Dogs are Born with Ears and Tails. They Should Get to Keep Them.

December 11, 2019 at 6:29 pm




Tail docking and ear cropping are extremely painful, totally unnecessary procedures that handicap dogs for life.

EPA Approves Farmers’ Use of “Cyanide Bombs” to Kill Coyotes, Foxes, Wolves and Mountain Lions

December 10, 2019 at 5:27 pm




The controversial “pesticide” bombs kill thousands of wild animals a year to protect livestock

Dead wolf or coyote near detonated cyanide bomb. Credit: Center for Biological Diversity

December Night Sky Full of Spectacular Sights in 2019, Old Farmer’s Almanac Says

December 9, 2019 at 6:56 pm




Don’t miss the bright planets tomorrow, the full Cold Moon on the 11th, and the best meteor shower of the year on the 13th

The White Envelope: A Christmas Story for People Who Hate Christmas

December 8, 2019 at 4:02 pm




How a plain, white envelope changed everything for a man who hated Christmas

“Functionally Extinct” Koalas Lost 80% of Their Habitat in Australia’s Recent Wildfires

December 6, 2019 at 9:15 pm




More than 1000 koalas have died so far and others are left to starve. But there’s still hope. A viral video has helped raise millions for their recovery.

December’s Full “Cold Moon” Peaks at 12:12 a.m. on 12/12

December 5, 2019 at 3:15 pm




Bundle up for the longest full moon of the year accompanied by a spectacular meteor shower, Old Farmer’s Almanac warns

Cheetah Sees Man Napping Under a Tree, Decides to Join Him

December 4, 2019 at 5:22 pm




Wildlife photographer captures video of one of the deadliest cats in the world cuddling with him

STUDY: US Annually Uses 388 Million Pounds of Pesticides Banned in Europe, Brazil and China

December 4, 2019 at 1:31 am




The US annually uses hundreds of thousands of tons of potentially fatal pesticides banned in other countries.

How One Man Plans to Restore the Nearly Extinct American Chestnut Tree

December 2, 2019 at 5:55 pm




The entire eastern half of the United States was once blanketed by 4 billion chestnut trees that were suddenly wiped out by disease in the early 1900s. Here’s how a team of citizen scientists are bringing them back: