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How a Dutch 'Fish Doorbell' and Global Volunteers Are Protecting Thousands of Fish

Discover the “fish doorbell,” a 24/7 livestream allowing volunteers worldwide to help protect migrating fish in Dutch waterways by guiding them past dams and predators, fostering global cooperation in conserving vital aquatic ecosystems.
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50 Celebrity Activists With a History of Protesting Injustice

Despite calls for actors, athletes, musicians, and other celebrities to eschew activism to focus on entertainment, there is a long-standing precedent for famous people to leverage their platforms to enact change.
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31 Ideas To Meaningfully Celebrate Earth Day (2023)

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22nd. We’ve put together the best ideas and activities to help you meaningfully celebrate it...
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Free Food, Books, & Pets - Good News This Week: March 24th 2023

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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This Shelter Provides Pet Resources — Not Just Adoption

The Best Friends Pet Resource Center aims to create a better future for pets and pet-lovers alike in Bentonville, Arkansas.
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15 Best Climate Change Documentaries To Stream (2023)

Documentaries are a powerful tool for bringing important environmental issues to the forefront of our minds, inspiring us to engage with the topic and inspiring us to take practical and immediate action. 
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8 Ideas & Activities To Celebrate World Wildlife Day (2023)

World Wildlife Day is an annual international celebration of wildlife that takes place on March 3. We've put together a couple of ideas to help you meaningfully celebrate it.
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A Rare, Endangered, Nickel-sized Butterfly Returned To Oregon

The revival of Fender’s blue illustrates the collaborative nature of survival.
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Heat Officers, Pets, & Solar Power - Good News This Week: January 21st 2023

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Video: Wildlife Crossings Built With Tribal Knowledge Drastically Reduce Collisions

Previously known as one of Montana’s most dangerous roads, Highway 93 was upgraded to include 42 wildlife crossings that were built based on Indigenous traditional knowledge and values.
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