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Test Tube Burgers To Become Much More Affordable

by Brianne Hogan

Good news: burgers grown from test tubes will finally be cheaper to buy. Eventually. It was an awesome day for science and the environment when “schmeat” (synthetic meat grown from

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Leonardo DiCaprio Unveils Plans For Eco-Friendly Resort

by Brianne Hogan

Actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio is finally building a multimillion-dollar ecotourism resort on his own private island off the coast of Belize. This news isn’t exactly new. Ten years ago,

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New Zealand Bans Animals Testing for Cosmetics

by Natalia Lima

After animal rights organizations lobbied for a ban on animal testing for cosmetics in the country, the New Zealand government has listened and turned the ban into law. Greens MP

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Study: Polar Bears Won’t Survive on Land If Ice Caps Melt

by Natalia Lima

A new published study warns that unless the ice caps are saved, polar bears might disappear with them. Published on Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, a new study by

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In-Depth Interview with Farm Sanctuary Founder Gene Baur

by Nell Alk

Gene Baur is one of the good guys. President and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary — the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization — Baur has since 1986 been advocating on behalf of

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How Hollywood Is Helping California Conserve Water

by Brianne Hogan

With California declaring cutbacks on water consumption, Hollywood is doing its part to help out. Yesterday, California’s Governor Jerry Brown gave a first-ever mandatory restriction on water. The governor instructed the

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Reptiles Once Owned By Michael Jackson Meet Tragic End in Fire

by Brianne Hogan

A number of reptiles, including those once owned by Michael Jackson, tragically perished in a suspicious Oklahoma fire last week. The fire happened at Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park in Wynnewood,

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