International animals

International animals

JUNE 27, 2016

Zoopolis (OUP, 2011) is a book written by Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka. Its ambition is to offer a political theory of animal rights. The project in itself is quite ambitious and rests on a simple idea: we have more than one identity. In current societies we can be at the same time, citizen, employee, parent, human… Each identity refers to a specific normative corpus. The…

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Greenpeace overfishing

Greenpeace overfishing

JUNE 25, 2016

Video: Stephen Appelby imagines the fate of the oceans without marine reserves Portugese bottom trawler fishing off the Grand Banks, Canada Giant ships are now using state-of-the-art sonar to pinpoint schools of fish quickly and accurately. These ships also have fish processing and packing plants, huge freezing systems, fishmeal processing plants, and powerful engines to drag…

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Endangered Species list

Endangered Species list

JUNE 23, 2016

A tiny fish just got a big—and slightly overdue—victory. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced this week that the Modoc sucker ( Catostomus microps ), a rare fish from California and Oregon, has recovered and will now leave the protection of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Now that the full legal requirements have been met, the sucker will become the second endangered…

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Greenpeace Calendar

Greenpeace Calendar

JUNE 21, 2016

TOP LEFT: A Greenpeace USA wildlife calendar featured an image of a watering-hole in southern Africa, taken by Rainbow Warrior bomber Alain Mafart. FRENCH SECRET AGENT: Alain Mafart was charged with manslaughter in relation to the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior. The Kiwi deckhand who lost a comrade in the 1985 Rainbow Warrior bombing is aghast that one of the French agents…

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How to Preserve Nature?

How to Preserve Nature?

JUNE 18, 2016

Steps Method 1 Conserving Your Local Environment Stop mowing your lawn. The grasses and weeds will go to seed, and offer haven for insects and birds. Wildflowers will bloom, providing nourishment for bees. When you maintain a standard grass lawn, you’re depriving these creatures of their natural environment. You might wish to set aside part of your lawn to leave unmown, or…

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Green Energy Inventions

Green Energy Inventions

JUNE 16, 2016

Wolfram Walter is a man obsessed with things electric. He’s electrified his bicycle. He’s electrified his Porsche. When he introduces his dog, Paula, you almost expect him to tell you that he’s electrified her, too. Not yet, but you never know. The engineer from a small town in southwestern Germany is a classic tinkerer. His home is his development lab, and when he’s not wiring…

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Help save the endangered Tree Octopus

Help save the endangered Tree Octopus

JUNE 14, 2016

Rare photo of the elusive tree octopus The Pacific Northwest tree octopus ( Octopus paxarbolis ) can be found in the temperate rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula on the west coast of North America. Their habitat lies on the Eastern side of the Olympic mountain range, adjacent to Hood Canal. These solitary cephalopods reach an average size (measured from arm-tip to mantle-tip…

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Green Mountain Energy customers service

Green Mountain Energy customers service

JUNE 12, 2016

Location: Westchester and Lower Hudson Valley, New York Position Summary: Green Mountain Energy Company Sales Agents are the best in the industry. With thousands of customers (and counting) throughout New York and across the U.S., it takes something extra to deliver the level of service Green Mountain strives to provide to our prospective customers. We know the work our agents…

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