Politics

Animal Rights Gaining Popularity

By | July 15, 2010 at 9:01 pm | No comments

In the U.S. and throughout most of the world, there is increasing concern for the rights of animals. From California’s egg referendum, placed on the ballot in 2008, to Spain’s recent call for rights for non-human primates, people are voting in greater numbers to...

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Saving a Generation of Sea Turtles

By | July 8, 2010 at 10:04 pm | One comment

As the sea turtle nesting grounds along the Gulf Coast become more polluted from the oil spill U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services have decided to take action by implementing a high-risk plan that will relocate 70,000 sea turtle eggs to Florida’s Atlantic Coast. The plan to...

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Video of Oil Spill Reveals Dying Dolphins and More

By | July 1, 2010 at 5:03 am | No comments

Huricane Creekkeer John L. Wathen created this video of his recent journey over the Gulf of Mexico. Alongside pilot Tom Hutchen and author, David Helvarg he flies 23 miles out into the heart of the spill. What they find is thick, pinkish-purple streaks of oil covering every...

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The Whales Win – For Now

By | June 26, 2010 at 6:01 pm | No comments

At the recent meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC)  in Morocco, members spent two days discussing a “compromise” that would allow whaling nations to legally hunt whales for the next ten years, thus overturning a ban on commercial whaling that the IWC...

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Oil Spill Ravages the Gulf Coast

By | June 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments

Over the last couple decades the world has experienced some severe oil spills. However the Gulf Coast oil spill is now looking like the most devastating spill ever. Unfortunately the spill is not from an oil tanker, which has a finite amount of oil, instead it is from an oil...

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