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On Growing Up as a Bat, Dating Animals, and Being Wild

On Growing Up as a Bat, Dating Animals, and Being Wild | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Asher Jay grew up thinking she was an animal. Now, she creates global campaigns to save them. We asked the multitalented artist 10 questions.
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Kerry Tells Filipino Youth to Lead Ocean Conservation Efforts - The Daily Catch

Kerry Tells Filipino Youth to Lead Ocean Conservation Efforts - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
United States Secretary of State John Kerry called on the Filipino youth to initiate marine conservation during the Sea and Earth Advocate (SEA
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Mother of Young Poet Mattie Stepanek Facing Own Life Battle

Mother of Young Poet Mattie Stepanek Facing Own Life Battle | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The mother of Mattie Stepanek, a young boy who died of a rare disease, is now battling an illness with the same optimism that guided her son when he was alive. News4's Darcy Spencer reports.
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Indonesia’s forestry ministry follows through on palm oil permit freeze

Indonesia’s forestry ministry follows through on palm oil permit freeze | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Since the moratorium was announced in April, the ministry has rejected proposals to convert an area 12 times the size of Singapore.
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Adding Rocks to the Ocean Could Fight Ocean Acidification and Save Coral - The Daily Catch

Adding Rocks to the Ocean Could Fight Ocean Acidification and Save Coral - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Between a rock and a hard place? A last-ditch approach to slow ocean acidification may involve spreading a mineral along coastlines t
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Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway

Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Today's article is one I am glad to bring to you because it shares with you how the legacy of a visionary is still changing the world for the better, even after his death. A few years ago my brother and I were introduced to The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, which is a private family foundation…
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Calypso set to sail again!

Calypso set to sail again! | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
As 2016 begins, Calypso will be getting a whole new life, 20 years after its accident in Singapore! After having explored the possibility of a future for Captain Cousteau’s iconic ship in Monaco, a…
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Ted Danson, Kate Walsh & Sam Waterston Join Coastal Leaders in Washington to Urge President Obama to Abandon Atlantic Drilling

Ted Danson, Kate Walsh & Sam Waterston Join Coastal Leaders in Washington to Urge President Obama to Abandon Atlantic Drilling | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON – Last night, Ted Danson, Kate Walsh and Sam Waterston joined approximately 100 coastal leaders, hailing from Delaware to Florida, in Washington, D.C. to urge President Obama to abandon his plan to open the Atlantic Ocean to industrial offshore drilling for the first time in U.S. history.
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World’s largest ocean cleanup operation one step closer to launch

World’s largest ocean cleanup operation one step closer to launch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Real life trials of a groundbreaking array designed to clean up the vast plastic island in the Pacific are due to begin next year after successful tests of a prototype in the Netherlands
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Plastic-eating worms may offer solution to mounting waste, Stanford researchers discover | Stanford News Release

Plastic-eating worms may offer solution to mounting waste, Stanford researchers discover | Stanford News Release | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
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Chile Announces Largest Marine Reserve in the Americas at Our Ocean Conference - The Daily Catch

Chile Announces Largest Marine Reserve in the Americas at Our Ocean Conference - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Chile on Monday announced that it has created the largest marine reserve in the Americas by protecting an area hundreds of miles off its coast.
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Watch Villagers Save Drowning Leopard in Dramatic Rescue

Watch Villagers Save Drowning Leopard in Dramatic Rescue | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
A daring effort by a whole community saves a big cat from a well in India.
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Watch Elephant Charge Famous Conservationist

Watch Elephant Charge Famous Conservationist | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Ian Redmond suffered injuries after the harrowing encounter, which was highly unusual and may reflect threats to the animals.
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Reducing human-wildlife conflict in the blink of a light

Reducing human-wildlife conflict in the blink of a light | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Devised independently by a US game bird farmer, a young African herder and an Australian sheep farmer, disruptive light systems can dissuade lions and other predators from attacking livestock.
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Toyota Partners with IUCN for Research on Threatened Species

Toyota Partners with IUCN for Research on Threatened Species | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Toyota has signed a partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature to help expand the Red List of Threatened Species. Find out what that entails here.
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'The end of an era': Ringling Bros circus closes curtain on elephant shows

'The end of an era': Ringling Bros circus closes curtain on elephant shows | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Final show for the pachyderms comes after local government actions made touring with the animals difficult, as activists herald ‘victory’ for animal rights
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Ocean First Education Joins Mission Blue Partner Network

Ocean First Education Joins Mission Blue Partner Network | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Ocean First Education today announced it has joined Mission Blue as an affiliate partner. The organization was founded by Dr. Sylvia Earle, and works to ignite public support for the protection of Hope Spots – special places considered vital to the health of the ocean. Mission Blue’s goal is to safeguard 20 percent of the ocean by 2020 and develop a global network of protected areas in the marine environment for the benefit of future generations., ,  , , Ocean First Education and Mission B...
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Interviews with Youth Activists

Interviews with Youth Activists | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
First Here, Then Everywhere also showcases interviews with youth leader of featured venture. These interviews are designed to delve into unique aspects of a venture so that readers can truly learn from the experiences of others and hopefully apply the lessons to their own activism. _______ _______ _______ Interview With Molly Burhans of GoodLand Project 1)…
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Palau vs. the Poachers

Palau vs. the Poachers | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The island nation has mounted an aggressive response to illegal fishing in their waters. How they protect themselves may help the rest of the world save all of the oceans.
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Can technology help tackle the world's waste crisis? - BBC News

Can technology help tackle the world's waste crisis? - BBC News | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
As the amount of manmade waste rises inexorably, what technologies can help alleviate the problem?
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Dole Packaged Foods joins Key Food Stores and Captain Planet Foundation to celebrate Project Learning Garden at PS 316 Elijah Stroud Elementary School in Brooklyn

Dole Packaged Foods joins Key Food Stores and Captain Planet Foundation to celebrate Project Learning Garden at PS 316 Elijah Stroud Elementary School in Brooklyn | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton and State Assemblyman...
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Paris’s first attempt at car-free day brings big drop in air and noise pollution

Paris’s first attempt at car-free day brings big drop in air and noise pollution | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Vehicle ban, applied to just 30% of French capital, showed encouraging results – but new report says nation has far to go
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