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Read this article about how the ph changes in the ocean is favoring an increase of Jellyfish communes in the ocean. We actively can help by choosing sustainable fishes like albacore instead of tuna. And by keeping up with the world around us.

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Orangutans fight for their survival on a protected island

Sumatran orangutans are designated as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, with a population of just a few thousand, while the Borneo orangutan is considered Threatened. The UN calls the current status of the remaining orangutans “a conservation emergency.” Habitat destruction caused by the massive expansion of palm oil plantations is a primary reason orangutans are facing the threat of extinction. http://ran.org/indonesia%E2%80%99s-rainforests-biodiversity-and-endangered-species

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World War One: The circus animals that helped Britain

Fascinating article from BBC about the conscription of circus animals due to shortages of horses.

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5 Things You Should Know About Parrots

Here are five facts you should know about #Parrots from Barbara Heidenreich of Good Bird Inc.

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Shellshocked! Giant tortoise sets the pace for her 45 babies... but who's the daddy?

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Play time for young and old! Polar bears caught mucking about in the snow after a long hibernation

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Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes

Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes The sleek, speedy cheetah is rapidly heading towards extinction according to a new study into declining numbers. The report estimates that there are just 7,100 of the world's fastest mammals now left in the wild.

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But mum, I don't need a bath! Adorable orphan ape Mr Bernie, two, does all he can to avoid getting his fur wet

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But mum, I don't need a bath! Adorable orphan ape Mr Bernie, two, does all he can to avoid getting his fur wet

Adorable orphan ape Mr Bernie does all he can to avoid getting his fur wet in bath in Borneo... Please help this orphans and donate to Sumatran Orangutang Society ... www.orangutans-sos.org/ Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered. Habitat loss and poaching are pushing them towards imminent extinction.

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A senseless badger cull won't save the UK's cows

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