Ali Garfinkel

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Chlamydia Threatens Koala Population

in Animals

Yes, you read that right. The bacterial infection Chlamydia, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases amongst humans in America, has been on the rise amongst koalas — and

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UPDATE: Brazil’s Elite Police Force Dispatched To Help Environmental Activists

in Causes

Last week, it was reported that three of Brazil’s most notable anti-logging activists were targeted for murder by hired gunmen — the deaths of Jose Claudio Ribeiro da Silva, his wife

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Doggelganger: Program Matches You With Dog That Matches…You

in Animals, Internet

Love yourself? Want to adopt a dog that looks just like yourself? A program in New Zealand has found the solution: Doggelganger, the “human to canine pairing software.” The database

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RIP Nesari: Rare Northern White Rhino Dies At Zoo

in Animals

A 39-year-old rare white rhinoceros recently died at the Czech zoo, leaving only a few of the endangered species left of the rhino population. It is said that the rhino,

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Shark Scare Over For New York Waters

in Animals, News

Westhampton Beach, Suffolk County NY — A group of sharks have been sighted in the waters off the coast of West Hampton — basking sharks, a ‘most likely harmless’ kind

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New Study Shows Monkeys Feel Regret Over Poor Choices

in Animals

Think humans are the only ones who feel bad after making a crappy decision? According to researchers from the Yale School of Medicine, this may no longer be so. The

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A Third Environmental Activist Shot and Killed in Brazil

in Causes, Internet, News

Adelino Ramos, a rural activist protecting the dwindling land of the Amazon, was murdered this Friday in Porto Velho, the capital of Rondonia, Brazil. He’s the third reported activist that

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