Will you help stop horse slaughter? — Tuesday’s Horse

H.R. 961, a bill pending in the nation’s capitol, that will ban horse slaughter and export for slaughter, has 190 cosponsors. In order to take advantage of the Consensus Calendar rule[1], we need 290 cosponsors. That’s 100 more. Will you help our horses get those critical cosponsors? Using the Consensus Calendar rule is how the horse […]

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For the Birds: DIY steps to help save birds — Birds of New England.com

Here’s the latest For the Birds column. The study released a few weeks ago that reported a 29 percent decline in the number of birds in North America since 1970 did not merely throw out some discouraging facts and leave it at that. It also included many reasons why bird populations are decreasing, most notably […]

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All packed up for winter — Scottish pollinators

“I’ll be back”. It’s one of the most famous and most menacing lines in movie history. Now, we can’t compare the return of the Terminator to the return of our pollinator trails, but the phrase is fairly appropriate. This after all is the time of year when we pack up the signs and store them […]

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Rafael Nadal to replace Novak Djokovic as world number one — Rafael Nadal Fans

Rafael Nadal will return to the world number one spot after Stefanos Tsitsipas recovered from a slow start to record the biggest match win of his career against Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 in Shanghai. With the loss, Djokovic trails Rafa (9,225) by 1,280 points in the 2019 ATP Race To London and the battle […]

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A 5.6-Pound Avocado in Hawaii Set a New World Record, and It Made Enough Guacamole for 20 People — KTLA

The only thing extra about the avocado at the Pokini household is the size. The Pokini family from Hawaii landed themselves in the Guinness Book of World Records after growing an avocado weighing 5.6 pounds, setting a record for the world’s heaviest. The previous record was held by 5.5-pound avocado, according to Guinness, and was…

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