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Human Thirst for Palm Oil Wipes Out Rare Forest Birds

Article: Human Thirst for Palm Oil Wipes Out Rare Forest Birds

LONDON, UK, January 11, 2008 (ENS) – Many more bird species are threatened with extinction than previously feared, according to analyses of satellite images that reveal for the first time the extent of deforestation occurring on the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. The island is a stronghold for a number of birds found…

Green Pets: By the Numbers

Article: Green Pets: By the Numbers

An any pet owner will tell you, having a furry friend or two is about more than having something to warm your lap; pets actually do help improve our quality of life. The truth lies inside the numbers. 75 — percent less likely that kids who have two or more pets will develop allergies later…