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Seeing animals in need in Australia, a group of two dozen crafters and seamstresses from central Minnesota got together in a church basement and started sewing. Using donated cotton and flannel fabric, these crafty crafters have now made hundreds of bat wraps, wallaby hanging bags and lined pouches for baby kangaroos. These items are designed to help volunteers in Australia “cuddle and comfort” injured and displaced wildlife and young animals that lost their mothers and their homes in the devastating fires there. The group has a connection on the ground in Australia — and got the handmade items to a nonprofit in Queensland that distributes supplies to rehabilitation centers and into the hands of “carers who need them.” And as soon as they can, the group now plans to shift to making things for wildlife rehabilitative centers and animal rescue groups in Minnesota.
The Colorado River is drying up, millions are at risk of losing their water supply, and Indigenous communities are fighting to keep their water rights. The Western megadrought is taking its toll on American communities, but how did we get here? In his new film, River’s End: California’s Latest Water War, Jacob Morrison delves […]
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and HP just announced that they’re taking their friendship to the next level. The odd couple is teaming up and expanding their partnership to restore, protect, and improve the management of almost one million acres of forest. HP is pledging $80 million to forest conservation and restoration, and not stopping there […]
Researchers from the National University of Singapore used data from more than 1,000 twin siblings to evaluate their opinions about environmental policy. They found identical twins were more likely to have similar views on green policy than non-identical twins, suggesting that support for climate action may have a genetic component. Felix Tropf, a professor in […]
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