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Climate Change Threatens to Kill Off More Aspen Forests by 2050s, Scientists Say

Scientists warned that the aspen forests could be doomed if emissions of greenhouse gases continue at a high level, adding to other studies that suggest the global effect of climate change.

One million green jobs projected by 2030 in China, EU and U.S.: experts

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly one million new "green jobs" are expected to be created in China, the United States and the European Union by 2030 if the regions stick to their current pledges to curb global warming, scientists said on Tuesday.

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Pro-homosexual corporations strike at Indiana for protecting religious liberty

Governor Mike Pence says he will "clarify" the law, but he will not retract his support for the religious freedom bill.

Subaru Comes Out Against Indiana’s Discriminatory Religious Refusal Act

Moments ago, Subaru threw its weight behind the growing movement of corporations, celebrities, politicians, civil rights leaders and allies standing against Indiana’s recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

Gulf Coast Transformation Gains Even More Momentum

One of our grantees is Louisiana State University's shelter medicine program which directly supports the care of companion animals at shelters throughout the region. Pictured above with me, Dean Joel Baines of the Louisiana State University's School of Veterinary Medicine (center), and U.S. Show More Summary

New Footage Shows Elephants with UniverSoul Circus Exhibiting Zoochosis 

Confined to tight spaces and forced to perform, elephants in circuses often exhibit signs of zoochosis. The post New Footage Shows Elephants with UniverSoul Circus Exhibiting Zoochosis  appeared first on PETA.

Denny’s Bullish on Ending Cow Mutilations

After learning from PETA that calves and cows on dairy farms have their horns gouged out with sharp metal scoops or their horn tissue burned out of their heads,... The post Denny’s Bullish on Ending Cow Mutilations appeared first on PETA.

Teen Dad Dies in Tragic Crash, Girlfriend Wants Their Unborn Baby to be “Just Like Him”

A Spring, Texas, teen died in an auto accident on I-45 in late January.  He left behind a preborn son who is due this month.  James Walker was 18 years old, and his 17-year-old girlfriend Dennise Laureano says her wish for her son is for him “to be just like his dad.” “He loved his […]

New National Poll Finds Hispanics Solidly Pro-Life, Strongly Oppose Abortion

It is often said by Democratic party politicians and pundits that “demography is destiny” when arguing that the changing ethnic makeup of the United States will result in a permanent majority for their party for the foreseeable future. We were meant to get a preview of this in Texas during the past election cycle. That […]

Luxurious Spa-Like Abortion Clinic Gives Customers Robe, Cup of Tea as They Kill Their Baby

Apparently making an abortion facility look more like a spa is going to “destigmitize” killing unborn children. The Washington Post reports that a new abortion business is opening in DC and its goal is to make abortion more glamorous. The facility, CaraFem, is opening in April and will offer hot tea and comfy robes. The […]

I Will Never Forget the Look of Horror on My Sister Terri Schiavo’s Face the Day She Died

WARNING: This article from Terri Schiavo’s brother Bobby Schindler contains a graphic image, below, that may be unsettling for readers. On March 18, 2005, my sister, Terri Schiavo, began her thirteen day agonizing death after the feeding tube – supplying her food and water – was removed. Terri was cognitively disabled and had difficulty swallowing […]

Australian Govt Planned Abortion on Mentally Disabled Teen’s Baby Without Her Consent

In Australia, the government sought advice from doctors about performing an abortion on a teenager in their care without her knowledge or consent. According to ABC News, the teen has a cognitive impairment and became pregnant while at the Yirra House, a government-run secure facility in Darwin. In December, the Department of Children and Families […]

Steller’s sea cow – candidate for de-extinction?

Today in Evolunch, we discussed de-extinction.  One species we evaluated for post-extinction-reintroduction via the magic of genetics is the Steller’s sea cow, extinct in the wild since 1768 (less than 30 years after it was “discovered”). Show More Summary

Enterovirus 68 May Be Linked to Paralysis in Children, Study Says

A new strain of a common respiratory virus may be responsible for partly paralyzing more than 100 children in 34 states since August, researchers reported.

Ted Cruz and the GOP have a big climate problem

Will Republicans' anti-climate-science rhetoric be a legitimate barrier to the White House?

Burning coal can help the planet, delusional U.N. board decides

The Green Climate Fund, which is supposed to help developing nations fight and prepare for climate change, can be used to build coal plants.

The whole world is breaking the law by ignoring climate change

That's the word from a group of respected lawyers who've just introduced what they're calling the Oslo Principles.

Breaking Clown Car News

Former Republican New York Governor George Pataki (remember him?) (I wouldn't be surprised if you didn't!) is fixing to run for president—MAYBE!George Pataki, the former three-term New York governor, has a tip for gamblers: Place your...Show More Summary

The Make-Up Thread

Last time I asked if y'all would like this to be a regular feature, and many of you answered you would, so it shall be!Do you have a make-up product you'd recommend? Are you looking for the perfect foundation which has remained frustratingly...Show More Summary

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