Trolls Force Artist to Cancel a Planned Greta Thunberg Mural in North Dakota

Drama is afoot in the capital of North Dakota. The state is the site of both the famous Standing Rock protests of 2016 and some of the country’s greatest crude oil reserves. And it was going to be home to one amazing mural of 17-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Bismarck, North Dakota until a […]

Electric Cars Are Better For The Environment Than A 50 MPG Gasoline Car: Report

Electric cars increasingly seem to be the answer for lowering America’s transportation emissions numbers. Not only do they already produce zero emissions in the process of driving, but even pollute far less than gasoline cars when you take into account the emissions generated in the production of the electricity… Read more… Source: https://jalopnik.com/electric-cars-are-better-for-the-environment-than-a-50-1841648384 Droolin’ Dog […]

We’re Drowning in Plastic. A New Bill Would Make Companies Pay to Fix the Crisis

Plastic is creating massive problems. Its production and disposal both release hundreds of millions of tons of greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change and wreak havoc on public health, especially for the communities of color near which plastic production plants, incinerators, and landfills are often… Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/were-drowning-in-plastic-a-new-bill-would-make-compani-1841604114 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this […]

The Cherokee Nation is the first indigenous American tribe to donate seeds to the doomsday vault

The tribe donated 9 crop samples, including its most prized corn, the Cherokee White Eagle corn. Read more… More about Mashable Video, Cherokee, Doomsday, Doomsday Vault, and Culture Source: https://mashable.com/video/cherokee-nation-donates-seeds/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Erica Bahrenburg

Coronavirus: Illegal wildlife traders cash in on virus by selling 'cures' of horn from endangered rhinos

Exclusive: Sellers in China and Laos advertise ineffectual product on social media app to people worried about falling ill Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/coronavirus-china-cure-rhino-horn-medicine-north-korea-outbreak-a9325856.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jane Dalton

Endangered wolf walks nearly 9,000 miles to find mate but dies alone

Canine was ‘beacon of hope’ whose death is setback for ‘wolf recovery’ in US Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/grey-wolf-mate-trek-endangered-dies-oregon-california-a9325431.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Paulina Firozi

'A global conservation disaster': Fury as Botswana sells 60 elephant shoot permits to trophy-hunters

‘The species will be more prone to disease and the risk of extinction is greater,’ says wildlife activist Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/botswana-elephant-kill-auction-trophy-hunt-shoot-extinct-africa-a9325041.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jane Dalton

Trump’s Blasting Through a National Monument to Have His Border Wall

As part of the Trump administration’s latest siege on national monuments, government contractors have started blowing up a mountain on protected lands in Arizona as construction continues on a hallmark of Trump’s presidency: the infamous border wall. Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/trumps-blasting-through-a-national-monument-to-have-his-1841507118 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was […]

Climate Change Pushing Bumblebees to Extinction

(via Tim Hill/Pixabay) Bumblebee species are declining in Asia, Europe, and North America. A new study from the University of Ottawa found that in the course of a single human generation, the likelihood of a bee population surviving in a given area has dropped an average of more than 30 percent. “Our results show that […]

Bumblebees Have Something New to Worry About

We know that the bees ain’t doing too well due to pesticides and even whack-ass bee houses! A new study, however, shed light on a whole new threat to bees: extreme weather. Turns out bumblebees are (unsurprisingly) another casualty of climate change, and that can be devastating to the ecosystems that rely on these… Read […]