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What Overthinking Looks Like

(DOGS/PUPPIES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This is exactly what overthinking looks like. Watch as a Husky pup desperately tries to eat his food through his cage, even though the crate door is wide open. — Global Animal

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Dive-Bombing Macaques

(WILDLIFE/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEOS) Watch as these endangered Rhesus macaques in Jaipur, India, divebomb off a lampost into Sri Lanka’s Gem River. This footage proves monkeys really do love to have fun, implying they are absolutely capable of feelings. — Global Animal

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Flap Your Wings For World Penguin Day!

(PENGUINS/ANIMAL FACTS) Today, April 25 is World Penguin Day–not to be confused with Penguin Awareness Day, which takes place January 20th. Marking the start of the flightless birds’ annual migration north, World Penguin Day is a great opportunity to learn about and celebrate one of the few natives of Antarctica, penguins! — Global Animal

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The Planet Can’t Stand This Presidency: ‘Breaking The Back’ Of The Climate

(CLIMATE CHANGE/GLOBAL WARMING) Despite the fact the Earth just experienced its hottest year on record, climate change denials are foolishly becoming national policy as U.S. President Donald Trump signs one executive order after another reversing President Barack Obama’s plans to reduce carbon emissions. Given this stark divide between scientific fact and what our politicians will […]

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Meat-Free Monday: Warm Spring Salad

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Spring is in the air, and what dish says ‘spring’ better than this Warm Spring Salad? This signature salad is chock-full of spring fruits and veggies like asparagus, leek, peas, strawberries, and lots of parsley, tossed in a simple lemon olive oil dressing–easy, light, and refreshing! For even more protein than what […]

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Blind Rescued Deer Has The Best Life Now

(ANIMAL RESCUE/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This blind deer was rescued by a farmer after he found her starving and abandoned by her mother. Luckily she survived against all odds, and so now she spends her days living the good life, cuddling with her dog sister and eating spaghetti! For more of Dillie the Deer, visit her […]

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Why We March: Thousands Stand Up To Those Who Belittle Science

(ENVIRONMENT/SCIENCE) Today, on Earth Day, tens of thousands are taking a stand against those working to undermine scientific data in the global “March for Science” in Washington D.C. and over 600 other cities across the world. In the dawn of U.S. President Donald Trump, who’s described climate change as a “hoax” and recently signed an […]

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Hair Extensions For Birds? Badly Burned Bird Gets Faux Feather Wings

(ANIMAL RESCUE/BIRDS) A rare Carnaby cockatoo was seriously burned last month after his feathered friend suddenly exploded as they sat on a power line. Luckily for this little survivor, Peter Ricci from the Perth Zoo reconstructed the bird’s feathers using glue and matchsticks in a process called ‘imping.’ While this cockatoo (an endangered species) was […]

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What On Earth Is Earth Day?

(EARTH DAY/ENVIRONMENT) The 1960’s brought about a ton of changes for the American people, including protecting our environment. Brought into effect by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, Earth Day sparked a worldwide rally to appreciate, protect, and teach about the importance of a healthy environment. From compassionate efforts including park clean-ups, teach-ins, and tree-plating parties, […]

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