Australia lowers Great Barrier Reef outlook to ‘very poor’

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The government agency that manages Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has downgraded its outlook for the corals’ condition from “poor” to “very poor” due to warming oceans. The Great...

Do Pets Enjoy Dressing Up for Halloween?

Each Halloween, social media becomes congested with pictures of people's furry companions decked out in capes, caps, wings, and other Halloween flair. A Labradoodle is adorable to begin with. Put him...

Eco search engine sees surge in downloads as Amazon burns

NEW YORK (AP) — Can you save the rainforest from your desk? A spike in downloads for a search engine that’s contributing profits to planting trees shows people are looking for...

Climate changes faster than animals adapt

Climate change can threaten species and extinctions can impact ecosystem health. It is therefore of vital importance to assess to which degree animals can respond to changing environmental conditions -- for...

Dark Money Basics

What is Dark Money? Dark Money refers to political spending meant to influence the decision of a voter, where the donor is not disclosed and the source of the money is unknown....

John Legend Is Getting Into The CBD Business

The singer is partnering with PLUS Products, adding to the growing list of celebrities entering the cannabis market. Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTCQX: PLPRF) is kicking off a nationwide launch of...

Meghan Markle Wrote About Being A Princess Years Before She Met Harry

Four years before she married Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wrote in her blog that little girls dream of becoming princesses and that she always wanted to be She-Ra, Princess of Power. In...

That Time Seth Rogen Introduced Tom Cruise To Internet Porn

Back in 2006, Tom Cruise was interested in making a romantic comedy, so he approached director/screenwriter Judd Apatow about possible ideas. Apatow’s usual collaborator Seth Rogen was in the room and...

Why Does No One Want Donald Trump’s Childhood Home?

Nobody in New York wants to live in Donald Trump’s childhood home. And with an asking price that’s two times the Queens neighborhood’s median sale price, who would? The modest 2,000-square-foot Jamaica...

Ta-Nehisi Coates on His Debut Novel “The Water Dancer,” Slavery & Reparations

Celebrated writer Ta-Nehisi Coates’s first novel, “The Water Dancer,” was released today. Centering on a man named Hiram Walker, who was born into slavery in 19th century Virginia, the novel is...

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7 QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISIS YOU MIGHT BE EMBARRASSED TO...

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