A retired elephant

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by Susana Díez

Posted on September 30, 2019

A retired elephant

The last elephant that worked in a circus in Denmark has been bought by the authorities. The government wants the animal to have a quiet retreat. It is a sample of the change in the sensitivity of the people towards animals. The amount of money paid is not known exactly, but it is said that it has reached $1,6 million. Also, a new law will prevent the presence of animals in circuses from the end of this year. It is not the only elephant that the government has bought…

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A bottle saved lives

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by Susana Díez

Posted on September 23, 2019

A bottle saved lives

Sometimes old resources have unexpected results. Curtis Whitson and his family were rescued because he sent a message in a bottle. They had decided to go camping for a few days in June. He knew a beautiful area of the Arroyo Seco River in California and his girlfriend and his son were interested in knowing the region. The first day, they started down the river and the experience was very exciting…

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Cruise passengers turn their trip into a humanitarian mission

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by Susana Díez

Posted on September 19, 2019

Cruise passengers turn their trip into a humanitarian mission

Sometimes the holidays do not go as we had planned. It is what happened to them in this case. The passengers and crew members abandoned their planned 7 days vacation when they met with theHurricane Dorian. The ship called, Equinox left Florida with 3000 passengers. They were sailing through the Caribbean and their destination was Nassau, the capital of Bahamas. When the strong storm hit the islands, they decided to change their port of arrival…

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A friendship between porcupine and dog

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by Susana Díez

Posted on September 16, 2019

A friendship between porcupine and dog

The stranged couple formed by a baby porcupine and a sausage dog has surprised everyone.    The history began when Diablo, the porcupine was rejected by his mother. He was born in Cotswold Wildlife Park in Oxfordshire, England. His mother previously had twins and she was still taking care of them. She wasn't really ready for another baby. So the zookeeper Estelle Morgan picked him up and took him home…

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Healthy life healthy mind

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by Susana Díez

Posted on September 12, 2019

Healthy life healthy mind

New research shows that a healthy lifestyle has an important impact on our cognitive health. Researchers at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Los Angeles say how five specific lifestyle choices were linked to a 60% reduction in the risk of developing the disease…

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Less packaging more breathing

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by Susana Díez

Posted on September 5, 2019

Less packaging more breathing

We have a problem with ocean pollution, but we have also the solution: producing less plastic packaging. There are a lot of countries and companies are working for recycling and created solutions for an environment cleaner. For example:   In New Zealand, a supermarket called “New World” doesn' t pack fruit and vegetables so they save tonnes of plastic every year…

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Ice cream from special hands

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by Ezgi Yılmaz

Posted on August 29, 2019

Ice cream from special hands

An ice cream shop in Dallas, Texas, had a special and precious idea which was "to employ people who have Down syndrome and autism". Tom Landis, the company's founder, opened Howdy Homemade, the idea belongs to him. He facilitates work experience teens and adults with special needs. Howdy Homemade Ice Cream has around 13 employees, ages 16 to 31, who all have special needs…

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Working together for a better world: Governments and NGOs meet and compromise to improve Human rights

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by Zoralys Rojas

Posted on August 22, 2019

Working together for a better world: Governments and NGOs meet and compromise to improve Human rights

Despite all the hotspots for major human rights violations we have seen last year, Governments and NGOs meet at the 41st Ordinary Session of the UN Human Rights Council recently celebrated in Geneva…

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A living shark could be the clue to improve expectations of life in humanity.

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by Zoralys Rojas

Posted on August 15, 2019

A living shark could be the clue to improve expectations of life in humanity.

A living shark could be the clue to improve expectations of life in humanity.   Scientists from the Fisheries and Marine Institute of the Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada discovered a shark believed to be more than 500 years old. They claim that the sea creature is the world’s oldest living vertebrate. The news was published by Diary The Sun on August 13th. Scientists filmed the rare and massive Greenland shark…

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Could the final solution of growing plastic pollution be in the hands of a Teenager?

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by Zoralys Rojas

Posted on August 8, 2019

Could the final solution of growing plastic pollution be in the hands of a Teenager?

That´s what a report of CNN, published on 4 August 2019, says: A young, 18-year-old from Ireland may have found a way to rescue our oceans from the growing plastic pollution problem. The good news is that his project won the first place of US$50,000 in educational funding…

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