Madison Santiago

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Hungry and poor children in America

Feeding America Hunger in America 2014

Who’s Hungry Report

<b>Research and Advocacy</b> Who’s Hungry Report<p>The Who’s Hungry Report<p>A cornerstone of Daily Bread’s advocacy work, the Who’s Hungry Report provides …

Suburban Poverty Has Arrived In Toronto, Food Bank Data Shows

The U.S. has seen a growing trend of suburban poverty in the years since the Great Recession, and now evidence is mounting that something similar is …

The world's oceans as rubbish dumps

10 Endangered Marine Life Animals

Endangered Animals: Marine Life

Move will affect 400,000 single-use bottles a year in food halls and restaurants, in effort to cut plastic waste and raise awareness of threat it poses to oceans<p>Selfridges is to rid its stores of all single-use plastic water bottles as part of a campaign to reduce pollution of the oceans.<p>Instead, …

Pollution

Marine Protected Areas: A Success Story - Perspectives on Ocean Science

Polar Obsession Photos

See images of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and wildlife, like polar bears, penguins, leopard seals, and more, and buy prints, from National Geographic.

North Pole

Netflix Signs Major Deal With Disney

In the streaming video technology space, it just got majorly, majorly real: Netflix and Disney have gone exclusive.<p>Netflix Inc. (NFLX) and The Walt Disney Company (DIS) today announced a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for …

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

This is the best idea for a new contest we’ve seen in a long time. <b>The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards</b> is accepting entries only until October …

Scientists expect warmer ocean temperatures to lead to Hawaii's worst coral bleaching ever

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Warmer-than-normal ocean temperatures around Hawaii this year will likely lead to the worst coral bleaching the islands have ever …

Victory! Navy Agrees to Protect Endangered Marine Animals From Sonar Testing

For many years, the U.S. Navy’s decision to conduct sonar tests in ecologically sensitive areas of the ocean has been a major cause for concern …

Marine Mammals

How can we save the world’s marine species?

Now you see them, soon you won’t.<p>Almost half of all populations of marine animals with a backbone have declined in just 40 years, according toa …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

As our attitudes to animal welfare change, today’s kids are becoming the ‘I can’t believe we used to do that’ generation<p>When I started work on Blackfish, I could not possibly have imagined the effect it would have on SeaWorld. Let’s be honest. Not a lot of people see documentaries. And not a lot of …

SeaWorld

Plastic Bags Versus Microbeads: What is the Biggest Threat to Marine Animals?

If you consider yourself up-to-date with current trends around pollution, you probably already know that plastics have waged a mighty war on our …

Pollution

The Exxon Valdez Spill Is Still Making Fish Suffer 26 Years Later

“In terms of impacts to shore-spawning fish, the oil spill likely had a much bigger footprint than anyone realized."<p>On March 24, 1989, the <i>Exxon Valdez</i> oil tanker collided with the Blight Reef in Alaska, spilling at least 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound. Some estimates put …

Toxic algae may threaten West Coast marine economy for years

A long band of toxic algae blooming off the West Coast of the United States shows no sign of receding months after scientists first observed it, …

5 Shocking Ways Oil Exploration Harms Whales in the Arctic

We don’t have to look very far back in history to find proof of why offshore oil drilling is a dangerous endeavor. The BP oil blowout and the …

Oil Exploration

Millions of Tons! Scientists Tally Up Plastic Pollution in Oceans

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The first comprehensive effort to estimate how much plastic pollution is going into the world's oceans has come up with a staggering figure: As much as 13 million tons flow into the sea every year, and the annual pile could get 10 times bigger over the next decade.<p>Based on …

Pollution

This mile-long, floating device is taking on the ocean’s plastic pollution

The brain child of a Dutch teen is setting out to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Will it work?<p>People seem really excited about the upcoming deployment about a new system created to clean up the ocean's floating plastic.<p>Judging from the headlines, that's in large part because it was …