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    The Not-So-Sweet Fate of the Honeybee

    I don’t want to alarm you, but bees play an integral part in our ecosystem. In addition to providing us with honey, their pollen fertilizes many of the fruits and vegetables that we eat. In recent years, though, the bee population has been rapidly decreasing in such huge proportions that many scientists and bee professionals fear the possibility of extinction.…

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    Round and Round We Go: The System of Recycling

    In a world where we have such easy access to information, it’s almost impossible to ignore the pending threat of climate change. The oceans rise, the ozone deteriorates, California dries up like a prune, and floods wash over Malaysia. Those in power hold meetings to discuss solutions, and they try to do damage control on the counterproductive propaganda of those…

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    Science Even Your Pets Won’t Keep You from Reading

    If you, unlike the most powerful portion of the people at Fox News, believe that climate scientists actually know stuff and aren’t just pathological schemers bent on making the world a cleaner place simply to boost sales of solar panels or something, then you may have already heard of—or even read—the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s recent synthesis report.  This report distills…

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    15 Perfect Pet Costumes

    Do you love looking at pets in costumes? Because I sure do. I’m always the crazy one oohing and ahhhing over every picture online of any animal in a crazy costume. To be fair,  I love pretty much any video or picture of animals found online. I recently read that Americans spent $330 million on pet Halloween costumes last year.…

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    Two Oregon Rulings Give Animals More Rights

    Since the beginning of time, animals have been classified under a number of roles by the humans who have inhabited the Earth. They have been seen as property, food, pets, laborers, hunters, and more. Recently, however, animal rights activists have been fighting to provide animals with some of the same constitutional rights that humans have in order to protect them…

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    Of Dumpsters and Batcaves

    Could you live simpler? Could you live in a dumpster? Dr. Jeff Wilson, sometimes affectionately called “Professor Dumpster,” is dean of the University College and associate professor of Biological Sciences at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, and his Dumpster Project has already proven that the answer to both questions is “yes.” What I should have specified when I asked the…