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State MPs Dismayed at NSW Forestry Logging Unburnt Habitat After Bushfires

The New South Wales Forestry Corporation has continued to log unburnt forest that is habitat for some of the most imperilled species in the aftermath of the state’s bushfire crisis. Logging operations have continued in the Styx River state forest on the … Continue reading

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Why Bears Are Coming Out of Hibernation Early

From Russia and Finland to Canada and the US, there’s been multiple sightings of bears around the world. That might not sound too weird – but bears aren’t normally spotted this early in the year, which makes this pretty unusual. They usually stay in hibernation … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis: One-Third of All Plant and Animal Species Could be Extinct in 50 Years, Study Suggests

In just 50 years’ time, a third of all plant and animal species on our planet could be wiped out due to man-made climate change, US scientists have warned. The damning new study of humanity’s impact on ecosystems around the world … Continue reading

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Pope Francis offered $1m charity donation to go vegan for Lent

Environmental campaigners have issued a challenge to Pope Francis: go vegan for Lent and receive $1m for the charity of his choice. The purpose of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign, led by 12-year-old Genesis Butler, is to encourage people to eat … Continue reading

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As climate warnings loom, new poultry plant last thing Canada needs

While much of America reels from recent news regarding potentially catastrophic effects of climate change in the White House-commissioned National Climate Assessment (NCA), Canadians are instead learning of a new $660-million poultry processing plant opening in Ontario. Continue Reading…

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V is for ‘Vegan’: Plant-Based School Lunches on the Rise

With obesity rates on the rise, particularly among children, pressures from First Lady Michelle Obama and the USDA have increased the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and leaner meats in school lunches, while also reducing the amount … Continue reading

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Drastic Reductions in Meat Consumption Worldwide Could Help Fight Climate Change

Dramatic changes in diets around the world could help to ensure that global temperatures keep from rising above 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels. If the world piled on the veggies and cut back on steaks and hamburgers, the … Continue reading

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