end guitars require small amounts of rosewood, which is prized for its resonant sound and rich grain. The new trade More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Weather Awareness Is Important for Any Age: Weather Lessons and Safety

Teaching students about the weather around them is a very vital part of any science lesson. It’s important that children are aware of the types of weather they may experience so they can make a plan with parents More...

By Guest Author On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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The Greatest Benefits Recycling Has on the Environment

We all get junk that builds up in and around our homes. Some of us have graveyards of old furniture and appliances lying in the front or backyard. Piles of discarded clothes and textiles all tend to accumulate. More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Discovery sets ‘The Wheel’ survivor show for January 13 premiere

Discovery is putting a new spin on the survivalist genre with THE WHEEL, the network’s new adventure series from Pilgrim Media Group. THE WHEEL dares six participants to survive in six distinctly grueling landscapes More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Top 5 Green Energy Technology Solutions for Your Home

photo D. Sharon Pruitt from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, USA Green technology is an environmental-friendly technology, as it’s different from other technologies as it does not harm the environment. If you want to More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Mali government notifies WHO of four suspected Ebola cases

Guinea’s neighbor to the northeast are reporting suspected cases of Ebola Viral Disease, according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) update Apr.5. The Mali Ministry of Health has notified the More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Ebola update: Liberia announces outbreak, suspected cases reported in Mali

UPDATE: Guinea Ebola numbers are 137 suspect/confirmed cases and 86 deaths. The Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) outbreak first reported from forested areas in south-eastern Guinea has continued to increase and evolve. In More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Tampa Mayor, Bob Buckhorn, joins Water Conservation Challenge

PRESS RELEASE: TAMPA MAYOR SIGNS UP FOR NATIONAL “MAYORS CHALLENGE FOR WATER CONSERVATION” BEGINNING APRIL 1, 2014 Drought Resiliency and Energy Savings Through Water Conservation is Focus of Third Annual More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2015: $2.6 billion for National Park Service

PRESS RELEASE President Obama’s budget request for 2015 includes $2.6 billion for the critical conservation, preservation, and recreation mission of the National Park Service (NPS) as it approaches its 100th anniversary. More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 18th, 2013
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Dozens of India zoo employees sickened with leptospirosis, brucellosis

At least 40 employees at the Kanpur Zoo in Uttar Pradesh, India, have been infected with two zoonotic diseases, according to a Times of India (TOI) report Friday. Image-CDC/Janice Haney Carr According to a leading More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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Study: Baylisascaris Infection Rates in Mice Vary with Deforestation

PRESS RELEASE Journal of Parasitology – Any parasite that can spread from wild animals to people is a concern. Even when human infections are rare, as in the case of the parasitic roundworm Baylisascaris procyonis, More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 29th, 2013
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Former President Jimmy Carter congratulates Colombia as first in the Americas to eliminate river blindness

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter today congratulated President Juan Manuel Santos and the people of Colombia for becoming the first of six countries in the Americas to eliminate river blindness, according to a More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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China landslide results in one tourist killed from falling rocks, 18 injured

A landslide at a Chinese tourist spot, Jinsixia Gorge, has resulted in the death of at least one tourist and 18 injuries, according to a Xinhua report. The fatal incident occurred Sunday morning in Shaanxi province. Rocks More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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19 firefighters killed in ‘perfect storm’ Arizona fire, only one survived from fire crew

Nineteen firefighters were killed while battling a central Arizona wildfire that was sparked by lightning Friday and grew quickly Sunday. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer confirmed Sunday night that the 19 had perished outside More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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President Obama to turn to Executive Orders to get new climate change rules in place

President Obama laid out his comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it. His Tuesday speech While the President once More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 27th, 2013
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50 years ago today: the release of a monumental folk album

It’s hard to believe that the album “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” was released five full decades ago on May 27, 1963. Ironically, the release of this platinum album was not in the interest of some at Columbia More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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Death toll in India stampede rises over 30 as religious festival disaster leaves countless other Hindu pilgrims injured

Hindu pilgrims gathered for the world’s largest religious festival, but a stampede at a railway station in northern India left atleast 36 dead, mostly women. Twenty-seven of the dead were women, mostly elderly More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 21st, 2013
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TRANSCRIPT President Obama’s second inauguration speech

President Obama was sworn into office as President for a second term and Monday delivered his inauguration speech. The President urged Americans today to reject political “absolutism” and partisan politics More...


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