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Amy Brannan

Amy grew up in England and in the early 1990's moved to North Carolina where she completed a bachelors degree in Psychology in 2001. Amy's personal interest in writing was sparked by her love of reading fiction and her creative writing hobby. Amy is currently self employed as a freelance writer and web designer. When she is not working Amy can be found curled up with a good book and her black Labrador, Jet.

Can Shipping Go Green?

Solar ferry on water

There are many concerns over the impact of our modern lifestyle on the planet and one of those concerns is the pollution caused by marine travel. In this article we will take a look at the world’s first hybrid powered ferry fleet and whether this technology can lead the way in environmentally shipping. The question remains: can shipping go green?

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Increase in Rhino Wardens in Kruger Park

Baby rino with mom in Kruger Park

Kruger national park in South Africa is stepping up their game in an effort to save their incredible rhino population from increased poaching activity. In this article we will cover just why such a drastic increase in rhino wardens was necessary and what it hopes to achieve.

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Beached Pilot Whales in New Zealand

Beached whale

New Zealand’s South Island commonly sees one whale stranding incident a summer stranding itself on its beaches, but the summer of 2012 saw three beached pilot whales incidences and two of those saw a total of one hundred and fifteen pilot whales beaching themselves. In this article we will take a look at the most recent beaching of pilot whales which involves some ninety individuals…

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Microplastic Traces Leaching Into Food Chain

Water pipe gushing

Microplastic, a substance that can be traced back to the washing of synthetic garments is beginning to accumulate in the marine environments of the world. In recent studies these microplastic traces are believed to be leaching in to the food chain, creating a new cause for alarm. In this article we will take a look at these newest findings and what they mean to you.

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Pythons Are Wiping Out Mammals in the Everglades

Python in the everglades

Contrary to popular belief pythons are not a native snake species to the Florida Everglades and their introduction in to the area has had a devastating effect. In this article we will take a look at why this non-native snake species has had such a significant impact on the wildlife of the Florida Everglades…

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The Bengal Tiger Facts

Bengal tiger in grass

The Bengal tiger, also known as the royal Bengal tiger is known as being the most populous of all tiger species. The endangered Bengal tiger is also known for being the national animal of Bangladesh as well as the species tiger Panthera tigris being known as the national animal of India! While the Bengal tiger is known as being the most populous tiger species, endangered and conservationists are currently working to try to repopulate the dwindling population of these incredible creatures. The biggest problems for the Bengal tiger populations continue to be those created by man. Particular problems include hunting, encroachment and cross breeding of species…

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The Role of Carbon Emissions on the Next Ice Age

Snowy trees

We have been told for decades that the damage that our carbon emissions is doing to the planet will have serious consequences. But just how serious will those consequences be? In this article we will discuss how recent research indicates that human carbon dioxide emission will defer the coming of the next ice age.

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