After 89 Years This “Mouse” Still Works Overtime

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  After 89 Years This “Mouse” Still Works Overtime by Amy Lignor   For those who are unaware, Mickey Mouse is one year away from turning 90 years of age. Created in 1928 by the lovable Walt Disney, this character continues to bring happiness and joy to kids and families all around the world. Through […]

A Special “Friend” in Puget Sound Shines a Spotlight on the Disappearing Orca

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  A Special “Friend” in Puget Sound Shines a Spotlight on the Disappearing Orca by Amy Lignor   Her name was Granny, and this particular orca came by that title quite honestly. Being the oldest member of the small population of endangered orcas dwelling in Puget Sound, on January 3rd it was announced that Granny […]

2017 Will Be Green!

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    2017 Will Be Green! by Amy Lignor   This statement is not a “hopeful” imagination talking; it is actually quite true. Very recently the Pantone Color Institute declared that green will most definitely be THE color for 2017. This is a company that calls themselves the “global color authority,” and states that everything […]

Gifts That Give Back to Others

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  Gifts That Give Back to Others by Amy Lignor   When it comes to the holidays and the long, long list of places to shop, things to buy, etc., it’s nice to know that there are companies out there not only providing quality goods for the holidays, but also using your money – the […]

Inside WildAid

WildAid, support illegal poaching by buying, National Wildlife Administration, World Wildlife Federation, be responsible, do your part

  Inside WildAid by Amy Lignor   Donations can be made. Time can be volunteered. There are a great number of charities, organizations and hard workers out there who strive with everything they have to save the animals of the world. The National Wildlife Administration, the World Wildlife Federation – these are just two leaders […]

Forecasting Climate Change

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  Forecasting Climate Change by Amy Lignor   As with anything in this world, it depends on whose opinion or observations you trust as to just how bad climate change is becoming. As 2016 begins to wrap up, climate scientists, atmospheric physicists, chemists, oceanographers – you name it – no one can come up with […]

The Environment Engineers

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  The Environment Engineers by Amy Lignor   From the title of this article, you may think that this is all about conservation, organizations that promote and work on creating healthy habitats, or even companies promoting a greener, healthier planet. However, the real environment engineers we speak of are actually four-footed creatures whose mission it […]

Endangered Species List is Finally “Buzzing”

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  Endangered Species List is Finally “Buzzing” by Amy Lignor   Although it would be a heck of a lot nicer to say that the Endangered Species List was getting smaller and smaller because creatures are being saved every day and they’re all now thriving, this is actually a tale of the list getting larger, […]

The Little-Known Mammal Faces Destruction

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  The Little-Known Mammal Faces Destruction by Amy Lignor   There is always talk, calendars, posters, charity events, and more for certain endangered species that people have literally fallen in love with. Wolves, seals, whales – you name one, and they are all well-represented by amazing organizations. However, there is one mammal out there in […]

Controlling a Species: Humans Being Humane

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  Controlling a Species: Humans Being Humane by Amy Lignor   Humane. There is a reason why this word and human are basically spelled the same. What needs to happen, however, is for them to mean the same. There are societies out there that talk about just that. From clubs to groups to volunteer organizations […]