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July 25, 2016 Food
Cockroach milk is rich in protein, and if we can figure out how to produce it synthetically, it just might be the next superfood. (Photo: Steve Snodgrass / Flickr)

Is Cockroach Milk the Superfood Solution of the Future?

By: Planet Editor

Almond milk, soy milk, hemp milk and now... cockroach milk? You may soon have a daring option for diluting your morning coffee, and it makes other trendy milks pale in comparison as far as...

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July 25, 2016 Innovation
Electric car recharging in Berlin, Germany. (Photo Credit: Michael Movchin)

Obama Wants More Electric Vehicles in the U.S.

By: Nick Marinoff

Throughout his second term, President Obama has made climate change one of his top priorities. His administration has joined with China to develop plans for reducing carbon emissions in both...

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July 25, 2016 Activism
The endangered Santa Ana Sucker. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Groups Sue to Protect Santa Ana Sucker & Kangaroo Rat

By: Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Biological Diversity and Endangered Habitats League announced their intent to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its failure to assess harm to federally protected Santa Ana...

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July 25, 2016 Climate
After nine years of delay, the EPA officially acknowledged aviation's effect on climate change, but failed to move forward with any new rules. (Photo: Aero Pixels)

EPA Acknowledges Aviation's Effect on Climate Change, But No New Rules

By: Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— After nine years of delay, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today officially acknowledged in a so-called “endangerment finding” that planet-warming pollution from airplanes disrupts the climate and endangers human...

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July 25, 2016 Wildlife
Photo Credit: amayaeguizabal / Pixabay

Dogs Suffer in Puppy Mills, Where Profit Overrules Compassion

By: Nick Marinoff

Best Friends Animal Shelter Wants to Make Puppy Mills a Thing of the Past Puppy mills have been around for over 60 years, but a growing demand for purebred animals...

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July 25, 2016 Energy
Transmission lines. (Photo Credit: Pexels)

There Is Urgent Demand for a Smarter U.S. Grid

By: W. Douglas Smith

Last night the power went off. This July was the hottest on record here in Seattle, and likely around the world. Without the air conditioner, sleep would be difficult. It...

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July 25, 2016 Activism
There are easy ways you can save wildlife every single day. (Photo: Joel Herzog)

3 Easy Ways You Can Save Wildlife

By: African Wildlife Foundation

By Samantha Rose Did you know there are easy ways you can save wildlife every single day? Here are a few fun suggestions for supporting threatened and endangered species. 1)...

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July 25, 2016 Politics
Governor Mike Pence of Indiana speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore / Flickr)

The 5 Biggest Eco-Villains at the RNC

By: Jedamiah Wolf

Last week, America watched the biggest names in the Republican party celebrate the nomination of Donald Trump for President of the United States. But the Republican National Convention wasn’t just...

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July 24, 2016 Videos
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Video: Baby Elephants Love Playing in the Mud

By: Jay Jasinski

Baby Elephants Play in the Mud | Via Ewaso Lions It's a well-known fact that everything baby elephants do is cute. From chasing away birds to playing with friends, baby...

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