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Our evolving humanity, calls to progressive and compassionate action for the blue jewel we live on
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 News, information and action links to empower people and the planet with tools for transformation. Please Click 'Follow' to receive updates.

 

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Writer, artist, voice actor. Environmental awareness and human kindness. Shine your light, the world needs it. 


 Working on creating global change, one heart at a time. Helping you to live the life you were born to live. It’s tim to shine your light. The world needs it. 


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As an Earth Activist, helping to awaken our evolving humanity, calls to progressive and compassionate action for the blue jewel we live on. 

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Stop Trump’s elephant slaughter

Stop Trump’s elephant slaughter | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Trump just changed the law AGAIN so hunters like his son -- who like to kill animals for fun -- can murder elephants and bring their heads home as trophies. Let’s show the Trumps we won’t stand for their elephant-killing vanity project.
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Congress Calls Burning Wood 'Carbon Neutral,' Prominent Ecologist Calls Bullshit

Congress Calls Burning Wood 'Carbon Neutral,' Prominent Ecologist Calls Bullshit | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Since the grizzlies were delisted from the ESA last year, a number of environmental and Native American groups have filed lawsuits to restore the protections and prevent the hunts. This includes the Center for Biological Diversity, which responded to Idaho’s move in favor of the hunt with dismay.
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Opinion | ‘Conflict Is More Profitable Than Peace’ - The New York Times

Opinion | ‘Conflict Is More Profitable Than Peace’ - The New York Times | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most devastating blow anyone can suffer is to lose a child. In the Central African Republic it happens all the time. Welcome to the world's most neglected crisis.
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Stop the Barbaric Crow Shoot in Vermont

Stop the Barbaric Crow Shoot in Vermont | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it

Petition is at https://www.idausa.org/news/stop-the-barbaric-crow-shoot-in-vermont :On April 7, 2018, bloody bodies will rain from the sky. 

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Action Link: Priceline Supports Elephant Abuse

Action Link: Priceline Supports Elephant Abuse | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Dozens of businesses—including TripAdvisor—understand that the public opposes this exploitation and have stopped selling elephant rides. This year, Expedia also announced that it won't book certain activities involving wild animals anymore.

Priceline's exploitative bookings help drive the demand for a horrible industry that uses violence and domination to enslave elephants.
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Trump's 'Wildlife Conservation Council' Is a Nightmare of Trophy Hunters and Gun Industry Executives 

Trump's 'Wildlife Conservation Council' Is a Nightmare of Trophy Hunters and Gun Industry Executives  | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Contrary to its name, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s newly-created “International Wildlife Conservation Council” is filled almost entirely with people who enjoy shooting animals for sport.
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Stephen Hawking Taught Us a Lot About How to Live - The New York Times

Stephen Hawking Taught Us a Lot About How to Live - The New York Times | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
The cosmologist not only overturned our imaginations, he became an icon of mystery, curiosity and determination to understand this place we are in.
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Tech Companies Are Finally Becoming Aware of Their Wildlife Trafficking Problem

Tech Companies Are Finally Becoming Aware of Their Wildlife Trafficking Problem | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it

"According to the WWF, it can take “just minutes” to find everything from “trinkets like elephant ivory carvings to live animals like tiger cubs” online. “Right now it’s much too easy,” said Lieberman. “In parts of Asia like Vietnam and Cambodia, you can go on Facebook and buy any wildlife you want.”

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How A Budding Astronomer Found Her Universe In 'A Wrinkle In Time' : NPR

How A Budding Astronomer Found Her Universe In 'A Wrinkle In Time' : NPR | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Before it became a Disney movie, A Wrinkle In Time was a book that inspired generations of readers. One of them was an 8-year-old who loved that the hero was a science-loving girl who didn't fit in.
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The Koch Brothers Are Very Proud of Getting Republicans to Destroy the Environment

The Koch Brothers Are Very Proud of Getting Republicans to Destroy the Environment | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
The Koch brothers and their network of rich donors have basically bought and paid for the Republican Party, and now they are reaping the rewards. In 2017, the biggest reward was Trump’s climate and environment deregulation frenzy.
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"Taken together, the list shows that what matters to the Koch brothers and their wealthy friends is extracting every last bit of oil and gas out of the ground, rapidly warming world be damned. This is a continuation of the Koch brothers’ agenda for decades, one that stands in direct opposition to public opinion"
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Zinke creates new outdoor recreation panel made up entirely of industry advisers - The

Zinke creates new outdoor recreation panel made up entirely of industry advisers - The | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Department of Interior officials had flagged three of the new appointees as having a potential conflict of interest.
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A First Look at Food Exposed with Nelufar Hedayat

A First Look at Food Exposed with Nelufar Hedayat | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
As she travels the world, Nelufar Hedayat reveals the true cost of food to people, animals, and the planet. This ambitious, sometimes shocking and revelatory series spans the globe from the North Pole to China, the oceans of West Africa to the forests of Asia to explore the future of food and how we’re going to feed our rapidly-expanding population. “Food Exposed with Nelufar Hedayat” premieres Tuesday, March 27 @ 8PM ET/PT on FUSION.
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Lights go dark for Earth Hour to focus on climate change - The

Lights go dark for Earth Hour to focus on climate change - The | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
It lasts for just an hour and its power is purely symbolic. But in countries around the world, at 8:30 p.m. local time, people were switching off the lights Saturday for Earth Hour, a global call for international unity on the importance of climate change.
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Switch off your lights tonight from 8:30-9:30 for Planet Earth.  A global call for international unity on the importance of climate change.
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Rising CO2 Levels Could Be Messing With Squid

Rising CO2 Levels Could Be Messing With Squid | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Rising CO2 levels aren’t just dissolving coral reefs. They might be causing squid to act all kinds of weird.
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More than 140 whales die on Australian beach

More than 140 whales die on Australian beach | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
More than 140 short-finned pilot whales died after a mass stranding on a beach in Western Australia on Friday.
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The great Pacific garbage patch may be 16 times as massive as we thought

The great Pacific garbage patch may be 16 times as massive as we thought | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
The giant garbage patch between Hawaii and California weighs at least 79,000 tons, a new estimate suggests.
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Trump administration wildlife council mostly hunting advocates

Trump administration wildlife council mostly hunting advocates | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
Several animal advocacy groups said the council is biased.
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Dog Dies In Overhead Bin On United Flight; Airline Apologizes : The Two-Way : NPR

Dog Dies In Overhead Bin On United Flight; Airline Apologizes : The Two-Way : NPR | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
The incident prompted shock, outrage and sadness, particularly after it emerged that a flight attendant had required a family to put their young dog in the overhead bin for a three-hour flight.
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Trump Administration, Which Said It Would Keep African Elephant Trophy Ban, Changes Its Mind

Trump Administration, Which Said It Would Keep African Elephant Trophy Ban, Changes Its Mind | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
After months of back and forth on the subject, President Donald Trump’s administration has done what everyone pretty much knew it would do the whole time and has lifted a ban on the importation of some African elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.
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Do Trees Talk to Each Other? | Science

Do Trees Talk to Each Other? | Science | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it

A controversial German forester says yes, and his ideas are shaking up the scientific world
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Villagers cite self-defense in tiger killing, but missing body parts point to the illegal wildlife trade

Villagers cite self-defense in tiger killing, but missing body parts point to the illegal wildlife trade | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it

the illegal wildlife trade continues to flourish, as law enforcement against poaching is widely perceived as ineffective; perpetrators are rarely prosecuted, and when they are, they receive token sentences that are far lower than the maximum prescribed punishment. "

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Our Evolving Earth Video: Liza, The Animal Angel | Eileen Anglin

Our Evolving Earth Video: Liza, The Animal Angel | Eileen Anglin | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
"I’ve heard people describe animals like angels. I never really understood what that meant until Liza met Kylie.” A girl named Kylie and her grieving family are comforted by her rescue kitten, Liza.
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Hiding from boats leaves less time for dolphins to feed

Hiding from boats leaves less time for dolphins to feed | Our Evolving Earth | Scoop.it
"This work points to new management actions needed to protect this critically endangered species. We need to make sure that tour boats spend little time around them when they are hunting, to protect the foraging success of these exceptional animals and ensure that they can flourish as a healthy sustainable population."
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