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Unbelievable. Exxon’s duck-killing pipeline won’t pay taxes to the oil spill cleanup fund.
Senators introduce legislation to end puppy mills.
Need we remind you, this is the second time this year someone’s committed a violent act against a cat to send a political message.
How animals are struggling to beat the heat (more at ThinkProgress)
July was the hottest month ever recorded in the U.S. with 3,135 record temperatures set. The heat, together with the excessive drought facing 63 percent of the nation, have animals across the U.S. struggling to stay cool and find food.
Photo by Nati Harnik/AP
If you believe that the United States should legalize dogfighting because we allow humans to fight, fear not. You’ve got an ally in the United States Congress…
Treehugger’s Jaymi Heimbuch is blogging and writing from the Midway Atoll, which lies in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and is the nesting ground of millions of seabirds, including many endangered species.
A very intimate look at her assignment for Treehugger shows the Albatross up close and personal. Her personal diary can be seen here.
Also, a look at Midway Atoll can be seen here.
Heimbuch writes: “[The Midway Atoll] Once a military base, it has been slowly transformed by many dedicated people into a world heritage site. However, the atoll faces tough battles every day: invasive plant species that damage the habitat of albatross and burrowing petrels often killing them; deadly plastic pollution, much of which ends up in the stomachs of chicks; climate change that causes ever larger and more lethal storms.”
New love for albatross.