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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. ‘I Don’t Know What To Do’: Woman’s Roommate Won’t Stop Abusing His Cat

A heartbreaking post recently went viral on Reddit of a woman explaining that her roommate is abusing his cat and she doesn’t know what to do about it.

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2. The Fate of 1,000 Endangered Monkeys Hangs in the Balance: What You Can Do to Help

Last year, over 1,000 endangered long-tailed macaques found themselves at the center of a US government investigation into wildlife trafficking. These juvenile monkeys are now at risk of being killed or returned to Cambodia, where they may be laundered and re-trafficked. The long-tailed macaque was elevated from “vulnerable” to “endangered” in 2022, partly due to exploitation by research industries.

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3. Florida’s Beaches Prepare For 5,000 Mile Blob of Seaweed to Deposit Rotting Goop

Hey there, beach bums! Florida’s gorgeous coastline is facing a unique challenge this summer – a 5,000-mile long, millions of tons heavy, brown blob of sargassum seaweed is heading its way. This enormous mass of floating algae is set to drape itself across the sun-soaked sands, bringing with it an unwanted stench of rotten eggs. But don’t let this dampen your spirits – we’ve got the lowdown on this stinky situation and how we can all do our part to combat it.

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4. Jakarta’s Ban on Dog and Cat Meat Trade Marks a Victory for Animal Welfare

In a significant victory for animal welfare, Jakarta, Indonesia’s bustling capital city, has officially banned the dog and cat meat trades. This decision will save an estimated 340 dogs and countless cats each day. The ban comes after an intensive campaign by Dog Meat Free Indonesia, a coalition that includes Humane Society International (HSI), Jakarta Animal Aid Network, Four Paws, Animals Asia, and Animal Friends Jogja. The coalition exposed the extreme cruelty and zoonotic disease risks inherent in these trades. Jakarta is now the 21st jurisdiction in Indonesia to prohibit such practices.

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5. Carla Hall Uses This Spice to Add a ‘Meaty’ Flavor to Vegan Dishes

Carla Hall, known for being on Top Chef and the former co-host of The Chew, shared the go-to spice that she adds to vegan meals to get that ‘meaty’ flavor.

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6. Reddit User Asks if Taxidermy and Bone Collecting is Vegan

Recently, a Reddit user, u/Scared_jesus, posted on the forum r/Vegan, asking for opinions on vegans doing taxidermy and bone collecting.

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7. FC Barcelona’s Reveals Stadium’s Animal Inhabitants

Calling all soccer and wildlife enthusiasts! Did you know that the iconic Spotify Camp Nou, home to FC Barcelona, also houses an impressive array of animals? That’s right! This famous football stadium is making history by being the first major club to produce a guide to its stadium’s wildlife after conducting a comprehensive census of its animal inhabitants. So, let’s take a closer look at how Barça is redefining its role in the community and working to protect its feathery and furry residents.

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8. Extrapolations: New Climate change Series Features Star-Studded Cast Including Meryl Streep, Kit Harington, and Marion Cotillard

Apple TV+ has released a new Climate change drama series, ‘Extrapolations’, which features a star-studded cast including Meryl Streep, Kit Harington, and Marion Cotillard, among others. 

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