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Whale Jails being Investigated by Russian Government

April 16, 2019 by

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Over 100 beluga whales, orcas, and baby walruses are currently awaiting their fate in icy, inadequate confinements called “whale jails.” These “whale jails,” located in Russia’s Pacific East Coast, near the city of Nakhodka, have reportedly killed at least 3 of it’s trapped marine mammals. Designated to be sold to Chinese aquariums, these animals have […]

More and More Animals on Brink of Extinction

March 5, 2019 by

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“What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing,” Jay Inslee said. Everyday, animals on the brink of extinction are pushed further and further onto the edge of […]

Spix’s Blue Macaw Extinct in the Wild

February 20, 2019 by

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Deforestation, logging, and the illegal pet trade are just some of the many factors that have played into the extinction of the Spix’s Blue Macaw in the wild. This species of bird is just one of eight confirmed Brazilian birds that have gone extinct in this decade alone. Though things may look bleek for this […]

Delicious Pasta Can Still Be Vegan

January 28, 2019 by

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A vegan pasta al limone dish is an interesting, easy dish to make. Many occasions are suitable for this meal. To prepare this cruelty-free dish, start with peeling off  one-and-a-half inches of lemon zest, and thinly slice it for a garnish to put onto the finished dish later. Cut off the remaining zest and put […]

Annual Blurb Workshop Held on 13 December 2018

January 25, 2019 by

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“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on,”  country author Louis L’Amour said. Blurb is a writing workshop that promotes inspiration through themes and key words.  This year, Blurb took place on 13 December. The theme surrounding Blurb was the  journey one faces throughout life. These annual […]

National Monument to be Reduced in Size for Mining

December 19, 2018 by

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Grand Staircase Escalante, a protected sacred monument, is being reduced in size to be mined despite national outcry. The Trump administration is cutting the Grand Staircase Escalante nearly in half. This new proposition will open new oil and gas leasing opportunities in protected lands, reduce drilling regulations, and dissolve habitat-protected shelter for endangered species. The […]

Opinion: Migrant Children Separated from Families In Concentration Camps

December 7, 2018 by

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Under President Trump’s executive order, children are being separated from their parents at the border and are being detained in a “tent city” in Texas. Some opponents to the plan have used the term “concentration camps,” as these camps are prison-like facilities that prevent underage individuals from leaving because of who they are. As the […]