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In Alabama, rare 400-pound spotted eagle ray jumps into boat, gives birth

When people go deep sea fishing, they expect to spot some interesting marine creatures. What they do not expect is a rarely spotted eagle ray jumping into their boat and giving birth. But that’s what happened when April Jones, her husband, son, and father-in-law set out to catch a winner for the Alabama Deep Sea […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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‘What we now know … they lied’: the betrayal of big oil

In case anyone is unaware based on the extreme heat waves we are experiencing across the Northern Hemisphere currently: We have a climate crisis. There are many factors that influenced how we arrived here, and big oil is certainly one of the most influential. A recent PBS three-part documentary reported by The Guardian shows just […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

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These Homes are Earthquake-Proof and Made from Thousands of Plastic Bottles

Imagine having a house that was completely earthquake proof. Now, imagine that the house was also environmentally friendly. That’s just what the Development Association for Renewable Energies started building in Nigeria. Their houses are not just earthquake-resistant, but also bullet-proof… and built out of discarded plastic water bottles. The Earthquake-Proof Water Bottle Houses in Nigeria […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

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Dignity of Earth and Sky: The Beautiful 50 ft Sculpture that Pays Tribute to Native American Women in South Dakota 

When traveling along the Missouri River in South Dakota you might come across a massive statue that has recently been erected in honor of the Native American Culture of the Great Plains Region. Subsequently, the statue is hard to miss, boasting a striking woman in traditional dress, and a scarf that carries a lot of […]

Jade Small

Jade Small

Freelance Writer

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Authorities Seize Whale Poop Worth $1 Million in Sting Operation

Ambergris is a waxy substance from the intestines of the sperm whale. It’s also commonly referred to as whale feces or whale vomit. It’s also worth a fortune. So much so, officials in the Indian state Tamil Nadu seized 8 kilograms of ambergris worth over a million dollars. During the sting operation, they also arrested […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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NASA Is Tracking a Vast, Growing Anomaly in Earth’s Magnetic Field

The South Atlantic Anomaly is one of those pieces of space that are shrouded in mystery, and it has both intrigued and concerned scientists for years. When it comes to outer space, it seems that the more we learn the less we know. Despite how far we’ve come, and the incredible advancements the scientific community […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

Freelance Contributor

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Human Waste Dumped From Chinese Ships In South China Sea Visible From Space

Many people have wondered what happens to sewage from boat bathrooms. Unfortunately, reports state that for the 200+ fishing vessels in the South China Sea, the human waste is dumped right into the sea, severely damaging the coral reefs nearby. A U.S. satellite picked up images of the refuse in the sea from space. The […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer