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Czech zoo cuts off horns to protect rhinos after France attack

On March 23, 2017, Elizabeth Roberts highlighted the dehorning of rhinos in the Czech Republic. In her article, Roberts argued that the decision to dehorn 21 rhinos at the zoo … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

In race to curb climate change, cities out pace governments

Alister Doyle writes in his 13 March 2017 article that since the December 2015 Paris Agreement, global cities have taken the initiative when it comes to climate change, often encroaching … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bundle of plastic waste washed ashore at Wooli believed to be from passing ship

In the news story “Bundle of plastic waste washed ashore at Wooli believed to be from passing ship” journalist Elloise Farrow-Smith uses a large bundle of plastic, washed ashore in Wooli, … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Virus Will Target Feral Rabbits

In the ABC News story “Rabbit virus kits puts power back into hands of farmers,” journalist Prue Adams writes about kits that farmers and land managers can to get infect … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Burger King’s Main Soybean Suppliers Contribute to Deforestation in Bolivia and Brazil

Arthur Neslen posted a news story article, titled “Burger King animal feed sourced from deforested lands in Brazil and Bolivia”, on The Guardian website on March 2nd, 2017 highlighting the … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

House Overturns Obama-Era Law to Protect Alaskan Bears and Wolves

Dakshayani Shankar’s article ‘House Overturns Obama-Era Law to Protect Alaskan Bears and Wolves’ is a piece that is very representative of the current political scene in the United States. Shankar … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

The government is right to fund energy storage: a 100% renewable grid is within reach

Written by Andrew Blakers, Bin Lu, and Matthew Stocks, The Conversation website published this opinion piece on Feb 2 that argues that wind, solar photovoltaics (PV) and off-river pumped hydro … Continue reading

February 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Army Corps of Engineers to Grant Final Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline

On February 7, 2017 Nikita Biryukov and Daniel A. Medina report in an NBC News article that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers let out a statement granting a permit … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Is this the beginning of the end for coal?

On November 25th, The Guardian posted a global background article about the current conditions of coal usage. They started by announcing that this week Canada was added to the list … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Terri Irwin urges MPs to rule out crocodile cull after Katter suggests shooting safaris

On November 20th, the Guardian published an article titled, “Terri Irwin urges MPs to rule out crocodile cull after Katter suggests shooting safaris” written by the Australian Associated Press. This was … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Morocco sees ‘no turning back’ for climate pact

On November 7th, Al Jazeera published a news article entitled “Morocco sees ‘no turning back’ for climate pact”. The author is not listed, in true Al Jazeera fashion. This article … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Unstable Antarctic glacier can potentially raise global sea levels by 10%.

On October 20th, the Washington Post published an information article regarding a 20-25 million dollar research mission that will aim to study a 75 mile long glacier that could potentially … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

North Sea or Great Australian Bight, oil drilling is always a risky business

On Friday 7 October 2016, the Guardian published North Sea or Australian Bight, oil drilling is always a risky business, by John Sauven. John Sauven, the executive director of Greenpeace … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Queensland’s Culling Program is Not the Solution to NSW’s Shark Problem”

On October 1st, the Brisbane Times published an article called “Queensland’s Culling Program is Not the Solution to NSW’s Shark Problem” by Jane Williamson. This article was written in response … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment