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Even if you don’t love cats, the Instagram @1bike1world is pretty hard to resist. A 31-year old Scottish man named Dean Nicholson got tired of his day job as a welder and decided to travel the world on his bike. Along the way he adopted an adorable kitten he named Nala that he found on a roadside in Bosnia. He customized the basket on the front of his bike for her and she has been by his side, or on his shoulder or head or back, ever since. The pictures he posts on Instagram of their adventures and cuddles are heartwarming. Now they are stopped in Greece for the summer — so the scenery is nice to look at too. But they are hardly alone — over 400,000 people are following them. They’re purrty cute!
By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer Almost 1,000 of Florida’s manatees have died as of Oct.1 this year, setting a tragic record for the most deaths in a year, with two months left to go. Deaths were largely caused by starvation — the predator-less sea cows typically spend hours a day eating seagrass, but declining […]
Do you have a good eye? Are you surprisingly good at Where’s Waldo and like Walruses? If so, we have great opportunity for you! The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking volunteers to help count Atlantic walruses…from space. Sea ice is retreating fast as global temperatures rise, forcing walruses to crowd on smaller floes […]
By Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer At a UN conference in Kunming, China, President Xi Jinping set aside $230 million to form a fund that preserves biodiversity in developing countries. This announcement was made at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity talks (COP15) which are dedicated to preserving delicate ecosystems and preventing plants and animals […]
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