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The Beat of Gaia's Heart

Almost truth in advertising

What's the latest trend in China? Dog dying. Er, um, it's not spelled that way in the media attention it's getting -- they spell it d-y-e-i-n-g, as in dyeing the dogs' hair so that they look like tigers, or zebras, or pandas, or Bozo the Clown. Really. Apparently they don't think their dogs are  Read More 
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One small step

The horrors of the Gulf oil spill daily grow worse. People losing jobs; a boat captain reportedly committing suicide in despair; sea creatures and birds coated with oil; cleanup workers getting sick. The pictures are graphic and tragic.

There's another toll that's rising every day. In addition to the coastal and sea creatures dying from oil as rescue workers struggle to save as many as possible, animal shelters are filling up with domestic pets as people can no longer afford to keep them.  Read More 
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Like Water Down the Drain

New Jersey's got budget problems. Everybody knows that. Governor Christie has been slashing money from schools, aid to senior citizens, environmental projects, municipalities, and all sorts of other places that really can't afford to lose funding in this economic climate.
But there's one thing the governor seems to have overlooked: the state is spending  Read More 
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