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The Internet Is Obsessed With This Salmon Cannon and Honestly How Could You Not Be?

Look at those fish go!

While the technology is impressive, it is also undoubtedly hilarious, because come on, fish zooming through a tube is just plain funny.

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Real Captain Planet Jason Momoa Shaves Beard for Recycling Awareness

Jason Momoa, Khal Drogo, Aquaman, Mr. Lisa Bonet, and nature lover, has shaved his beard in order to bring attention to the climate, recycling, and general environmentalism.

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Last Week Tonight Covers What Leaving the Paris Agreement Means for the Climate Change Movement

On yesterday's Last Week Tonight, the main story was Donald Trump's decision to take the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the misinformation that accompanies that choice, and the consequences of doing so.

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Why Star Trek: Discovery Needs an Environmental Conservation Plotline

Can a show about exploring strange new worlds help save life on our own?

Star Trek is at its best when it focuses on important real-world problems through the lens of science fiction. But in hundreds of hours of airtime, it has barely covered topics related to environmental conservation at all.

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Why Did Hillary Clinton’s State Department Team Edit Bindi Irwin’s Essay On Overpopulation?

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Bindi Irwin, the daughter of the late wildlife expert Steve Irwin, has made quite a name for herself over the last few years. She sings, she acts, and yes, she has a great interest in animals and the environment. She was recently asked to contribute to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's site but supposedly had her essay edited so heavily, she asked them to remove it from publication. What gives? 

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Lucy Lawless Hijacked an Oil Drilling Ship in New Zealand Yesterday

For great justice

In her spare time, while not playing various warrior asskickers, Lucy Lawless is a Greenpeace activist. And yesterday, while we were all sitting around watching puppy videos, Lawless and six other activists hopped aboard a Shell drilling ship off the coast of New Zealand. Actually, they weren't allowed to, so it's technically a hijacking. They were protesting the potential environmental damage caused by oil drilling in the Arctic, where the ship was headed. Lawless and her fellow activists were threatened with arrest, but stood their ground. Because seriously, would you expect anything less from Lucy Lawless? She is a warrior princess -- for the Earth.

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Babes Will Love Your Battery-Powered Batmobile

Misleading Headline of the Day

It's the car, right? Chicks dig the car. And more to the point, if she's an environmentally friendly chick, she'll really dig this car. It's a battery powered Batmobile, or BATT-mobile if you prefer.

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Eating Diapers to Save the Planet

thanks but no thanks

Sometimes, I think environmentalists get a bad rap for trying to tell us to change our less-than-environmentally-friendly habits. They're only trying to keep the planet clean and not turn it into the garbage dump we had to evacuate in Wall-E. But now I understand why they get that bad rap: bad ideas. It has been discovered that one thing capable of breaking down the cellulose used to make disposable diapers (which takes forever to biodegrade) is a kind of mushroom. And one scientist is proposing that we grow those mushrooms in dirty diapers and eat them.

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