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DirtyDenier$ Day 14: Pat Toomey

DirtyDenier$ Day 14: Pat Toomey

By Heather Taylor-Miesle One look at Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey’s voting record in 2013 explains why he is the winner of our next Dirty Denier$ award. He voted against every piece of environmental legislation except one. This includes votes against disaster relief for Hurricane Sandy, […]

Lions vs. Crocodile In Violent Battle Caught On Video At Kenya's Samburu National Reserve

Lions vs. Crocodile In Violent Battle Caught On Video At Kenya's Samburu National Reserve

By Ed Mazza Life can be rough, even when you’re at the top of the food chain. A massive crocodile was fighting a lion, apparently over access to a dead elephant, in a dramatic scene caught on video — but it was hardly a fair […]

A Tortoise Isn't a Billboard, Except in Aspen

A Tortoise Isn't a Billboard, Except in Aspen

By Carl Safina

The Aspen Art Museum might be doing tortoises a favor but probably isn’t. In a new exhibit linked to the opening of a $45-million new facility, an artist named Cai Guo-Qiang, who was born in China and lives in New York, has glued iPads to several African spurred tortoises. They wander around an enclosure while a film about Colorado ghost towns plays on the iPads. In China turtles and tortoises are eaten in numbers large enough that they’ve essentially been wiped from vast areas of numerous countries. Even U.S. turtles are illegally caught and sent there.

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Source: Huffington Post Green