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Southeast Asia is in the grip of a biodiversity crisis

RICH in wildlife, Southeast Asia includes at least six of the world’s 25 “biodiversity hotspots” – the areas of the world that contain an exceptional …

Australian migrants denied citizenship on political grounds demand recognition

Elderly migrants who for decades were refused Australian citizenship on political grounds are calling for official acknowledgement of their mistreatment from the federal government.<p>Hundreds of migrants who came to Australia under a postwar settlement scheme were denied naturalisation for decades …

20 best vegetarian recipes: part 3

Stuffed peppers, mushroom ragout and more great dishes from top cooks including Nigel Slater and David Tanis, chosen by Observer Food Monthly<p>My father used to love his garden; it was his pride and joy. In spring and summer, he often used to bring home a large basket with a colourful selection of …

Plastic 'trash islands' forming in ocean garbage patch

Researchers speculate that these islands formed after the tsunami that battered Japan in 2011 swept items into the ocean.<p>After returning from the …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Anna Sophie Gross 1 May 2018<p>“Grazing the Amazon,” a new film, is winning international acclaim and bringing public attention to severe …

Memanfaatkan Sampah Sambil Menyelamatkan Mangrove

Sampah seringkali dianggap sebelah mata oleh masyarakat, bahkan dibiarkan tidak terurus dan menjadi beban bagi lingkungan dan kehidupan ekosistem …

Illinois is first state to ban beauty products containing microbeads

Gov. Pat Quinn backs legislation that protects the Great Lakes and halts the sale and manufacture of face scrubs and body washes containing tiny …

Fireflies! 12 things you didn't know about lightning bugs

Fireflies make summer magical, but there's more to learn about these bioluminescent beauties.<p>Fireflies are at their most dazzling on a summer …

Can you name these weird animal species?

Question 1 of 17<p>Score: 0<p>reptiles4all/Shutterstock<p>Question 2 of 17<p>Score: 0<p>Audrey Snider-Bell/Shutterstock<p>Question 3 of 17<p>Score: 0<p>Vladimir …

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How to start a home rain barrel project

Water is precious and becoming more scarce. Try a rain barrel in your yard to use 'free' water for irrigation and limit what you run from the tap.<p>As …

How to use fruit peels to filter your water

Who needs fancy water purifiers? Try this easy water treatment technique instead, using nothing more than fruit peels and rubbing alcohol.<p>With more …

Are you using the right water filter for your tap water?

If you’re concerned about the quality of the water that comes out of your tap, you may have purchased a water filter. I use the Mavea water pitcher …

#Climatic Role of Forests

CLIMATIC ROLE OF FORESTS<p>Tropical rainforests play a vital role in the functioning of the planet's natural systems. The forests regulate local and …

“Gambut for Beginners”: Tujuh Jawaban Penting untuk Pemula

Dalam forum diskusi lingkungan, baik internasional dan nasional, perlindungan terhadap lahan gambut (<i>peatland</i> dalam bahasa Inggris) menjadi pokok …

Penelitian: Hutan Primer Indonesia Paling Cepat Hilang di Dunia, Ada Apa?

Penelitan terbaru seperti yang dipublikasikan dalam jurnal online ilmiah <i>Nature Climate Change</i> (29/06/2014) menyebutkan hilangnya hutan alam primer …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Morgan Erickson-Davis 4 May 2018<p>For years, scientists have been puzzling over what exactly deforestation does to temperature. But a study …

Setelah Membantai Beruang, Kemudian Diunggah ke Sosial Media

Setelah melakukan pembantaian seekor beruang madu (<i>Helarctos malayanus</i>), seorang pemilik akun facebook bernama Ricky Werang langsung memamerkan hasil …

The Deadliest Animal in the World

What would you say is the most dangerous animal on Earth? Sharks? Snakes? Humans?<p>Of course the answer depends on how you define dangerous. Personally …

Happy Vegiversary to VT reader Susan Hayse!

0<p>SHARES<p>Susan Hayse (on right), with her daughter Claire<p>Congratulations to <i>VT</i> Reader Susan Hayse of Illinois, Vegetarian Since 2004!<p><i>In celebration of</i> …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

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27 gourmet vegetarian recipes for Christmas dinner

If you want to make your holiday meal a lot more interesting, check out these gourmet vegetarian and vegan recipes. Bonus: Most are fairly simple to …

Are Animal Rights 'Human' Rights?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted 65 years ago last week. Might some of its provisions one day be extended to animals or at least "higher" animals like chimpanzees? The decision by the Nonhuman Rights Project to file a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of Tommy, a chimp …

Movie on a Mission: Symphony of the Soil

0<p>SHARES<p>photo courtesy of Lily Films<p>Dismissed as dirt, soil gets no respect from most of us. The gorgeously shot documentary <i>Symphony of the Soil</i> …

Vegan Shoes for Winter

2<p>SHARES<p>With winter right around the corner, I realized that I needed a new pair of shoes. My feet were craving sexy new boots, but I wanted something …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

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