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President Obama’s effort to reduce carbon emissions by coal-burning power plants could be undone when President-elect Donald J. Trump takes office in January. Photo Credit: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Trump Tears Down Obama’s Climate Initiatives

(CLIMATE CHANGE/POLITICS) Following Friday’s inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, the White House website underwent several changes, actualizing Donald Trump’s campaign pledges into official policy. According to one statement on the website, the Donald Trump administration plans to eliminate Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the U.S. rule in […]

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Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day!

(SQUIRRELS/WILDLIFE) January 21 is National Squirrel Appreciation Day and a good time to celebrate our furry friends. The holiday was founded in 2001 by Christy Hargrove, a wildlife rehabilitator in Asheville, North Carolina. Celebrated in mid-winter when food sources are scarce, you can show your appreciation by giving your local squirrel buddies some treats of […]

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Valiant Cat Defends His Home From Bobcat Intruder

(PETS/CATS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) In this prime example of animal valiance, a house cat named Waffles bravely defends his home from a curious bobcat. The bobcat creeps around the porch and peers into the window, but the kitty won’t back down. Safely inside, Waffles hisses and claws at the bobcat through the window, making sure the […]

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Can You Give Your Pet The Flu?

(PETS) Did you know that people can pass the flu to their pets? Studies show flu infections are more common in cats and dogs than previously thought. In one study, scientists analyzed cat blood samples and found that 30 percent of the cats had been infected with seasonal flu, and 20 percent had been infected […]

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The change in sea ice drastically effects polar bears and other animals. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com | Jan Martin Will

In Hot Pursuit: Earth Sets Record High Temperature For 3rd Year In A Row

(ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE CHANGE) Scientists tracking global temperatures report that 2016 was the hottest year ever recorded, marking the first time in the modern era of global warming data that temperatures surpassed previous records three years in a row. The average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 58.69 degrees Fahrenheit–approximately 1.69 degrees above the 20th […]

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Rescued Water Buffalo Loves To Splash & Play

(RESCUE ANIMALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Meet Kalu. Kalu is a water buffalo at the Home for Retired Bullocks, an animal sanctuary in India supported by PETA and operated by Animal Rahat. Kalu was delivered to the Home for Retired Bullocks in a bicycle basket, malnourished and in need of a good home. While he is able […]

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Cat Convinces Lambs To Follow Him Everywhere

(CATS/FARM ANIMALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Steve the orange tabby cat started his life as a lonely indoor pet at home in New Zealand, but now he has a loyal following of lambs. He may seem like an ordinary cat at first, but it’s pretty clear who runs the show here. — Global Animal

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Colo, who was the nation's oldest living gorilla, sits inside of her enclosure during her 60th birthday party at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on Dec. 22, 2016.  Photo Credit: Ty Wright / AP

R.I.P. To Colo, ‘The Queen Of The Columbus Zoo’

(ZOO ANIMALS/ANIMAL NEWS) A year following the tragic death of Harambe, the world lost another famed gorilla last night. Colo, the world’s oldest known gorilla, died overnight in her sleep at the Columbus Zoo after being diagnosed with cancer last fall. The first gorilla born in captivity, Colo went on to become the oldest known […]

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