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NUMBER OF WILD MOUNTAIN GORILLAS EXCEEDS 1,000

NUMBER OF WILD MOUNTAIN GORILLAS EXCEEDS 1,000

The population of mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes has more than doubled in the past three decades Date: May 31, 2018 Source: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Summary: A recent census of the critically endangered mountain gorillas conducted in the Virunga Volcanoes found a minimum of 604 individuals. In combination with the 400 individuals living in the only other population in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, these new results push the total number of wild mountain gorillas in the world to over 1000. Share: FULL STORY A reason for joy: According to the latest census, more than 600...

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10 POSITIVE LIFE LESSONS TAUGHT BY OUR FOUR LEGGED FRIEND...THE DOG

10 POSITIVE LIFE LESSONS TAUGHT BY OUR FOUR LEGGED FRIEND...THE DOG

As a child I knew that there was something about having a dog that made me feel better about life. I had a mixed breed dog, her name was Honey. Everyday, when I would get off the bus, she would be waiting at the top of the driveway. Honey would smile like I have never seen a dog smile. We loved each other, and often times, she would be the only thing that could make me smile. As I grew up , I realized just how many life lessons Honey had taught me. Without the love of that dog and...

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10 AMERICAN BEER COMPANIES THAT THINK(AND ACT) GREEN

10 AMERICAN BEER COMPANIES THAT THINK(AND ACT) GREEN

IN HONOR OF INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY! Our article Green Beer Minus the Food Coloring informs you about the environmental impacts of beer production and encourages beer drinkers to try more organic, “craft” varieties. What that article doesn't mention is that it's possible to drink regular beer while still being good to the planet, as long as you know which environmentally sustainable breweries to buy from. In fact, some subscribe to the logic that one can offset their carbon footprint entirely by drinking beer produced in a sustainable fashion. While we're not completely sold on that idea here at ChasingGreen, as...

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6 TOP TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE DESPITE ADVERSITY

6 TOP TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE DESPITE ADVERSITY

First: Accept that adversity is part of our life If we look at successful people, we can always see that they are usually not those who never faced failure at all in their life. In fact, some of the most successful people in this world we have heard of started out poorly, and in fact have failed many times. For example, the most famous basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan was just an ordinary person before he joined the NBA and he was even being cut out from his school basketball team because they said he is “lack of...

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GOOD NEWS for MOUNTAIN GORILLAS

GOOD NEWS for MOUNTAIN GORILLAS

  Order this one of a kind ELLEN DEGENERES WILDLIFE FUND T-Shirt and help protect these wonderful mammals. 100% of all proceeds will go to this fund. A population increase for mountain gorillas is proof that the intense and innovative efforts of the conservation community are bringing positive change. A recent census by the Uganda Wildlife Authority identified 400 mountain gorillas in Bwindi National Park bringing the overall population estimate to 880, an increase from the 786 estimated in 2010. This exciting news brings hope for the future of mountain gorillas as these critically endangered animals live only in two places...

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