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Manatee no longer listed as endangered.

The West Indian manatee will now be considered threatened — a marker of progress in the species’ recovery. Officials have said that the “downlisting” does not change federal and state protections for the animals, which were put on the endangered list in March 1967. They say the move shows various Read more…

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Arthur: An injured stray dog who encountered a team in a survival race In Ecuador who were kind And fed him, but He then followed them by trekking through the mud for miles, kayaking For 14+ hours, and crossed the finish line All together, And Coming home To A New Family 6,455 Miles Away in Sweden.

Yes, it’s a dog story. So it’s understandable if you roll your eyes and shrug your shoulders. If you react, as you might, to the images that run across your mind, bounding and unleashed. You know the images: Puppies frolicking in grass fields or retrievers leaping into summer lakes or Read more…

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Norway is the happiest place on earth, according to a United Nations agency report – toppling neighbour Denmark from the number one position

Norway is the happiest place on earth, according to a United Nations agency report – toppling neighbour Denmark from the number one position. The World Happiness Report measures “subjective well-being” – how happy the people are, and why. Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and and Finland round out the top five, while Read more…