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September 2015

The Great Serengeti Migration to be broadcast live for first time


The world’s Great Migration begins in the southern Serengeti, and in a clockwise, circular path that has gone on for thousands of years, wildebeest, gazelles and zebras go in search of greener pastures. We can now watch from the comfort of our armchair.

Source: The Great Serengeti Migration to be broadcast live for first time

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Montreal suspends plan to pollute St. Lawrence River


Montreal’s original plan to dump eight million cubic meters of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River over a seven to 10 day period has been put on hold.

Source: Montreal suspends plan to pollute St. Lawrence River

Another highly venomous snake found in Australia


Scientists recently announced the discovery of a new species of venomous snake, the Kimberley death adder, so named for the remote region in Australia where it makes its home. What is unusual is the reptile has been hiding out there in plain sight.

Source: Another highly venomous snake found in Australia

New credit card changes you need to know about


Big changes are coming to credit card users in the U.S. on Thursday. October 1 is the deadline for businesses to upgrade registers and credit card readers to accept a new type of credit card that includes an embedded computer chip.

Source: New credit card changes you need to know about

Op-Ed: French president says this is our ‘last chance to save planet’


Speaking before the U.N. General Assembly in New York, French President Francois Hollande told the members that reaching a climate deal in November in Paris may be the last chance we have to save our world.

Source: Op-Ed: French president says this is our ‘last chance to save planet’

What makes Sustainable Blue land-raised salmon special? (Includes interview)


While perusing the news this afternoon, I came across a story that piqued my interest because it was about sustainable farming of salmon on dry land, and not in the ocean, as most salmon-farming is done. Of course, I called the company.

Source: What makes Sustainable Blue land-raised salmon special? (Includes interview)

Vegetable scraps and food waste on menu at the United Nations


World leaders attending a luncheon at the United Nations on Sunday had a surprise on their plates. The entire meal was made from food that would have ended up in garbage bins.

Source: Vegetable scraps and food waste on menu at the United Nations

British Medical Journal says US dietary guidelines flawed


A debate has been created after a paper was published in the British Medical Journal, suggesting the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines, to be published this fall, are based on biased and an incomplete survey of current studies.

Source: British Medical Journal says US dietary guidelines flawed

Op-Ed: Over 1,200 endangered cormorants killed to save endangered salmon


The federal government has destroyed over 5,000 nests and killed over 1.200 adult double-crested cormorants on East Sand Island at the mouth of the Columbia River in what is supposed to be a project designed to protect salmon populations.

Source: Op-Ed: Over 1,200 endangered cormorants killed to save endangered salmon

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