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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. Humpback Whales Shown Disrupting Orca Pods Hunt in Amazing Footage

Footage featured in the new National Geographic show Animals Up Close shows two humpback whales appearing to attempt to save a seal being hunted by a pod of orcas. The scene, shot off of Adelaide Island, Antarctica, features a pod of orcas from a subspecies called B1. These orcas have developed a unique and clever hunting strategy. They generate waves to knock seals off of ice floes and into the ocean. Then, the orca pod can hunt their prey.

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2. Cat Brings Her Human Flowers in Purrrfect Video

A New Zealand cat is going viral on TikTok for the unusual gifts that she brings to her person. Although many cats bring their humans the spoils of their hunts, they are often lizards, birds, insects, or other small creatures. However, TikTok user @aalishelise has gone viral after posting videos of her cat bringing her flowers.

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3. After Nearly 2.5 Years at Shelter, Deaf Dog Finds Special Forever Home!

Swayzee waited patiently at the SPCA of Southwest Michigan shelter for nearly two and a half years. The senior dog was a staff and volunteer favorite, but struggled to find a forever home. In addition to being a senior dog, Swayzee is also deaf. This made it even harder for him to find his perfect person. 

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4. Outrage and Calls for Justice After Horses Dragged Behind Truck in Utah

Recent shocking videos showing two horses being dragged behind a pickup truck down a residential street in Farmington, Utah, have ignited a wave of outrage within the community and prompted calls for legal action against the driver.

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5. Tracking Wildlife in Uganda’s Rainforests with Environmental DNA

Recent scientific research has unveiled a groundbreaking technique – environmental DNA (eDNA) – that offers a promising solution to monitor species and map biodiversity cost-effectively and efficiently.

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6. Tadpoles Change Their Color to Blend into Environment, Finds Study

Amphibians have developed a host of amazing adaptive strategies. A new study has found yet another amazing way these creatures navigate the world around them, even from their earliest stages. Favorite prey of birds, fish, and other animals, some tadpoles have developed an amazing survival strategy. A new study found that tadpoles can change their color to mimic their environment. This makes them more difficult for predators to spot. 

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7. Climate change Made Libya Floods 50 Times Worse, Research Says

The power of nature combined with the effects of climate change delivered a devastating blow to Libya recently. On September 11, 2023, heavy rainfall triggered catastrophic floods in Derna, northeastern Libya, with consequences far beyond imagination. A staggering revelation from the World Weather Attribution initiative unveils the magnitude of the problem: planet-warming Pollution increased the odds of such deadly rainfall in Libya by a factor of up to 50.

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8. The UN’s New Attempt to Curb Global Plastic Pollution

With global attention often drawn to climate crises like hurricanes and wildfires, the alarming rise in plastic Pollution tends to be overshadowed. However, the United Nations is stepping up with a new draft treaty to address this silent but pervasive threat to our planet.

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9. California Takes on Big Oil Over Climate change Deception

In a major move against climate change deception, the state of California has lodged a comprehensive lawsuit against several prominent oil companies. This case, spearheaded by California Attorney General Rob Bonta, centers around the alleged disinformation campaign led by big oil companies to camouflage the link between fossil fuel production and the accelerating climate crisis.

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10. Turf War: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Fake Grass

Australia has seen a surge in the adoption of artificial grass, especially in areas where space is at a premium. Whether it’s in small gardens or expansive sporting fields, synthetic turf seems to be the new favorite, largely because of its evergreen nature that demands no watering, mowing, or any other form of maintenance.

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

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

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