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20 things you didn't know about zebras

20 things you didn't know about zebras | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
From their smart stripes to the power of their kicks, behold the wonders of zebras.
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many things still to learn about critters....

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This Is The Great Barrier Reef Like You've Never Seen It Before

This Is The Great Barrier Reef Like You've Never Seen It Before | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
David Attenborough uses new technologies to create an interactive journey, highlighting the perils of climate change.
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sharing this as a double header - first time ever....  the article (video is embedded) and separately, the video - it is that outstanding!


explore the adventure

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Staten Island turkeys to move to animal sanctuary

Staten Island turkeys to move to animal sanctuary | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Up to 100 members of the rowdy outer borough rafter will be relocated to upstate New York.
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relocation - for turkeys - better deal than their less fortunate cousins 


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New Theory for What Caused Earth's Second-Largest Mass Extinction

New Theory for What Caused Earth's Second-Largest Mass Extinction | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Scientists have been trying to unravel what killed nearly all of Earth’s animals 400 million years ago. Could it be monstrous deformities caused by toxic metals in the ocean?
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interesting - instead of things that might have gone boom - perhaps it was toxic things!  history repeats?

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Sloth rescued from a busy highway will fill your weary heart with love

Sloth rescued from a busy highway will fill your weary heart with love | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Transit police in Ecuador rescued a very cute and very scared sloth from a busy highway.
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good cops save little critter.....

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Scientists Discover Freshwater Reserves Under Ocean Floor 100 Times Greater Than All Water Used in the 20th Century

Scientists Discover Freshwater Reserves Under Ocean Floor 100 Times Greater Than All Water Used in the 20th Century | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Scientists have found reserves under the ocean that hold nearly 120,000 cubic miles of fresh water.
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:... amounts to a volume 100 times greater than all of the fresh water used since the beginning of the twentieth century."


now we need to figure out how to get to the water...  maybe start serving it up to California


would it be the next drilling boom?  transcontinental water pipeline?

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How to Buy the Healthiest Eggs

How to Buy the Healthiest Eggs | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
RODALE NEWS, EMMAUS, PA—The board of directors of McDonald's is full of bad eggs. Or at least that's what the group plans to keep on the menu. As The New York Times reported last spring, the board advised against mandating that a measly 5 percent of the fast-food joint's eggs come from cage-free chickens. More than 90 percent of U.S. eggs come from caged hens. These birds have a space smaller than the size of a sheet of paper to move around, and live in filthy conditions. Aside from animal welfa
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I would like to see ALL range free - and humane treatment

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