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Every day, One Green Planet brings you today’s top news. For those who don’t have a lot of time to look through the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up!

Here you’ll find different categories of news and links to each article published! Enjoy!

1. Millions of Dead Fish Wash Up Near Australian Town: A Wake-Up Call for Climate Action

The small town of Menindee in New South Wales, Australia, has recently witnessed a devastating environmental catastrophe as millions of dead fish washed up on the banks of the Darling-Baaka river. This distressing event, first reported on Friday, has left locals in shock, marking the largest fish death incident the town has experienced. Just three years ago, Menindee faced another significant mass fish death.

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2. A Victory for Chickens: California Jury Acquits Animal Rescuers in Historic Case

In a groundbreaking legal development, two Animal rights activists were acquitted in a California court after rescuing sick chickens from a Foster Farms transport truck. The case marks a significant step forward for the “Right to Rescue” movement, which seeks to protect the rights of animals and those who seek to save them from abuse.

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3. “World Can Still Avoid Worst of Climate Collapse with Genuine Change,” Says IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has stated that humanity can still avoid the worst impacts of climate breakdown by adopting “multiple, feasible, and effective options.” The world’s leading climate scientists, who make up the IPCC, emphasize that our future is ours to shape. By leveraging our knowledge and technology, we can build a more prosperous, inclusive, and equitable society while addressing Climate change.

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4. New York City Begins Preparing for Climate change on the Lower East Side

NYC’s $1.5 billion East River floodwall project, known as the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, has undergone major redesigns without community input, leading to a loss of trust. The project aims to protect Lower Manhattan from storm surges and rising sea levels, which have increased its climate vulnerabilities since Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

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5. Adorable Video of Husky Protecting New Kitten Goes Viral on TikTok

An adorable video of a dog trying to protect a kitten from its mother has gone viral on TikTok with nearly 4 million views in just over a month.

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6. Climate change Alters Bald Eagles’ Diet, Turning Them into Farm Birds

For generations, bald eagles have flocked to the northwest corner of Washington state during winter, feasting on the dead chum salmon that washed up along the waterways. However, Climate change is forcing these majestic creatures to adapt to a new food source: dairy farm discards.

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7. Samoa’s PM Calls for Urgent Climate Action to Save Lives and Sovereignty

The small Pacific island nation of Samoa is facing a dire reality as Climate change threatens its existence. In a heartfelt plea, Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa urged the world to take immediate action against Climate change before it leads to the obliteration of Pacific communities.

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8. Phosphorus Pollution: Unintended Consequences of Public Water Supply Treatments and How You Can Help

In an effort to reduce copper levels and lead pipe corrosion, public water systems in the United States sometimes dose their water with phosphate. Although this practice can prevent humanitarian disasters like the Flint water crisis, it comes with a significant downside: phosphorus Pollution. Phosphorus, when introduced into the environment via leaking pipes or outdoor water use, can contribute to eutrophication, a process that harms local aquatic ecosystems.

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