Tuesday, October 16

Tag: conservation

This Brewery Is Making Waves For Something That Has Nothing To Do With Beer

This Brewery Is Making Waves For Something That Has Nothing To Do With Beer

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According to one study conducted by Plymouth University researchers, 80 percent of marine animals that become entangled in plastic debris are either injured or killed. The two main culprits are plastic shopping bags and six-pack rings. "An estimated one million sea birds and 100,000 sea mammals and turtles become entrapped in plastic or ingest it and die," marine biologist Mark Tolkulka explained to representatives from Saltwater Brewery. And that's in just one year.For that reason, the beer-loving innovators behind this brand decided to make a change. By making their six-pack rings out of wheat and barley from the brewing process, they produce packaging that doubles as food for marine animals. These rings are biodegradable and they're s...
This Woman Is Smiling Because She Lives With 200 Sloths. JEALOUS.

This Woman Is Smiling Because She Lives With 200 Sloths. JEALOUS.

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Have you ever seen a sloth in person? Odds are, you haven't. They are adorable, slow-moving creatures that are native to jungles and rain forests. Meet the woman who has dedicated her life to helping the adorable animals survive despite their rapidly disappearing land. She loves her job working with sloths so much, she takes her work home with her...literally.  Monique Poole is the founder of Green Heritage Fun Suriname. Imgur She uses her own home for the non-profit foundation and works to rescue the displaced sloths in Suriname, South America. Imgur She normally houses about 2 sloths for a couple days, then releases them back into the wild. ...