Russia plans urgent evacuation of arctic post as ice melts: RAWSTORY


http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/05/23/russia-plans-urgent-evacuation-of-arctic-post-as-ice-melts/   Russia has ordered the urgent evacuation of the 16-strong crew of a drifting Arctic research station after the ice floe that hosts the floating laboratory began to disintegrate, officials said Thursday. Natural Resources and Ecology Minister Sergei Donskoi set a three-day deadline to draft a plan to evacuate the North Pole-40 floating research […]

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Super Mice Performs Amazing Tricks!


Jezebel http://jezebel.com/5977542/watch-these-super-mice-perform-amazing-tricks-be-extremely-adorable?popular=true (watch video here)       Watch These Mighty Mice Perform Amazing Tricks, Be Extremely Agile and Adorable Laura Beck   I love mice, they’re so cute and smart, and they’re much maligned and feared by humans even though we’re the ones who terrorize them. Anyway, let’s take a minute to appreciate how great these […]

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Rhino Wars: Documenting the Poaching Crisis in South Africa


http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0116-hance-wcff-rhino-wars.html   Rhino wars: documenting the poaching crisis in South Africa Jeremy Hance mongabay.com January 16, 2013 The 3rd Annual New York Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WFCC.org) runs from January 30 – February 2, 2013. Ahead of the event, Mongabay.com is running a series of Q&As with filmmakers and presenters. For more interviews, please see our […]

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eating animals : the consequences


  Annamaria — please take a day off. You deserve it. Take a day off from worries, from bad hair, traffic jams, and particularly, from annoying TV ads…Speaking of ads — it’s hard not to notice that Meat & Livestock Australia has hijacked Australia Day! Strewth — any visiting tourist would think that Sam Kekovich […]

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