Author: Tamara Swoboda

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More than 6,000 baby turtles are released in Peru

More than 6,000 hatchlings of three species of endangered turtles have been released into lakes and lagoons in Peru’s Amazon basin to help them repopulate, officials said Saturday. To achieve that, wildlife officials collect turtle eggs and transfer them from natural beaches of the Amazon basin, to artificial beaches where they are artificially incubated for […]

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Zoo announces the birth of adorable endangered leaf monkey

This “pumpkin-haired” fur baby was born right in time for Halloween. The Saint Louis Zoo announced the birth of its first-ever Francois’ langur, an endangered species also known as a leaf monkey, according to KMOV4. The now-1-month-old Rhubarb was born on Sept. 30 in its Primate Canopy Trails area, the Missouri zoo posted on Facebook. Zookeepers cared […]

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How anti-fatness crept into the environmental sustainability movement

As more literature and scientific studies link obesity to environmental harms, it becomes yet another way people are stigmatized due to body size During a university lecture several years ago, we were shown a painting of a 36-year-old man living at the dawn of the 19th century who weighed more than 700lb. His body, a […]

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Bridgestone Americas Announces Major Investment In Tire Recycling

The Bridgestone Bandag plant in Abilene, Texas, will receive a $60 million investment for a 50,000-square-foot expansion plan.

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