Oil Is Killing Brazil’s Turtles. No One Knows Where It’s From — TIME

(Bloomberg) — More than a month since oil started washing up on some of Brazil’s most touristic beaches, dotting sand with black patches, killing sea turtles and scaring off fishermen, the origin of the crude is still a mystery. “We don’t know the oil’s origin, where it came from or how it got here,” Energy…

via Oil Is Killing Brazil’s Turtles. No One Knows Where It’s From — TIME

Trump’s next target? The endangered species that define America

“To weaken protections for our unique animals in favor of industry is short-term thinking at its very worst.

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 Bald eagles, grizzly bears and alligators have been brought back from the brink of extinction thanks to the Endangered Species Act. Photograph: Bob Strong/Reuters

 

The Trump administration and its conservative allies in Congress have consistently touted their efforts to “free” the American economy by rolling back regulations. The vice-president, Mike Pence, has said that the administration will deregulate so aggressively that we should all “buckle up”. Pence must have forgotten that seatbelts were instituted as a safety regulation that has saved countless people from injury and death.”

Read the full article from The Guardian here

BBC News: DR Congo: Oil drilling allowed in wildlife parks

This world is now at the mercy – and entertainment – of barbarians who really don’t give a crap about anyone or anything but their own shallow, superficial existence. Too greedy yet equally too stupid to realize the pricelessness of natural resources and wildlife.

It’s happening in the US – i.e., Alaska, Africa, everywhere. Maybe those protesting everything might consider turning attention to bigger world – Earth issues!

DR Congo: Oil drilling allowed in wildlife parks – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-44662326