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  • Past climate change: A warning for the future?

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    A new study of climate changes and their effects on past societies offers a sobering glimpse of social upheavals that might happen in the future. The prehistoric groups studied lived in the Amazon Basin of South America hundreds of years ago, before European contact, but the disruptions that occurred may carry lessons for our time, […]

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  • ‘Significant suffering’: experts call for national plan to save wombats from mange

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    The incoming environment minister has a clear opportunity to tackle this debilitating disease. Wildlife carers and conservationists want it to be a priority Last month Grasso wasn’t doing well. The bare-nosed wombat, dubbed Fatso in Italian, was infected with mange. The devastating skin disease caused by parasitic mites had left his skin crusted, bleeding and […]

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  • How you’re recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste

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    1. Your coffee cup probably isn’t recyclable Items composed of different kinds of materials present a big challenge for recyclers. The billions of single-use coffee cups discarded each year are a classic example: a thin, plastic coating inside the cup may prevent leakage, but it’s extremely difficult to separate it from the paper cup itself. […]

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  • Efforts to protect butterflies, desert fish would get millions under Extinction Prevention Act

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    Arizona is home to a number of species that are threatened by climate change and human activity. Under legislation proposed by Rep. Raul Grijalva, Arizona fish and butterflies may get additional federal funds for conservation efforts. The Tucson Democrat, who chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources, last month introduced the Extinction Prevention Act of […]

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  • This Father’s Day, organise your dad’s finances: All you need to know

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    Give priority to retirement savings over children’s education or marriage This Father’s Day, keep the expensive gifting ideas aside. Instead, spend time with your dad talking about money, and help him get his finances in order. The first step is to have an open and honest conversation about money. Start by talking about your finances. […]

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  • Why is the soil so contaminated, and where do the contaminants come from?

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    Air and water pollution rightfully get a lot of attention. The danger is serious, and everyone can easily grasp the ramifications of toxins in something that all of us use directly every day. However, the issue of soil contamination carries equal weight, even if its effects aren’t as immediately obvious. Even if you never step […]

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  • Where to find free, discounted food for dad on Father’s Day

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    If you’re planning on taking dear ol’ dad out for a special meal this Sunday for Father’s Day, here’s how you can save some money. Several area metro restaurants are offering free or discounted meals just for dads special day. Area Andiamo locations are offering free entrees. If you take dad to the movies at Emagine Theaters, he can […]

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  • Most alternatives to single-use plastics are worse for the environment

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    While banning single-use plastics may seem like a “strong environmental move,” contrary to popular belief, the alternatives are seemingly worse. One of the alternatives is biodegradable plastic. It delivers convenience and returns the waste to the earth after use, but the concept isn’t as utopian as it seems. Biodegradable plastics put the entire compost system […]

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  • Do we have a moral responsibility to recycle our phones?

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    Smartphones have become very cheap, and this is why people can afford to toss out their phones after just a short period of use. Many people would not even be bothered to sell their phones and might just choose to throw them along with their other trash. This e-waste usually ends up in landfills, especially […]

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  • Need Items Picked and Delivered? Trust Haultail!

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    Warehousing and distribution are essential requirements for businesses. There are costs attached with these activities. You need to spare time, effort, space, and money to distribute products. Packing and shipping of goods can work out cheaper if you hire a service with the right expertise in this field. Hiring a dedicated pick up and delivery […]

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