Nearly 40,000 giraffe parts have been imported to the US in last 10 years

[Profit is the driving force behind the extinction of many animals. Now with less than 100,000 left, it appears that the giraffe might also meet the same fate. This article from The Guardian highlights the disgusting nature of consumer culture in the US, and how it is contributing to the decline of a magnificent species.... Continue Reading →

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Hurricane Matthew: Caribbean in the Cross-hairs!

[As Hurricane Matthew gains strength it is important to remember how these extreme weather events caused by global warming effect people from Third World nations.  Many have expressed concern for Haiti in particular. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. It has been the victim of the most US military interventions in history.... Continue Reading →

The Storm That Will Unfreeze the North Pole

by Robinson Meyer (the Atlantic) The sun has not risen above the North Pole since mid-September. The sea ice—flat, landlike, windswept, and stretching as far as the eye can see—has been bathed in darkness for months. But later this week, something extraordinary will happen: Air temperatures at the Earth’s most northernly region, in the middle... Continue Reading →

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