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June 30, 2016 Activism

You (and These Dogs) Can Help Stop Poaching in Tanzania!

By: Stop Poaching Now!

By donating to our Indiegogo campaign, you can fund the purchase of 2 BELGIAN MALINOIS DOGS to protect Mkomazi Reserve from illegal poaching! The proper training and use of Belgian Malinois...

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June 30, 2016 Climate
The Himalayas as seen from space looking south from over the Tibetan Plateau. (Photo Credit: NASA)

The Tibetan Plateau Has Lost 95 Percent of Its Glaciers

By: Nick Marinoff

The Natural Resources Defense Council has listed Montana’s Glacier National Park and Alaska’s Colombia Glacier as two of nine “places to see before they’re gone.” Why are they disappearing? The...

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June 30, 2016 Water
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It's Not Just Flint. Millions of Americans Threatened With Lead in Their Drinking Water

By: Jedamiah Wolf

Lead-contaminated-water is running through America’s pipes. Click the image to read the report. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, 5,363 community water systems (which provide...

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June 30, 2016 Lists
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7 Ways We Screwed the Environment in June 2016

By: Planet Editor

This list ain’t gonna be pretty. Here at Planet Experts, we reported on some pretty lousy environmental shenanigans in June 2016. This is our list of the seven worst ways humans...

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June 30, 2016 Climate
Bramble Cay melomys. (Photo courtesy of Luke Leung, University of Queensland)

The 5 Worst Climate Change Stories of June 2016

By: Pierce Nahigyan

Climate change is a complicated, multi-faceted issue that refers to the long-term shifts in weather (not day-to-day but decade-to-decade and century after century). Fortunately, if you want to ignore the...

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June 29, 2016 Climate
Earth, seen from the International Space Station. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

The 3 Best Climate Change Stories of June 2016

By: Planet Editor

Climate change is a complicated, multi-faceted issue that refers to the long-term shifts in weather (not day-to-day but decade-to-decade and century after century). Over a long enough time period, shifts...

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June 29, 2016 Lists
Female jaguar. (Photo Credit: Tambako the Jaguar / Flickr)

7 Times It Sucked to Be a Mammal in June 2016

By: Django Reynard

You ever have that “not so fresh” feeling? Well, a lot of mammals felt that way all month (and most of them have felt that way all year). These are...

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June 29, 2016 Activism

The History of Earthrace Conservation

By: Earthrace Conservation

Follow Pete Bethune on his life of Conservation and Adventure. A team of former military Operatives, covertly filming the brutal Namibian Seal Clubbing, wreaking havoc on Japanese Whalers in Antarctica,...

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June 29, 2016 Land
President Giant Sequoia

Old Trees: Short, Stout and Thriving

By: Tom Kimmerer

The President Giant Sequoia. Photo by John Harvey, used by permission. Large old trees have always had a special place in our culture.  Trees like the President...

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