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April 30, 2016 Oceans
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Climate Change, Ocean Warming Are Robbing the Ocean of Oxygen

By: Pierce Nahigyan

The ocean is not in great shape. Let’s set aside the fact that there is so much garbage being dumped in the ocean that its volume of plastic will outweigh...

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April 29, 2016 Wildlife
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Court Rules Against Unrestricted Motorized Travel in Santa Fe National Forest

By: Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA FE, N.M.— In a victory for wildlife and wild places, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by off-road vehicle interests of a federal plan...

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April 29, 2016 Wildlife
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Male Lion Shot and Killed in Northern Kenya

By: Ewaso Lions

It is with great sadness we announce that a young male lion was shot dead recently in Samburu, northern Kenya. We have been unable to confirm the identity of the...

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April 29, 2016 Human Health
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Chernobyl 30th Anniversary Special: The Human & Genetic Impact of Nuclear Disaster

By: Libbe HaLevy

This Week’s Featured Interviews: Image via Nuclear Hotseat Bonnie Kouneva, Chernobyl Survivor.  She was a 16-year old living in Sofia, Bulgaria, about 800 miles away from...

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April 29, 2016 Business
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Theodore Roosevelt IV at Earth Day Texas: ‘We’ve Got to Be More Sustainable’

By: Pierce Nahigyan

This past weekend, Planet Experts traveled to Dallas for Earth Day Texas 2016. The event is hailed as the largest pro-environmental exhibition in the United States and brings together sustainable businesses and environmental groups...

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April 29, 2016 Food
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Deforestation Unnecessary to Feed World, Says New Report

By: Nithin Coca

Deforestation is a major problem that needs solving. Every year we cut down more and more trees, encroaching into more of the planet's land surface. But preserving what remains of...

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Cypress Mayor Mariellen Yarc Presents Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks Plaque
April 28, 2016 Business
The EFP ribbon cutting ceremony at Cypress, California. (Photo Credit: EFP)

Earth Friendly Products Opens Zero Waste Facility in California

By: Planet Editor

It was a very special Earth Day 2016, not just for Dallas, Texas, but also for Cypress, California. While the Planet Experts team landed in Dallas to cover Earth Day...

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April 27, 2016 Wildlife
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Secret Footage Shows Captive Orca Ramming Its Head Against Gate

By: Planet Editor

On Tuesday, Ric O’Barry’s Dolphin Project released alarming footage of a captive orca ramming itself against the gate of its enclosure. The footage was shot by an anonymous activist at...

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