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    Rivers of Blood

    Sounds like something straight out of the ancient Biblical Ten Plagues: rivers of blood flowing down city streets. Except that it was happening last week right outside of the…

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    More Killing – Always the Answer

    This week we’ve had the war on cats and the war on wild horses. Last week, it was wolves, and the week before, goats. Why are we always at war with the other animals?

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    Sacred Cows and Sacrificial Wolves

    What goes wrong when well-meaning animal advocates make deals with businesses and agencies that don’t have the interests of the animals at heart.

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    The Crystal Catastrophe Cruise

    What do you call a luxury ship with 1,070 people paying up to $120,000 each for a cruise through the once-impenetrable Northwest Passage?

    Scientists Declare: Nonhuman Animals Are Conscious

    Science leaders have reached a critical consensus: Humans are not the only conscious beings; other animals, specifically mammals and birds, are indeed conscious, too. The official decision was reached in late night discussions two weeks ago during the prestigious annual Francis Crick Memorial Conference.

    Weekly Recap, July 28 2012

    Stunning verdict in elephant case … SeaWorld video released … Brits argue over kitten experiment … best book on climate change … Rick Warren’s weird remark … how to have faith when the world is going to hell … what’s happening to the ice in Greenland … what’s under the ice in Antarctica … and lots more.

    Best Simple Book on Climate Change

    Pound for pound, I’d rate Global Weirdness, the new book from the folks at Climate Central, the best book I’ve come across for a simple, objective, science-based explanation of what climate change is and how it’s affecting the planet.