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Happy Monday News Viewers; welcome to Free Range, our Monday Free Chat with an environmental bent. This week is “Animals in the News” which happens to be a regular feature in The Atlantic (but I MORE

Free Range Free Chat

Free Range Free Chat

Happy Monday News Viewers and welcome to Free Range, our Monday Free Chat with an environmental bent; today I’m remembering the statement someone made that our planet should be called Ocean rather than Earth– 75% MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

This is Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system in the world, right here in the middle of Kentucky. I bring up Mammoth Cave during our Free Range Free Chat because on 9/11, it was announced MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards, co-founded by professional photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam in 2015, unsurprisingly celebrates the latter while promoting wildlife conservation. This year’s finalists, announced at the start of the month, feature MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Happy Labor Day, News Viewers, a day off for many humans; a day dedicated to the American Worker; a day initially set aside to honor the labor movement. While we may think parades, grilling, protesting MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Welcome to Free Range, our Monday free chat with an environmental slant. This is the place for those wide ranging conversations about all things land and sea, sky and space, animals, birds, bugs and yes, MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

“Humans have never lived on a planet this hot, and we’re totally unprepared for what’s to come” Jeff Goodell What might an accurate worst-case picture of the planet’s climate-addled future actually look like, then? The MORE

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When the Birds Began to Die

When migratory bird ecologist Brian Evans first started hearing about dead birds across Washington, D.C., in mid-May, he “wrote it off,” says Evans, who’s on staff at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Migratory Bird Center. MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Happy Monday, News Viewers, and welcome to Free Range, our free chat centering on the world around us, the environment of animals, people, land and sea and let’s include space while we’re at it, shall MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Thousands of ex-racehorses being sent to slaughterhouses, BBC investigation claims An investigation for BBC1’s Panorama, to be broadcast on Monday evening, will claim that “thousands” of ex-racehorses – “most, but not all” of which were MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Hey All, it’s the Monday after the new show “Billionaires in Space,” and we find ourselves asking why the billionaires are choosing NOW to leave earth, before they’ve paid any taxes, and by the way, MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

I’ve often said “why isn’t there more blue food””– and the same is true for animals–why aren’t there more blue animals? Red, Green, Brown, Black among others make a limited palate and why? Blue animals MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

The Westminster Kennel Club still held its annual dog show this week– relocated with COVID protocols– but otherwise, the same fascinating show. This year, four new breeds were included and the Best In Show was MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Good morning, News Viewers and Happy Monday; this is Free Range Free Chat, our open thread with the free-wide-open ranging themes of animals (including people and bugs), the environment (including the physical and political) and MORE

Free Range Free Chat

Free Range Free Chat

Hiya from Free Range Free Chat, our open thread about all things living on this planet, and all things planet related as it supports that life.. Today is Memorial Day of 2021, a day set MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Last spring, people opened their windows to a symphony. Swallows burbled, doves cooed, and sparrows chirped—and to many listeners, these passerine performers had never seemed so loud. For nature lovers, wearied by the tragedy of coronavirus and lockdown MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

National Pet Day, April 11, 2021 Happy Pet Day, one day late, where we celebrate all things pet and pet adjacent. We have the expected pets pictured but as we know, people love animals, and MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

When it comes to animals, kids and books, what do we know? According to Axios, information from a new online tool called Epic gives us information. “Children prefer owls to chickens and chickens to hedgehogs. Kids MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Hi News Viewers, welcome to the free-ranging convo about all animals, all the time, the planet we live on (yeah, we chat about human animals too, buncha weirdos that we are. . . . 😼) MORE