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Shark Culling Program Rejected by Environmental Protection Authority

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#Shark Culling Program Rejected by Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) recommended that Western Australia’s controversial shark culling program should not be extended, citing that there is a “high degree of scientific uncertainty” about the impact of the drumlines on the great white shark population. Now, the baited drumlines will not be deployed this summer.Ocean-Sharks

Under the Western Australia government’s proposal, more than 70…

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California Artist Creates Homeless Homes Using Trash

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@HomelessHomes proves that one man’s #trash is another man’s #treasure

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We throw a lot of things away. We get tired of how an old desk or dresser or chair looks, and we replace it with something shiny and new. Sometimes we’ll sell or give away the old items, but other times they just end up going in the dumpster, especially if they’re broken.

But a dresser with a broken drawer has a lot of reusable material. An old cupboard door or window can be recycled into…

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Green Jobs Make for Better Business

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#Green Jobs Make for Better #Business!

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Obama’s new “green jobs” initiative could save businesses billions annually by 2030.
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Over the past few years, President Obama has spearheaded myriad climate control campaigns. Most recently, he announced the country’s plans to step forward with energy efficient and sustainable practices for job training. These new “green jobs” will focus heavily on everything from solar…

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