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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. Mischievous Dog Plays Silly 6 AM Game at His Grandparent’s House

Sunny, a one-year-old Golden Retriever and Labrador mix residing in Didsbury, England, recently embarked on an unexpected and entertaining adventure during his stay at his “grandpawrents'” house. Known for his playful and mischievous nature, Sunny’s first encounter with a two-story home left his mom, Ellie Moore, in stitches.

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2. How to Keep Your Pooch Mentally Fit at Home

Daily walks are vital for your dog’s physical health, but it’s equally important to provide mental stimulation to ensure their overall well-being. Just like humans, dogs can experience boredom and its related consequences. A lack of mental engagement can lead to destructive behavior, anxiety, and even depression. To help you keep your furry friend mentally sharp and content, Newsweek consulted with a top veterinarian. Here are some expert tips on at-home enrichment for your dog.

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3. Dog Lends Helping Paw to Dad in Viral Video

A “pawsome” DIY duo is taking TikTok by storm. Nala is a one-year-old Basenji. These dogs are famous for their “barkless” vocalizations. Instead of typical barks, Basenjis have special vocal structures that cause them to make yodeling-like noises instead.

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4. Five Academic Institutions in Violation of Animal Welfare Guidelines

Recent findings by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) have shed light on the shocking state of animal welfare in some taxpayer-funded laboratories across the United States. PETA scientists have identified five academic institutions as the most frequent violators of federal animal welfare guidelines, with a total of 295 violations among them. These institutions are the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Baylor College of Medicine, and the universities of Pittsburgh, Washington, and Minnesota.

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5. Smuggled Animal Skulls Seized at Paris Airport

Paris’ Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport, one of Europe’s busiest transit hubs, has seen its fair share of unusual cargo passing through its customs. However, the recent discovery of 718 animal skulls, including 392 from protected primates, in just seven months is both shocking and alarming.

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6. Lala Kent and Tricia Helfer Advocate for the Humane Cosmetics Act in Congress

A coalition of amazing advocates, legislators, celebrities, and ethical corporations convened on Capitol Hill this week to Support the Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 5399). This crucial piece of legislation seeks to end the cruel practice of cosmetics testing on animals in the United States and prohibit the import and sale of cosmetics tested on animals from other parts of the world. The event was headlined by prominent supporters, including the Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Legislative Fund, Humane Society International, actress Tricia Helfer, TV personality Lala Kent, and Lush Cosmetics.

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7. Dad Gives His Vegan Son Non-Vegan Food Behind his Wife’s Back

In a recent Reddit post that has since gone viral, a 32-year-old father sought advice and opinions on his decision to feed his 12-year-old son non-vegan food without his wife’s knowledge. This revelation has sparked a fierce debate online, with thousands of users chiming in on the situation.

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8. US Aims for Fusion Energy Future by 2035

In a significant move towards clean energy, the US has set its sights on developing its first commercial nuclear fusion facility within the next decade. This groundbreaking decision was revealed by US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, highlighting the Biden administration’s commitment to a greener future.

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9. Lego Fails to Reduce Carbon Emissions Using Recycled Plastic Bottles for Its Blocks

Lego, the world-renowned toymaker based in Denmark, recently embarked on an eco-friendly mission to find sustainable materials for their iconic bricks. Their objective? Reduce carbon emissions. However, the journey to a greener planet isn’t always straightforward.

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10. Breakthrough Enzyme Offers Hope in the Fight Against Plastic Pollution

In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists at The University of Texas in Austin have uncovered an enzyme capable of rapidly breaking down plastic, potentially revolutionizing our approach to waste management. Using a combination of artificial intelligence, chemical engineering, and synthetic biology, researchers transformed a natural enzyme known as PETase into a formidable plastic-eating catalyst.

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Wake Up Climate change Is Real by Tiny Rescue: Climate Collection

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