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Blue Macaw Parrot From The Movie ‘Rio’ Is Now Officially Extinct – Stay Wild Moon Child

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Remember Blu? The blue macaw from the movie Rio who thought that he was the last of his species? Well, his nightmare has come to life and the blue macaw parrots, who were declared endangered about seven years ago, are now officially extinct in the wild. This bird from Brazil, also known as the Spix’s […]

Chick-fil-A’s anti-LGBTQ controversies, explained

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For Chick-fil-A, boycotts and negative press haven’t been bad for business. By Gaby Del  May 29, 2019, 2:20pm EDT At Chick-fil-A, controversy is good for business. Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images The Texas state legislature recently passed what’s been dubbed the “Save Chick-fil-A” bill. The bill, introduced in response to the San Antonio City Council’s decision to […]

‘Cyanide bombs’ to kill wild animals authorized

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The poison-filled, spring-loaded traps, called M-44s, are used by Wildlife Services for the benefit of farmers and ranchers Jimmy Tobias  Coyote stands in the frost in the Seedskadee national wildlife refuge in Wyoming. Photograph: Tom Koerner/US Fish and Wildlife Service The Trump administration has reauthorized government officials to use controversial poison devices – dubbed “cyanide bombs” by […]

Vending machines filled with free books come to New York City |


    NEW YORK (WABC) — Vending machines filled with free books have arrived in all five boroughs of New York City. JetBlue launched its Soar with Reading literacy initiative on Wednesday. The company placed six free book vending machines in areas with the greatest need. The goal is to place the machines in neighborhoods […]

Investigation Reveals Tyson Foods as #1 Culprit in Largest “Dead Zone” on Earth

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  Nearly 9000 square-miles of ocean along the Gulf Coast is uninhabitable by marine life. Loaded with agricultural toxins and devoid of oxygen, it’s the largest “dead zone” in US history, and last summer it got even bigger. We’ve known the cause of the ecological “dead zone” for decades — fertilizer run-off from Big Agriculture via […]

Miss Michigan stripped of title over offensive social media posts

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 Andrea Perez Balderrama,USA TODAY  DETROIT, Mich. – A beauty queen was stripped of her title for what she claims is discrimination against her conservative political views. Kathy Zhu, also a University of Michigan student, was dismissed as a Miss World America pageant participant a day after she was crowned when the organization claimed the content of her social media was “offensive, insensitive and inappropriate.” Zhu is […]