Mama Bear Teaches Cub How To Use Slide In Unbearably Cute Video

A mama bear encouraging her cub to use the slide at a school playground had teachers gushing over the ursine family moment. (See the clip below.) Betsie Stockslager Emry captured the cuteness on Tuesday at Isaac Dickson Elementary School in Asheville, North Carolina, where she works as a teacher. School was already out for the […]

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Bee Swarm Kills Dozens Of Endangered African Penguins, Officials Say

Dozens of endangered penguins in South Africa were killed last week by a swarm of bees. More than 60 of the protected birds were found Friday on Boulders Beach, a tourist spot near Cape Town with multiple bee stings. The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds said in a statement that it suspected a […]

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Biden Administration Finalizes Rule To Slash Super-Pollutant HFCs

The Biden administration on Thursday will issue a final rule to rapidly phase down the production and use of a class of planet-warming super-pollutants found in air conditioners, refrigerators, aerosols and insulating foam. The Environmental Protection Agency rule aims to reduce emissions of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, by 85% within 15 years — a move that […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Gets Real Scientists To Spell Out Exactly How ‘F**ked’ You Are

Jimmy Kimmel joined Wednesday night’s multi-network effort on late-night television to put a spotlight on climate change.  In a scorching monologue, Kimmel took on climate deniers, right-wing politicians and corporate interests. But the most memorable part was when he brought back a group of scientists he first spoke to about climate change five years ago.  “I […]

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Stephen Colbert Has A Pointed Message For Old People Blocking Climate Action

“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Wednesday said that many of the people standing in the way of action on climate change were older, including government leaders. “I’m surprised so few senators believe it,” he said. “Chuck Grassley must be shocked at all the changes he’s seen since his childhood in Pangea.” The 88-year-old Republican senator […]

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Trump Administration Broke The Law In Refusing To Protect Joshua Trees, Court Rules

A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration violated the law when it declined to grant Endangered Species Act protections to the iconic Joshua tree. In 2019, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rejected a petition from WildEarth Guardians to list the desert trees as threatened under the landmark 1972 conservation law. […]

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Eco-Friendly Beauty Brands That Are Innovating The Industry

When it comes to saving the planet, beauty and skin care brands are realizing that vanity and sanity aren’t mutually exclusive. Consumers and companies alike are subscribing to the idea of going green in an effort to create a cleaner and safer environment, and the beauty industry isn’t new to the eco-friendly movement. While it’s […]

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Biden Pledges To Double U.S. Climate Aid. It’s Still A Fraction Of What’s Needed.

President Joe Biden vowed Tuesday to double U.S. spending on international climate aid to $11.4 billion per year by 2024, a move that would significantly expand the pot of money available for poorer countries to develop clean energy and adapt to the already brutal effects of warming.  The pledge, announced during the first-year president’s debut […]

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Bison Charges And Hurls Another Bison In Yellowstone Showdown

Well, blow me down. That’s a mighty buffalo. The National Park Service celebrated Talk Like A Pirate Day on Sunday by sharing video of a male bison charging and flinging another male bison. (Watch the video below.) The aggressor heaves up to 2,000 pounds of rival beast, earning the buccaneer tough talk. “Arrrhhh! Prepare fer Rammin’ speed, […]

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